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"Digital Decade" report calls for collective action

Digital Decade Report cover
Digital Decade Report cover

The first report on the State of the Digital Decade provides a look at progress towards achieving the digital transformation desired for a more digitally sovereign, resilient, and competitive EU

A few of the findings:

  • Deployment of 5G stand-alone networks is lagging and 5G is still falling short 
  • The European Chips Act will help increase Europe's share in the value of global production of cutting-edge semiconductors, reaching from current 10% to 20% of the global market share in value.
  • Without further investment and incentives, the projected baseline trajectory indicates that by 2030 only 66% of businesses will use cloud, 34% big data and 20% 
  • Many Member States will achieve full digitalisation of public services and health records, as well as the deployment of the eID for their citizens. However, significant investments are needed to improve the cross-border availability and performance of public services. 
  • By 2030 and under the current conditions, only 59% of the population will master at least basic digital skills, and the number of ICT specialists may not exceed 12 million. Europe need to prioritise investments in high quality education and skills, and to foster women's participation in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) from an early age.

For more information see First report on the State of the Digital Decade calls for collective action to shape the digital transition | Shaping Europe’s digital future (