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PAe - spain is situated in the list of ‘ Top Performers ’ according to the report “ UNITED NATIONS E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2018 ”
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Spain is situated in the list of ‘ Top Performers ’ according to the report “ UNITED NATIONS E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2018 ”

27 july 2018

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The report UNITED NATIONS E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2018 draws Spain in the list of countries with high performance also maintain the position 17th in the global list and 10th in the field of european countries.
 

The OBSAE in its analysis and dissemination of the situation of E-government in spain cooperates with international entities such as the european commission, the OECD and the un for the definition and measurement of the spanish proceedings in different international studies.

In particular, United Nations published the report ‘ United Nations E-Government Survey 'since 2001. This is the only global report that evaluates the status of development of electronic administration of all un member states. This evaluation is not intended to provide an absolute measure but to provide a vision of the relative position of some countries against one another. In this regard the report provides, particularly in this edition of 2018, information that helps to demonstrate the potential of electronic administration as support for the achievement of sustainable and resilient societies of the Agenda and 2030.

According to the report ' A eGovernment survey 2018 (Opens in new window) », Spain is contained, as underlined explicitly, in the list of countries with high performance (Top Performers) according to the development of electronic administration (E-Government Development Index, EGDI), together with countries such as denmark, finland, republic of korea, Netherlands, Australia, japan, new Zealand, uk and usa.

Top 10 Performers in 2018

In addition, spain kept number 17 on the issue of 2016, and ranks 10 in the field of european countries.

Leading countries in e-government development

The report notes also that europe maintains the leadership in the development of electronic administration, so that the first 20 countries in the list are 14 europeans and that no european country qualifies under ‘ High Level ’ in the development of electronic administration (E-Government Development Index, EGDI).

Level of e-government development in European Union member states

Other figures for spain in this report are contained in a ‘ high ’ (Very) under indicator of e-participation, ‘ E-Participation ’, as well as in indicator of online services ‘ Online Service Index ’.

E-participation index

More information on the positioning of Spain in different international studies available in the section of the PAe “ Summary of the positioning of Spain in the international context ” .

More information on the context of this report

United Nations published the report ‘ United Nations E-Government Survey 'since 2001, so that the current, 2018, is the tenth edition of the same. It is the only global report that evaluates the status of development of electronic administration of all un member states. This evaluation is not intended to provide an absolute measure but to provide a vision of the relative position of some countries against one another. In this regard the report provides, particularly in this edition of 2018, information that helps to demonstrate the potential of electronic administration as support for the achievement of sustainable and resilient societies of the Agenda and 2030.

The methodological framework of the report is based on a vision that incorporates three dimensions: the adequacy of the telecommunications infrastructure, human resource capacity to promote and use icts, and the availability of services and content online. In particular, the Development of electronic administration (E-Government Development Index, EGDI) is a Composite index based on a weighted average of three standard Rates. One third from Índice of telecommunications infrastructure based on data provided by the international telecommunication union (ITU), one third of a human Capital Índice based on data provided by UNESCO, and a third of Índice of Online services based on data compiled an independent survey questionnaire, conducted by UNDESA, which assesses the online national presence of the 193 member states of the united Nations.

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