From: Jim Whitehead (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jul 24 2000 - 18:20:46 PDT
From Jeff Harrow's RFCoC:
* It's A Female Online World! -- At least it now is in the United
States, according to the latest survey from Nielsen/NetRatings
(http://188.8.131.52/press_releases/pr_000706ac.htm). U.S. women
now represent the majority of Internet users for the first time
(49.25% male vs. 50.75% female.) The rest of the online world,
however, remains male-dominated, with males comprising 55% of those
online in Australia, and 61% in the UK.
We've come a long way towards balancing the online population from
just a few years ago.
Wow, I remember debating whether this would ever happen in my first few
years of grad. school, circa 93-94.
The press release at the URL has a wealth of additional demographic
information, including time spent per month, number of sites visited on
average, top 5 sites visited for UK, Ireland, New Zealand, US, and Australia
(I'm amazed at how well MSN and Yahoo do overseas), etc.
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