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.