Sunday, March 28, 2004

PEW report about older Americans' use of the Internet

New report from the PEW Internet and American Life report: Older Americans and the Internet

From the report: "22% of Americans 65 and older use the Internet.

The percent of seniors who go online has jumped by 47% between 2000 and 2004. In a

February 2004 survey, 22% of Americans age 65 or older reported having access to the

Internet, up from 15% in 2000. That translates to about 8 million Americans age 65 or

older who use the Internet. By contrast, 58% of Americans age 50-64, 75% of 30-49

year-olds, and 77% of 18-29 year-olds currently go online."

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