Californians and Information Technology and Just the Facts – California’s Digital Divide are summary reports of our 2009 survey, the second of five surveys conducted annually to track the progress of broadband deployment and adoption throughout California. Californians have increased adoption and access:
- 62% subscribe to broadband (55% in 2008)
- 76% use the internet (70% in 2008)
- 75% own a computer (72% in 2008)
- 37% use social networking (26% in 2008)
- 51% access government services (43% in 2008)
- 63% access news (55% in 2008)
- 58% shop (52% in 2008)
- 55% access health information (50% in 2008)
- 53% access Community Information (47% in 2008)
- 44% access housing information (44% in 2008)
Californians and Information Technology CETF In collaboration and partnership with the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) and ZeroDivide.
The second of five surveys conducted annually to track the progress of broadband deployment and adoption throughout California. We welcome your comments on the survey results and your suggestions on questions or demographic information that should be included in future surveys. Your assistance to better understanding how broadband and digital technologies can improve the economic productivity and quality of life for all Californians is appreciated.
We look forward to working with you to close the Digital Divide. Please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.