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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
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Contents >> Information technology and Communications >> Adults using the Internet for electronic transactions

During 2002, an estimated 14% of Tasmanian adults (aged over 18 years) purchased or ordered goods or services via the Internet for private use (i.e. shopping via the Internet). This compares to 7% in 2000.

In the same period, an estimated 18% of Tasmanian adults used the Internet to pay bills or transfer funds, compared to 7% in 2000.


ADULTS USING INTERNET FOR SELECTED ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS, Tasmania(a)

Purchased or ordered goods or services for private use via the Internet
Paid bills or transferred funds via the Internet
2000
2002
2000
2002

%

%

%

%

Age group (years)
18-24
8
22
7
24
25-34
11
22
13
30
35-44
10
17
10
24
45-54
6
15
8
16
55-64
*5
10
*5
12
65 or over
-
*1
-
*2
Total
7
14
7
18

- nil or rounded to zero
* Estimate has a relative standard error between 25% and 50% and should be used with caution
(a) Proportions are of all adults in each category.

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


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