Eurostat: 58 pct of Estonian residents used internet on the move in 2014

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As much as 58 percent of residents of Estonia used the internet on mobile devices away from home or work in 2014 and the proportion of individuals who went online at least once within the last three months was 84 percent, the sixth highest ratio among EU member states, figures published by Eurostat show.

In all of the EU the use of mobile internet grew by 16 percentage points between the years 2012 and 2014. Germany, Estonia, Spain and Hungary experienced the fastest growth during the period, exceeding 20 percentage points, it appears from the survey on information and communication technology usage in households and by individuals.

Of EU residents 21 percent used cloud services to store their data last year. The ratio of cloud users was highest in Denmark at 42 percent, followed by the UK with 38 percent and Luxembourg and Sweden with 35 percent each. In Estonia the proportion of users of cloud services was 25 percent and in addition roughly 22 percent of the population used cloud services for data sharing.