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ICT usage in households and by individuals

The statistics show private persons' access to and use of information technology, such as computer and internet at home, based on age. This survey is common for the EU Member States, which means comparisons between Sweden and other EU Member States can be made on the Eurostat website.

Key figures for Sweden

Seeked health-related information

65 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2021

Sold goods or services

25 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2021

Restricted or refused access to geographical location

57 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2021

Bought clothes

50 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2021

Bought medicine via internet

32 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2021

Checked untrue or doubtful information/content

33 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2021

Statistical news

ICT usage in households and by individuals 2021

2021-11-18

In Sweden, 89 percent of the population aged 16–85 years, corresponding to 7.3 million people, use the internet essentially every day. This year’s survey on ICT usage in households and by individuals shows that one in two people who use the internet have seen untrue or doubtful information on the internet and one in three people have checked the truthfulness of the information.

All statistical news for this statistic

Tables and graphs

Tables in the Statistical Database

Publications

Title Language Type Date
ICT usage in households and by individuals 2021. E-commerce English Report 2021-11-18
ICT usage in households and by individuals 2020 English Report 2020-11-18
Use of computers and the internet by private persons 2016 English Rapport 2016-11-24

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