- Business Insider Africa presents 10 African countries with the best digital quality of life index scores.
- The benchmarks measured for this list include internet affordability, internet quality, electronic infrastructure, electronic security, and electronic government.
- This list is courtesy of Surf Shark, a cyber security firm located in the Netherlands.
The digital world is no longer a separate entity; it's intricately woven into the fabric of our lives. This sentiment couldn't be truer in 2023 as we see an increasing number of daily activities transitioning to the digital realm.
Whether it's remote work, online education, or leisure activities, the internet is at the centre of it all. Recognising the significance of this shift, Surfshark's 5th annual Digital Quality of Life (DQL) Index has emerged as a critical tool for assessing the digital well-being of nations.
The DQL Index 2023 examined 121 nations, encompassing 92% of the global population. It assessed each country based on five key pillars, providing a comprehensive view of their digital quality of life: