Information and communication technology (ICT)

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Information and communication technology (ICT) refers to both different types of communications networks and the technologies used in them. The ICT sector combines manufacturing and services industries whose products primarily fulfil or enable the function of information processing and communication by electronic means, including transmission and display. The ICT sector contributes to technological progress, output and productivity growth. Its impact can be examined in several ways: directly, through its contribution to output, employment or productivity growth, or indirectly, as a source of technological change affecting other parts of the economy, for instance. For more information:

Keywords:  internet, ict, communication, information, mobilephone, electronic, technology, computer, digital

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Nordic Council of Ministers

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This indicator shows the per cent of total number of enterprises in the Nordic region using the internet in the interaction with public authorities. Data is collected through surveys on a yearly basis by the National Statistical Institutes or Ministries and is based on the annual Eurostat Model Questionnaires ( ) on ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) usage and e-commerce in enterprises. Enterprises: All enterprises (except the financial sector) with 10 persons employed or more. NACE rev. 2 is used. For more information: The indicator is discontinued.

Keywords:  internet, enterprise, ict, technology, communication, interaction, e-administration, company, companies
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