Data for 2010 show number of enterprises sharing electronically information on sales or on purchases with the software declining. The percentage stands at 40%, 2 percentage points less than in the previous year.
There are important differences between the 27 European countries. While countries like Austria and Ireland have percentages of 59% and 57% respectively, others like Lithuania and Poland hardly reach 25%.
Spain is one of the few countries in the European Union experiencing growth in this sense. Specifically, it has increased 4 percentage points, standing 16 p. p. above the EU-27 average.
Report: Eurostat ‘Information Society Statistics’
Number of enterprises, expressed as a percentage of the total, sharing electronically information on sales or on purchases with the software used for any internal function
2008 - 2010
Last update: February 2011
Data provided to Eurostat by the competent authorities of the Member States (Eurostat: Statistical Office of the European Communities responsible for providing the European Union with statistical information at European level and promoting the harmonisation of statistical methods across the Member States).
The sample is composed of enterprises with ten or more employees.