Digital device usage for selected online content activities worldwide as of 1st half 2017, by device

Digital content access of internet users worldwide 2017, by device This statistic illustrates the digital device usage for selected global online content activities as of the first half of 2017, by device. During the survey period, 75 percent of respondents stated that they shopped online via PC or laptop.
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PC/LaptopTabletSmartphone
E-mail 78%25%59%
Online shopping 75%20%43%
Watching movies/videos online 70%26%51%
Reading news 60%21%48%
Online banking 58%12%35%
Using social media sites 57%21%55%
Downloading software/applications 55%19%45%
Using online payment systems/wallets 48%11%29%
Uploading/sharing content 41%13%40%
Online data storage 39%12%29%
Instant messaging/video calling 39%15%43%
Listening to streaming music/radio 34%13%36%
Online gaming 33%12%28%
Visiting adult websites 27%7%17%
Visiting online dating websites/services or apps 20%7%17%
Trading securities/shares online19%5%8%
Online gambling/betting 15%5%10%
PC/LaptopTabletSmartphone
E-mail 78%25%59%
Online shopping 75%20%43%
Watching movies/videos online 70%26%51%
Reading news 60%21%48%
Online banking 58%12%35%
Using social media sites 57%21%55%
Downloading software/applications 55%19%45%
Using online payment systems/wallets 48%11%29%
Uploading/sharing content 41%13%40%
Online data storage 39%12%29%
Instant messaging/video calling 39%15%43%
Listening to streaming music/radio 34%13%36%
Online gaming 33%12%28%
Visiting adult websites 27%7%17%
Visiting online dating websites/services or apps 20%7%17%
Trading securities/shares online19%5%8%
Online gambling/betting 15%5%10%

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This statistic illustrates the digital device usage for selected global online content activities as of the first half of 2017, by device. During the survey period, 75 percent of respondents stated that they shopped online via PC or laptop.
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Release date
October 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
H1 2017
Number of respondents
20,082 respondents
Age group
16 years and older
Special properties
excluding China
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
What activities people perform on their personal devices, when they are online

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