Vietnam has moved up two placed to rank 86th among the 193 countries in the United Nations E-Government Survey 2020.
|Illustrative picture. Source: Internet.
According to of 2020 United Nation E-Government survey released by 10 July, Vietnam has jumped from 88th to 86th among 193 nations in terms of digital government.
Vietnam has maintained its consecutive increases since 2014, rising from 99 to 86 in the process. Gaining 0.6667 points in EGDI value, Vietnam is among e-government developing countries with a high index, a score which is higher than the global EGDI average of 0.5988 points, the Asian average of 0.6373 points, as well as Southeast Asia average of 0.6321 points.
Vietnam has successfully retained the same position as 2018, ranking 6th among 11 Southeast Asia countries, behind Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, and the Philippines. Following the drastic guidance of the Government, the Prime Minister, and relevant agencies, the number of online public services available at a grassroots level has also increased sharply in recent times.
The EGDI is a weighted average of normalized scores on the three most important dimensions of e-government: the Online Service Index (OSI), the Telecommunication Infrastructure Index (TII), and the Human Capital Index (HCI).
The OSI plays a main role in improving the EGDI.
Biennially, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) provides an overview of the e-government development in the UN member states.By Duy Tien