Concerns about data security of e-government services in Germany 2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey concerning perceived data security threats connected to e-government services in Germany in 2018. Of all respondents with security concerns, 43percent stated that they were afraid of becoming a transparent citizen, i.e. being exposed to omniscient authorities.

What are your concerns regarding data protection/security that keep you from using e-government services (more often)?

Share of respondents
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Release date

November 2018



Survey time period

Calendar week 29 to 31, 2018

Number of respondents

445 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents concerned about data security/protection

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

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