ICT Industry Analysis



Comparison of indicators and data summary - analysis by member states

  • Overall, due to the importance of their economies or to their particularly large ICT sector or strong ICT BERD intensities, only eight countries play significant roles in both ICT VA generation and ICT BERD in the EU according to this particular selection of indicators.
  • Unsurprisingly, the fact that emerges most clearly is the dominance of four major economies (France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom), although with some exceptions (e.g., Finland in ICT BERD

Figure 3–19: Comparison of ICT sector VA, ICT sector employment, ICT sector BERD, ICT GBAORD and ICT sector R&D personnel by Member State (2012)

Note: Newer MS are Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. Other old MS comprise Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg and Portugal.
Source: Eurostat, elaborated by Ivie and JRC-IPTS.


Figure 3–1: Summary table of ICT indicators by European country. European Union (2012)

Source: Eurostat, elaborated by Ivie and JRC-IPTS.