Internet is being used in 41.6% of homes in Turkey, revealed a survey conducted by TurkStat.
Turkstat-Turkey's national statistics authority, made public the results of a survey titled "2010-Information Technology Usage in Households" on Wednesday.
The survey offers insight into the internet and computer usage in Turkey.
Turkstat figures revealed 41.6% of the households nation wide use internet at home, up from 30% last year while 26.3% of the households do not feel the need to use internet.
According to the survey, ADSL is the most preferred internet access technology with 73.3%.
Results suggest a rise in both computer and internet usage among the population between the ages of 16 and 74, with usage highest in the 16-24 age group.
Computer and internet usage among the male population in the said age group was respectively 53.4% and 51.8%, while 33.2% and 31.7 among the female population. In 2009, usage rates among men were respectively 50.5 and 48.6 and 30% and 28% among women.
The survey showed, in the last three months, 72.8 of the users got online to check emails, 64.2% to post messages in chat rooms, news groups, or forums, 58.8 to read online news or download news, 55.7% to get information in goods and services, 51.2% to download games, music and movies.
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