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37% of pensioners who live alone have access to the internet

22 September 2010 | Category: Online

A report by the office of national statistics reveals that 37% of pensioners living alone have internet access.

The vast majority of those who didn't have internet access claimed that they 'didn't need the internet'. 18% of those interviewed said that the 'cost of the equipment' and 'monthly internet fees' was the reason for not having the internet.

In contrast, 78% of those below the retirement aged who lived alone had internet access.

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