Nearly 7 in 10 Italian children use internet – study

Tuesday 23 June 2015 | 09:37 CET | News
A total of 68.3 percent of Italian children aged 6 to 17 used the internet in 2014, according to a study conducted by the Children's Ombudsman (Garante per l'Infanzia) and statistics agency Istat. Unsurprisingly, internet use increases with age, rising from 44.4 percent of 6 to 10 year-old Italian children, to 78.0 percent of 11 to 13 year-olds and 90.4 percent of 14 to 17 year-olds. The study also found that well over half of 6 to 17 year-olds (57.8 percent) use social networks and send messages on Facebook and Twitter, with the rate rising to 84.2 percent of 14 to 17 year-olds.

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