60% of users use e-mail on a typical day in 2008

In 2002-2008 the use of email on a typical day rose from 52% to 60%, for a growth rate of just 15%. These new figures propel search further out of the pack, well ahead of other popular internet activities, such as checking the news, which 39% of internet users do on a typical day, or checking the weather, which 30% do on a typical day, according to Pew Internet Project.