Internet Usage Data

Data Type



This data contains general demographic information on internet users in 1997.


Original Owner

Graphics, Visualization, & Usability Center
College of Computing
Geogia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA


Dr Di Cook
Department of Statistics
Iowa State University
Date Donated: June 30, 1999

Data Characteristics

This data comes from a survey conducted by the Graphics and Visualization Unit at Georgia Tech October 10 to November 16, 1997. The full details of the survey are available here.

The particular subset of the survey provided here is the "general demographics" of internet users. The data have been recoded as entirely numeric, with an index to the codes described in the "Coding" file.

The full survey is available from the web site above, along with summaries, tables and graphs of their analyses. In addition there is information on other parts of the survey, including technology demographics and web commerce.

Data Format

The data is stored in an ASCII files with one observation per line. Spaces separate fields.

Past Usage

This data was used in the American Statistical Association Statistical Graphics and Computing Sections 1999 Data Exposition.

The UCI KDD Archive
Information and Computer Science
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-3425
Last modified: June 30, 1999