E-Government for
the Future We Want

Learn more about the use and potential of information and communication technologies in transforming the public sector by reading our E-Government Survey results.

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UN E-Government Development Database

The United Nations welcomes you to our interactive e-Government Development Database (UNeGovDD). The Database was created by the Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) to provide governments and all members of civil society easy access to this valuable information for research, education and planning purposes.

We invite you to use the interactive e-Government Development Database to view, sort, and print information from the UN E-Government Survey , or download copies of the annual (2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014)United Nations E-Government Survey, the primary source of data for the UNeGovDD.

United Nations E-Government Survey 2014: E-Government for the Future We Want

E-Government for the Future We Want

The United Nations E-Government Survey presents a systematic assessment of the use and potential of information and communication technologies to transform the public sector by enhancing efficiency, effectiveness, transparency, accountability, access to public services and citizen participation in the 193 Member States of the United Nations, and at all levels of development.

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  In 2014 for the first time, all 193 UN Member States now have national Websites

  Between 2012 and 2014, the number of countries offering mobile apps and mobile portals doubled to almost 50 countries

  Only 46 Member States have dedicated data portals

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United Nations E-Government Survey 2014

A ranking of United Nations Member States comparing e-government—digital interactions between governments and people—varies greatly among and within regions, but most countries are making progress on providing greater access, according to the 2014 UN E-Government Survey.

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Preparatory Process of the UN E-Government Survey 2016
To allow for a more inclusive, open and participatory approach in the design of the UN E-Government Survey 2016, and in response to requests from Member States, the preparatory process for the upcoming edition is the first to include consultations from all around the globe as well as online platform to provide feedback and suggestions.  

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Read about the Global e-Government Forum in Kazaksthan

In November 2013, the United Nations Volunteers programme announced that UN DESA was one of the ten winners of the “Online Volunteering Award 2013” in recognition of the effort undertaken by the United Nations E-Government Survey 2014 Data Team led by the E-Government Branch of the Division for Public Administration and Development Management. 

"The Republic of Korea ranked first in the survey’s global e-government ranking due to its continued leadership and focus on e-government innovation, followed by Australia (2nd) and Singapore (3rd). "


"In November 2013, the United Nations Volunteers programme announced that UN DESA was one of the ten winners of the “Online Volunteering Award 2013” in
recognition of the effort undertaken by the United Nations E-Government Survey 2014 Data Team led by the E-Government Branch of the Division for Public
Administration and Development Management" 

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