Internet Use Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: University of California Berkeley
Research Date: June 13th, 2015

Questions: Statistics on how people use the internet ? how many people use the internet for work research ? what percent of people use the internet for product shopping research ?

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Internet Use Survey Statistics (Survey Size: 53,043)
In the past 12 months have you used the internet to do work research?
Yes62 %
No38 %
In the past 12 months have you used the internet for home finances or banking?
Yes50.1 %
No49.9 %
In the past 12 months have you used the internet look for information about a product that you might want to buy?
Yes80 %
No20 %
In the past 12 months have you used the internet to actually buy something?
Yes58 %
No42 %
In the past 12 months have you used the internet to invest money in a stock?
Yes14.6 %
No85.4 %
In the past 12 months have you used the internet to meet new people for social purposes?
Yes15.2 %
No84.8 %
In the past 12 months have you used the internet find information about a health concern or medical problem?
Yes62.2 %
No37.8 %
In the past 12 months have you used the internet to book a flight or other travel reservations?
Yes43 %
No57 %
In the past 12 months have you used the internet to locate someone’s phone number, email, or mailing address?
Yes55.5 %
No44.5 %
In the past 12 months have you used the internet to play a game with someone on another computer?
Yes19.7 %
No80.3 %
In the past 12 months have you used the internet to look for a new job or explore career opportunities?
Yes45.5 %
No54.5 %
In the past 12 months have you used the internet to go to a discussion forum, news group, chat room, or discuss politics?
Yes20.6 %
No79.4 %
Go to a web site to find information about political or social policy issues, current affairs, or political campaigns?
Yes35.1 %
No64.9 %

The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link several billion devices worldwide. It is a network of networks that consists of millions of private, public, academic, business, and government networks of local to global scope, linked by a broad array of electronic, wireless, and optical networking technologies.

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