US Internet usage 1995-2006

Harris Interactive published historic findings on online Americans from 1995 to 2006.

Online Americans, 1995-2006

Timeframe Home Work Elsewhere Total, % Total, mln. Avg hours
per week
Feb-Apr 2006 70% 35% 22% 77% 172 9
Feb-Apr 2005 66 36 21 74 163 9
Jun-Aug 2004 65 34 17 73 156 8
Oct-Dec 2003 61 31 16 69 146 9
Nov-Dec 2002 57 28 18 67 140 7
Feb-Mar 2002 55 30 19 66 137 8
Sep-Oct 2001 52 28 19 64 127 7
Mar-Apr 2001 53 27 20 64 126 7
Oct-Nov 2000 49 29 17 63 121 7
Apr-May 2000 45 24 15 57 114 7
Dec 1999 46 N/A N/A 56 113 7
Jan-Feb 1998 22 22 N/A 35 70 N/A
May-Jun 1997 16 18 N/A 30 59 N/A
Jun-Sep 1996 16 16 N/A 19 33 N/A
Sep-Nov 1995 N/A N/A N/A 9 17.5 N/A
Source: Harris Interactive