- 83.2% of the respondents are white, with none of the other groups
reporting over 5% of the responses. For the US, 86.0% of the respondents
were white, which corresponds closely to the 1995 Estimated US Census data
of 83.2% for the entire US population.
- Europeans have a higher ratio of 'other' users (23.6%) than the US (2.2%).
The ratio of "Rather not say!" was about twice (4.4%) that of other
- These numbers for race may reflect certain fundamental problems with
the Web and Internet in general: replication of services and multilingual
support. Stated differently, Web users who tried to connect from Asia may
1) not have been able to establish and hold a connection due to
transmission speed and delays 2) the costs involved in participating
and 3) the lack of a survey translated to their native language.
Just the same, we know of no online multilingual survey.
By Access Time
- Percentage wise, here were more white females (85.6%) than males (82.2%).
Table of Data for All Categories
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GVU's WWW Surveying Team
Graphics, Visualization, & Usability Center
College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0280