Cultural participation in information networks 

Updated: 7.12.2015 - Next update: 16.11.2016

Internet use outside home and work becoming more common

Corrected on 14 June 2012. The corrections are indicated in red.

The Internet is a daily tool for increasingly more people. According to Statistics Finlands survey, as many as 89 per cent of those aged 16 to 74 use the Internet and three out of four use it daily. Forty-three per cent of persons entitled to vote used an election engine before the latest elections. Smartphones are purchased most by persons aged under 45 and men, on the other hand.

Statistical release

Statistics Finland / Use of information and communications technology

Description of indicator

The purpose of the survey on Use of information and communications technology is to produce data about ICT usage in households and by individuals. The data are used for the development projects of Finnish information society and for compiling pan-European information society indicators.