World Bulletin / News Desk
Proportion of households with Internet access rose to 47 percent in Turkey and the main reason for households to not to have internet at home is -no need of it- with 27 percent.
According to Turkish Statistical Institute's (TUIK) " 2012 Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Usage Survey on Households and Individuals, 2012" that In 2012, 47.2 per cent of households in Turkey have access to the Internet at home, the number was 42.9 a year ago.
According to the survey that 27.6 of people who were not having access to the Internet at home was because of -no need to use it-.
Accession to the internet of household was 55.5 percent in urban areas and 27.3 percent in rural areas, according to the ICT survey of 2012. 60.5 percent of households living in Istanbul access internet from homes.
In 2012, users of computer and internet calculated as 48 percent between the individuals aged 16-74 and in 2011 this number was 46 percent. 16-24 age groups have the highest proportion of the computer and internet usage.
According to survey's results that high number of Turkish individuals used internet to access read online news, newspapers, magazines or to download.
Every one internet user out of five shops online, with 21.8 percent. In 2011, figures were 18 percent.
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