Statistics Estonia’s survey “Information technology in enterprises” shows that the use of artificial intelligence (AI) by Estonian enterprises is steadily increasing. The use of data analytics is also growing.
The development of information and communication technology (ICT) has made life a lot easier. The news is all around us and we no longer have to wait for broadcasts or the newspaper. Accommodation, flight tickets and the taxi can be booked on the computer or smart phone in just a few clicks. Information is available at all times. This facilitates data searching and communication and has revolutionised trade and the provision of services. The introduction of ICT has led to significant changes in the management of enterprises and in production: work processes are faster and more efficient. A
According to Statistics Estonia*, 93.2% of households in Estonia have an internet connection at home. The number of households with an internet connection has increased by 13,000 compared with the previous year, when there were 533,300 such households. There are also more users of e-commerce.
The international Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), which aims to collect data on people’s everyday competencies such as literacy, numeracy, information-seeking, use of computers and information technology, as well as their education and work experience, begins today. This is the second time that Estonia has participated in the survey.
According to Statistics Estonia, there were nearly 2.5 million museum visits in Estonia in 2022. Museum attendance has increased compared with the previous years but is still below the pre-pandemic level.
This week, a high-level delegation from the Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD) in the United Arab Emirates is visiting Estonia and Statistics Estonia. The purpose of the visit is to further strengthen the collaboration in the field of statistics to develop and improve activities related to data-based policy making intended to fulfill the national strategic goals.