Global data protection and privacy rule awareness 2019, by region

This statistic ranks the share of internet users worldwide who are aware of their country's data protection and privacy rules as of February 2019, sorted by region. During the survey period, 49 percent of respondents in Europe were very or somewhat aware of their domestic data protection and privacy rules. However, only 29 percent of respondents from North America stated the same.

Share of internet users worldwide who are aware of their country's data protection and privacy rules as of February 2019, by region

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Release date

June 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

December 21, 2018 to February 10, 2019

Number of respondents

21,203 respondents

Age group

16-64 years

Supplementary notes

Q35. How aware are you of your economy’s data protection and privacy rules?
Not asked in Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Tunisia
Values may not add up to total due to rounding.

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