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Some key statistics on the computer literacy, use of home computers, e-mail and internet services in Sri Lanka: 2004  

No

Indicator

%

1

Computer literacy (Percentage of household population in

 the age group of 5 69  who can use computers)

9.7

2

Households having computers (National)

3.8

3

Households having computers (Urban sector)

10.5

4

Households having computers (Rural sector)

3.1

5

Households having computers (Estate sector)

0.3

6

Households having e-mail facility

0.9

7

Households having internet facility

0.7

8

Households having computers which had been bought within the 24 months prior to the survey

44.2

9

Households having computers and using them for less than 10 hours per week

53.3

10

Households having computers and experiencing faults during the three months prior to the survey

26.6

11

Households without computers and strongly feeling the need to have one

36.1

12

Household population in the age group of 5 69 years, who are aware about computers and their applications

18.2

13

Household population in the age group of 5 69 years who can use     e-mail on their own

2.8

14

Household population in the age group of 5 69 years who can use internet on their own

2.6

Department of Census and Statistics

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