South Korea

South Korea has made the use of IT in government a key component of its administrative strategy since the 1960s. In 2001 it increased its focus on e-government through specific legislation. Since then it has developed the most advanced e-government services and levels of e-participation in the world, according to the UN.

The 2010 UN Global E-Government Survey shows that Korea ranked first among all the member countries, given the highest possible scores in the categories of Online Service Index and the e-Participation Index. 

1
information system
1 %
population with internet usage
# 3
World e-Gov Index
# 1
Asian Telecoms Maturity Index

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