Almost Half of Europeans Lack Basic Digital Skills According to EU Index


European Commission44% of Europeans lack basic digital skills according to the latest edition of the EU’s Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI). The Index, based on composite data, gives an overview of how digital technology is used across Europe, across a number of dimensions.

In the ‘Human Capital’ dimension, which covers digital skills, Denmark, Luxembourg, Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands scored highest, while Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Italy performed the worst.

Detailed information about the Index can be found on the European Commission’s website.