Share of internet users who are more concerned about their online privacy compared to a year ago as of March 2018, by region

Global opinion on concern about online privacy 2018, by region This statistic presents the share of global internet users who have some degree of concern about their online privacy compared to a year ago as of March 2018, sorted by region. During the survey period it was found that 42 percent of internet users in Europe were much or somewhat more concerned about their online privacy compared to one year ago. Overall, 52 percent of global internet users agreed with the statement.
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Share of respondents
LATAM63%
APAC61%
Middle East/Africa61%
BRICS58%
Total52%
North America48%
G-8 Countries43%
Europe42%
Share of respondents
LATAM63%
APAC61%
Middle East/Africa61%
BRICS58%
Total52%
North America48%
G-8 Countries43%
Europe42%
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This statistic presents the share of global internet users who have some degree of concern about their online privacy compared to a year ago as of March 2018, sorted by region. During the survey period it was found that 42 percent of internet users in Europe were much or somewhat more concerned about their online privacy compared to one year ago. Overall, 52 percent of global internet users agreed with the statement.
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Release date
May 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
December 29, 2017, and March 5, 2018
Number of respondents
24,750 respondents
Age group
16-64 years
Special properties
internet users
Method of interview
Telephone interviews and online survey
Supplementary notes
Original question: How concerned are you about your online privacy compared to one year ago? - Much more concerned / somewhat more concerned

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