Official Statistics of Finland

Use of information and communications technology by individuals

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
One-half of Finns have shopped online in the past three months
07 Nov 2019
Seventy-nine per cent of Finns use the Internet several times per day. Most commonly, Finns use the Internet with their mobile phone (80%). Prior to the spring 2019 Parliamentary elections, 49 per cent of Finns entitled to vote used a voting aid application. One-half (50%) of Finns aged between 16 and 89 had bought something from the Internet in the past three months. Eleven per cent of Finns had rented short-term accommodation directly from a private person through an online marketplace.

Next release:
Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 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: 10.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/sutivi/index_en.html