Online activities performed weekly on personal computers in United States, as of 2016

United States: weekly online activities via computer 2015 This statistic shows a ranking of activities internet-going computer users performed online at least weekly in the United States in 2016. During the survey period 59 percent of the users checked their emails via computer at least once a week.
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Share of respondents
Use search engines60%
Check email59%
Watch online videos42%
Visit social networks41%
Look for product information32%
Listen to music25%
Look up maps and directions18%
Purchase products/services12%
Play games10%
Share of respondents
Use search engines60%
Check email59%
Watch online videos42%
Visit social networks41%
Look for product information32%
Listen to music25%
Look up maps and directions18%
Purchase products/services12%
Play games10%
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This statistic shows a ranking of activities internet-going computer users performed online at least weekly in the United States in 2016. During the survey period 59 percent of the users checked their emails via computer at least once a week.
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Release date
2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
January to April 2016
Number of respondents
646 respondents
Age group
16 years and older
Special properties
internet users / computer users
Method of interview
Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)
Supplementary notes
The original survey question was phrased by the source as follows: "How often do you - through your web browser or apps - ... on a computer?"

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