Typical configuration of internet passwords 2015

Most common configuration of online passwords worldwide as of June 2015

Typical configuration of internet passwords 2015 This statistic shows the most common configuration of online passwords worldwide as of June 2015. During the survey period, 66 percent of respondents used passwords consisting of a combination of letters and numbers.
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Most common configuration of online passwords worldwide as of June 2015

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Share of respondents
Combination of letter and numbers66%
Use upper and lower case letters46%
Use non-alphabetical/numeric characters37%
Avoid using dictionary words or names14%
Substituting numbers for letters12%
Creating passwords based on a mnemonic etc.9%
Spelling words backwards7%
Some other technique2%
None of these12%
Share of respondents
Combination of letter and numbers66%
Use upper and lower case letters46%
Use non-alphabetical/numeric characters37%
Avoid using dictionary words or names14%
Substituting numbers for letters12%
Creating passwords based on a mnemonic etc.9%
Spelling words backwards7%
Some other technique2%
None of these12%
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This statistic shows the most common configuration of online passwords worldwide as of June 2015. During the survey period, 66 percent of respondents used passwords consisting of a combination of letters and numbers.
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