Approximately 50% of all Tasmanians aged 18 years and over accessed the Internet at some time during 2002. The comparable proportion for 2001 was 47% and for 2000 the proportion was 42%.
In 2002, home was the site where adults were most likely to use the Internet. Adults in metropolitan Hobart were more likely to access the Internet from home when compared with adults in the rest of Tasmania who accessed the Internet from home. Over 50% of adults outside metropolitan Hobart did not access the Internet.