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No. 62 Gender gap in digital literacy

Digital Literacy: Gender gap

Base: All respondents, weighted
Question: D1
Sources: SIBIS GPS 2002, SIBIS GPS-NAS 2003

The skills of Digital Literacy seem to be uneven distributed between men and women - in the EU-15 countries, NAS countries, Switzerland and in the US. It is remarkable that within EU-15 there is a tendency of larger gender gap in Digital Literacy in countries with a low level of Digital Literacy in the total population. This is not the case for the NAS countries where the gender gap is much smaller than expected and only based on the general level of Digital Literacy. Ireland and Finland stick out as the countries with the smallest difference in Digital Literacy between men and women.

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