Digital Economy and Society Index
The new project of Get Involved -in Infographics Projects-, which, as the name implies, aims to present, through the use of mainly graphic design, studies on various economic indicators, which record and highlight the course of Greece and the other countries-members of the European Union. The aim of this project is not only the analysis and explanation of the economic and non-economic indicators that emerge but also the economic and social significance of the results and changes of the aforementioned indicators.
This issue of the Infographics Project focuses on the annual index “Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI)” and analyzes the performance of Greece and other EU countries. [including the United Kingdom] in the sub-parameters of this index, which are the following: 1. Connectivity, 2. Human Capital, 3. Use of Internet Services, 4. Integration of Digital Technology and 5. Digital Public Services. This study aims to capture the course of Greece from 2017 to 2020 in the field of digitization of social structures and economic activities but also to highlight the sub-parameters in which there was an increase or decrease in the performance of Greece, compared to the corresponding course of the European average. As a consequence of this study, conclusions are drawn as to the extent, individually and comparatively, to which Greece has adopted, or is adopting, in the 2017-to-2020 period, digital methods, thus integrating into the new global digital social and economic reality.