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Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey

  • All data of the Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey are dealt with as an informational basis on which decision-makers in all related government agencies rely for the benefit of the citizen and resident.
  • Your cooperation with the field researchers to collect data for Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey participates in aiding decision makers.
  • Your recognition of the importance of the data and information used in Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey promotes national development.
  • Sound decisions start from accurate information Your cooperation in collecting data through Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey promotes national development.
  • Development depends mainly on data and information. Your answers to the questions of the field researcher of Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey contribute to supporting decision and policy makers.
  • We continue providing statistics and data through Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey to promote developmental decisions.
  • Data provided by the household in Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey helps decision-makers in continuous development and improvement
  • Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey contributes to providing indicators and statistics for decision makers in accordance with the vision of KSA for 2030.
  • Census: Information and communications technology has become one of the key pivots of development and one the major factors in measuring nation progress. That's why we are here today

Cabinet decree No. (211) of 13-1-1437H gave the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) the right to carry out surveys in the economic, social and population fields on behalf of the kingdom and to publish these statistics periodically. Based on this right, GASTAT has installed programs and surveys that aim to create a statistical database in all fields (including knowledge statistics) to promote development of studies that tackle indicators of information and communications technology (ICT) sector and measure the households and individuals usage of this technology. As part of GASTAT surveys, GASTAT is working on Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey 2017 to be the first survey that GASTAT carries out concerning information and communications technology (ICT) as a part of knowledge statistics. This definitely displays GASTAT recognition of the importance of information and communications technology (ICT). Additionally, international recommendations and standards of the International Labor Organization have been taken into account while preparing the survey methodology and designing the survey form.

 

Date of survey:

18/7/2017  –  21/8/2017 

 

 

 

Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey

24000 households

25/3/2015

21 GASTAT researcher and 388 collaborators

Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey Form includes 7 main sections:
Section I: Household Identification Details
Section II: Housing Characteristics
Section III: Data of household accessibility to information and communications technology
Section IV: Data of postal services to households.
Section V: General characteristics of household members.
Section VI: Data of individuals' usage of cell phone and computer
Section VII: Data of individuals' usage of the Internet

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To provide data and information concerning communications and the prevalence rate of computers and inter access, in addition to providing data concerning the usage of computer, Internet, and cell phone;
1. The survey aims to provide data and recent indicators concerning households and individuals ICT usage and access to aid decision makers to identify and measure:
 The availability of information and communications technology devices for households.
 The rate of household access to information and communications technology.
 The rate of using information and communications technology by individuals.
 Age groups that use information and communications technology.
 Educational status of individuals who use information and communications technology.
 Employment status of individuals who use information and communications technology.
 Fields of using information and communications technology by individuals.
 The reasons behind household non-accessibility to information and communications technology.
 The places where individuals use information and communications technology.
 The difficulties that face individuals during using information and communications technology.
 The reasons behind not using information and communications technology by individuals.
 The rate of household usage of postal services.
2. Creating a huge data base to depend on its authentic data in carrying out studies and researches for household and individuals information and communications technology activities;
3. Providing researchers with necessary statistical data about the activities of households and individuals concerning information and communications technology, to make use of these data in researches and scientific studies that contribute to demonstrating and developing the activity in Saudi Arabia.
4. Providing decision makers and policy makers with data concerning information and communications technology for household and individuals;
5. Making comparisons between activities of household and individuals concerning information and communications technology locally, regionally, and internationally;

The survey covers all Saudi administrative regions using a sample of the households in such regions, as they are divided into 13 regions as follows:
1.Riyadh
2.Makkah
3.Madinah
4.Al-Qassim
5.Eastern Region
6.Asir
7.Tabuk
8.Hail
9.Northern Borders
10.Jazan
11.Najran
12.Al-Bahah
13.Al-Jouf

1.Scope: Understanding the statistical needs and defining possible solutions.
2.Design: Designing all subsequent steps of the statistical process.
3.Organization: Preparing and testing all statistical work procedures
4.Collection: Data collection and verification.
5.Categorization: Data processing for converting data from initial data to statistical data.
6.Review: Results verification and explanation.
7.Preparing products to be ready for publication.
8.Evaluation: Conducting a comprehensive evaluation of all stages of the statistical process.
9.Administration: Administering all steps of the statistical process continuously.

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Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey Form
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الرسائل: 
All data of the Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey are dealt with as an informational basis on which decision-makers in all related government agencies rely for the benefit of the citizen and resident.
Your cooperation with the field researchers to collect data for Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey participates in aiding decision makers.
Your recognition of the importance of the data and information used in Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey promotes national development.
Sound decisions start from accurate information Your cooperation in collecting data through Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey promotes national development.
Development depends mainly on data and information. Your answers to the questions of the field researcher of Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey contribute to supporting decision and policy makers.
We continue providing statistics and data through Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey to promote developmental decisions.
Data provided by the household in Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey helps decision-makers in continuous development and improvement
Households and Individuals ICT Access and Usage Survey contributes to providing indicators and statistics for decision makers in accordance with the vision of KSA for 2030.
Census: Information and communications technology has become one of the key pivots of development and one the major factors in measuring nation progress. That's why we are here today
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