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Date Last Updated: 18-10-2019

Survey Name:

Information Society Statistics - Households

Survey purpose:

The purpose of ICT survey is to collect data on the level of use of ICT by households and individuals. The survey asks questions on, for example, household internet access, access to ICT and usage of the internet, type of purchases/activities online, ICT skills and online learning, internet security, etc. Each year, the survey includes new modules on new emerging ICT topics such as home smart technology, experience of online security related issues included in the 2019 survey.

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

Periodicity:

Annual

Statistical Population:

Households with at least one resident aged 16-74 years.

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 9,000 households

Principal Variables:

This survey asks households and individuals questions on, for example, household internet access, access to ICT and usage of the internet, type of purchases/activities online, ICT skills and online learning, internet security, etc. Each year, the survey includes new modules on new emerging ICT topics such as home smart technology, experience of online security related issues included in the 2019 survey.

Principal External Users:

Eurostat/European Union, Government Departments, researchers and academia, Professional Bodies, University students, general 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