Field Detail
Theme Communication and Infrastructure
Code IT-1.7
Sub-theme Information Technology
Name e-government - % of government agencies that have an interactive website
Definition Number of government agencies (ministries and executive government bodies) with interactive website (providing information, public announcements, and links to resources)
Calculation/Formula Number of government agencies with interactive website / Total number of government agencies x 100
Unit of Measure %
Purpose/Rationale This indicates how much the Government is using ICTs to improve its business. This data is of medium importance as it is an indicator of how important Governments see ICTs.
Policy Linkages Development plans ask that Government be leaders in effective use of ICTs to reduce costs and improve service delivery
Preferred Data Sources Ministry of Telecommunications
Alternative_Data Sources National Telecommunications regulators, NSO, ITU
Primary Data Collection System Survey - SPC contacting national ministries and agencies
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
Other agencies countries_ must report to: ITU
SPC Responsibility - Data Management EDD
SPC Programme EDD
Numerator Number of government agencies with interactive website
Denominator Total number of government agencies
Factor x100
Unit %