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ICT usage in households and by individuals

Upcoming publishing: 2020-11-18

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

Internetaccess at home

95 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2019

Used the internet several times during the day

84 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2019

Bought food or groceries online

19 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2019

Received fradulent messages (Phishing)

37 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2019

Due to security concerns prevented to provide personal information on social networks

35 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2019

Instant messaged online

67 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2019

Statistical news

ICT usage in households and by individuals 2019

2019-11-22

This year’s survey shows that 95 percent of Sweden’s population, that is, 7.7 million persons aged 16 to 85, had access to the internet in 2019. In the past year, nearly 200 000 persons experienced economic loss as a result of identity theft, e-mails from fraudsters, or redirects to fake websites.

All statistical news for this statistic

Tables and graphs

Tables in the Statistical Database

Publications

Title Language Type Date
Use of computers and the internet by private persons 2016 English Rapport 2016-11-24

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