1 Out of 4 Europeans Never Uses the Internet


Almost one quarter of individuals aged 16-74 in the EU had never uses the Internet, according to a recently published Eurostat report. However the percentage of European households with access to the Internet is progressing steadily, jumping from 60% in 2008 to 76% in 2012. What's more, mobile Internet is used by about one third of Europeans, and it is particularly popular among young Europeans (aged 16-24 years) with 58% of them using it regularly. Disparities between European countries still persist, in particular Southern and Eastern countries have a smaller rate of Internet access per household. More on Internet Access and Use in 2012