- Computer (29.1%) and Educational (30.9.7%) occupations still represent
the majority of respondents, though Educational has taken the lead over Computer
occupations on the Web. Professional (19.9%), Management (10.2%), and
"other" occupations (9.8%) fill out the other categories.
- Europeans tend to be predominantly in Education (33.8%) and Computers
(33.6%) were as the US sample contained more Professionals (20.4%).
- Educational responses gained heavily since the Third Survey, 30.9% compared
to 23.7%. This again paints the picture that the Web is no longer dominated
by computer related users and more so by the Educational and
- Weekend users tend to less employed in Computer related jobs (25.5%) and
more so in Management positions (11.5) than the weekday sampled population,
(29.9% and 9.9% respectively) though Educational Weekend users still
dominate in both segments (30.9% Weekday and 30.9% Weekend).
By Access Time
- There is an increase of over 10% in the proportion of women in
Education from the Third Survey (24.2% to 37.1%).
- As with the Third Survey, there are less women in than men in
Computers (20.1% women vs 32.8% men) and Management (9.1% women vs 10.7% men),
but more women in the Educational (37.1% women vs 28.4% men) and "other"
occupation category (12.9% women vs 8.6% men).
Table of Data for All Categories
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GVU's WWW Surveying Team
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College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
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