The National Statistical Institute has started work on the ‘Statistics on the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) 2023 and 2024’ project in accordance with Grant agreement with the European Commission No. 101101786 - 2022-BG-ICT. The general objective of the project is to provide reliable and internationally comparable data on the development and usage of information and communication technologies among the population and the businesses by several indicators - internet access, usage of e-commerce, e-government, internet security, etc., in line with the European legal acts in the field.
In the framework of the project, four separate statistical surveys will be conducted:
- Data collection on ICT usage and e-commerce in enterprises 2023;
- Data collection on ICT usage and e-commerce in enterprises 2024;
- Data collection on the use of ICT in households and by individuals 2023;
- Data collection on the use of ICT in households and by individuals 2024.
The project duration is 25 months and it will be completed in 2025.