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Networked Canada: Beyond the Information Highway

Technology has transformed the way people communicate. Networked Canada reveals the ICT sector like no other, bringing you the latest research data on information and communications technologies, in the home, at work, in schools and by government. Available in print or electronic version, Networked Canada takes an exhaustive look at the information and communications technology sector for the period of 1993-1999.
The publication contains two main parts:
Part I provides a statistical overview of the ICT sector on the basis of:
  • production
  • employment
  • international trade
  • revenue
  • and R&D expenditure
A summary of international ICT sector comparisons for value added, employment, international trade and R&D expenditure, using recent data published by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is also included here.

Part II focuses on the ever-increasing use of, and access to information and communications technologies in the home, at work, in schools and by governments. It looks at:
  • home Internet use by income, education, age and family type
  • household e-commerce spending
  • the use of ICT by enterprise size and industry
  • the value of Internet sales
  • governments on-line
  • ICT in education
  • and much more
Also included are easy to understand descriptions of the methodology and data sources and a list of contacts to help you make sense of it all.

Whether you’re an analyst, planner, educator, market researcher or decision-maker, Networked Canada will help you understand technology in Canada and support you in harnessing its power to:
  • estimate the needs for programs and services
  • conduct research activities
  • detect emerging market trends
  • and much more
Networked Canada is the most complete research of Canada's evolving information and communications technology sector ever conducted.
Written by Heidi Ertl. Published by Statistics Canada, 2001.

A free copy of the .pdf file can be downloaded from the Statistics Canada website:

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Catalogue No. 56-504-XPE
Price $15.00
Format Softcover
Pages 72
Language English; Aussi disponible en français
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Last modified: March 13, 2002

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