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Individuals using the internet for private purposes

Time series : ICT_HH_1.1.6_en.xls

(Per cent)
Purposes 2021
Sending / receiving e-mails 43.5
Making calls (including video calls) over the internet, for example, via Skype, Messenger, WhatsApp, Facetime, Viber, Snapchat 63.4
Participating in social networks (creating user profile, posting messages or other contributions to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.) 60.0
Using instant messaging, i.e. exchanging messages, for example, via Skype, Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber, Snapchat 56.5
Access to information
Reading online news sites / newspapers / news magazines 54.4
Seeking health-related information (e.g. injuries, diseases, nutrition, improving health, etc.) 36.0
Finding information about goods or services 45.7
Civic and political participation
Expressing opinions on civic or political issues on websites or in social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube) 15.1
Taking part in online consultations or voting to define civic or political issues (e.g. urban planning, signing a petition) 4.0
Professional life
Looking for a job or sending a job application 6.7
Other on-line services
Selling of goods or services via a website or app (e.g. eBay, Facebook Marketplace, shpock) 6.2
Internet banking (including mobile banking) 14.9