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Uruguay in the world

United Nations

  • Digital Government Development

    First place in Latin America and 34th place in the world according to the Undesa index.

International Telecommunications Union

  • ICT Development

    First place in Latin America and 42nd place in the world according to the index created by ITU.

Digital Nations

  • Uruguay among the most digitally advanced countrie

    Uruguay was the first Latin American country to join the Digital Nations group.

2010

  • 45%

  • 33%

 
 

2013

  • 65%

  • 55%

 
 

2016

  • 83%

  • 66%

 
 

2019

  • 88%

  • 71%

 
 
  • internet connection

  • Fixed broadband

  • Source: INE-Agesic
  • Frequency of measurement: Every 3 years
  • Observation unit: Percentage

The proportion of homes with an internet connection (any kind) and the proportion of homes with fixed broadband internet connection.

201054%

 

201367%

 

201679%

 

201987%

 
  • Source: INE-Agesic
  • Frequency of measurement: Every 3 years
  • Observation unit: Percentage

The proportion of persons who used the internet in the last three months.

 
 
 
  • Si: 53%

  • No: 47%

  • Source: INE-AGESIC
  • Frequency of measurement: Every 3 years
  • Observation unit: Percentage

The proportion of persons who purchased online, among those who used the internet in the last three months..

Milestones of Uruguay Digital

  • 100%

    Procedures that can be commenced online

    All of the Administration procedures can be commenced online.

  • 100%

    Connected educational centres

    In Uruguay all educational centres are connected.

  • 100%

    Health providers with EHR systems in place

    Eight out of ten health providers have an Electronic Health Record system.

  • 100%

    Connected companies

    All companies across the country have internet.