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Germany in the Digital Economy and Society Index

Find here the most recent analysis and data for digitisation in Germany, covering topics such as connectivity, digital skills, egovernment, and more.

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2021 publications

2020 publications

2019 publications

2018 publications

Europe's Digital Progress Report 2017 (New)

The EDPR report combines the quantitative evidence from DESI (Digital Economy and Society Index) with country-specific policy insights, allowing us to keep track of the progress made in terms of digitalisation by each Member State and providing an important feedback loop for policy-making at EU level.

EDPR profile of Germany: Download PDF (EN) or Download PDF (DE)

EDPR telecom factsheets: Download PDF (EN)

Digital Economy and Society Index 2017

Germany ranks 11th in DESI 2017. Germany is a leader in spectrum assignment. Germans are above average users of the Internet and their digital skills are progressing well. German citizens and companies are actively approaching the opportunities of eCommerce. However, Germans are reluctant to subscribe to fast broadband. Moreover, with only 19% eGovernment users, the greatest challenge is to improve the online interaction between public authorities and citizens.

DESI profile of Germany: Download full profile PDF (EN) or download summary PDF (DE)

2016 publications

Download the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) country profile as a pdf (EN); summary pdf (DE)

Download country's main indicators as a power point presentation (EN)

Download the European Digital Progress Report (EDPR*) country report as a pdf (EN) (DE)

Download the EDPR telecom factsheets as a pdf (EN)

*The EDPR report combines the quantitative evidence from DESI (Digital Economy and Society Index) with country-specific policy insights, allowing us to keep track of the progress made in terms of digitalisation by each Member State and providing an important feedback loop for policy-making at EU level.

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