Introduction. This Researchwill Illustrate How Do People

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Introduction This research will illustrate how do people use the Internet for. It provides research that looks at Internet use, and how these change over time according to www.ons.com ,and other sources. The report focuses on the ages between 2011 and 2016.This report will demonstrate how the Internet is use as follow: by age, by sex ,inactive adults who have never use the Internet/adults who have use the Internet for the las 3 months, by disabled adults who have never use the internet/ disabled people who have use the Internet in the last 3 months, what are the main activities completed online by the adults in United Kingdom as: social media, purchasing of goods and services. Findings According to Office for National Statistics 87.9%…show more content…
Based on the Office for National Statistics disabled people who had last used the internet in the last 3 months are 0.5 million, making up 50.0% of the 0.9 million lapsed internet users. (www.ons.gov.uk ,2016) . Disabled people aged between 16 to 24 have used the internet by 97.3% ,to compare the adults who were not disabled which is represented by 99.4%.We can easily observe a difference of 2.1% between these two groups. Disabled adults aged 75 years and over who have used recently the internet were 30.8%, respective adults who were not disabled 48.1%,the difference is represented by 17.3%. As is above mention, the rate of adults who were recent internet users was boil down for those that were disabled, resemble with those that were not. The percentage express by disabled adults who had used the internet since 2015 in the last 3 months has increased by 6.8% to 8.6 million in 2016,according to Office for National Statistics based on 2016 statistics report. Figure 1: Internet use and non-use by disability status, in UK 2014 to 2016 Note : Graph copied from www.ons.co.uk To mention internet use in the retired category has increased by 19.1% since 2011,to compare those rates with inactive adults is has increased by 13.5%. In 2016 in United Kingdom 82% of adults used the internet almost daily or daily, to compare these statistics with 2015

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