Pew: 20% of U.S. Adults Don't Use Internet
Problematic broadband gap for the administration's push for broadband-centric government services, By John Eggerton -- Broadcasting & Cable, 13 April 2012. "... If that figure is right, it is a problematic broadband gap for the administration's push for broadband-centric government services, businesses, education, health and energy monitoring, entertainment and just about everything else currently done with bricks and mortar..."
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Last updated: 17 April 2012
Digital differences - Report
by Kathryn Zickuhr, Aaron Smith. Pew Internet and American Life Project, April 13, 2012. "When the Pew Internet Project first began writing about the role of the internet in American life in 2000, there were stark differences between those who were using the internet and those who were not.
Today, differences in internet access still exist among different demographic groups, especially when it comes to access to high-speed broadband at home. Among the main findings about the state of digital access:
One in five American adults does not use the internet. Senior citizens, those who prefer to take our interviews in Spanish rather than English, adults with less than a high school education, and those living in households earning less than $30,000 per year are the least likely adults to have internet access.
Among adults who do not use the internet, almost half have told us that the main reason they don’t go online is because they don't think the internet is relevant to them..."