ICT use by companies by sector of industry (SIC 2008) and size of company


This table contains figures on the use of information and communication technology (ICT) by companies. These include:
- use of computers;
- internal and external networks, including the internet;
- software and its application;
- Supply Chain Management;
- Automated Data Exchange;
- communication with government via the internet;
- the extent to which companies use the internet for buying and selling;
- Radio Frequency Identification (RFID).
The figures refer to companies with 10 and more employed persons. Reference date is 31 December.

Data available from: 2008.

Status of the figures:
The figures are final.

Changes as of 8 March 2019:
None, this table is discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore

ICT use by companies by sector of industry (SIC 2008) and size of company

Sector of Industry SIC 2008 Size of company ICT specialists and users on 31 DecemberStaff working with internet (in % of total number of employed persons) Companies with internal networksLAN (in % of total number of companies) Companies with internal networksIntranet (in % of total number of companies) Companies with external networksTeleworkers (in % of total number of companies) Internet, type of connectionBroadbandTotal broadband (in % of total number of companies) Companies with external networksInternet, general applicationsAt least one general application (in % of total number of companies) Companies with external networksInternet, general applicationsTraining and education (in % of total number of companies) Companies with external networksInternet, facilities offeredAt least one facility offered (in % of total number of companies) Companies with external networksInternet, facilities offeredStaff recruitment (in % of total number of companies) Companies with external networksInternet, communication with governmentAt least one type of interaction (in % of total number of companies) Companies with external networksInternet, communication with governmentTender registration (in % of total number of companies) Companies with external networksUse for salesSales via external networks (in % of total number of companies) Use for salesVia a websiteTurnover value >= 1% of total turnover (in % of total number of companies) Use for salesVia Automated Data Exchange (ADE)Turnover value >= 10% of total turnover (in % of total number of companies) Companies with external networksUse for purchasePurchase value >= 10% of total purchase (in % of total number of companies) Companies with software/ICT applicationsERP software (in % of total number of companies) Companies with software/ICT applicationsOpen source softwareTotal open source software (in % of total number of companies) ICT applications for order processingSalesTotal sales order processing systems (in % of total number of companies) ICT applications for order processingPurchasesTotal purchasing processing systems (in % of total number of companies) Automated Data Exchange (ADE)At least one form of ADE (in % of total number of companies) Automated Data Exchange (ADE)Sending electronic invoices (in % of total number of companies) Supply Chain Management (SCM)Total number of companies using SCM (in % of total number of companies) Supply Chain Management (SCM)With suppliersTotal SCM with suppliers (in % of total number of companies) Supply Chain Management (SCM)With customersTotal SCM with customers (in % of total number of companies) Supply Chain Management (SCM)SCM method usedTotal use of SCM method (in % of total number of companies) Companies that secured messagesTotal of secured messages (in % of total number of companies) Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)At least one form of RFID application (in % of total number of companies) Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)Personal identification/access control (in % of total number of companies)
Total 10 and more employed persons 57 86 33 56 86 89 16 84 43 82 7 25 17 5 23 22 21 56 49 77 14 13 11 7 10 31 9 7
Total 250 and more employed persons 60 99 85 91 98 94 45 97 85 91 16 34 18 11 32 55 44 64 69 91 30 38 31 27 33 54 33 30
J Information and communication 10 and more employed persons 93 97 65 87 97 95 40 94 73 91 13 31 26 5 37 26 53 60 48 82 19 15 15 6 14 43 16 16
J Information and communication 250 and more employed persons 92 99 100 96 100 99 81 100 95 85 24 56 42 20 36 66 72 82 62 85 35 43 41 31 43 78 42 38
K Financial services (partly) 10 and more employed persons 87 93 64 80 93 88 33 85 53 83 3 28 21 7 20 12 30 44 28 80 16 9 6 6 8 45 12 12
K Financial services (partly) 250 and more employed persons 87 100 93 96 100 91 54 100 96 84 11 56 52 29 41 39 66 65 61 84 31 36 23 27 36 89 42 42
M Other specialised business services 10 and more employed persons 87 94 47 76 93 93 21 91 57 89 12 18 12 4 21 20 30 47 42 80 12 8 6 4 6 42 9 9
M Other specialised business services 250 and more employed persons 89 100 94 96 100 96 54 97 92 90 34 18 8 6 30 53 56 45 53 92 22 29 24 22 24 56 36 35
Source: CBS.
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