ICT Industry Analysis


 

PREDICT 2015 REPORT

Comparison of indicators and data summary - comparison with non-EU countries

  • The US enjoyed the highest share in ICT sector VA (32.16%) in 2012, followed by the EU (22.96%), China (14.31%), Japan (12.04%) and Korea (3.41%).
  • The highest contribution to total ICT sector employment in 2012 corresponded to China (39.12%), followed by the EU (14.68%).
  • ICT sector BERD is much more concentrated in a small number of countries than value added or employment: 42.09% of total ICT sector BERD is made in the United States, followed by the EU (16.06% of the total).

Figure 4-21: Comparison of ICT sector value added, employment, R&D personnel and BERD for other economies and the EU (2012)

Note: ICT totals correspond to the operational definition of ICT sector.
Value added: Value added: 2011 for Canada. Employment: 2011 for India. R&D personnel and BERD: 2011 for Brazil. Data not available for R&D personnel for the United States because of lack of homogeneous data.
Source: Eurostat, elaborated by Ivie and JRC-IPTS.
   
 

 

Table 4–1. Summary table of ICT indicators for the European Union and other economies (2012)

 

Note: ICT totals correspond to the operational definition of ICT sector.  
Value added: 2011 for Canada. Employment: 2011 for India. R&D personnel and BERD: 2011 for Brazil. Data not available for R&D personnel for the United States because of lack of homogeneous data.
Source: Eurostat, elaborated by Ivie and JRC-IPTS. 

 

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