Canada: internet activity reach 2012, by household income

Reach of online activities among internet users in Canada in 2012, by household income (in Canadian dollars)

Canada: internet activity reach 2012, by household income This statistic presents the reach of various online activities among internet users in Canada in 2012, sorted by household income in Canadian dollars. In 2012, the statistic found that 74 percent of Canadian internet users with a household income of 85,000 Canadian dollars or higher searched for medical or health related information on the internet.
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Reach of online activities among internet users in Canada in 2012, by household income (in Canadian dollars)

Less than or equal to $30,000 Canadian dollars$30,000 - $50,000 Canadian dollars$50,000 - $87,000 Canadian dollars$87,000 Canadian dollars or higher
E-mail 88.1%90.5%93.9%95.9%
Use instant messenger 41.1%39.5%38.4%40.2%
Visit or interact with government websites 56.3%57.1%63.3%68.1%
Search for medical or health-related information 62.6%60.9%68.8%70.4%
Formal education, training or school work 35.8%31.5%36.3%40.4%
Travel information or making travel arrangements 48.3%56.7%67.4%78.9%
Search for employment 43%36.5%36%31.8%
Electronic banking 61.8%64.1%72.4%80.7%
Research investments 15.5%21.3%25.5%35%
Read or watch the news 64.1%65.9%71.3%75.6%
Research community events 50.1%50.7%58.5%64.8%
Window shop or browse for information on goods and services 65.5%69%79.1%83.7%
Sell goods or services (through auction sites) 17.2%18.6%26.1%26.4%
Use social networking sites 68.8%65.7%66.9%67.1%
Contribute content or participate in discussion groups 23.7%22.1%24.5%24.9%
Play online games 39.6%35.6%35.2%32.4%
Obtain or save music (free or paid downloads) 44.5%46.2%49.7%56.2%
Obtain or save software (free or paid downloads) 32.5%33.1%37.1%44.5%
Listen to radio online 33.9%34.1%39.1%41.8%
Download or watch television online 37.4%33.7%39.2%42.9%
Download or watch movies or video clips online 50.9%48.8%53.9%59%
Make telephone calls online39%37.5%42.7%49.2%
Less than or equal to $30,000 Canadian dollars$30,000 - $50,000 Canadian dollars$50,000 - $87,000 Canadian dollars$87,000 Canadian dollars or higher
E-mail 88.1%90.5%93.9%95.9%
Use instant messenger 41.1%39.5%38.4%40.2%
Visit or interact with government websites 56.3%57.1%63.3%68.1%
Search for medical or health-related information 62.6%60.9%68.8%70.4%
Formal education, training or school work 35.8%31.5%36.3%40.4%
Travel information or making travel arrangements 48.3%56.7%67.4%78.9%
Search for employment 43%36.5%36%31.8%
Electronic banking 61.8%64.1%72.4%80.7%
Research investments 15.5%21.3%25.5%35%
Read or watch the news 64.1%65.9%71.3%75.6%
Research community events 50.1%50.7%58.5%64.8%
Window shop or browse for information on goods and services 65.5%69%79.1%83.7%
Sell goods or services (through auction sites) 17.2%18.6%26.1%26.4%
Use social networking sites 68.8%65.7%66.9%67.1%
Contribute content or participate in discussion groups 23.7%22.1%24.5%24.9%
Play online games 39.6%35.6%35.2%32.4%
Obtain or save music (free or paid downloads) 44.5%46.2%49.7%56.2%
Obtain or save software (free or paid downloads) 32.5%33.1%37.1%44.5%
Listen to radio online 33.9%34.1%39.1%41.8%
Download or watch television online 37.4%33.7%39.2%42.9%
Download or watch movies or video clips online 50.9%48.8%53.9%59%
Make telephone calls online39%37.5%42.7%49.2%
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This statistic presents the reach of various online activities among internet users in Canada in 2012, sorted by household income in Canadian dollars. In 2012, the statistic found that 74 percent of Canadian internet users with a household income of 85,000 Canadian dollars or higher searched for medical or health related information on the internet.
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