[Air-l] old stats on internet use

Joan Korenman korenman at umbc.edu
Thu Jul 4 18:25:25 PDT 2002

--On Friday, July 05, 2002 10:15 AM +1000 Carolyn Penfold 
<c.penfold at unsw.edu.au> wrote:

> I'm trying to get some info re the state of the internet in around
> 1995. For example What proportion of US homes / businesses etc had
> access then, or even broader like how many connections there were
> in the USA. Also figures for things like what percentage of web
> material at that stage was provided by US. Also, any such figures
> for Australia would be useful. If anyone knows the  figures, or
> could point me in the right direction I'd be most grateful.

You might want to take a look at some of the early GVU User Surveys 
that were done at Georgia Tech beginning in 1994.  They're fairly 
casual in their methodology (I think respondents simply volunteered 
to participate), but you might find the data interesting nonetheless. 
The URL is http://www.cc.gatech.edu/gvu/user_surveys/ .


        Joan Korenman, Director
        Center for Women & Information Technology
        University of Maryland, Baltimore County
        Baltimore, MD 21250  USA
        korenman at umbc.edu

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