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Individuals using the internet for private purposes

Time series : ICT_HH_1.1.6_en.xls

INDIVIDUALS USING THE INTERNET FOR PRIVATE PURPOSES
(Per cent)
Type of purposes 2020
Communication
Sending / receiving e-mails 43.5
Making calls (including video calls) over the internet, for example, via Skype, Messenger,
WhatsApp, Facetime, Viber, Snapchat
58.5
Participating in social networks (creating user profile, posting messages or other
contributions to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.)
54.7
Using instant messaging, i.e. exchanging messages, for example, via Skype, Messenger,
WhatsApp, Viber, Snapchat
48.8
Access to information
Finding information about goods or services 50.0
Reading online news sites/ newspapers/ news magazines 40.8
Creativity
Sharing or publishing self-created videos, photos, music, texts etc. on a website or via app 23.5
Use of entertainment
Listening to music (e.g. web radio, music streaming) or downloading music 36.0
Watching internet streamed TV (live or catch-up) from TV broadcasters (e.g. A1 Xplore TV, TV Go, Bulsatcom TV, Nova Play) 16.5
Watching Video on Demand from commercial services (e.g. Voyo, Netflix, HBO GO, Amazon Prime Video) 6.1
Watching video content from sharing services (e.g. YouTube, Vbox7) 22.1
Playing or downloading games 11.6
eHealth
Seeking health-related information (e.g. injuries, diseases, nutrition, improving health etc.) 28.8
Making an appointment with a practitioner via a website or app (e.g. of a hospital or a
health care centre, SuperDoc, EasyDoc)
6.5
Accessing personal health records online 10.3
Using other health services via a website or app instead of having to go to the hospital or visit a doctor (e.g. by getting a prescription or a consultation online) 2.5
Other on-line services
Selling of goods or services via a website or app (e.g. eBay, Facebook Marketplace) 6.9
Internet Banking via website or app 12.6
11.12.2020