According to the most recent poverty survey in Nicaragua*, 70% of employed Nicaraguans work in the informal sector. This is to say two million people work either for themselves or are sub-employed.
The lack of formal, well-paying Jobs (those which offer a contract, fixed salary, benefits, and social security) has caused the majority of Nicaraguans to create their own businesses or go to the streets to be able to support themselves.
The statistics for “digital illiteracy” in Nicaragua still remain very high. According to the report “Economy of Knowledge in Central America,” our country ranks 131st out of 148 countries in regards to education and access to Information and Communication Technologies. Honduras is in the 99th position on