In Europe, there are still a large number of users have never used the Internet. Believe it or not, the most recent data shows that when most of us addicted to smartphones and messaging applications, in Europe there are still nearly one fifth of the people have never used the Internet.
In recent years, due to the widespread of smartphones and applications in the market, the “Internet” concept quickly spreads, smart phones and the Internet applications have made the Internet get rid of the simple form of web browser. Eurostat survey asked users about the situation of using Internet without specifically define the Internet. The survey also asked respondents that what they use the Internet to do to with smart phones, laptops or other devices (sending mail, social networking, playing games or shopping) and other such issues.
Since 2006, the proportion of European claims using the Internet every day, or almost every day increased from 31% to 65%, meaning that there are nearly one third of Europeans still do not use the Internet everyday. However, compared to Iceland, almost everyone uses the Internet, yet most Romanians do not seem to fond of the Internet.
The survey said, in Iceland, only 1% of people claim they have never used the Internet, 94% of people say they use the Internet every day. In Norway, Denmark and Luxembourg, less than 5% of people say they have never used the Internet. In the UK, the proportion of the people claiming that have never used the Internet fell from 29% in 2006, to 6% in 2014.
Romania has the largest number of people without access to the Internet, in this country, about 39% of people say they have never used the Internet. In Greece and Italy, about a third of people claim that they have never used the Internet.