Internet user penetration Norway 1997-2018

Share of the population with access to the internet from 1997 to 2018 in Norway

by H. Tankovska, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Internet user penetration Norway 1997-2018 There has been an increase in the share of the population with Internet access in Norway, from 13 percent in 1997 to 98 percent in 2018. Similarly, the percentage of households with internet access in Norway also grew significantly. In 2007, 78 percent of the households reported to have internet access, while in 2018 they were 96 percent.
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     Regarding Internet usage frequency in Norway, 97 percent of the respondents reported to be using it once a week and 93 percent used it daily in 2018. Only one percent of the interviewed Norwegians used the internet less than once a week that year. Compared to the other Nordic countries, Norway ranked first by average number of devices with internet access in households in 2018. Norwegians had nearly eight devices per household, while Denmark ranked last with on average 6.83 devices per household.

Where in Norway?

     Overall, all regions in Norway had over 95 percent of their population using the internet in 2018. The regions with most internet users were Oslo/Akershus and Agder/Rogaland where 99 percent of the population were online. There were fewest internet users in Northern Norway, but they were still 96 percent that year.
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Share of the population with access to the internet from 1997 to 2018 in Norway

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