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Proportion of Households With Access to the Internet for Canada, Alberta, Alberta's Economic Regions, Census Metropolitan Areas, Census Agglomerations and Metropolitan Influenced Zones (2010)


(StatCan Product) Information on the proportion of households with access to the internet for Canada, Alberta, Alberta's ERs, CMAs/CAs and MIZs. Customization details:   This information product has been customized to present information on household internet use for the below mentioned spatial coverage.   Other variables include:   - Household Size      - 1 person      - 2 persons      - 3 persons or more   - Houshold Type      - Single family household with unmarried children under 18 years of age      - Single family household without unmarried children under 18 years of age      - One person households      - Multi family households   - Educational attainment in household      - High school diploma (or less)      - Some post-secondary (includes College diploma or University certificate      - University degree   - Household income quartile      - 1st quartile ($30,000 or less)      - 2nd quartile ($30,000 to $50,000)      - 3rd quartile ($50,000 to $87,000)      - 4th quartile ($87,000 or more)   - Household by Tenure      - Dwelling owned      - Dwelling rented   Canadian Internet Use Survey   Survey content includes the location of use (e.g., at home, at work), the frequency and intensity of use, the specific uses of the Internet from the home, the purchase of products and services (electronic commerce), and other issues related to Internet use (such as concerns over privacy). This content is supplemented by information on individual and household characteristics (e.g., age, income, education, family type) and some geographic detail (e.g. province, urban/rural, and Census Metropolitan Area).   Reference period: 12 months prior to collection date Collection period: Month following reference period Definitions, data sources and methods

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Statistics Canada has adopted an open licence which allows this product to be accessible to all GOA employees and to the general public.  This product has been reproduced and distributed on an “as is “ basis with the permission of Statistics Canada.   It was originally acquired by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development under a Statistics Canada agreement that restricted the sharing of this information with only 3 Government of Alberta departments.  This restriction no longer applies with the adoption of the open licence.


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