- Some 38% of the AARPís members (7.8 million) own a computer and 17% are
online. The principal reasons for Internet use are E-mail, and information about
health, finance and travel.
- AOLís statistics also show that seniors are the fastest-growing group of
Internet users, making up 13 percent of the total online population.
- A recent survey done by SeniorNet.Org showed that while keeping in touch with
family and friends remains seniors' top reason for using the Internet at 93
percent, making electronic purchases is becoming an increasingly popular use. In
fact, 45 percent of those surveyed report online-purchasing as their third most
- During 2003 its estimated that the number of seniors online will rise
dramatically to 27.3 million, up from 10.7 million in 1999 according to Jupiter
Communications, an internet research firm.
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