Current and planned business functions which are outsourced worldwide 2018

This statistic shows the outsourcing strategies for the various business functions as of 2018. During the survey, 74 percent of respondents worldwide stated that they currently outsourced their IT services, and a further 87 percent plan to maintain or increase their use of IT outsourcing in the future.

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Release date

September 2018



Survey time period


Number of respondents

521 respondents

Special properties

business executives

Supplementary notes

The source did not provide the age of respondents or the method of survey.

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