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Internet access and use in Latin America and the Caribbean

Published date 2022-09-28
Author UNDP
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This policy note focuses primarily on access to, and use of, the internet by households in LAC. The findings provide a snapshot of how connectivity varies between rural and urban populations, and educational status of household heads. It also analyzes how users and non-users vary in their ability to access remote working opportunities, plus the kinds of occupations in which they engage. Further, it looks at the challenges to affordable internet access within the region, providing just-in-time information on the greatest constraints to its use, as well as insights into respondents’ usage patterns on key digital services.