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Web Use Doubles In A Decade

  • The Drum, Tuesday, May 12, 2015 7:10 AM

The average Internet user is surfing the net for 20 hours a week, twice as much as they would have in 2005. Ofcom research has revealed that Web users (16 years old and above) spent nine hours and 54 minutes online each week in 2005 -- now up to over 20 hours and 30 minutes in 2014. The largest increase was witnessed among 16- to-24-year-olds, with 10 hours and 24 minutes in 2005 almost tripling to 27 hours and 36 minutes by the end of 2014. The proportion of adults using the Web also rose by half from six in ten to nine in ten.

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