Statistical Office of Montenegro – Monstat conducted two researches regarding the usage of Information-Communications Technology (ICT) in 2015. First includes Montenegrin Citizens, and another legal entities in Montenegro
ICT usage survey which is conducted in households in accordance with the Eurostat methodology, covers households with at least one member aged between 16 and 74 years, as well as individuals of the same age. Interviewed persons could give multiple answers to question related access to devices in households. The survey indicates that there are 99.2% of households with TV set access (in home), 55.9% with computer use, and 94.9% with mobile phone. Proportion of households with computers is increase for 2.2 % in relation to previous year.
The survey on ICT usage in enterprises was conducted on the representative sample of 600 enterprises at the territory of Montenegro. The target group are enterprises with 10 employees and over interviewed by the phone in period from 1st to 15th April 2015.
The aim of the survey is to collect the data on presence and usage of ICT by enterprises in sectors: administrative and support service activities; construction; information and communication; real estate activities; manufacturing, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning; water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities; professional, scientific, and technical activities; transport and storage; wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; accommodation.
In Montenegro, 94.3% of surveyed enterprises reported on the use of computers in their activities. All other data in this release refers only on enterprises which use computers in 2015.
Of the enterprises that use computers in their business, 38.5% answered that employ ICT / IT specialists who have the ability to develop, maintain, manage ICT or IT systems and applications, representing an increase of 0.8% compared to previous year.
When it comes to the Internet, the results of survey show that 99.0% of the enterprises, which use computers, have access to the Internet. Of the enterprises that have access to the Internet, 74.3% enterprises responded that they have website, representing an increase of 1.0% compared to previous year. According to the survey, 69.0% of companies (that use computers in their business) to its employees allow remote access to e-mail system, documents or enterprise applications.