Field Detail
Theme Communication and Infrastructure
Code IT-1.3
Sub-theme Information Technology
Name Household internet access
Definition Households that have internet connection
Calculation/Formula Number of households with internet connection / Total number of households x 100
Unit of Measure %
Range (eg Age) Households only (vs. Govt or business listings)
Assumptions Access to ICTs is key for economic and social development and is increasingly considered a basic right
Limitations Household figures basically impossible to come by outside of Census and DHS, therefore there will be gaps in these indicators
Purpose/Rationale Measures telecommunication access, and indirectly ability of govt agencies to reach population.
Policy Linkages National development plans (infrastructure).
Preferred Data Sources Census
Census - HIES - DHS tag Census
Primary Data Collection System Survey - National Statistics Office
Frequency of Data Collection 5 years
Other agencies countries_ must report to: ITU
SPC Responsibility - Data Management EDD
Notes Must confirm this is a household value and does not include government and business listings
SPC Programme EDD
Numerator Number of households with internet connection
Denominator Total number of households
Factor x 100
Unit %