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The main results of this Eurostat report show that the EU's ICT sector in 2000 was composed of approximately 550 000 enterprises, with 6 million persons employed and value added of EUR 440 billion. ICT services accounted for 75% of ICT employment and value added. The ICT sector represents 3.7% of total employment and value added by the ICT sector was equivalent to 5.2% of GDP in 2000.

The Statistics in Focus series is published regularly by Eurostat and provides up-to-date summaries of the main results of statistical surveys, studies and analyses. It consists of about four to eight pages per issue.

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Authors: GARLAND C, Eurostat, Luxembourg (LU)
Bibliographic Reference: Statistics in Focus: Industry, Trade & Services - Theme 4 - Issue 22/2003, 8pp.
Availability: EUR-OP references: KS-NP-03-022-DE-N; KS-NP-03-022-EN-N ; KS-NP-03-022-FR-N Statistics in Focus can be downloaded free of charge from the Eurostat web site:
ISBN: ISSN: 1561-4840
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