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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/09/2002  Ceased
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Approximately 62% of all Tasmanians aged 18 years and over used a computer at some time during 2002.

During 2002, home was the site where adults were most likely to use a computer, with 47% using a computer at home, 37% at work and 38% at other sites.

Among adults aged 18-24 years, 90% used a computer during 2002 and people in this age group were most likely to use computers at sites other than home or work.


ADULTS USING COMPUTERS, Site of access, Tasmania(a)(b)

Home

Work
Other sites

Any site
2001
2002
2001
2002
2001
2002
2001
2002

%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

Age group (years)
18-24
64
62
47
42
77
79
93
90
25-34
47
55
49
50
42
55
75
79
35-44
60
63
53
48
39
40
79
77
45-54
59
52
44
50
31
31
73
68
55-64
26
34
22
27
19
23
42
47
65 and over(c)
na
15
na
*1
na
7
na
17

Sex
Males
47
49
40
39
33
39
65
63
Females
43
45
34
35
36
36
62
62

Level of highest educational attainment(d)
Bachelor degree or above
87
74
77
72
50
57
97
89
Advanced diploma or diploma
63
65
52
57
43
51
86
79
Certificate
42
46
39
36
31
30
65
62
Year 12 or below
36
40
26
28
31
34
53
56

Labour force status(e)
Not employed
27
30
6
8
28
28
39
41
Employed
59
59
61
59
40
45
81
78

Region
Metropolitan Hobart
50
50
46
42
38
40
68
65
Rest of Tasmania
42
44
31
33
32
36
59
61

Total
45
47
37
37
34
38
63
62


na not available
* estimate has a relative standard error of between 25% and 50% and should be used with caution
(a) Proportions are of all adults in each category. Adults could nominate more than one site if applicable.
(b) Access occurred at least once during the 12-month period.
(c) Persons aged 65 years or over not in scope in 2001. Imputed data for this category included in totals and other classifications.
(d) Excludes those who never attended school and where level was not determined.
(e) Labour force status in week before the survey.

Source: ABS data available on request, Household Use of Information Technology Survey.



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