Maltese Internet Penetration Hits 77%

A new survey has found that 77% of the Maltese population aged between 16 and 74 regularly used the internet in 2016. The country's National Statistics Office said that this was an increase of more than 2% over 2015's survey, and that it is now used for communication by 95% of users. It was also reported that the lowest use was in the 65 to 74 demographic, where just 38% of people used the web, whilst the highest use was found in those aged between 16 and 24, where 98% of respondents were regular users. Meanwhile, 35% of respondents said that they had used cloud computing regularly in 2016, a drop of nearly 4% since 2015, although the number had increased by 4.9% in the 16 to 24 age group.