WASHINGTON: A latest study by the Pew Research Centre’s Internet and American Life Project has revealed that 15% of Americans don’t use the internet.
The study also states that 9% of US adults only use the internet when they are not at home.
The study revealed the reasons why people in the US did not use the internet, which includes 34% of the respondents who think that the medium is not relevant to them and they don’t need it.
13% don’t have a computer while 7% don’t have internet access and 6% said that it’s too expensive.
According to the study, age, income, education level and race have a lot to do with who is and isn’t online as 44% of people 65 or older are not online, compared with 2% of those aged 18 to 29 and those who have not graduated from high school, 41% don’t go online, compared with 4% of those with a college degree.
source : Times of India