In the future, 90% of jobs will require digital skills.
More than 1/3 of the EU’s labour force lack the digital skills required in most jobs.
Only 54% of the people in the EU aged 16-74 can perform basic digital tasks.
The EU faces a critical shortage of digital experts including for cybersecurity and data analysis.
9.4 million ICT specialists are employed (4.6% total EU employment).
Less than 20% of ICT specialists and graduates are women.
Member States have planned €2 billion in European Social Fund Plus programmes and €23 billion in their Recovery and Resilience plans to support the development of digital skills.
Digital Europe invests €580 million to advance digital skills.