Digital in numbers
How does Portugal compare with the EU?
Did you know that the Economy and Society Digitality Index is one of the main methods of comparing European Union countries’ levels of digital transition?
Portugal currently ranks 16th and performs above the EU27 average in the indicators below.
Overall fixed BB take-upLast update: 2021
e-Commerce turnoverLast update: 2021
Female ICT specialistsLast update: 2021
ICT for environmental sustainabilityLast update: 2021
Digital public services for citizensLast update: 2021
Digital public services for businessesLast update: 2021
Source: Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI)
How has digital transition evolved in Portugal?
Did you know that most indicators used to monitor the digital transition are collected by the National Statistics Institute?
In addition to the percentage of specialists in information technology, the number of small and medium-sized companies selling online, and the use of digital public services, Portugal has also evolved a lot in other indicators such as the elementary level of digital skills, broadband access, and graduates in information technology.
Employed ICT specialistsLast update: 2020
Cloud computing servicesLast update: 2020
Individuals who used the internet for interaction with public authoritiesLast update: 2020
Individuals' level of digital skillsLast update: 2019
Households with broadband accessLast update: 2020
Distribution of graduates at education level and programme orientation by sex and field of educationLast update: 2019
Source: Serviço de Estatística da União Europeia (Eurostat)
Os resultados já alcançados
O programa Upskill já está na 2ª edição e já chegou a mais de 9 mil candidatos. Foram criados 17 Digital Innovation Hubs que vão prestar serviços de transição digital a pelo menos 4.000 empresas. Foi lançada a Estratégia Cloud da Administração Pública (AP) e mais de 40% da AP já adquiriu serviços de computação em nuvem.
Estes são apenas alguns exemplos de resultados já alcançados com a implementação do Plano de Ação para a Transição Digital.
Number of applicants for UPskill, digital skills reskiling programLast update: 2022
Average number of students per computer with internet connectionLast update: 2022
Number of DIH created to promote the digital transition of SMEs and Public AdministrationLast update: 2022
Number of jobs to be created by the applications approved on +Co3so DigitalLast update: 2022
% of AP bodies that purchased cloud computing servicesLast update: 2022
Number of authentications with the Digital Mobile KeyLast update: 2022
Source: AMA, APDC, DGEEC, EMPD, Eurostat e PVI