Digital Economy and Society in Lithuania
(edition 2022)

Internet of things



   Internet of Things in households

In 2022, 19 per cent of the population aged 16–74 used at least one Internet‑connected home alarm system, lighting/energy management system, home appliance or virtual assistant. Compared to 2020, the proportion of the population using such devices increased by 9 percentage points. Internet-connected home appliances such as robot vacuum cleaners, fridges, ovens, coffee machines, etc. were used by 12 per cent of the population, while 8 per cent of the population used home security systems, smoke detectors, security cameras, door locks, or other internet-connected home security devices. The largest number of persons using Internet‑connected home systems or home appliances was recorded in the 25–34 and 35–44 age groups (34 and 30 per cent respectively), the smallest – in the 65–74 age group (3 per cent).

Individuals who used Internet-connected home systems, home appliances, virtual assistants

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent89.989. not use any Internet-connected devices or systemsHome appliances such as robot vacuums, fridges, ovens,coffee machinesHome alarm system, smoke detector, security cameras,door locks or other security solutions for homeThermostat, utility meter, lighting systems or otherenergy management systemsA virtual assistant in the form of a smart speaker or of anapp, such as Google Assistant, Bixby0255075100

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One in 100 internauts aged 16–74 who have not used these systems or devices stated that he/she had not heard of their existence (in 2020, 3 per cent), 90 per cent – had no need to use them, 22 per cent – they were too expensive, and 10 per cent – lacked the necessary skills and knowledge.

Reasons for not using Internet‑connected home systems, home appliances, virtual assistants
Percentage of persons who did not use Internet-connected devices or systems

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent85.185.121.621.611. needToo expensiveLack of skillsLack of compatibility withother devices or systemsConcerns about privacy andprotection of personal datagenerated by those devices orsystemsConcerns about security (e.g.that the device or system willbe hacked)Unaware that such devices orsystems existConcerns about safety orhealth (e.g. that the use of thedevice or system could lead toan accident, injury or healthproblem)Other reasons0255075100

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In 2022, 23 per cent of population aged 16–74 used smart watch, fitness band, virtual reality headset, safety‑trackers, Internet‑connected accessories, clothes or shoes, 8 per cent – built‑in wireless Internet connection in a car (in 2020, 12 and 5 per cent respectively). Smart devices were mostly used by young people.

Individuals who used any of the listed Internet‑connected smart devices

Created with Highcharts 6.1.4Per cent11.811. watch, fitness band, virtual reality headset, safety-trackers,Internet-connected accessories, Internet-connected clothes or shoesBuilt-in wireless Internet connection in a carInternet-connected devices for monitoring blood pressure, sugar level,body weight (e.g. smart scales) or other Internet-connected devices forhealth and medical careInternet-connected toys, such as robot toys (including educational) ordolls0510152025

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Persons who have encountered problems with internet-connected devices or systems

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