A quarter of Europeans have never used the internet

A quarter of Europeans have never used the internet24 percent of people in the European Union have never in my life did not have access to the Internet. In 2006, their share was 46 percent. This was reported in the press release of Eurostat.

Countries in which most people never goes online to become Romania, Bulgaria and Greece (54, 46 and 45 percent, respectively). In Sweden, by contrast, have never used the internet for only 5 percent of the adult population. It is followed by Denmark and the Netherlands with 7 percent.

The study authors suggest that by 2015 the number of people who never had access to the network to drop the EU average of 15 percent.

In addition, the present data on the penetration of e-commerce in the EU. The most popular online services have appeared in the UK, 82 percent of Internet users that have ever made a purchase on the web over the last year. It is followed by Denmark and Germany (77 percent), while the average in Europe is 58 percent.

In the statistics only considered citizens aged 16 to 74 years. Complete statistics published on the European Union. A total of 27 countries of the European Union as of 2010 there were more than 500 million people.