Find here the most recent analysis and data by country. A selection of key documents and graphs are shown about topics such as broadband, internet activity and skills, egovernment, ICT in schools, research and innovation, as well as other main indicators.

Europe's Digital Progress Report 2017 (New)

The EDPR report combines the quantitative evidence from DESI (Digital Economy and Society Index) with country-specific policy insights, allowing us to keep track of the progress made in terms of digitalisation by each Member State and providing an important feedback loop for policy-making at EU level.

EDPR profile of the Netherlands: Download PDF (EN) or Download PDF (NL)

EDPR telecom factsheets: Download PDF (EN)

Digital Economy and Society Index 2017

The Netherlands ranks 4th in DESI 2017. The Netherlands ranks highest in connectivity; Dutch citizens are very active users of the Internet and have the right skills to do so. The digitisation of Public Services is among the most advanced in the EU while the country's challenge is to improve the take up of technology by business –although already above the EU average.

DESI profile of the Netherlands: Download full profile PDF (EN) or download summary PDF (NL)

2016 publications

Download the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) country profile as a pdf (EN); summary pdf (NL)

Download country's main indicators as a power point presentation (EN)

Download the European Digital Progress Report (EDPR*) country report as a pdf (EN) (NL)

Download the EDPR telecom factsheets as a pdf (EN)

*The EDPR report combines the quantitative evidence from DESI (Digital Economy and Society Index) with country-specific policy insights, allowing us to keep track of the progress made in terms of digitalisation by each Member State and providing an important feedback loop for policy-making at EU level.

Charts and indicators

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