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43% of People in Georgia Do Not Use Internet

According to Caucasus Research Resource Center more people are using the internet on a daily basis in Georgia, latest research shows.

On a question how often do you use internet, 40 percent of respondents said they used the internet every day, which is 5 percent higher than last years data.Results of a survey of 2,032 people, carried out earlier this year by the organisation. Last year 35 percent of respondents used the internet daily.

According to this survey the number of people who never used the internet had reduced slightly.However research showed 43 percent of respondents said they never used the internet, while in 2015 46 percent of people had the same answer.

A similar survey was conducted in 2013, by that time 47 percent of respondents said they used internet. This year, only 1 percent of respondents said they have never heard what the internet is.

Research showed most people used the internet to visit social network sites. The second most reason for using the internet was to search for new online. 10 percent used internet to read blogs and 7 percent to play internet games.
Facebook was the most popular social network in Georgia, showed the research. Forty percent of respondents said they used Russian social network Odnoklasniki, while Twitter had very few followers in Georgia.