28.7.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 269/1


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2021/1223

of 27 July 2021

specifying the technical items of the data set, establishing the technical formats for transmission of information and specifying the detailed arrangements and content of the quality reports on the organisation of a sample survey in the use of information and communication technologies domain for reference year 2022 pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 of the European Parliament and of the Council

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 October 2019 establishing a common framework for European statistics relating to persons and households, based on data at individual level collected from samples, amending Regulations (EC) No 808/2004, (EC) No 452/2008 and (EC) No 1338/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Council Regulation (EC) No 577/98 (1), and in particular Article 7(1), Article 8(3) and Article 13(6) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

In order to facilitate the transmission of information from the Member States to the Commission (Eurostat), technical formats covering concepts, processes, including data and metadata, should be put in place for the transmission of information.

(2)

For the purpose of assessing the quality of statistics to be transmitted for the domain use of information and communication technologies, the detailed arrangements for the quality reports should be specified.

(3)

The Member States and the Union institutions should use for the categories of the characteristics listed in the Annex of this Regulation, where appropriate, the statistical classifications for the territorial units, education, occupation and economic sector that are compatible with the NUTS (2), ISCED (3), ISCO (4) and NACE (5) classifications.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the European Statistical System Committee,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Subject matter

This Regulation specifies the technical items of the data set, establishes the technical formats for the transmission of information from Member States to the Commission (Eurostat) and specifies the detailed arrangements for transmission and content of the quality reports in the use of information and communication technologies domain.

Article 2

Definitions

For the purposes of this Regulation, the following definitions shall apply:

(1)

‘fieldwork period’ means the period of time during which the data collection from respondents is conducted;

(2)

‘reference period’ means the period of time to which a particular item of information relates.

Article 3

Description of variables

The technical characteristics of variables shall be those laid down in the Annex and refer to:

(a)

variable identifier;

(b)

variable name and description;

(c)

codes and labels;

(d)

filter;

(e)

variable type.

Article 4

Characteristics of target populations, observation units and rules for respondents

1.   The target populations in the use of information and communication technologies domain shall be private households in the territory of the Member State and individuals who have their usual residence, as defined in Article 2(11) of Regulation (EU) 2019/1700, in the territory of the Member State.

2.   For the variables that concern the households listed in the Annex, information shall be collected for private households with at least one member aged 16 to 74 residing in the territory of the Member State.

3.   For the variables that concern the individuals listed in the Annex, information shall be collected for individuals aged 16 to 74 residing in the territory of the Member State.

4.   Information may be provided on optional basis for individuals aged under 16 or over 74.

5.   The data collection for the use of information and communication technologies domain shall be carried out for a sample of private households or a sample of persons belonging to private households as observation units.

Article 5

Reference periods and date

1.   The reference period for collecting statistics on the detailed topic ‘interaction with public authorities’ shall comprise the three last quarters of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022.

2.   The reference period for collecting statistics on the detailed topics ‘Connection to the internet from anywhere’ and ‘Effect of use’ shall be the last time the activity was performed by the respondent.

3.   For all other detailed topics, under the topic ‘information society participation’, the reference period shall be the first quarter of 2022.

4.   The reference date shall be defined as the time of the first interview (DD/MM/YYYY).

Article 6

Data gathering period

For data directly provided by respondents, the fieldwork period shall be the second quarter of 2022.

Article 7

Common standards for data editing, imputation and estimation

1.   Imputation, modelling or weighting shall be applied to the data where information is missing, invalid or inconsistent.

2.   The procedure applied to the data shall preserve the variation and the correlation between variables. Methods that incorporate ‘error components’ into the imputed values shall be preferable to those that simply impute a predicted value.

3.   Methods which take into account the structure or other characteristics of the joint distribution of the variables shall be preferable to the marginal or univariate approach.

Article 8

Deadline and standards for transmitting information

1.   Member States shall transmit the final data to the Commission (Eurostat) by 5 October 2022. The data shall be transmitted in the form of microdata files, including appropriate weights. The data must have been fully checked and validated, using the statistical data and metadata exchange standard through the single entry point to allow the Commission (Eurostat) to retrieve the data by electronic means. That data shall comply with the validation rules in accordance with the specification of variables based on the coding and filters as described in the Annex.

2.   Member States shall provide the metadata to the Commission (Eurostat) in the standard metadata structure defined by the Commission (Eurostat) within 3 months of the deadline for transmitting the microdata. The metadata shall be provided through the single entry point to allow the Commission (Eurostat) to retrieve the data by electronic means.

Article 9

Detailed arrangements and content of annual quality reports

1.   Member States shall transmit to the Commission (Eurostat) an annual quality report on the use of information and communication technologies domain.

2.   The annual quality report shall contain quality-related data and metadata, information on the accuracy and reliability of the survey and describe changes in basic concepts and definitions that affect the comparability over time and across countries. The quality report shall also include information on the compliance with the model questionnaire and on changes in questionnaire design that affect the comparability over time and across countries.

3.   The annual quality report shall be transmitted to the Commission (Eurostat) within 3 months of the deadline for transmitting the microdata.

4.   The annual quality report shall be transmitted in accordance with the technical standards established by the Commission (Eurostat).

5.   The annual quality report shall be provided through the single entry point to allow the Commission (Eurostat) to retrieve the data by electronic means.

Article 10

Entry into force

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 27 July 2021.

For the Commission

The President

Ursula VON DER LEYEN


(1)   OJ L 261 I, 14.10.2019, p. 1.

(2)  Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 May 2003 on the establishment of a common classification of territorial units for statistics (NUTS) (OJ L 154, 21.6.2003, p. 1).

(3)  International Standard Classification of Education 2011, http://uis.unesco.org/sites/default/files/documents/international-standard-classification-of-education-isced-2011-en.pdf (available in English and French).

(4)  Commission Recommendation of 29 October 2009 on the use of the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO-08) (OJ L 292, 10.11.2009, p. 31).

(5)  Regulation (EC) No 1893/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 establishing the statistical classification of economic activities NACE Revision 2 and amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3037/90 as well as certain EC Regulations on specific statistical domains (OJ L 393, 30.12.2006, p. 1).


ANNEX

Description and technical formats of variables collected for each topic and detailed topic of the domain use of information and communication technologies and codes to be used

Topic

Detailed topic

Variable identifier

Variable name/variable description

Codes

Labels/Categories

Filter

Variable type

01.Technical Items

Data collection information

REFYEAR

Year of survey

YYYY

Year of survey (4 digits)

All households

Technical

01.Technical Items

Data collection information

INTDATE

Reference date – first interview date

DD/MM/YYYY

Reference date (10 characters)

All individuals

Technical

01.Technical items

Data collection information

STRATUM_ID

Stratum

Nnnnnn

Id of the stratum the individual or the household belongs to, from 1 to N, where N is the number of strata

All households

Technical

-1

No stratification

01.Technical items

Data collection information

PSU

Primary sampling unit

Nnnnnn

Id of the primary sampling unit the individual or the household belongs to (from 1 to N, where N is the number of PSUs)

All households, when the target population is divided into clusters (PSUs)

Technical

-1

Not applicable

01.Technical items

Identification

HH_ID

Household ID

XXnnnnnn

Unique id of the household (2 letters for country code, then maximum 22 digits)

All households

Technical

01.Technical items

Identification

IND_ID

Individual ID

XxNnnnnn

Unique id of the individual (2 letters for country code, then maximum 22 digits)

All individuals

Technical

01.Technical items

Identification

HH_REF_ID

ID of the household the individual belongs to

XxNnnnnn

Id of the household the individual belongs to (2 letters for country code, then maximum 22 digits)

All individuals

Technical

Blank

When the individual is aged 15 or less, or 75 or more, and belongs to a household which only contains persons outside the 16-74 age group, this field shall be left blank.

01.Technical items

Weights

HH_WGHT

Household weight

Nnnnn.nnnnnn

Grossing up factor of the household (As many digits as necessary. Decimal point may be used, if needed.)

All households

Technical

01.Technical items

Weights

IND_WGHT

Individual weight

Nnnnnn.nnnnn

Grossing up factor of the individual (As many digits as necessary. Decimal point may be used, if needed.)

All individuals

Technical

01.Technical items

Interview characteristics

TIME

Interview duration

Nnn

Duration of interview expressed in minutes

All individuals

Technical

Blank

Not stated

01.Technical items

Interview characteristics

INT_TYPE

Interview type

1

Paper assisted personal interview (PAPI)

All individuals

Technical

2

Computer assisted personal interview (CAPI)

3

Computer assisted telephone interview (CATI)

4

Computer-assisted web-interview

5

Other

01.Technical items

Localisation

COUNTRY

Country of residence

Not Blank

Country of residence (SCL GEO alpha-2 code)

All households

Technical

01.Technical items

Localisation

GEO_NUTS1

Region of residence

Not Blank

NUTS 1 region (3 characters, alphanumeric)

All households

Technical

01.Technical items

Localisation

GEO_NUTS2

(optional)

Region of residence (optional)

Not Blank

NUTS 2 region (4 characters, alphanumeric)

All households

Technical

Blank

Option not included

01.Technical items

Localisation

GEO_NUTS3

(optional)

Region of residence

(optional)

Not Blank

NUTS 3 region (5 characters, alphanumeric – NUTS 3 code for future alternate aggregation of regions, not for publication of NUTS 3 breakdowns)

All households

Technical

Blank

Option not included

01.Technical items

Localisation

DEG_URBA

Degree of urbanisation

1

Cities

All households

Technical

2

Towns and suburbs

3

Rural areas

01.Technical items

Localisation

GEO_DEV

Geographical location

1

Less developed region

All households

Technical

2

Transition region

3

More developed region

Blank

Not stated (code for non-EU countries)

02.Person and household characteristics

Demography

SEX

Sex

1

Male

All individuals

Collected

2

Female

02.Person and household characteristics

Demography

YEARBIR

Year of birth

YYYY

Year of birth (4 digits)

All individuals

Collected

02.Person and household characteristics

Demography

PASSBIR

Passing of birthday

1

Yes

All individuals

Collected

2

No

02.Person and household characteristics

Demography

AGE

Age in completed years

nnn

Age in completed years (from 1 to 3 digits)

All individuals

Derived

02.Person and household characteristics

Citizenship and migrant background

CITIZENSHIP

Country of main citizenship

Not blank

Country of main citizenship (SCL GEO alpha-2 code)

All individuals

Collected

STLS

Stateless

FOR

Foreign citizenship but country unknown

Blank

Not stated

02.Person and household characteristics

Citizenship and migrant background

CNTRYB

Country of birth

Not blank

Country of birth (SCL GEO alpha-2 code)

All individuals

Collected

FOR

Foreign-born but country of birth unknown

Blank

Not stated

02.Person and household characteristics

Household composition

HH_POP

Household size (number of members in the household)

Nn

Number of members of the household (including children)

All households

Collected

Blank

Not stated

02.Person and household characteristics

Household composition

HH_POP_16_24 (optional)

Number of members of the household aged from 16 to 24 (optional)

Nn

Number of members of the household aged from 16 to 24

All households

Collected

Blank

Option not included

02.Person and household characteristics

Household composition

HH_POP_16_24S (optional)

Number of students of the household aged 16 to 24

(optional)

Nn

Number of students of the household aged 16 to 24

All households

Collected

Blank

Option not included

02.Person and household characteristics

Household composition

HH_POP_25_64 (optional)

Number of members of the household aged from 25 to 64 (optional)

Nn

Number of members of the household aged 25 to 64

All households

Collected

Blank

Option not included

02.Person and household characteristics

Household composition

HH_POP_65_MAX (optional)

Number of members of the household aged more than or equal to 65 (optional)

Nn

Number of members of the household aged more than or equal to 65

All households

Collected

Blank

Option not included

02.Person and household characteristics

Household composition

HH_CHILD

Number of children under 16

Nn

Number of children under 16

All households

Collected

Blank

Not stated

02.Person and household characteristics

Household composition

HH_CHILD_14_15

(optional)

Number of children aged from 14 to 15

(optional)

Nn

Number of children aged from 14 to 15

All households

Collected

Blank

Option not included

02.Person and household characteristics

Household composition

HH_CHILD_5_13

(optional)

Number of children aged from 5 to 13 (optional)

Nn

Number of children aged from 5 to 13

All households

Collected

Blank

Option not included

02.Person and household characteristics

Household composition

HH_CHILD_LE_4

(optional)

Number of children aged less than or equal to 4 (optional)

Nn

Number of children aged less than or equal to 4

All households

Collected

Blank

Option not included

03.Labour market participation

Main activity status (self-defined)

MAINSTAT

Main activity status (self-defined)

1

Employed

All individuals aged 16 and more

Collected

2

Unemployed

3

Retired

4

Unable to work due to long-standing health problems

5

Student, pupil

6

Fulfilling domestic tasks

7

Compulsory military or civilian service

8

Other

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

03.Labour market participation

Elementary job characteristics

STAPRO

Status in employment in main job

1

Self-employed person with employees

Individuals where MAINSTAT = 1

Collected

2

Self-employed person without employees

3

Employee

4

Family worker (unpaid)

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

03.Labour market participation

Elementary job characteristics

NACE1D

(optional)

Economic activity of the local unit for main job

(optional)

Not blank

NACE code at section level (one character (from A to S))

Individuals where MAINSTAT = 1

Collected

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

03.Labour market participation

Elementary job characteristics

ISCO2D

Occupation in main job

nn

ISCO code at 2-digit level

Individuals where MAINSTAT = 1

Collected

Blank

Not stated

-1

Not applicable

03.Labour market participation

Elementary job characteristics

OCC_ICT

ICT professional or non-ICT professional

1

ICT professional

Individuals where MAINSTAT = 1

Collected

0

Non-ICT professional

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

03.Labour market participation

Elementary job characteristics

OCC_MAN

Manual worker or non-manual worker

1

Manual worker

Individuals where MAINSTAT = 1

Collected

0

Non-manual worker

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

03.Labour market participation

Elementary job characteristics

EMPST_WKT

(optional)

Full- or part-time main job (self-defined)

(optional)

1

Full-time job

Individuals where MAINSTAT = 1

Collected

2

Part-time job

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

03.Labour market participation

Duration of contract

EMPST_CONTR

(optional)

Permanency of main job

(optional)

1

Permanent job

Individuals where STAPRO = 3

Collected

2

Fixed-term contract

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

04.Educational attainment and background

Educational attainment level

ISCEDD

Educational attainment level (highest level of education successfully completed)

0

No formal education or below ISCED 1

All individuals aged 16 and more

Collected

1

ISCED 1 Primary education

2

ISCED 2 Lower secondary education

3

ISCED 3 Upper secondary education

4

ISCED 4 Post-secondary non-tertiary education

5

ISCED 5 Short-cycle tertiary education

6

ISCED 6 Bachelor’s or equivalent level

7

ISCED 7 Master’s or equivalent level

8

ISCED 8 Doctoral or equivalent level

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

04.Educational attainment and background

Educational attainment level

ISCED

Educational attainment level aggregated

0

At most lower secondary education level (ISCEDD = 0, 1 or 2)

All individuals aged 16 and more

Derived

3

Upper secondary and post-secondary non-tertiary education (ISCEDD = 3 or 4)

5

Tertiary education (ISCEDD = 5, 6, 7 or 8)

 

 

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

5. Health: status and disability, access to, availability and use of health care and health determinants

Elements of the Minimum European Health Module

GALI

Limitation in activities because of health problems

1

Severely limited

All individuals aged 16 and more

Collected

2

Limited but not severely

3

Not limited at all

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

06. Income, consumption and elements of wealth, including debts

Total monthly household income

HH_IQ5

Total average net current monthly income

1

Lower equivalised net current monthly income group

All households

Collected

2

Low to medium equivalised net current monthly income group

3

Medium equivalised net current monthly income group

4

Medium to high equivalised net current monthly income group

5

Higher equivalised net current monthly income group

Blank

Not stated

07. Information society participation

Access to ICT

IACC

Access of the household to the internet at home (by any device)

1

Yes

All households

Collected

0

No

8

Don’t know

Blank

Not stated

07. Information society participation

Use and frequency of use of ICT

IU

Most recent internet use, at any location, with any enabling device

1

Within the last 3 months

All individuals

Collected

2

Between 3 months and a year ago

3

More than 1 year ago

4

Never used it

Blank

Not stated

07. Information society participation

Use and frequency of use of ICT

IFUS

Average frequency of internet use in the last 3 months

1

Several times during the day

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

2

Once a day or almost every day

3

At least once a week (but not every day)

4

Less than once a week

9

Not applicable

Blank

Not stated

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUEM

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for sending/receiving e-mails

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUPH1

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for making calls (including video calls) over the internet

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUSNET

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for participating in social networks (creating user profile, posting messages or other contributions)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUCHAT1

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for instant messaging (exchanging messages)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUIF

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for finding information about goods or services

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUNW1

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for reading online news sites, newspapers or news magazines

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUPOL2

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for expressing opinions on civic or political issues on websites or in social media

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUVOTE

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for taking part in online consultations or voting to define civic or political issues (such as urban planning, signing a petition)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUMUSS1

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for listening to music (such as web radio, music streaming) or downloading music

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUSTV

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for watching internet streamed TV (live or catch-up) from TV broadcasters (such as [national examples])

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUVOD

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for watching Video on Demand from commercial services

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUVSS

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for watching video content from sharing services

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUPDG

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for playing or downloading games

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUPCAST

(optional)

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for listening to podcasts or downloading podcasts

(optional)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

Blank

Option not included

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IHIF

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for seeking health-related information (such as about injuries, diseases, nutrition, improving health)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUMAPP

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for making an appointment with a practitioner via a website or app (such as of a hospital or a health care centre)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUAPR

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for accessing personal health records online

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUOHC

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for using other health services via a website or app instead of having to go to the hospital or visit a doctor (such as by getting a prescription or a consultation online)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUSELL

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for selling goods or services via a website or app

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUBK

Internet use in the last 3 months for private purpose for internet banking (including mobile banking)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUOLC

Internet use in the last 3 months for conducting learning activities for educational, professional or private purposes, by doing an online course

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUOLM

Internet use in the last 3 months for conducting learning activities for educational, professional or private purposes, by using online learning material other than a complete online course (such as video tutorials, webinars, electronic textbooks, learning apps or platforms)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUOCIS1

Internet use in the last 3 months for conducting learning activities for educational, professional or private purposes, by communicating with educators or learners using audio or video online tools

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUOFE

Learning activities the respondent participated in, in the last 3 months, for formal education (e.g. school or university)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IUOLC = 1 or IUOLM = 1 or IUOCIS1 = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUOW

Learning activities the respondent participated in, in the last 3 months, for professional/work-related purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where IUOLC = 1 or IUOLM = 1 or IUOCIS1 = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Internet activities

IUOPP

Learning activities the respondent participated in, in the last 3 months, for private purpose

1

Ticked

Individuals where IUOLC = 1 or IUOLM = 1 or IUOCIS1 = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IGOVIP

Activities via a website or app of public authorities or public services for private purpose in the last 12 months consisting in accessing by the respondent information about himself/herself stored by public authorities or public services

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IGOVIDB

Activities via a website or app of public authorities or public services for private purpose in the last 12 months consisting in accessing by the respondent information from public databases or registers (such as information about availability of books in public libraries, cadastral registers, enterprise registers)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IGOV12IF

Activities via a website or app of public authorities or public services for private purpose in the last 12 months consisting in obtaining by the respondent information (e.g. about services, benefits, entitlements, laws, opening hours)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IGOVIX

Respondent has not accessed any personal records or databases nor obtained any information via a website or app of public authorities or public services for private purpose in the last 12 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IGOV12FM

Downloading/printing official forms by the respondent from a website or app of public authorities or public services for private purpose in the last 12 months

1

Yes

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Collected

0

No

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IGOVAPR

Making an appointment or reservation by the respondent via a website or app with public authorities or public services (such as reservation of a book in a public library, appointment with a government servant or a state healthcare provider) for private purpose in the last 12 months

1

Yes

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Collected

0

No

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IGOVPOST

(Optional)

Receiving by the respondent any official communication or documents sent by public authorities via the respondent’s account on a website or app (name of the service, if applicable in the country) of public authorities or services (such as notifications of fines or invoices, letters; service of court summons, court documents, [national examples]) for private purpose in the last 12 months? Usage of email or SMS based information messages or notifications that a document is available should be excluded.(optional)

1

Yes

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Collected

0

No

Blank

Option not included or Not Stated

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IGOVTAX1

Submitting the respondent’s own tax declaration via a website or app for private purpose in the last 12 months

1

Yes, the respondent did it himself/herself

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Collected

2

No, it was done automatically (by the tax authority, employer, other authority)

3

No, the respondent delivered it to the tax authority in paper format

4

No, someone else did it on the respondent’s behalf (e.g. family member, tax adviser)

5

No, for other reasons (e.g. not subject to income tax)

9

Not applicable

Blank

Not stated

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IGOVODC

Activities via a website or app of public authorities or public services for private purpose in the last 12 months consisting in requesting by the respondent official documents or certificates (such as graduation, birth, marriage, divorce, death, residence certificates, police or criminal records, [national examples])

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IGOVBE

Activities via a website or app of public authorities or public services for private purpose in the last 12 months consisting in requesting by the respondent benefits or entitlements (such as pension, unemployment, child allowance, enrolment in schools, universities, [national examples])

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IGOVRCC

Activities via a website or app of public authorities or public services for private purpose in the last 12 months consisting in making by the respondent other requests, claims or complaints (such as reporting theft to the police, launching a legal complaint, requesting legal aid, initiating a civil claim procedure in front of a court, [national examples])

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IRGOVNN

Reasons for not requesting any official documents or not making any claims via a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months –respondent did not have to request any documents or to make any claims

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVODC = 0 and IGOVBE = 0 and IGOVRCC = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IRGOVLS

Reasons for not requesting any official documents or not making any claims via a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months – lack of skills or knowledge (e.g. respondent did not know how to use the website or app or it was too complicated to use)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVODC = 0 and IGOVBE = 0 and IGOVRCC = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IRGOVSEC

Reasons for not requesting any official documents or not making any claims via a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months – concerns about the security of personal data or unwillingness to pay online (credit card fraud)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVODC = 0 and IGOVBE = 0 and IGOVRCC = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IRGOVEID

(Optional)

Reasons for not requesting any official documents or not making any claims via a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months – lack of electronic signature, activated electronic identification (eID) or any other tool to use the eID (required for using the services) [national examples] (optional)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVODC = 0 and IGOVBE = 0 and IGOVRCC = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

Blank

Option not included

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IRGOVOP

Reasons for not requesting any official documents or not making any claims via a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months – another person did it on the respondent’s behalf (e.g. consultant, adviser, relative)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVODC = 0 and IGOVBE = 0 and IGOVRCC = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IRGOVOTH

Reasons for not requesting any official documents or not making any claims via a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months – other reason

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVODC = 0 and IGOVBE = 0 and IGOVRCC = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IGOVANYS

Respondent has interacted with public authorities

9

IF IU<> 1 and IU<> 2 THEN 9

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Derived

1

ELSE IF IGOVIP = 1 or IGOVIDB = 1 or IGOV12IF = 1 or IGOV12FM = 1 or IGOVAPR = 1 or IGOVPOST = 1 or IGOVTAX1 = 1 or IGOVODC = 1 or IGOVBE = 1 or IGOVRCC = 1 THEN 1

0

ELSE 0

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IIGOVDU

Issues when using a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months – website or app was difficult to use (e.g. it was not user-friendly, the wording was not clear, procedure was not well explained)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVANYS = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IIGOVTP

Issues when using a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months –technical problems experienced when using website or app (e.g. long loading, website crashed)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVANYS = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IIGOVEID

(Optional)

Issues when using a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months –problems in using the electronic signature or electronic identification (eID) (optional)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVANYS = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

Blank

Option not included

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IIGOVPAY

(Optional)

Issues when using a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months – the respondent was not able to pay via the website or app (e.g. due to lack of access to the payment methods required) (optional)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVANYS = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

Blank

Option not included

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IIGOVMOB

Issues when using a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months – the respondent was not able to access the service on smartphone or tablet (e.g. non compatible device version or non-available applications)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVANYS = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IIGOVOTH

Issues when using a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months –other issue

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVANYS = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Interaction with public authorities

IIGOVX

The respondent has not encountered any issues when using a website or app of public authorities or public services in the last 12 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IGOVANYS = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

IBUY

Last purchase or order of goods or services over the internet for private use

1

Within the last 3 months

Individuals where IU = 1 or IU = 2

Collected

2

Between 3 months and a year ago

3

More than 1 year ago

4

Never bought or ordered over the internet

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BCLOT1

Internet use for buying clothes (including sport clothing), shoes or accessories (such as bags, jewellery) from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where

IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BSPG

Internet use for buying sports goods (excluding sport clothing) from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BCG

Internet use for buying children toys or childcare items (such as nappies, bottles, baby strollers) from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BFURN1

Internet use for buying furniture, home accessories (such as carpets or curtains) or gardening products (such as tools, plants) from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BMUSG

Internet use for buying music as CDs, vinyls etc. from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BFLMG

Internet use for buying films or series as DVDs, Blu-ray etc. from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BBOOKNLG

Internet use for buying printed books, magazines or newspapers from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BHARD1

Internet use for buying computers, tablets, mobile phones or accessories from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BEEQU1

Internet use for buying consumer electronics (such as TV-sets, stereos, cameras, sound bars or smart speakers, virtual assistants) or household appliances (such as washing machines) from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BMED1

Internet use for buying medicine or dietary supplements such as vitamins (excluding online renewal of prescriptions) from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BFDR

Internet use for buying deliveries from restaurants, fast-food chains, catering services from enterprises or private persons via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BFDS

Internet use for buying food or beverages from stores or from meal-kits providers from enterprises or private persons via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BCBW

Internet use for buying cosmetics, beauty or wellness products from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BCPH

Internet use for buying cleaning products or personal hygiene products (such as toothbrushes, handkerchiefs, washing detergents, cleaning cloths) from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BBMC

Internet use for buying bicycles, mopeds, cars, or other vehicles or their spare parts from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BOPG

Internet use for buying other physical goods from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BPG_ANY

Internet use for buying any of the listed physical goods from enterprises or private persons (including used goods) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

9

IF IBUY = Blank or IBUY<> 1 THEN 9

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Derived

1

ELSE IF BCLOT1 = 1 or BSPG = 1 or BCG = 1 or BFURN1 = 1 or BMUSG = 1 or BFLMG = 1 or BBOOKNLG = 1 or BHARD1 = 1 or BEEQU1 = 1 or BMED1 = 1 or BFDR = 1 or BFDS = 1 or BCBW = 1 or BCPH = 1 or BBMC = 1 or BOPG = 1 THEN 1

0

ELSE 0

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BPG_DOM

Internet use for buying goods via a website or app in the last 3 months from national sellers (from enterprises or private persons)

1

Ticked

Individuals where BPG_ANY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BPG_EU

Internet use for buying goods via a website or app in the last 3 months from sellers from other EU countries (from enterprises or private persons)

1

Ticked

Individuals where BPG_ANY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BPG_WRLD

Internet use for buying goods via a website or app in the last 3 months from sellers from the rest of the world (from enterprises or private persons)

1

Ticked

Individuals where BPG_ANY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BPG_UNK

Internet use for buying goods via a website or app in the last 3 months from sellers which country of origin is not known (from enterprises or private persons)

1

Ticked

Individuals where BPG_ANY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BPG_PP

Goods bought from private persons via a website or app

1

Yes

Individuals where BPG_ANY = 1

Collected

0

No

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BMUSS

Internet use for buying or subscribing to music as a streaming service or downloads via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BFLMS

Internet use for buying or subscribing to films or series as a streaming service or downloads via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BBOOKNLS

Internet use for buying or subscribing to e-books, online-magazines or online-newspapers via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BGAMES

Internet use for buying or subscribing to games online or as downloads for smartphones, tablets, computers or consoles via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BSOFTS

Internet use for buying or subscribing to computer software or other software as downloads including upgrades via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BHLFTS

Internet use for buying or subscribing to apps related to health or fitness (excluding free apps) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BAPP

Internet use for buying or subscribing to other apps (such as apps related to learning languages, travelling, weather) (excluding free apps) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BSTICK

Internet use for buying tickets to sports events via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BCTICK

Internet use for buying tickets to cultural or other events (such as tickets to cinema, concerts, fairs) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BSIMC

Internet use for buying subscriptions to the internet or mobile phone connections via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BSUTIL

Internet use for buying subscriptions to electricity, water or heating supply, waste disposal or similar services via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BHHS

Internet use for buying household services (such as cleaning, babysitting, repair work, gardening) (also when bought from private persons) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BHHS_PP

Internet use for buying household services from private persons via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Yes

Individuals where BHHS = 1

Collected

0

No

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BTPS_E

Internet use for buying transport services from a transport enterprise, such as local bus, flight or train ticket or taxi ride via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BTPS_PP

Internet use for buying transport services from a private person via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BRA_E

Internet use for renting accommodation from enterprises such as hotels or travel agencies via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

06. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BRA_PP

Internet use for renting accommodation from a private person via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BOTS (optional)

Internet use for buying any other services (excluding financial and insurance services) via a website or app for private use in the last 3 months

(optional)

1

Yes

Individuals where IBUY = 1

Collected

0

No

Blank

Option not included or not stated

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BFIN_IN1

Internet use for buying insurance policies, including travel insurance, also as a package together with for example a plane ticket, via a website or app for private purposes in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BFIN_CR1

Internet use for taking a loan or mortgage or arranging credit from banks or other financial providers via a website or app for private purposes in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

e-Commerce

BFIN_SH1

Internet use for buying or selling shares, bonds, units in funds or other financial assets via a website or app for private purposes in the last 3 months

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_DEM

Use of internet-connected thermostat, utility meter, lights, plug-ins or other internet-connected solutions for energy management for the respondent’s home for private purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_DSEC

Use of internet-connected home alarm system, smoke detector, security cameras, door locks or other internet-connected security or safety solutions for the respondent’s home for private purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_DHA

Use of internet-connected home appliances such as robot vacuums, fridges, ovens, coffee machines for private purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where rIU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_DVA

Use of a virtual assistant in the form of a smart speaker or of an app for private purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_DX

Respondent did not use any of the internet-connected devices for energy management, security or safety solutions, home appliances or virtual assistants for private purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where (IOT_DEM = Blank or IOT_DEM = 0) and (IOT_DSEC = Blank or IOT_DSEC = 0) and (IOT_DHA = Blank or IOT_DHA = 0) and (IOT_DVA = Blank or IOT_DVA = 0)

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_BDK

Reasons for not using any of the internet-connected devices for energy management, security or safety solutions, home appliances or virtual assistants for private purposes – respondent did not know that such devices or systems exist

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_DX = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_BNN

Reasons for not using any of the internet-connected devices for energy management, security or safety solutions, home appliances or virtual assistants for private purposes – respondent had no need to use those connected devices or systems

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_BDK = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_BCST

Reasons for not using any of the internet-connected devices for energy management, security or safety solutions, home appliances or virtual assistants for private purposes – costs too high

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_BDK = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_BLC

Reasons for not using any of the internet-connected devices for energy management, security or safety solutions, home appliances or virtual assistants for private purposes – lack of compatibility with other devices or systems

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_BDK = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_BLSK

Reasons for not using any of the internet-connected devices for energy management, security or safety solutions, home appliances or virtual assistants for private purposes – lack of skills to use those devices or systems

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_BDK = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_BCPP

Reasons for not using any of the internet-connected devices for energy management, security or safety solutions, home appliances or virtual assistants for private purposes – concerns about the privacy and protection of data about the respondent generated by those devices or systems

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_BDK = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_BCSC

Reasons for not using any of the internet-connected devices for energy management, security or safety solutions, home appliances or virtual assistants for private purposes – concerns about security (e.g. that the device or system will be hacked)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_BDK = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_BCSH

Reasons for not using any of the internet-connected devices for energy management, security or safety solutions, home appliances or virtual assistants for private purposes – concerns about safety or health (e.g. that the use of the device or system could lead to an accident, injury or health problem)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_BDK = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_BOTH

Reasons for not using any of the internet-connected devices for energy management, security or safety solutions, home appliances or virtual assistants for private purposes – other reasons

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_BDK = 0

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_IUTV

Internet use on an internet-connected TV in the respondent’s home for private purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_IUGC

Internet use on an internet-connected game console in the respondent’s home for private purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_IUHA

Internet use on an internet-connected home audio system or smart speakers in the respondent’s home for private purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_DCS

Use of an internet-connected smart watch, fitness band, internet-connected goggles or headsets, safety- trackers, internet-connected accessories, internet-connected clothes or shoes for private purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_DHE

Use of internet-connected devices for monitoring blood pressure, sugar level, body weight (such as smart scales) or other internet-connected devices for health and medical care for private purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_DTOY

Use of toys connected to the internet, such as robot toys (including educational) or dolls for private purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_DCAR

Use of a car with built-in wireless internet connection for private purposes

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_USE

Respondent used internet of things

9

IF IU = Blank or IU<> 1 THEN 9

Individuals where IU = 1

Derived

1

ELSE IF IOT_DEM = 1 or IOT_DSEC = 1 or IOT_DHA = 1 or IOT_DVA = 1 or IOT_IUTV = 1 or IOT_IUGC = 1 or IOT_IUHA = 1 or IOT_DCS = 1 or IOT_DHE = 1 or IOT_DTOY = 1 or IOT_DCAR = 1 THEN 1

0

ELSE 0

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_PSEC

Problems encountered with the mentioned internet-connected devices or systems – security or privacy problems (e.g. the device or system was hacked, problems with the protection of information about the respondent and his/her family generated by those devices or systems)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_USE = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_PSHE

Problems encountered with the mentioned internet-connected devices or systems – safety or health problems (e.g. the use of the device or system lead to an accident, injury or health problem)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_USE = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_PDU

Problems encountered with the mentioned internet-connected devices or systems – difficulties with using the device (e.g. setting-up, installing, connecting, pairing the device)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_USE = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_POTH

Problems encountered with the mentioned internet-connected devices or systems – other problems (such as connection problems, support problems)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_USE = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Connection to the internet from anywhere

IOT_PX

Respondent has not encountered any problem with the mentioned internet-connected devices or systems

1

Ticked

Individuals where IOT_USE = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Effect of use

ECO_DMOB

Way in which the respondent dealt with his/her mobile phone or smartphone that he/she replaced or no longer use

1

It is still kept in respondent’s household

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

2

It was sold or given away

3

It was disposed of in electronic waste collection/recycling (incl. leaving it to the retailer to dispose of)

4

It was disposed of but not in electronic waste collection/recycling

5

It was never bought or is still in use

6

Other

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Effect of use

ECO_DLT

Way in which the respondent dealt with his/her laptop or tablet that he/she replaced or no longer use

1

It is still kept in respondent’s household

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

2

It was sold or given away

3

It was disposed of in electronic waste collection/recycling (incl. leaving it to the retailer to dispose of)

4

It was disposed of but not in electronic waste collection/recycling

5

It was never bought or is still in use

6

Other

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Effect of use

ECO_DPC

Way in which the respondent dealt with his/her desktop computer that he/she replaced or no longer use

1

It is still kept in respondent’s household

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

2

It was sold or given away

3

It was disposed of in electronic waste collection/recycling (incl. leaving it to the retailer to dispose of)

4

It was disposed of but not in electronic waste collection/recycling

5

It was never bought or is still in use

6

Other

Blank

Not stated

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Effect of use

ECO_PP

(Optional)

Characteristics considered as important by the respondent when he/she most recently bought a mobile or smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer – price

(Optional)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

Blank

Option not included

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Effect of use

ECO_PHD

(Optional)

Characteristics considered as important by the respondent when he/she most recently bought a mobile or smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer – hard drive characteristics (storage, speed), processor speed

(Optional)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

Blank

Option not included

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Effect of use

ECO_PECD

(Optional)

Characteristics considered as important by the respondent when he/she most recently bought a mobile or smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer – eco-design of the device e.g. durable, upgradeable and reparable designs that require fewer materials; environmentally friendly materials used for packaging, etc.

(Optional)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

Blank

Option not included

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Effect of use

ECO_PEG

(Optional)

Characteristics considered as important by the respondent when he/she most recently bought a mobile or smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer – possibility to extend the life span of the device by buying extra guarantee

(Optional)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

Blank

Option not included

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Effect of use

ECO_PEE

(Optional)

Characteristics considered as important by the respondent when he/she most recently bought a mobile or smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer – energy efficiency of the device

(Optional)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

Blank

Option not included

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Effect of use

ECO_PTBS

(Optional)

Characteristics considered as important by the respondent when he/she most recently bought a mobile or smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer – a take-back scheme offered by manufacturer or seller (i.e. the manufacturer or seller takes the device which becomes obsolete at no cost or offers discounts to the client to purchase another device)

(Optional)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

Blank

Option not included

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Effect of use

ECO_PX

(Optional)

Characteristics considered as important by the respondent when he/she most recently bought a mobile or smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer – the respondent has not considered any of the mentioned characteristics

(Optional)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

Blank

Option not included

9

Not applicable

07. Information society participation

Effect of use

ECO_PBX

(Optional)

Characteristics considered as important by the respondent when he/she most recently bought a mobile or smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer – the respondent never bought any of these devices

(Optional)

1

Ticked

Individuals where IU = 1

Collected

0

Not ticked

Blank

Option not included

9

Not applicable