Estonia down to 25th in digital economy ranking

30.06.2010, 09:00

The Economist Intelligence Unit and IBM's annual technology benchmarking study on Tuesday ranked Estonia down one place to 25th in the world's "digital economy rankings" among 70 countries.

According to the survey that was previously known as e-preparedness list, Estonia still ranks highest among the Central and Eastern European countries, ahead of Slovenia (29th, Czech Republic (31st), Lithuania (34th) and Latvia (37th).

Sweden overtook Denmark as the leading country, but all Nordic states ranked in the top ten. Finland, Japan and South Korea improved their ranking by six places.

The top 3 of the digital economy list were Sweden, Denmark and the US. Among Central and Eastern European countries, Slovenia ranks 29th, the Czech Republic 31st, Lithuania 34th and Latvia 37th.