The Impact of the Internet on the UK Economy, Google and BCG Study

Google and the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), conducted an analysis of the impact of the Internet on the UK economy. Here're the the results:In 2009, the Internet contributed £100 billion to the UK economy. That represents 7.2% of GDP.The UK is the number one country in the world for e-commerce and is a net exporter […]

Google and the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), conducted an analysis of the impact of the Internet on the UK economy. Here're the the results:

  • In 2009, the Internet contributed £100 billion to the UK economy. That represents 7.2% of GDP.
  • The UK is the number one country in the world for e-commerce and is a net exporter of e-commerce goods and services, exporting £2.80 for every £1 imported.
  • The Internet economy is expected to grow by 10% per year.

To view a full version of the report, get involved in the debate and have your say in what the UK government should do to help grow the UK Internet economy here.