Australia: weekly online activities via computer 2016

This statistic shows a ranking of activities internet-going computer users performed online at least weekly in Australia in 2016. During the survey period it was found that 76 percent of the users checked their emails via computer at least once a week.

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

Share of respondents
Use search engines80%
Check email76%
Visit social networks54%
Watch online videos52%
Look for product information35%
Look up maps and directions27%
Listen to music23%
Purchase products/services15%
Play games12%
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Release date




Survey time period

January to April 2016

Number of respondents

741 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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