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Egypt’s computer ownership increases 12.73% in 2019: CAPMAS

General increase in technology use in 2019, due to wider access at home


The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) revealed that the number of Egyptian households with a computer increased to 15.58 million in 2019, compared to 13.82 million households in 2018. The jump in computer ownership reflects a 12.73% increase on the previous year.

A total of 13.72 million households had an internet connection in 2019, compared to 11.73 million households in 2018, an increase of 16.96%, CAPMAS added

The number of households with a mobile phone also increased in 2019, to 25.15 million, compared to 23.41 million households in 2018, an increase of 7.43%. A total of 25.22 million households owned a TV set in 2019, up 7.13% on the 23.54 million households reported in 2018.

CAPMAS indicators show that a total of 9.42 million individuals accessed the internet to obtain information on goods and services in 2019. These figures represented an 8.65% increase on the 8.67 million individuals reported in 2018

The number of internet users sending and receiving e-mails reached 29.39 million in 2019 compared to 26.26 million in 2018, an increase of 11.91%.

The number of internet users gathering government agency information reached 8.93 million in 2019 compared to 7.69 million in 2018, an increase of 16.12%.

Topics: CAPMAS Computer

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