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Archive of methodological explanations for the news release:

Usage of information and communication technologies in the enterprises

Status: 03.11.2015

Purpose of the statistical survey

The statistical survey ICT.1 is an annual survey about the usage of information and communication technologies (ICT) in enterprises. The survey provides information concerning the usage of ICT in the current year (reference year), e.g. whether the enterprises use computers, have access to the Internet, what are the types of Internet connections, have a website, whether they automatically and electronically share data outside the enterprise and within the enterprise, while some of the information refer to the previous year, such as the data on e-commerce and usage of e-government services.
The results of this survey as well as the results of the other surveys in this field will contribute to determine the level of development of the information society in our country.

Observation units are enterprises, registered on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia, with the following main activities in the National Classification of Activities NKD Rev.2, by divisions, groups or classes:
10-33: Manufacturing activities (manufacture of food, textile, wood, tobacco, paper products, printing, manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products, chemical, pharmaceutical and products from rubber and plastic products, manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products, metal and metal products, manufacture of computers, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment, machinery and equipment, and other manufacturing);

35-39: Electricity, gas, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities;
41-43: Construction;
45-47: Trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles;
49-53: Transportation and storage;
55: Accommodation;
56: Food and beverage service activities;
58-63: Information and communication;
68: Real estate activities;
69-74: Professional, scientific and technical activities;
77-82: Administrative and support service activities
Financial and insurance activities:
64.19, 64.92: Other monetary and other credit intermediation,
65.1, 65.2: Insurance, reinsurance,
66.12, 66.19: Security and commodity contracts brokerage, other activities auxiliary to financial services, except insurance and pension funding.

We also publish data on the ICT sector covering enterprises registered in the following activities:
26.1: Manufacture of electronic components and boards
26.2: Manufacture of computers and peripheral equipment,
26.3: Manufacture of communication equipment,
26.4: Manufacture of consumer electronics,
26.8: Manufacture of magnetic and optical media,
46.5: Wholesale of information and communication equipment,
58.2: Software publishing,
61: Telecommunications,
62: Computer programming, consultancy and related activities,
63.1: Data processing, hosting and related activities, web portals,
95.1: Repair of computers and communication equipment.


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