June 26, 2015

Rural Citizens Are Less Likely To Use Internet

Year Urban Suburban Rural
2000 53% 56% 42%
2001 55% 59% 46%
2002 61% 63% 49%
2003 64% 65% 51%
2004 65% 67% 53%
2005 69% 70% 60%
2006 71% 73% 62%
2007 75% 77% 63%
2008 75% 77% 63%
2009 73% 76% 68%
2010 78% 79% 69%
2011 80% 82% 73%
2012 84% 84% 76%
2013 86% 85% 78%
2014 85% 85% 79%
2015 85% 85% 78%

Source: Pew Research Center surveys, 2000-2015.

Pew Research Center