The Índice of economy and Digital Society (DESI) 2020 , which the european commission issued on 11 june, stresses the improvement of the position of Spain in digital public services, in which it obtained the second european union seat.
All indicators are significantly above the european average, increasing the score from 80.9 points obtained in 2019 to 87 points of 2020.
Over the previous year, spain is improving its situation with regard to finland and The Netherlands and two points of the first place (Estonia).
The dimension digital public services is made up this year of five indicators: “ users of electronic administration ”, “ pre-cumplimentados forms ”, “ completion of online services ”, “ digital public services companies ” and “ open ”. Spain maintains the score of all the indicators of public services 2020 digital significantly above the average for the European union.
Spain maintains the second position in open database. In this regard the report DESI emphasizes that the country's investment in the open access to public administrations “ is an example for the large eu economies in transition to digital by default in the central administration ”.
The report also states that “ the indicators show a high level of on-line interaction between public authorities, citizens and businesses. Spain obtained very good results in indicator of open, and ranks second with 90 per cent of the maximum score. The 82 per cent of internet users in spain participates actively in the electronic management services, 6 percentage points more than the previous year ”.
In addition, it states as a key milestone for 2020 in Spain the updating of the national strategy of cybersecurity.