Official Statistics of Finland

Use of information and communications technology by individuals

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Use of the Internet for following the media and for communication has increased
10 Nov 2020
Eighty-two per cent of Finns aged 16 to 89 used the Internet several times a day in 2020. The share increased by three percentage points from the previous year. Using the Internet several times a day increased particularly in the two oldest age groups of the survey, among those aged 65 to 74 by six percentage points and among those aged 75 to 89 by seven percentage points. The share of Internet users of the population grew by two percentage points from the previous year to 92 per cent. These data appear from Statistics Finland's 2020 survey on use of information and communications technology by individuals.

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: 23.10.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/sutivi/index_en.html