Surfing at home preferred by most in Europe

About 36 percent of Europeans in the EU 25 prefer to surf the Internet at home, while another 19 percent would rather do it at work. About 69 percent of Swedes would also rather navigate the Web at home, as would 68 percent of Danes and 62 percent of Norwegians. Home Internet usage is lowest in Poland (16 percent), Hungary (14 percent) and Greece (12 percent). Most Danes – 53 percent – would rather use the Internet at work, as would 41 percent of Norwegians, 37 percents of Finns and Swedes. Only 9 percent of Greeks and Poles surf the Web at work. About 8 percent of users in the EU 25 browsed the websites of educational institutes and libraries on the Internet. That includes some 16 percent of Finns,13 percent of Norwegians and 12 percent of Danes and Estonians. Greeks and Italians are last in this category: Only 4 percent of their populations browsed educational websites.

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