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Digital-intensive sectors' share in total employment

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Employment in digital-intensive sectors as a share of total employment. This indicator provides a measure of the share of the workforce employed in sectors that are characterised by high and medium-high digital intensity. Digital intensity is assessed based upon the technological components of digitalisation (tangible and intangible ICT investment, purchases of intermediate ICT goods and services, use of robots), the human capital required to embed technology in production (ICT specialist intensity), and the ways in which digital technology impacts how firms interface with the market (online sales). Examples of high digital-intensive sectors include transport equipment, ICT services, finance and insurance, legal and accounting, R&D, advertising and marketing. Examples of medium-high digital-intensive sectors are ICT equipment and machinery, wholesale and retail, publishing, audiovisual and broadcasting, defence, the arts and entertainment services.

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