Household Use of Information and Communication Technology: 2006

Embargoed until 10:45am  –  27 April 2007

Highlights

  • 1.011 million households had access to the Internet at home in the December 2006 quarter.
  • 33.2 percent of New Zealand households had broadband access to the Internet, while 30.9 percent had dial-up access.
  • 69.0 percent of individuals used the Internet in the previous 12 months; 28.6 percent made an online purchase.
  • Almost 2.6 million New Zealanders (80.0 percent) had personal use of a mobile phone in the previous 12 months.
  Graph, Household Access to Internet.
 
 
 
 
 Dallas Welch    27 April 2007
 Acting Government Statistician   Cat 70.923 Set 06/07 – 160