Serbia: 92% of young Internet users are on Facebook or Twitter
The State Statistical Office published a report on the use of information and communication technologies in the Republic of Serbia for 2011 (.pdf). Twitter users discuss the report under the hashtag #ICTSrbija.
The discussion on Twitter was initiated by Slobodan Markovic (smarkovic) who pointed out several key findings:
- Compared to 2010, the number of users purchasing online has been increased by 100,000 to a total of 380,000 users.
- 82% of the users have never ordered or purchased goods over the internet
- 18.3% of the companies in Serbia use Linux, mostly large enterprises (48%) specifically banks and insurance companies (57,9%). 58% are using Open Office.
Marko Lazarevic (havijer) outlined the following:
Percent of the day: 91.8% of [young] internet population [aged 16 to 24 years] has a profile on Facebook or Twitter…
According to the report for Serbia
52.1% of the households own a computer,
41.2% of the households have an internet connection,
and during the last three months prior to the survey internet was used by 42.2% of the population or 2.4 million people, out of which 1.9 million used it daily.
69.8% of all users said they use social networks, and 45.5% use Wikipedia.