[Air-L] percentage of Internet access?

Peter Timusk ptimusk at sympatico.ca
Sun Dec 14 06:30:09 PST 2008


Searching www.statcan.gc.ca for the term "Internet use" shows these  
data tables

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/stcsr/query.html?qt=internet 
+use&searchbut01=Search&col=alle&ht=0&qp=%2Btopic% 
3A113113165&qs=&qc=0&pw=100% 
25&la=en&qm=1&st=1&oq=&rq=0&si=0&rf=0&style=emp

Searching analytic articles shows these articles. Note Barry Wellman  
has a paper at the top meaning the most recent paper using Statistics  
Canada data.

http://cansim2.statcan.gc.ca/cgi-win/cnsmcgi.pgm? 
Lang=E&AS_Sort=0&ChunkStart=1&ChunkSize=25&ResultTemplate=%2FStu-Etu% 
2FStu- 
Etu1&AS_Action=Find&AS_Theme=-1&AS_Date=.&AS_Ser=.&AS_Auth=.&AS_Univ=1&A 
S_Srch=Internet+use&AS_Btn=Search

Searching publications again at Statistics Canada again for the term  
"Internet use" shows these publications

http://cansim2.statcan.gc.ca/cgi-win/cnsmcgi.pgm? 
Lang=E&AS_Sort=0&ChunkStart=1&ChunkSize=25&ResultTemplate=%2FStu-Etu% 
2FStu- 
Etu6&AS_Action=Find&AS_Theme=-1&AS_Date=.&AS_Ser=.&AS_Auth=.&AS_Univ=6&A 
S_Srch=Internet+use&AS_Btn=Search


On 13-Dec-08, at 4:19 AM, Shrwan Khanal wrote:

> hi Peter,
> I am working with similar issues of Internet Use-the length,  
> frequency,
> purpose of use,, self-assessed knowledge etc. And i am primarily  
> looking at
> the gender perspectives along with other variables such as age,  
> education.
> My respondents are male and female students of University of  
> Zambia, could
> you please share some of the findings from your study. you can  
> write me
> personally (shrwan1976 at gmail.com) if you want.
>
> Shrwan Khanal
> (Student)
> Master's Programme in Development and International Cooperation
> University of Jyvaskyla
> Finland
>
> 358(0)442733433
>
> 2008/12/13 Peter Timusk <ptimusk at sympatico.ca>
>
>> Also access is not use and this week I am considering the question  
>> of what
>> impact the internet has..what do people use the net for? what is  
>> Internet
>> literacy? at work at statistics Canada we also consider intensity  
>> of use in
>> terms of frequency. Also years of access.
>>
>> Many ways to dice these simple numbers.
>>
>> Peter
>>
>> On 12-Dec-08, at 1:14 PM, Ismael Peña-López wrote:
>>
>>  Stephanie,
>>>
>>> "Access to the Internet" is quite a blurry concept: users? coverage?
>>> subscribers?
>>> People that deal with e-readiness issues usually refer to  
>>> "Internet users"
>>> but, depending on your interests, you might be willing to know  
>>> other data.
>>>
>>> The best sources are the International Telecommunication Unit,  
>>> the World
>>> Bank and the World Economic Forum, respectively:
>>>
>>> http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/icteye/ (only with MS Internet Explorer)
>>> http://www.worldbank.org/kam
>>> http://www.insead.edu/v1/gitr/wef/main/analysis/
>>>
>>> Here I have a list of other resources that collect (and sometimes  
>>> publish)
>>> data about Information and Communication Technologies:
>>>
>>> http://ictlogy.net/wiki/index.php?title=Category:Data_ICT
>>>
>>> Hope that helped. If not, please do write to me off-list :)
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> Ismael Peña-López
>>> ICTlogy.net
>>>
>>> Public Policies for Development and ICT4D
>>> School of Law and Political Science
>>> Open University of Catalonia
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