IT Use Among Finns Increasing Rapidly

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Helsinki, 20 August, 2004 — IT Use Among Finns Increasing Rapidly

According to a survey conducted by Statistics Finland from 15-74 years olds approximately 2,7 million Finns or circa 70% used the Internet since the beginning of January.

According to a survey conducted by Statistics Finland from 15-74 years olds approximately 2,7 million Finns or circa 70% used the Internet since the beginning of January.

Women have caught up men in the Internet use. About 71% of women and 70% of men have used Internet during last spring.

The number of users has grown among all age groups, however, the use among thos over 50 years of age has increased the most.

In April 2004 nearly 2,4 million or 61% of 15-74 years old had their own e-mail address. Among the youth between 15-19 the percentage was 89%.

Of the parties having their own e-mail address 59% use e-mail daily.

More information
http://www.StatisticsFinland.fi