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Internet use by individuals - Almost 8 out of 10 internet users in the EU surfed via a mobile or smart phone in 2016… Different patterns across Member States in managing personal information

Brussels, 20 December 2016

More than 80% of persons aged 16 to 74 in the European Union (EU) used the internet in 2016, in many cases via several different devices. Mobile phones or smart phones were the device most used to surf the internet, by over three-quarters (79%) of internet users. They were followed by laptops or netbooks (64%), desktop computers (54%) and tablet computers (44%).

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STAT/16/4477


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