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Gender Internet Usage Statistics
Posted February 20, 2006
The following are results from a survery conducted in December 2005.
. 67% of the adult American population goes online, including 68% of men and 66% of women
. 86% of women ages 18-29 are online, compared with 80% of men that age.
. 34% of men 65 and older use the Internet, compared with 21% of women that age.
. 62% of unmarried men compared with 56% of unmarried women go online
. 75% of married women and 72% of married men go online
. 61% of childless men compared with 57% of childless women go online
. 81% of men with children and 80% of women with children go online.
. 52% of men and 48% of women have high-speed connections at home
. 94% of online women and 88% of online men use email
Source: Pew Internet & American Life