Datasets and indicators are used or produced by the European Commission for the Digital Scoreboard are published by the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology. Learn more about where to find and download the data, and how to use the data.

The Digital Agenda Data Tool

European Commission services selected around hundred indicators, divided into thematic groups, that illustrate key dimensions of the European information society. These indicators allow a comparison of progress across countries as well as over time. You can visualise data using the visualisation tools, and you can also download selected information in a variety of formats. The whole database is available for download.

Eurostat ICT community surveys

Eurostat organises two annual community surveys for the collection of data on the information society. A European Regulation requires that the data are harmonised. The regulation contains two modules, covering:

  • Use of ICT and eCommerce by enterprises
  • Use of ICT by households and individuals

The complete Eurostat databases, with survey results on the usage of information and communication technologies by businesses and individuals, are available. A description of how to use them, including the questionnaires used since 2002, is also provided.

Open Datasets

The European Commission promotes transparency and re-use of its documents, reports and datasets. The Open Datasets contain information for administrative activities (i.e. research grants, reports from Member States) and from contracted studies (i.e. raw data from surveys, inventories, statistics) undertaken by the Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT). They are easily accessible on the DG CONNECT space of the EU Open Data Portal. 


The final reports of all procured studies are made public. The inventory of the completed studies is accessible either from website or from the EU bookshop.

Guidelines and templates

When preparing statistical data for an upload on the Digital Agenda Data website you should use the observations template and the metadata templates (including labels, definitions and sources of the indicators). To download the template files and the guidelines please go to the documentation page of the repository and the visualisation tool.