Internet use in Spain in 2021: percentage by age

Just a few years in the past, this determine was barely above 80%, however in response to the most recent knowledge out there from the INE, a big a part of the Spanish inhabitants has caught up; particularly after the pandemic. Specifically, in 2020, the 93.2% of the inhabitants from between 16 and 74 years have you ever ever used the web in the final three months. That determine is 2.5% increased than in 2019, and represents a complete of 32.eight million customers.

Up to 45 years, Internet use could be very excessive

The determine additionally comfortably exceeds the European common. Comparing the 2019 numbers (the most recent out there for the EU), we see that the percentage of Internet use in Spain was 91% in women and men, in comparison with 88 and 86 % respectively in the 28 member international locations of the European Union .

The gender hole has additionally been reducing in current years. In 2015 the distinction was 3.2%, and in 2020 it went right down to 0% for the primary time, so there are the identical variety of women and men who entry the Internet.

In the youngest age group analyzed, among the many 16 and 24 years, Internet entry is virtually whole, with a 99.9% of males and a 99.6% of girls. As is regular, with growing age, the percentage of Internet use decreases. The group between 65 and 74 years previous is the one with the least use, with 70.5% of males and 68.9% of girls. In the age group between 55 and 64 years, we discovered the best distinction in the percentage of use between men and women in favor of the previous, exceeding them by 1.7%.

WhatsApp, providers and information, the most important makes use of

Among the actions that customers carry out essentially the most on the Internet is the use of the immediate messaging, calls or video calls, seek for data on items and providers, obtain and ship e-mails, or learn present information, newspapers or magazines on-line.

In brief, we see that increasingly folks use the Internet in all age teams, and the youthful technology is the one which makes use of this expertise essentially the most, in order that in the approaching a long time it’s confirmed that virtually your complete inhabitants will use the Internet. People who’ve grown up with the Internet when younger are nearer to it, and spending a lot time on the Internet permits them to develop into extra aware of it.

The INE survey doesn’t make clear the inhabitants over 74 years of age, which might decrease the variety of the inhabitants utilizing the Internet barely extra, though it might in all probability nonetheless be above 90%. If we take that 90%, we’d have that round 4.7 million folks nonetheless don’t use the Internet in Spain.