Global concern about internet privacy risk vs. convenience 2018, by country

This statistic presents the share of global internet users who are concerned about their online privacy vs. their their willingness to accept certain risks to their online privacy for the sake of convenience. During the October 2019 survey, it was found that 89 percent of respondents in Brazil were concerned about their privacy and only 49 percent of Brazilian respondents would accept privacy risks for convenience's sake.

Share of internet users who are concerned about risks to their online privacy vs. their willingness to accept certain risks to their online privacy to make their life more convenient as of October 2018, by country

Concerned about privacyAccept certain privacy risks due to convenience
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Release date

March 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

October 9 to 30, 2018

Number of respondents

16,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original statement: I am concerned about my privacy. - Strongly agree / Somewhat agree
I accept certain risks to my online privacy to make my life more convenient. - Strongly agree / Somewhat agree

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