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Summary of Spain in international rànquings

The following data illustrate the perception of Spain from abroad in relation to aspects related to i-government development, digital public services provision or citizen’s online participation, as well as others aspects in that field as interoperability and open data.

Summary chart of international indicators
Indicator Position
United Nations eGovernment Survey 2016: World i-government leaders with very high I-Government Development Index (EGDI) 17
United Nations eGovernment Survey 2016: Top performing countries in Online Service Index (OSI) 12
United Nations eGovernment Survey 2016: I-Participation Index 7
The Global Innovation Index 2017: online government services  11
The Global Innovation Index 2017: online participation 7
OURData Index Report (OCDE): Open Government Data 6
Summary chart of european indicators
Indicator Position
Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 14
Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI): digital public services 6
State of Play of Interoperability in Europe Report (2016): alignment with the European Interoperability Framework. 3
State of Play of Interoperability in Europe Report (2016): implementation of the European Interoperability Framework 1
Open Data Maturity in Europe Report (2017) 2

 

International Context

According to the United Nations eGovernment Survey (2016) , Spain ranks 17th in the "World i-government leaders with very high I-Government Development Index (EGDI)" . Inside this indicator, there is a specific one in the field of online services provision, named "Top performing countries in Online Service Index (OSI)". Spain takes up the 12th plau.

Also, according to the United Nations Electronic Administration Survey, in the "I-Participation Index", Spain is in 7th plau.

The Global Innovation Index 2017 Report plaus Spain in the eleventh position (in terms of online government services), tied with Àustria, ahead Estònia.

According to the same report, in terms of online participation, Spain takes up in seventh plau. 

The OECD’s “ OURData Index Report ” plaus Spain in sixth plau as open government data is concerned.

European Union Context

According to the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 2017 , Spain ranks 14th out of the 28 EU Member States and has improved or maintained its results in all areas examined by the DESI; being the fourth among the ‘fastest growing countries’. It is remarkable the excellent results of Spain and its progresses in digital public services development, highlighting the commitment with Open Data. According to the Digital Public Services indicator, Spain is in sixth plau, maintaining a sustained progress since 2014.

In the field of interoperability, an essential aspect for the flow of cooperation between administrations (with the goal of provide greater efficiency and effectiveness in serving the citizen), according to the “ State of Play of Interoperability in Europe (NIFO) Report 2016 ”, Spain is located in the top positions in terms of alignment, implementaton and monitorig in the “European Interoperability Framework”.

In the field of Open Data, according to the study "Open Data Maturity in Europe" , in its 2017 edition, Spain ranks second.