The study found that 34% of population access Internet from their homes. 28% of population use Internet every day, 15% use it every two or three days and 6% two or three times a month.
About the activities that people do when surfing the Internet, the outcomes were the following:
- 93% people use the Internet for searching information,
- 79% use the Internet for e-mailing, 72% for chatting,
- 63% for downloading music, videos and pictures,
- 35% use it for Wikipedia and
- 21% to participate in courses on line.
Fifty-seven percent of people in Lima access Internet from public booths, so out of 10 people, 6 people use the Internet from public places, especially in the poor places of Lima. Other important information in this research is that 78% people have an account of e-mail, it means that out of 10 people in Lima, 8 people have an account of e-mail. 94% people have an acoount of e-mail in Hotmail, 21% in Yahoo and 18% in Gmail.
About the use of social media in Lima, 47% people have access to Hi5, 22% people have access to Youtube, 20% people have access to Facebook, 7% have a blog and 1% have access to Twitter.
This important study was developed by the Instituto de Opion Publica of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru.