Share of adults tech users in the United States who are confident in the ability of selected institutions to protect their data as of May 2016

U.S. adult tech user trust in institutional protection of private data 2016 This statistic presents the share of adults and tech users in the United States who are confident in the ability of selected institutions to protect their data as of May 2016. During the survey period, social media sites elicited the least amount of confidence from users regarding the ability to keep their data secure.
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Their cellphone manufacturers13%13%43%27%
Their credit card companies15%15%42%27%
Their cellphone service providers15%15%47%21%
Their e-mail providers13%17%46%20%
Companies/retailers they do business with15%21%46%14%
The federal government28%21%37%12%
Social media sites they use24%27%38%9%
Not at all confidentNot too confidentSomewhat confidentVery confident
Their cellphone manufacturers13%13%43%27%
Their credit card companies15%15%42%27%
Their cellphone service providers15%15%47%21%
Their e-mail providers13%17%46%20%
Companies/retailers they do business with15%21%46%14%
The federal government28%21%37%12%
Social media sites they use24%27%38%9%

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This statistic presents the share of adults and tech users in the United States who are confident in the ability of selected institutions to protect their data as of May 2016. During the survey period, social media sites elicited the least amount of confidence from users regarding the ability to keep their data secure.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
March 30 to May 3, 2016
Number of respondents
1,040 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
Internet users and smartphone owners
Method of interview
Telephone interview
Supplementary notes
Data on cellphone manufacturers and service providers based on cellphone owners; data on email providers based on internet users; data on social media sites based on social media users. Data for credit card companies recalculated to exclude “does not apply” responses. Otherwise, refusals and “does not apply” responses not included in this chart.

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