A Multivariate Statistical Analysis of the Information Society in Poland

Justyna Brzezińska


Widespread access to high-speed Internet, user-friendly public e-services and the increasing digital competence of society are the main goals for the coming years according to the latest reports published by the Central Statistical Office in Poland. These goals are included in the Operational Programme Digital Poland. This technological development is also connected with the development of economic areas and public services. The rapidly increasing significance of information and electronic services, and thus the application of information and communication technologies (ICT) in the economy, public administration (central and local), and in the everyday life of citizens has triggered a new transformation trend – a transformation towards the information society. This term describes a society for which the processing of information with the use of ICT solutions creates significant economic, social and cultural value.
In this paper we present the current state, main aspects, vision and mission of the information society in Poland and carry out a statistical analysis of the information society in Poland using multivariate statistical methods. All the calculations are based on data from the Central Statistical Office and they are conducted using R software.


information society in Poland, multivariate statistical analysis, categorical data analysis, R software

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15678/AOC.2018.1905