ICT Specialists (2b1) is one of the indicators comprised in the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI). It is part of the Advanced skills and Development (2b) sub-dimension under Human Capital (2) and represents the percentage of employed individuals in a country that have ICT specialist skills, our of all employed individuals in that country.


Breakdown Unit
Employed individuals % employed individuals


Transformation Normalization
no further calculation min-max method (40%-100%)


Eurostat - Labour Force Survey


DESI 2014 based upon 2012 data
DESI 2015 based upon 2013 data
DESI 2016 based upon 2014 data

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