Magharebia (Washington DC)

18 December 2012

Morocco: Locals Spend Hours Online, New Survey Finds

A new survey released Monday (December 17th) in Casablanca found that 57.4% of young Moroccans spend more than four hours per day on the internet, MAP reported.

Laptops are the most popular means of access (88%), followed by mobile phones (55%), the Averty Market Research and Intelligence study found.

The internet is used primarily for sending and receiving emails (66%), while online shopping accounts for only 7% of use.

E-government services also drew a favourability rating of more than 75 per cent. The most popular portals: biometric passports (69%), employment site ANAPEC (43%) and consular services (28%).

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