Age Distribution Of Internet Users In UK

It is a no-brainer that the number of internet users are on the rise, not just in UK, but globally. Refreshingly, a modest level of increase has been coming from the senior citizen population – those above the age of 65 years. According to a recent study conducted by Ofcom on UK Adult Media Literacy, […]

It is a no-brainer that the number of internet users are on the rise, not just in UK, but globally. Refreshingly, a modest level of increase has been coming from the senior citizen population – those above the age of 65 years. According to a recent study conducted by Ofcom on UK Adult Media Literacy, internet users above 65 years have increased from being 6% of all internet users in UK to now constitute 8%. Small, yet significant.

Here is how the age distribution among adult internet users in UK was in 2005
16-24 : 19%
25-34 : 22%
35-44 : 26%
45-54 : 15%
55-64 : 12%
65+ : 6%

This is how the numbers stand in 2009
16-24 : 19%
25-34 : 18%
35-44 : 20%
45-54 : 15%
55-64 : 15%
65+ : 8%


Government Websites Usage Demographics

Pew Internet has published an interesting study that looks into the usage of Government owned websites by citizens. Here are some interesting perspectives into the common demographics of users who access the websites.
82% of American Internet users have accessed a government website in the past 12 months
Gender
Male : 83%
Female : 81%
Race/Ethnicity
White : 83%
Black : 72%
Hispanic […]

Pew Internet has published an interesting study that looks into the usage of Government owned websites by citizens. Here are some interesting perspectives into the common demographics of users who access the websites.

82% of American Internet users have accessed a government website in the past 12 months

Gender
Male : 83%
Female : 81%

Race/Ethnicity
White : 83%
Black : 72%
Hispanic : 78%

Age
18-29 : 83%
30-49 : 83%
50-64 : 80%
65+ : 74%

Annual Household Income
< $30,000 : 70%
$30,000 – $49,999 : 85%
$50,000 – $74,999 : 90%
$75,000 + : 91%

Education
Less than High School : 68%
High School grads : 71%
Some college : 83%
College passout : 93%