Harnessing digitalization to reduce waste and promote inclusion. The first Latin American city to upgrade to 100% LED street lighting.

3 / 10

Digitalization Readiness

This well connected city has a high percentage of internet users, who would benefit from a boost in internet speeds.

4 / 10

Digitalization Potential

There is continued potential to reap the benefits of digitalization in Buenos Aires, with further investment in human capital, analytics and strategy.

Sustainability
Sustainability
Mobility
Mobility
Opportunity
Opportunity
KEY FACTS
Urban area 3,221 km2
Population density 5,016 people per km2
Population growth 25% since 2010

Source: Demographia

2019/2010
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How ready is Buenos Aires for digitalization?

Buenos Aires has already used digital technology to upgrade its infrastructure through a smart meter roll out, smart lighting and efficient waste management. Residents of Buenos Aires enjoy high levels of internet connectivity and handset use. Yet its high score in potential indicates there is still a lot to do to support the burgeoning startup scene with better internet and IoT infrastructure.

Scores out of 10
Readiness
Potential
Buenos Aires
3
4
Singapore
8
2
Johannesburg
2
5
Taipei
6
2
Los Angeles
7
5
Dubai
6
3
Berlin
6
2
London
8
3
Bengaluru
4
5

Score breakdown

Take a closer look at Buenos Aires’s scores across the three themes of Expo 2020 Dubai; Sustainability, Mobility and Opportunity.

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