Everything nowadays is digital and the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced this trend. We want children and young people to be digitally skilled. But their digital skills are unequally distributed and this is not without consequences. We need digital skill indicators for individuals in order to be better placed to offer adequate support to those who need it the most. Without appropriate indicators how can we be certain about which areas of digital skills require more attention? Or how can we know which sectors of the population are in most need of support?