Applied Research and Communications Fund, coordinator of the National Centre for Safe Internet, presents a nationally representative survey on the topic “Are children born in the digital age digitally literate?”. It was conducted by Market Links Agency among Bulgarian children aged 9 to 17 and their parents.
The survey report uses the results of the 2016 national representative survey and compares them with the 2010 data where applicable.
According to the survey data, the average age at which children start using internet has dropped from 9 in 2010 to 8 in 2016.
According to the survey, there has been an increase in the use of all devices compared to 2010, but the most significant increase is seen in laptops (56%,) smartphones (35%) and tablets (57%). 66% of children use social networks daily, only 38% share images and text every day. Parents do less and less online with their children as they get older. Regardless of age, only 36% of parents do internet-related activities with their children.
Read the report to the survey here.