Digital gaps in the Global South

June 14, 2024

Data are necessary inputs for evidence-based decision-making. It is increasingly common for countries to use information to better understand the present and project into the future. In a globalized world, closing digital gaps to achieve sustainable development becomes relevant. 

This infographic presents an overview of digital gaps in the Global South.

Sources

CEPAL. “CEPAL llama a cerrar la brecha digital de género.” CEPAL, 08 03 2023, CEPAL llama a cerrar la brecha digital de género. Accessed 30 05 2024.

International Telecommunication Union (ITU). “Time series of ICT data for the world, by geographic regions, by urban/rural area and by level of develop​ment​​.” Statistics, 12 09 2023, https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Statistics/Documents/facts/ITU_regional_global_Key_ICT_indicator_aggregates_Nov_2023.xlsx. Accessed 30 05 2024.

UNESCO. “Bridging the Digital Divides.” UNESCO, 19 October 2023, https://www.unesco.org/en/articles/bridging-digital-divides. Accessed 5 June 2024.

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