With 94 percent in 2011 (versus 78 percent in 2005), the Netherlands has had the highest proportion of households with access to the Internet from home for years on end in Europe.
Households (including at least one person aged between 16 and 74) with access to the Internet, 2011
Internet used more frequently
People in the Netherlands use the Internet more and more often. Last year, 86 percent of Internet users were online on a daily or almost daily basis, as against only 68 percent in 2005.
Internet use frequency among Internet users
Growing use of mobile devices
Half of all Internet users accessed the World Wide Web through mobile devices in 2011. More than two thirds (69 percent) of young people in the age category 12–25 have a mobile device at their disposal versus only 13 percent of 65 to 75-year-olds.