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The computer literacy has improved in 1H - 2021 but resource disparity continue

OtherMar 27, 2022
The computer literacy has improved in 1H - 2021 but resource disparity continue

Computer literacy across the country was 25% in 2014 and it has reached 35% by 1H of 2021. In 2021, at least one computer was available in 23.5% of the households in the country. This percentage is 37% in the western province which was 34% in 2014. In the least developed province such as Uwa, the percentage is 11.70% in 2021 compared with 10% in 2014. East province it was 13.5% in 2014 but fallen to 11.4% in 2021 first half.

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