InteractivesFebruary 3, 2010

Teen and Young Adult Internet Use

A new Pew Internet Project report reveals that 93% of teens ages 12‐17 go online, as do 93% of young adults ages 18‐29. Three quarters (74%) of all adults ages 18 and older go online. Over the past ten years, teens and young adults have been consistently the two groups most likely to go online, even as the internet population has grown and even with documented larger increases in certain age cohorts (e.g. adults 65 and older).

UncategorizedFebruary 3, 2010

Change in internet access by age group, 2000-2009

93% of teens ages 12-17 go online, as do 93% of young adults ages 18-29. One quarter (74%) of all adults ages 18 and older go online.

UncategorizedOctober 21, 2009

Portrait of a Twitter user: Status update demographics

Some 19% of internet users now say they use Twitter or another service to share updates about themselves, or to see updates about others. This represents a significant increase over previous surveys in December 2008 and April 2009, when 11% of inter…

UncategorizedOctober 8, 2009

Adults on Social Network Sites, 2005-2009

The percentage of adult internet users on social network sites from 2005-2009. From Amanda Lenhart’s presentation, The Democratization of Online Social Networks.

UncategorizedOctober 8, 2009

Social networking site users younger than overall internet population

The proportion of age groups in the SNS population compared to its representation in the overall internet population for 2005 and 2009.

UncategorizedMarch 31, 2009

The Mobile Difference – Tech User Types

This table summarizes how the groups use ICTs and group members’ attitudes about them.

UncategorizedFebruary 12, 2009

Twitter users are more mobile in news consumption

Along with communicating extensively via untethered mobile devices, Twitter users are more likely to consume news and information on these devices as well.

UncategorizedJanuary 28, 2009

Generational differences in online activities

Contrary to the image of Generation Y as the “Net Generation,” internet users in their 20s do not dominate every aspect of online life. Generation X is the most likely group to bank, shop, and look for health information online.

UncategorizedJanuary 21, 2009

Reasons people do not have home broadband

Our May 2008 survey asked dial-up users why they do not have a broadband connection at home and our December 2007 asked non-internet users about the reasons they do not use the internet. This table summarizes the results.

UncategorizedDecember 30, 2008

Obama voters expect to remain mobilized

Fully 46% of all Obama voters expect to hear directly from Barack Obama or other officials affiliated with the new administration at least occasionally over the next year, and 15% of Obama voters expect to hear from the new administration on at least…