Digital Economy and Society in Lithuania
(edition 2021)

Life online

 

 

   People


In 2021, 87 per cent of persons aged 16–74 used the Internet (in 2020, 83 per cent). The Internet is less often used by older persons than the youth. In the 16–24 age group, persons using the Internet accounted for 100 per cent, in the 65–74 age group – 55 per cent. Technologies gain in popularity in all age groups. Compared to the previous year, the number of persons aged 65–74 using the Internet grew by 9 percentage points.

78 per cent of persons aged 16–74 used the Internet daily (90 per cent of internauts in this age group), 8 per cent – at least once a week but not daily (9 per cent of internauts in this age group). Thus, persons using the Internet at least once a week accounted for 86 per cent of population aged 16–74, or 98 per cent of internauts in this age group.


Persons who used the Internet

In the last 3 months

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent48.848.853.153.156.656.655.955.960.460.463.863.868.268.272.672.674.374.377.977.914.814.812.212.212.312.313.113.111.411.411.411.49.99.98.18.17.77.77.77.72.62.63.23.23.23.22.42.42.52.52.42.41.61.60.90.91.01.01.41.433.833.831.531.527.927.928.628.625.625.622.422.420.320.318.418.416.916.913.113.1Every dayOn average at least once a week (but not every day)Less than once a weekDid't use2012201320142015201620172018201920202021020406080100

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Persons who used the Internet by sex and age group, 2021
In the last 3 months

           
Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per centMen and women77.999.588.952.57.70.55.613.71.40.63.010.73.326.5Every dayOn average at least once a week (but not every day)Less than once a weekDid't use All persons aged 16–74 years16–24 years25–54 years55–74 years0255075100

 

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per centMen77.199.386.449.18.20.76.514.91.20.63.011.44.629.6Every dayOn average at least once a week (but not every day)Less than once a weekDid't use All men aged 16–74 years16–24 years25–54 years55–74 years0255075100

 

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per centWomen78.799.791.554.97.20.34.612.71.50.63.110.11.924.2Every dayOn average at least once a week (but not every day)Less than once a weekDid't use All women aged 16–74 years16–24 years25–54 years55–74 years0255075100

 

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Persons who used the Internet by occupation, 2021
In the last 3 months

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent77.987.899.738.265.57.76.40.314.210.31.40.92.72.3134.944.921.9Every dayOn average at least once a week (but not every day)Less than once a weekDid't use All personsWorking personsPupils, studentsPensionersOther0255075100

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In 2021, 79 per cent of population aged 16–74 (91 per cent of internauts in this age group) used mobile phones for browsing on the Internet, more than half of population (56 per cent) – laptops, one in four residents (25 per cent) – desktop computer, 24 per cent – tablet computes. Other devices (smart TV, e-book reader, smart watch, etc.) were used to connect to the Internet by every fifth resident (21 per cent), in the 16–24 age group – by 30 per cent, in the 55–74 age group – by 7 per cent of population.

The Internet was mainly used for search for information, communication and banking: 82 per cent of persons aged 16–74 (95 per cent of internauts in this age group) used the Internet for communication, 80 per cent (92 per cent of internauts) – for reading news, 72 per cent (83 per cent of the internauts) – fo the Internet banking services. 35 per cent (40 per cent of internauts in this age group) used the Internet for learning, upskilling or self-education purposes.


Persons who used the Internet for personal purposes by sex, 2021

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per centPer cent82.282.279.679.674.274.272.472.471.671.670.570.568.668.665.265.265.165.135.135.115.315.314.814.813.813.810.010.080.180.179.179.174.574.571.971.968.168.168.568.566.766.761.161.158.558.529.629.613.913.914.414.414.014.08.68.684.284.280.180.174.074.072.872.874.874.872.572.570.470.469.069.071.371.340.240.216.616.615.215.213.713.711.211.2 All personsMenWomenCommunicationReading / downloading online news, newspapers, magazinesFinding information about goods and servicesInternet bankingTelephoning over the InternetUsing instant messaging, i.e. exchanging messages, for example, via Skype,Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber, SnapchatSending / receiving e-mailsParticipating in social networksSeeking health-related informationAny of the learning activitiesSelling goods or servicesLooking for a job, sending a job applicationPosting opinions on civic or political issues via websites (e.g. blogs, socialnetworks, etc.)Taking part in online consultations or voting to define civic or politicalissues0102030405060708090

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In 2021, 62 per cent of population aged 16–74 (70 per cent of internauts in this age group) used electronic services provided by public authorities or other public service institutions in the last 12 months. 57 per cent of population searched for information on the websites of the institutions, 52 per cent – filled in and submitted official forms online. Persons who did not fill in and submit official forms online indicated that the main reason was that no official forms were required (75 per cent of internauts who did not fill official forms). Other reasons indicated were lack of knowledge and skills, concern about personal data security.


Individuals who used public e-services

In the period of 12 months before the survey

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per centUsed public e-servicesObtaining information from public authorities, public service institutions’ websitesDownloading official formsFilling in, sending filled-in forms2012201320142015201620172018201920202021203040506070

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Persons who used the Internet for personal purposes by age group

Reasons why persons did not submit completed forms online to state authorities and other public institutions

Devices used for browsing online

 

 

 

   Business
 

Electronic social media tools were used for work purposes by 57.6 per cent of enterprises in 2021: 55.5 per cent of enterprises had accounts in social networks, 20.6 per cent – disseminated information on multimedia content exchange websites, 4.4 per cent – used wiki-based knowledge exchange systems, 5.6 per cent – had enterprise blogs.


Use of electronic social media tools in enterprises

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent54.854.851.051.019.019.09.19.112.412.457.657.655.555.520.620.65.65.64.44.420192021 Total use of social mediaSocial networksMultimedia sharing websitesEnterprise’s blogsWiki-based knowledge020406080

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Use of electronic social media tools in enterprises by enterprise size group, 2021

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent57.657.655.555.520.620.65.65.64.44.454.654.652.952.918.618.64.74.73.73.766.266.262.662.626.226.28.68.66.86.884.384.382.682.641.941.913.613.68.88.8 All enterprises10–49 employees50–249 employees250 employees and over Total use of social mediaSocial networksMultimedia sharing websitesEnterprise’s blogsWiki-based knowledge0255075100

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