Digital Quality of Life Index 2021.
According to the 2021 Digital Quality of Life index, Luxembourg scores high globally in terms of internet quality, e-infrastructure and mobile broadband growth.
What’s the digital quality of life like in Luxembourg? Where does the country stand in Europe and globally?
The 2021 Digital Quality Life index assesses 110 countries on the quality of a digital well-being. The global research, which covers 90% of the global population, is calculated by looking at the impact of five core pillars: internet affordability, internet quality, e-infrastructure, e-security, and e-government.
Luxembourg ranks high in internet quality, e-infrastructure and mobile speed growth
For the first time, Luxembourg has taken part in the Digital Quality Life index. Overall, the country ranked 15th and 10th in Europe in the study conducted by cybersecurity company Surfshark.
In the 2021 index, Luxembourg has the highest internet quality in the EU and the sixth highest in the world. The country also has the fastest mobile speed growth in the world and the second highest mobile internet stability.
As for e-infrastructure, Luxembourg ranks 9th globally, behind Germany and ahead of the UK.
What our researchers say
A post doctoral researcher in the Bioinformatics Core group of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg, Dr Soumyabrata Ghosh highlighted the high digital quality of life in Luxembourg.
“I like Luxembourg a lot. It is a nice and welcoming place to stay. Life is peaceful and internet bandwidth is high.”Dr Soumyabrata Ghosh, researcher in the Bioinformatics Core group of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg
Read Soumyabrata Ghosh‘s complete interview.
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