Info-communications statistics covers the field of usage of information and communication technologies, their impact on the society. Its three main areas are data on households, enterprises and the public sector. For instance, data regarding access and use of ICT equipment, ICT infrastructure, telecommunication networks, electronic communication, e-administration, e-commerce, broadband-spreading belong to this topics of this subject matter.
Share of information, communication in gross value added
Share of the information, communication section in the gross value added of the national economy, calculated at current base price.
In these days, due to the pandemic, services accessible through enterprises’ websites have an important role. 28% of the Hungarian enterprises having a website offered online order options for their products, services in 2020. Customization of the requested items, as well as order tracking is available at 14% of the enterprises. 38% of the enterprises linked their website with their social media profiles.
With the spread of the pandemic the cash- and personal contact free online purchasing came into prominence in 2020. Partly due to this trend the number of those ever buying online increased significantly, by 66%, compared to the previous years. 49% of the 16–74 age group ordered or purchased products or services online within three months of the survey, 11% within 12 months, 5.7% more than a year before the survey.
The the number of households with internet connection grew from 58% in 2010 to 88% by 2020. Surfing on the internet became a daily routine for most people: 79% of the population aged 16–74 surfed on a daily basis on the net in 2020, most people sought health related info, made phone calls or used the social media.
In the 3rd quarter of 2020 the average length of calls initiated from mobile and fixed line networks significantly surpassed the previous year’s data, although it lagged behind the outstanding value of the previous quarter. Mobile data traffic increased one-and-a-half time year-on-year. Corona virus epidemic related altered contact habits played a part in the change in these values as well as the effects of the 3rd quarter relief measures. Sales revenue from internet subscriptions grew by one-tenth.
Data related on settlements and districts of Budapest in the Dissemination database are updated twice this year, as such part of the 2019 serial settlement and district data, among others about number of internet subscriptions according to different technologies as well as main phone line types are available from 31 July, four months earlier than it was customary before.