Norway - ICT and social media trends

Statistics Norway has released the latest stats on ICT and social media use.

According to the latest figures from Statistics Norway (available in English here), social media use rose again in Norway in the second quarter of 2012.

  • Social media use rose from 59% in the first quarter to 63%
  • The largest increase was seen amongst women and older Norwegians
  • One in two households have access to mobile broadband
  • 93% of households have internet access
  • 86% used internet banking facilities
  • 76% have bought goods or services over the internet
  • 76% have interacted with 'officialdom' via the internet in the last quarter