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Individuals using the internet by purposes

Time series : ICT_HH_1.1.6_en_purp.xls

(Per cent)
Purposes 2023
Sending / receiving e-mails 45.1
Making calls (including video calls) over the internet, for example, via Skype, Messenger, WhatsApp, Facetime, Viber, Snapchat, Zoom, MS Teams, Webex 69.0
Participating in social networks (creating user profile, posting messages or other contributions to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok etc.) 64.2
Using instant messaging, i.e. exchanging messages, for example, via Skype, Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber, Snapchat, Discord, Telegram 65.4
Access to information
Reading online news sites / newspapers / news magazines 59.0
Seeking health-related information (e.g. injuries, diseases, nutrition, improving health, etc.) 43.1
Finding information about goods or services 50.7
Civic and political participation
Expressing opinions on civic or political issues on websites or in social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube) 17.2
Taking part in online consultations or voting to define civic or political issues (e.g. urban planning, signing a petition) 6.8
Professional life
Looking for a job or sending a job application 8.1
Other on-line services
Selling of goods or services via a website or app (e.g. eBay, Facebook Marketplace, shpock) 8.6
Internet banking (including mobile banking) 23.4