Eleven countries are ranked number 1 in the world, of which six are from Europe, two from Asia, two from Oceania and one from the Americas (Peru).

The report also highlights that Peru climbed 12 positions in the UN’s Global Digitalisation Index, surpassing Mexico and Colombia and placing, for the first time, in the group of world leaders with a very high level of performance in government and digital transformation.

The latest UN Digital Government Development Index ranked Peru as one of the eleven leading countries in the Government Open Data Index. The study assessed the availability of open data both in general and in six key sectors closely linked to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to education, employment, environment, health, justice and social protection.

Along these lines, the UN survey highlighted that eleven countries are at number one in this ranking, comprising six European countries (Estonia, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Portugal and Switzerland), two Asian countries (Singapore and Saudi Arabia), two Oceanic countries (Australia and New Zealand), and one American country (Peru).

Peru not only ranks as the best in Latin America and the Caribbean, but also in the continent, ahead of the United States and Canada.

Results in the global digitisation indicator Peru also ranked 59th out of 193 economies evaluated, climbing 12 positions and achieving an overall rating of very high level of performance, surpassing countries such as Mexico and Colombia. According to the report, this jump has been driven by digital innovation and the development of digital services.

With respect to the Digital Citizenship Participation Index,

Peru is ranked 23rd out of 193 economies evaluated, climbing 32 positions with the second highest growth in the world and ranking 2nd in Latin America and the Caribbean. “Axis 8 of the General Government Policy establishes the commitment to implement a government and digital transformation with equity. Therefore, these results of the UN Digitalisation Index represent a recognition of the sustained effort and commitment of public entities, civil society organisations, the private sector, academia and citizens in the national digital transformation process.

They also commit us to continue promoting concrete actions in all regions of the country to put technology at the service of citizens,” said Marushka Chocobar, Secretary of Government and Digital Transformation of the PCM.

Peru was recently chosen to host the VII Ministerial Summit on Government and Digital Transformation of the Americas precisely because of the sustained growth in international indicators. Likewise, this Summit was declared of national interest by Supreme Decree N°111-2022-PCM establishing the State’s commitment to the national digital transformation process. According to reports from the Secretariat of Government and Digital Transformation of the PCM, to date more than 3 billion visits have been made to the Single Digital Platform Gob.pe and more than 10,000 digital orientation services have been implemented on this platform, which has generated estimated savings of more than 9 billion soles for citizens. Likewise, more than 600 municipalities have implemented digital services of one interaction in the Facilita Peru Platform, the National Digital Security Centre, the National Digital Government Platform and more than 900 layers of geo-referenced information have been published in the Geo Peru Platform. Data:

Within the framework of Legislative Decree N°1412, Emergency Decree N°006-2020, Emergency Decree N°007-2020 and their regulations, the Presidency of the Council of Ministers exercises the steering role in matters of government, trust and digital transformation in the country and has been leading the deployment of digital technologies to ensure inclusive, secure and quality access to the digital environment in all regions of the country to consolidate digital citizenship as established in the General Policy of Government 2021-2026 -2026.

For the results of the United Nations Digital Government Development Index 2022 please visit the following link: https://bit.ly/3LU2pZS

To learn more about Peru’s progress in government and digital transformation, please visit the following link: https://www.gob.pe/gobiernodigital