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Date Last Updated: 27-03-2018

Survey Name:

Information Society Statistics - Households

Survey purpose:

The purpose of ICT survey is to collect data on the level of use of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) by households and individuals. The survey asks households and individuals questions on their access to ICT, what they purchase online, their e-skills, access to computers, use of mobile technology. In addition the survey periodically asks questions on specific ICT topics not covered by the main questions.

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

Periodicity:

Annual

Statistical Population:

Households with at least one resident aged 16-74 years taken from the Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS)

Sampling Frame:

Census of Population

Reference Area:

Social Analysis and Modules

Time Coverage:

First calendar quarter of the calendar year

Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Household survey of households and individuals within the household

Survey Size:

Approximately 8,300 households

Principal Variables:

This survey asks households and individuals questions on their access to ICT, what they purchase online, their e-skills, access to computers, use of mobile technology. In addition the survey periodically asks questions on specific ICT topics not covered by the main questions.

Principal External Users:

Eurostat/European Union, Government, Interest Groups for research purposes, Professional Bodies, University students, public

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Social & Demographic Statistics

Contact Person:

Maureen Delamere

Contact Person Function:

Statistician

Other Business Area Specialists:

Contact email:

income&modules@cso.ie

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000