Donnerstag, Oktober 02, 2008

Internet Nation South Korea: Some Fresh Figures (to compare)

77 % Koreans use the Internet (that's about 35, 4 mil.) and spend each week an average of 13.7 hours online

-- 97 % of university graduates
-- 28 % of people who graduated from elementary schools

-- 71.5 % of all women
-- 81.6 % of all men

58 % of all Internet users used Cyworld's mini homepages or blogs

82 % of Koreans in there 20s using Blogs or mini homepages

60 % of all Internet users read newspapers online (I highlighted this for my friends)

82 % of children between the ages of three and nine go online

100 % (nearly) of teens, 20s and 30s access the Web

82 % of those in there forties use the Internet

49 % of those in there fifties go online

according to a survey by Korea Communications Commission and the National Internet Development Agency of Korea.

*) Internet users defined as those who have been online in the past month.

via / more AsianMedia

P.S. für meine deutschsprachigen Mitleser
Und was wir in Deutschland mit unseren Gesetzen und Auflagen als oft 'sozialeren Meetingplätzen' kaputt geregelt haben, ist in Korea populär. Statt zu Hause stundenlang alleine am Computer zu sitzen, oder in Kneipen und Diskos sich das Leben schön zu trinken, zu schlucken oder zu koksen sitzen Korean in their Twenties (76 %) häufig in Internet Cafes