Disabled Americans are less likely to use technology
Even as a growing share of disabled Americans report going online or owning a smartphone, the digital divide between those who have a disability and those who don’t remains large.
Who doesn’t read books in America?
About a quarter of American adults (26%) say they haven’t read a book in whole or in part in the past year. Who, exactly, are these non-book readers?
13% of Americans don’t use the internet. Who are they?
Today, 13% of U.S. adults do not use the internet. The latest Pew Research Center analysis shows internet non-adoption is correlated to a number of demographic variables.
English-speaking Asian Americans stand out for their technology use
Discussions of the “digital divide” often touch on race and ethnicity – and the narrative is usually that whites lead in technology adoption while other racial or ethnic groups struggle to keep up. But that’s not the case for English-speaking Asian Americans.
One-fifth of Americans report going online ‘almost constantly’
As smartphones and other mobile devices have become more widespread, some 21% of Americans now report that they go online “almost constantly.”
Slightly fewer Americans are reading print books, new survey finds
The number of book readers has dipped a bit from the previous year and the number of e-book readers has remained flat.
Who’s left out in a Web-only survey and how it affects results
We surveyed non-Web panel members by mail and assessed how much, if at all, their non-participation would affect the outcome in a poll conducted exclusively online.