42.9 pct of homes in Turkey use internet

TurkStat figures revealed 42.9 percent of households nationwide use the Internet at home in April 2011, up from the same month of last year.

42.9 pct of homes in Turkey use internet

42.9 percent of homes in Turkey are connected to the Internet, revealed a survey conducted by TurkStat.

Turkstat-Turkey's national statistics authority, made public the results of a survey titled "2011-Information Technology Usage in Households" on Thursday.

The survey which was conducted in April offers insight into the internet and computer usage in Turkey.

TurkStat figures revealed 42.9 percent of households nationwide use the Internet at home in April 2011, up from the same month of last year. The figure was 41.6 percent in April 2010.

According to the survey, ADSL is the most preferred connection speed.

The results suggest a rise in both computer and Internet usage among 16 to 74-year-olds, with usage highest in the 16-24 age group. Computer and Internet usage among the male population in the said age groups was 56.1 and 54.9 percent, respectively, while this was 36.9 percent and 35.3 percent for the female population.

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