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Leading reasons for providing personal data online in the European Union (EU-28) 2015

Leading reasons for providing personal information online in the European Union (EU-28) as of March 2015*

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Release date

June 2015



Survey time period

February 28, 2015 to March 9, 2015

Number of respondents

27,980 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Special properties

residents of the EU 28 member states.

Supplementary notes

* Original survey question was phrased as follows:
"QB3 When online (using online social networks or mobile applications, making online purchases, etc.), you are sometimes asked to provide personal information. What are the main reasons why you provide personal information online? (ROTATE – MAX. 3 ANSWERS)"

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