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Croatian men aged 16 to 24 are better than the European Union in primary computer skills – the difference is 12 percent

Eurostat provides data on computer skills based on, among other things, copying or moving file or folder. The percentage of Croatian men aged 16 to 24 exceeds European standards by 13 percent regarding necessary computer abilities. It turns out that Croatian students are better by 12 percent in this discipline than the European average. Croats also have an advantage over Europeans with higher education – 11 percent. Age and sex Among women within an age…

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Mail orders and online shopping grow in the European Union

Mail orders and Internet sales gain popularity among European nations. Since 2010, the volume of mail order and online purchases have progressed by over 75.4 percent over the whole European Union. What is it like in specific countries? Read in the further part of this article. Sales via mail order and Internet have been growing in France, and this tendency is likely to remain during the next years. Nowadays the online purchases or mail orders…

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What are the current reasons for not having Internet?

As strange as it may seem, some houses refuse from having access to the Internet. Eurostat reports that in the whole European Union 28 percent of households do not use Internet due to lack of skills. Another reason for rejecting Internet access is privacy or security concerns which declared 14 percent of households. For some Internet access is utterly useless because of uninteresting content what indicated 47 percent of households. People also claim that costs…

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Is it still worth being self-employed?

Self-employment is a brave move. The Europe 2020 strategy promotes enterprising self-employment activities as well as it strives for better social protection for self-employed workers. We chose a few countries from our databases to check where the highest number of self-employed is. Malta turns out to be a good place for self-employment as registering as self-employed is quite easy particularly for European Union and European Economic Area citizens. The process becomes a bit complicated in…

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