Internet use at 53% of 15+ population in Tamil Nadu: COVID-19 pandemic boosted internet uptake among the marginalised, but a significant digital divide remains (Press Release)

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A survey of Tamil Nadu shows that 23% of internet users that came online in 2020 did so due to a need brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The survey shows that 5.7 million people (aged 15 or above) came online in 2020, and a further 4 million in 2021, bringing the total number of internet users in Tamil Nadu up to 32 million people, or 53% of the 15+ population.

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