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Computer and Internet skills of the general population

Country

 

Czech Republic

Use of computers

 

 

Enforced lack of a computer

2011

 

One adult 65 years or over. Cannot afford

 

8.2%

 

 

 

E-skills

2012

 

Individuals who have copied or moved a file or folder

 

n/a

Individuals who have used copy or cut and paste tools to duplicate or move information on screen

 

n/a

Individuals who have compressed files

 

n/a

 

 

 

Way of obtaining e-skills

2011

 

Individuals who have obtained IT skills through self-study (learning by doing)

 

37.0%

 

 

 

Reasons for not having taken a computer course

2011

 

Individuals who do not need to take a computer course because their computer skills are sufficient

 

19.0%

Individuals who do not need to take a computer course because they rarely use computers

 

14.0%

 

 

 

Use of Internet

 

 

Frequency of Internet access:

2012

 

Once a week (including every day)

 

n/a

Daily

 

n/a

Internet used for

2012

 

Internet banking

 

n/a

Interaction with public authorities (last 12 months)

 

n/a

 

 

 

Mobile Internet access with portable computer

 

 

Every day or almost every day 2012

 

n/a

 

 

 

Individuals' level of Internet skills

2011

 

Individuals who have used a search engine to find information

 

72.0%

Individuals who have sent an email with attached files

 

68.0%

Individuals who have posted messages to chat rooms, newsgroups or an online discussion forum

 

33.0%

Individuals who have used the Internet to make phone calls

 

40.0%

Individuals using the Internet for seeking health-related information

 

31.0%

 

 

 

Concern about possible problems related to Internet usage

2010

 

Strongly concerned about catching a virus or other computer infection (e.g. worm or Trojan horse) resulting in loss of information or time

 

37.0%

Mildly concerned about catching a virus or other computer infection (e.g. worm or Trojan horse) resulting in loss of information or time

 

23.0%

Not at all concerned about catching a virus or other computer infection (e.g. worm or Trojan horse) resulting in loss of information or time

 

8.0%

 

 

 

Security related problems experienced through using the Internet for private purposes in the last 12 months.

2010

 

Caught a virus or other computer infection (e.g. worm or Trojan horse) resulting in loss of information or time

 

18.0%

Financial loss as a result of receiving fraudulent messages ('phishing') or getting redirected to fake websites asking for personal information ('pharming')

 

0.0%

 

 

 

Activities via Internet not done because of security concerns

2010

 

Security concerns kept individual from ordering or buying goods or services for private use

 

3.0%

Security concerns kept individual from communicating with public services and administrations

 

1.0%

 

 

 

Use and update of IT security software or tool to protect the private computer and data

2010

 

Use any kind of IT security software or tool (anti-virus, anti-spam,firewall, etc.) in order to protect private computer and data

 

47.0%

Don't use any kind of IT security software or tool (anti-virus, anti-spam, firewall, etc.) in order to protect private computer and data

 

0.0%

Don't know if use any kind of IT security software or tool (anti-virus, anti-spam, firewall, etc.) in order to protect private computer and data

 

16.0%

 

 

 

Frequency of safety copies or back up files from the computer on any external storage device

2010

 

Frequency of safety copies/back up files: always or almost always

 

23.0%

Frequency of safety copies/back up files: Never or hardly ever

 

10.0%