30 December 2013

79% of Maltese households have broadband connection

MaltaToday 24/12/2013: Malta is performing better than the EU average in terms of usage amongst those with medium and higher levels of education and by the younger generations as shown in Figure 1 below.  On the downside however, internet use amongst the least educated and the older generation remains considerably lower than that reported across the EU.

As a result of this gap, 66% of Maltese reported to have connected once a week or more, against 72% of Europeans.

In terms of use by gender, whilst females are the most avid users in the lower age brackets, this trend is reversed amongst the older generations, with more males making frequent use of the Internet. This trend, which is...read on.