STOCKHOLM, Sweden — According to the European Commission’s Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 2018, Sweden is one of the most advanced digital economies in the European Union alongside Denmark, Finland and the Netherlands – followed by Luxembourg, Ireland, the UK, Belgium and Estonia.
Sweden performed best in the Human Capital category. It also showed strong signs in advanced/development skills among the population.
Sweden also registered one of the highest shares of ICT specialists as a proportion of total employment (6.3 percent), behind only Finland (6.6 percent), and significantly stronger when compared to countries like Greece (1.4 percent) and Romania (2.0 percent) at the lower end. The average rate across the EU is 3.5 percent of employment.
Romania, Greece and Italy have the lowest scores on the DESI.
To see the full report look here: The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI)