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PAe - spain ranks 11 in provision of e-services online and 17 in the world ranking of electronic administration of United Nations
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Spain ranks 11 in provision of e-services online and 17 in the world ranking of electronic administration of United Nations

19 september 2016

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Spain is among the top 10 european countries in the ranking and the first 17 of the world. The spanish citizens are among the most participatory world (since 7), which reinforces the importance and timeliness of the laws 39 and 40/2015

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The un has recently published its biennial report on electronic administration. In this edition of 2016 the study has been focused on the incidence of e-government in achieving the goals of sustainable development.

As in the past, the results of surveys conducted in 193 countries surveyed are expressed in a global Index composed by three subscripts relating to telecommunications infrastructure (TII), Human Capital (HCI) and Online services (OSI).

Spain stands out especially Índice of Online services (OSI), to occupy the post 11, ahead of countries such as Germany, japan and Sweden, and near parity score with the united states.

In the overall rate, spain, it is in the post 17 and remains among the top 10 european countries in the ranking despite unfavourable context of recent years and increase investment in Ict that have experienced most other countries analysed, as indicated in the study. These issues, however, it is reflected in the slight drop which registers Spain with regard to the report in 2014, which ranked 12.

The study also appreciates very much welcome the participation through electronic means of spanish citizens. In fact, it ranks 7 world ranking among the most participatory around the world. However, it detects a category in relation to the use of electronic Administration on the part of spanish citizens. This reinforces the importance of the new administrative laws come into force on 2 october, to extend and promotion of electronic communications with the spanish.

The Law 39/2015, of 1 october, of Common Administrative Procedure of the public authorities (Opens in new window) and Law 40/2015, of 1 october, from The Legal Regime of the public Sector (Opens in new window) , represent a strong impetus to the digitalization of the spanish public administrations, establish new rights for citizens in their relations with the government and encouraged greater efficiency, innovation and modernization. The results of these developments will be reflected, however, in the next edition of the report of the united nations to 2018.

  • Observatory of E-government