Half of Chinese Kids Know How to Use the Internet

by Dr. Enozia Vakil on  July 28, 2013 at 3:30 PM Child Health News
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Over 50 percent of the kids in China between the age of 4 to 6 years are able to use the internet, a new report revealed.
 Half of Chinese Kids Know How to Use the Internet
Half of Chinese Kids Know How to Use the Internet

In the survey, which covered 9,114 four to 16-year-olds in 10 provincial areas or cities, including Beijing, 93.2 percent of 13-16 year-olds have used the internet, reported Xinhua citing The Beijing Times Saturday.

The report put the proportion of seven to nine-year-olds and 10 to 12-year-olds accessing the internet at 58.6 and 77.1 percent respectively.

It showed that 57.5 percent of the respondents use mobile phones, 26 percent use Twitter-like microblogs, and 17.9 percent use tablet computers.

China's netizen population, the world's largest, continues to grow and reached 591 million at the end of June, according to the China Internet Network Information Center.

Source: IANS

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