Official Statistics of Finland

Use of information and communications technology by individuals

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Mobile phone is becoming increasingly popular for using the Internet - use purposes are diversifying
22 Nov 2017
Eighty-eight per cent of Finnish residents used the Internet in 2017. Almost everybody aged 55 or under used the web. Seventy-three per cent were online several times a day. Five per cent of Finns aged 16 to 89 had rented accommodation from a private person through online marketplaces. Seventy-seven per cent of Finns have a smartphone in their personal use and the mobile phone is the most popular device for using the web. The popularity of social media services has grown further while that of blogs and chat groups has waned.

Next release:
Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 2017.

Description: The purpose of the survey on Use of information and communications technology is to produce data about ICT usage in households and by individuals. The data are used for the development projects of Finnish information society and for compiling pan-European information society indicators.
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Keywords: communication technology, computers, data protection, data security, domestic appliances, electronic commerce, information society, information technology, internet, mobile phones, online studying, social media, telephones.
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Change: Survey on use of information and communications technology by individuals moved to a mixed-mode data collection and the data weighting method was renewed
14 Dec 2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Use of information and communications technology by individuals [e-publication].
ISSN=2341-8710. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.11.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/sutivi/index_en.html

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