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Usage of information and communication technologies in households and by individuals, 2017

31.10.2017


According to the data of the State Statistical Office, in the first quarter of 2017, 73.6% of the households had access to the
Internet at home. The participation of households with broadband connection in the total number of households was 67.1% in
2017. Almost all, 91.2%, of the households with Internet access had broadband (fixed or mobile) connection to the Internet.


In the first quarter of 2017, 74.5% of the total population aged 15-74 used the Internet, and 61.9% used the Internet every day
or almost every day.


Mobile phone or a smart phone was the most used device for access to the Internet by Internet users in this period, and mostly
among persons aged 15-24 (91%). Of the Internet users in this period, 82.5% used a mobile phone or a smart phone for accessing
the Internet away from home or work.


Of the persons to have ever used the Internet, 24.8% ordered/bought goods or services over the Internet in the last 12 months,
and the majority of them (64.1%) bought clothes or sports goods.







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