Share of internet users in the United States who have shared passwords to online accounts with friends or family as of May 2016, by age group

U.S. internet users sharing passwords with friends and family 2016 This statistic shows the share of internet users in the United States who have shared passwords to their online accounts with friends and family as of May 2016, by age group. During the survey period, 74 percent of respondents aged 65 and above had not shared online passwords with family and friends.
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Have sharedHave not shared
All adults41%59%
18-2956%44%
30-4941%59%
50-6435%65%
65+25%74%
Have sharedHave not shared
All adults41%59%
18-2956%44%
30-4941%59%
50-6435%65%
65+25%74%
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This statistic shows the share of internet users in the United States who have shared passwords to their online accounts with friends and family as of May 2016, by age group. During the survey period, 74 percent of respondents aged 65 and above had not shared online passwords with family and friends.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
March 30 to May 3, 2016
Number of respondents
1,040 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
Internet users and smartphone owners
Method of interview
Telephone interview

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