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ICT usage in households and by individuals

Official statistics of Sweden

The statistics show private persons' access to and use of information technology, such as computer and internet at home, based on age. This survey is common for the EU Member States, which means comparisons between Sweden and other EU Member States can be made on the Eurostat website.

Key figures for Sweden

Seeked health-related information

64 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2022

Made an appointment with a practitioner via a website

47 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2022

Listened podcasts or downloaded podcasts

40 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2022

Bought clothes

49 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2022

Bought medicine via internet

34 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2022

Used internet-connected TV

66 %

16-85 years

Reference period: 2022

Statistical news

Internet use is increasing among older persons in Sweden

2022-11-18

In Sweden, 95 percent of the population aged 16-85, or almost 8 million people, has used the internet during the last three months. The highest proportion of users can be found among persons aged 64 years or younger, but this year’s survey on ICT usage in households and by individuals shows that internet use is increasing also among older persons.

All statistical news for this statistic

Tables and graphs

Tables in the Statistical Database

Publications

Title Language Type Date
ICT usage in households and by individuals 2022 English Report 2022-11-18
ICT usage in households and by individuals 2021. E-commerce English Report 2021-11-18
ICT usage in households and by individuals 2020 English Report 2020-11-18
Use of computers and the internet by private persons 2016 English Rapport 2016-11-24

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