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Mauritius ICT Indicators Portal

ICT in Households


1. Percentage of households with a television set (any type)


This indicator refers to television access (not use) by in-scope households. The percentage of households with a TV (any type) is calculated by dividing the number of in-scope households with a TV (any Type) by the total number of in-scope households.

2. Percentage of households with fixed telephone


Fixed telephone only and is calculated by dividing the number of in-scope households with a fixed telephone only by the total number of in-scope households. The result is then multiplied by 100 to be expressed as a percentage

3. Percentage of households with a mobile telephone only

Mobile cellular telephone only (including mobile phone provided from work) is calculated by dividing the number of in-scope households with a mobile phone only (including mobile phone provided from work) by the total number of in-scope households. The result is then multiplied by 100 to be expressed as a percentage. As a mobile phone is a personal device, the interviewer will need to ascertain whether at least one mobile telephone in working condition is generally available for use by all members of the household at any time, that is, that the mobile phone is considered a household asset (if not, the correct response is that the household does not have a mobile telephone).

 

4. Proportion of households with a personal computer

This indicator refers to access to (not use of) a computer by in-scope households. A computer includes: a desktop, portable or handheld computer (e.g. a personal digital assistant). It does not include equipment with some embedded computing abilities such as mobile phones or TV sets. The percentage of households with a computer is calculated by dividing the number of in-scope households with a computer by the total number of in-scope households with a computer is calculated by dividing the number of in-scope households with a computer by the total number of in-scope households.    

5. Proportion of individuals who used a computer in last three months breakdown by age group and gender

 

 This indicator refers to use of computers in the previous three months by in-scope individuals. That use can be from any location, including work. A computer includes: a desktop, portable or handheld computer (e.g. a personal digital assistant). It does not include equipment with some embedded computing abilities: such as mobile phones or TV sets. The percentage of individuals who used a computer etc is calculated by dividing the total number of individuals who used a computer from any location in the last three months by the total number of individuals.

 
 

6. Percentage of households with Internet access

This indicator refers to access to (not use of) the Internet by in-scope households. Access is not assumed to be only via a computer - it may also be by mobile phone, games machine, digital TV etc. The percentage of households with Internet access at home is calculated by dividing the number of in-scope households with Internet access by the total number of in-scope households.

7. Percentage of households with a Tablet

This indicator refers to access to (not use of) a Tablet  by in-scope households.It does not include equipment with some embedded computing abilities such as mobile phones or TV sets. The percentage of households with a tablet is calculated by dividing the number of in-scope households with a tablet by the total number of in-scope households with a computer is calculated by dividing the number of in-scope households with a tablet by the total number of in-scope households.    

8. Percentage of households with access to the internet by type of access


a) Dial up
b) ADSL
(>256 kbits)
c) Wireless (>256 kbits)
d) Mobile Phone  (>256kbits)

9.Percentage of persons using Internet in last 12 months breakdown by age group and gender

10. Percentage of persons using a mobile phone breakdown by age group and gender

11. Percentage aged 12 years and above using computer by place of use

12. Percentage aged 12 years and above using internet by place of use