Based on a survey of 10,000 working adults in 10 countries, it enables a cross national comparison of skills levels and confidence. The six categories examined were: researching and evaluating information, communicating and collaborating, protecting data and devices, content creation and coding, solving problems and knowledge and attitude. The report includes analyses of policy and case studies.
Other alternative rankings include the ITU ICT development Index.
World Economic Forum Global Networked readiness index measures how ICT impacts the competitiveness and well-being of nations.