Share of adults in the United States who use the internet in 2016, by educational background

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Share of population
Less than HS68%
HS grad81%
Some college94%
College +98%

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The statistic shows share of internet users in the United States in 2016, sorted by educational background. During the survey period, it was found that 81 percent of high school graduates were internet users. Overall, 88 percent of the U.S. adults accessed the internet.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)
Supplementary notes
Who use the internet, email, or access the internet via mobile device.

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