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Dutch over-65s improve internet skills - survey

Tuesday 6 May 2014 | 11:36 CET | News
The Dutch are improving their internet skills, especially seniors, according to research by the statistics bureau CBS for the European Commission. The skills covered include the ability to use search engines, e-mail, chat, VoIP and file sharing. Using a search engine was the most common skill among the Dutch, at 92 percent of 16-75 year-olds, while 84 percent said they were able to use e-mail. Making calls over the internet, such as through Skype, increased to 46 percent from 31 percent, while file-sharing rose to 31 percent from 25 percent. While internet skills increased in all age groups,

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Countries: Netherlands
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