Dutch youths are above all in communications digital skills

Dutch youths have become in the last four year digital decisive. Especially in the field of communication, many young people more than basic. 94 percent of the group under 25 can cope with Internet calling and social networking is evident from figures published Tuesday by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).

Dutch youths have become in the last four year digital decisive. Especially in the field of communication, many young people more than basic. 94 percent of the group under 25 can cope with Internet calling and social networking is evident from figures published Tuesday by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).

CBS looked at the digital literacy of young people in the field of digital communication, information, online services and software.

Between 2015 and 2019, a growing proportion of young people with the basic skills in these areas from 63 to 72 percent. For those 25 years and older was the percentage in the same period from 34 to 41 percent.

In the software area – as well as programming using software – has 83 per cent of young people across more than basic skills. Dutch youths do compare relatively well with other young people in the European Union. Only Croatian youth do better.

CBS used a method which is used in 27 EU countries. The statistics bureau in the study found no differences between boys and girls.

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