Internet Use in America 

February 5, 2002

NTIA and the Economics and Statistics Administration have published A Nation Online: How Americans Are Expanding Their Use Of The Internet. This report is based on the September 2001 U.S. Census Bureauís Current Population Survey - a survey of approximately 57,000 households and more than 137,000 individuals across the United States. As such, the data in this study are among the most broad-based and reliable datasets that have been gathered on Internet, broadband, and computer connectivity. 

Previous Statistical Reports on Computer and Internet Use in the U.S.

October 2000: 
Falling Through the Net, Toward Digital Inclusion is posted as an HTML file and as a .pdf file.

The Survey Instrument and Raw Data are posted at http://www.bls.census.gov/cps/computer/computer.htm
This U.S. Census Bureau site contains the survey questionnaire and search tools to access the raw data used in this study. 

Released July 8, 1999, revised November 1999:

Falling Through the Net: Defining the Digital Divide
Third report in the series. 

A PDF version of the report is also available (500KB). 

July 1998: 

Falling Through the Net II: New Data on the Digital Divide 

July 1995: 

Falling Through the Net: A Survey of the "Have Nots" in Rural and Urban America 

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