Official Statistics of Finland

Use of information and communications technology by individuals

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
The Internet is used ever more commonly with a mobile phone - even for shopping
04 Dec 2018
Eighty-nine per cent of Finns aged 16 to 89 used the Internet in 2018 and 76 per cent used it several times a day. The Internet was most commonly used with a mobile phone, 75 per cent of the population. One quarter had bought something from the Internet with a mobile phone. Eight per cent of Finns had rented accommodation from a private person via online agency sites. Only three per cent had lost data from their phones due to malware.

Next release:
7 Nov 2019

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: 26.6.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/sutivi/index_en.html