ZEW ICT Survey

Data Types and Keywords

  • Data type: individual business data
  • Keywords: information and communication technologies (ICT), panel data


In 2002, the first wave of the ZEW ICT (information and communication technologies) survey took place (CATI). Further surveys were conducted in 2004, 2007 and most recently in 2010. About 4,400 German firms from the manufacturing and from selected service sectors with at least five employees were interviewed. The aim of the survey is to obtain a representative overview of the usage and diffusion of information and communication technologies in German firms and to analyse the impact of ICT on the firms.

ZEW Researchers/Data Compilers

Prof. Dr. Irene Bertschek