ICT Industry Analysis


 

PREDICT 2014 REPORT

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

Figure 4-21. Comparison of ICT sector value added, employment, R&D personnel and BERD for other economies and the EU (2011)

Note: ICT totals correspond to the operational definition of ICT sector.
Value added: Value added: 2010 for Canada and Japan. Employment: 2009 for India. R&D personnel and BERD: 2008 for Switzerland. Data not available for R&D personnel for the United States.
Source: Eurostat, elaborated by Ivie and JRC-IPTS.

Taiwan and Korea (as for the BERD variable, the figures for China, India, Russia, and also Korea should be interpreted with caution since the available information is scarce and not fully comparable) take the lead also in this variable. In Taiwan the share of ICT R&D personnel amounted to 10.85% in 2010, and in Korea it was just over 10% (10.24%). By contrast, in the EU the equivalent percentage was less than half, 4.62% (Figure 4-16).

 

Table 4–1. Summary table of ICT indicators for the European Union and other economies (2011)

 

Note: ICT totals correspond to the operational definition of ICT sector.  
Value added: 2010 for Canada and Japan. Employment: 2010 for India. R&D personnel and BERD: 2008 for Switzerland. Data not available for R&D personnel for the United States.
Source: Eurostat, elaborated by Ivie and JRC-IPTS. 
Note: The figures for China, India, Russia, and also Korea should be interpreted with caution since the available information is scarce and not fully comparable.
  • The US enjoyed the highest share in ICT VA in 2010 (32.85%), followed by the EU (25.36%).
  • The highest contribution to total ICT sector employment in 2010 corresponded to China, followed by the EU.
  • ICT BERD is much more concentrated in a small number of countries than value added or employment: almost half of total
  • ICT BERD is made in the United States, followed by the EU.

 

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