South Korea: purpose of using the internet in 2018

This statistic presents the most popular internet usage reasons according to online users in South Korea as of September 2018. During the survey period, 94.8 percent of respondents stated that they used the internet for communication purposes.

Most popular internet usage reasons according to online users in South Korea as of September 2018

Share of respondents
Communication94.8%
Getting info or data93.7%
Leisure activities92.5%
Homepage management59%
Education & learning49%
Job search25%
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Sources

Release date

May 2019

Region

South Korea

Survey time period

July 30 to September 30, 2018

Number of respondents

25,000 households

Age group

3 years and older

Special properties

internet users

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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