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  • Internet Access, 2000-20005, Pew Internet, Digital Divisions (Oct. 2005) http://www.pewinternet.org/pdfs/PIP_Digital_Divisions_Oct_5_2005.pdf.
  • Households with a computer and internet access by selected characteristics, 2003 Computer and Internet Use in the United States : 2003, US Census (October 2005)
  • Pew Internet Project, Internet: The Mainstreaming of Online Life p. 60 Demographics, education, gender, ethnicity
  • Most Active Web Users are Young, Affluent, Clickz 1/7/2005
  • Households

    Quantitative Use

  • Frequency of Use
  • Vermont Residents' frequency of Internet use
  • Last use of the Internet Percent
    Today
    46.4
    Last 7 days
    20.2
    Last 30 days
    3.7
    Last 3 months
    1.0
    Last 6 months
    2.5
    Last year
    0.2
    > 1 year
    1.7
    Never
    23.7
    Don't Know
    0.5
    Vermont Telecommunications Plan, Sept 2004 p 4-24
  • Hours Online
  • Child Work Around Web Controls, BBC 3/18/9 ("UK parents believe their children are online for 18.8 hours per week. The true figure is 43.5 hours." "Kids spend 2x as much time online as their parents think")
  • Internet Captures Half of Spare Time, Emarketer 5/15/2007
  • Web Usage Growth Flatlines in U.S., Other Mature Markets, ClickZ March 21, 2005
  • Harris Poll #63 (Sept. 8, 2004) (adults) Average (Mean) Hours Per Week Spent Online ; The Harris Poll® #8, February 5, 2003 Those with Internet Access to Continue to Grow but at a Slower Rate
  • Aug. 2004: 8
  • Dec. 2003: 9
  • Dec. 2002: 7
  • Mar. 2002: 8
  • Oct. 2001: 7
  • Apr. 2001: 7
  • Nov. 2000: 7
  • May 2000: 7
  • Dec. 1999: 7
  • Hours per week at 12.5 from any location as of Feb 2004. BB users on 17.3 hours per week vs 10.6 for dialup. Jeffrey Cole, Surveying the Digital Future: The Impact of the Internet, USC Annenberg
  • UCLA World Internet Project Report, UCLA 2/18/2004 PPT (11.6 hours)
  • Year Three of the UCLA Internet Report, UCLA p. 22  (Jan. 2003
  • Weekly Hours Online
  • 2000:  9.4
  • 2001  9.8
  • 2002:  11.1
  • Weekly Hours Online 2002 By Experience
  • Less than 1 year:  5.5
  • 1 to 2 years:  6.7
  • 2 to 4:  9.2
  • 4 to 6:  10.9
  • 6 or more years: 15.8
  • Broadband Users Pull Ahead in Online Hours, Cyberatlas March 5, 2002 (stats on what people are doing on broadband internet)
  • BROADBAND NET SURFING ACCOUNTS FOR MORE THAN HALF OF ALL TIME SPENT ONLINE, ACCORDING TO NIELSEN//NETRATINGS March 2002
  • Broadband Users Pull Ahead in Online Hours Cyberatlas March 2002
  • Half of PC Time Spent Online Cyberatlas 1999
  • Gender

  • Pew Internet Project, Internet: The Mainstreaming of Online Life p. 60 Growth of Internet Usage by Gender
  • UCLA World Internet Project Report, UCLA 2/18/2004 "In the United States, 73.1 percent of men use the Internet compared to 69 percent of women — about half the average gap of countries in the UCLA World Internet Project." Includes Intl stats  PPT
  • Year Three of the UCLA Internet Report, UCLA p. 21  (Jan. 2003)
  • UN Conference on Trade and Development Ecommerce and Development Report 2002 (Gender, Ecommerce, and Development, Chapter 3)
  • US Women's Net Use Grows, Newsbytes 1/18/02
  • More women heading home to surf, CNET 1/18/02
  • Study: Women top Web holiday spenders, CNN 1/4/02
  • Women surpass men as e-shoppers during the Holidays January 1, 2002, Pew 1/4/02
  • Women catch up on net use, BBC 12/18/01
  • Location of Interner Usage

    • Location of Interner Usage in past 12 months. Vermont Telecommunications Plan, Sept 2004 p. 4-33
    •   Percentage
      Home
      83.7
      Work
      52.0
      Friend / Neighbor / Relative
      30.7
      School / College
      18.9
      Library
      13.9
      Govt Office
      2.0
      Senior Center
      1.4
      Restaurant
      1.0
      Place of Worship
      0.7
      Other Business
      3.7
      Other
      1.4

    Interest in seeing more public Internet terminals: Yes 27.2 : No 42.1 : Dont Know 30.7 Vermont Telecommunications Plan, Sept 2004 p. 4-33

    Schools & Libraries

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    Rural v Urban | Digital Divide


    Volume I: Surveying the Divide Prepared for  The Congressional Research Service By The LBJ School of Public Affairs
    The University of Texas at Austin (August 2004)
    Table 1: Internet Use by Geographical Location

    December 1998 August 2000 September 2001
    Rural 29.3 42.5 52.9
    Urban 33.9 45.0 54.2
    - Not Central City 36.1 47.9 57.4
    - Central City 30.6 40.6 49.1
    Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Computer and Internet Use Supplements, Current Population Survey, December 1998, August 2000, September 2001.
  • Internet Use 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001

    ¨Source: NTIA and ESA, U.S. Department of Commerce, using U.S. Census Bureau Current Population Survey Supplements¨
    A Nation Online: How Americans Are Expanding Their Use Of The Internet, NTIA Chapt 2, 2/4/02
    Figure 2-3: Growth in Internet Use by Family Income, Percent of Persons Age 3 + (Annual Rate)
    December 1998 to September 2001
    Source: NTIA and ESA, U.S. Department of Commerce, using U.S. Census Bureau Current Population Survey Supplements¨
    A Nation Online: How Americans Are Expanding Their Use Of The Internet, NTIA Chapt 2, 2/4/02
    Figure 1-1: Percent of U.S. Households with a Computer and Internet Connections, Selected Years 
    Source: NTIA and ESA, U.S. Department of Commerce, using U.S. Census Bureau Current Population Survey Supplements¨
    A Nation Online: How Americans Are Expanding Their Use Of The Internet, NTIA Chapt 1, 2/4/02

    Figure 1-4: Different Perspectives on Internet Access and Use

    Source: NTIA and ESA, U.S. Department of Commerce, using U.S. Census Bureau Current Population Survey Supplements¨
    A Nation Online: How Americans Are Expanding Their Use Of The Internet, NTIA Chapt 1, 2/4/02
  • Ethnicity

    States

  • Vermont Residents' who have Internet access at home: No: 34% - Yes: 66% - Refused: 0% Vermont Telecommunications Plan, Sept 2004 p. 4-25
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