9.2% of Palestinian households has access to Internet
The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday issued the main findings of the Computer, Internet and Mobile Phone Survey, 2004. According to it, 35.7% persons aged 10 years and over, use computer, 33.3% have access to the internet and 30.0% own a mobile phone.
The survey was implemented in July and August and included a sample size of 7,557 households, 4,992 in the West Bank and 2,565 in Gaza Strip.
Data showed that the percentage of households owning computers amounted to 26.4% (28.4% in the West Bank and 22.5% in Gaza Strip). In addition, the findings indicated that 35.7% persons aged 10 years and over use computer.
As for access to the internet, the findings showed that 9.2% of the Palestinian households has access to the internet (9.8% in the West Bank and 7.8% in Gaza
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