Three-quarters of households in the Caribbean Netherlands had internet access at home in 2013. Of the people who had used internet in the three months prior to the study, 86 percent went online (almost) daily. Internet use is highest among young people and people with a higher level of education. Most people used it for email, social media and telephony.
More internet users on Saba
In 2013, 75 percent of households in the Caribbean Netherlands had an internet connection. Seventy percent of the islands’ population aged 15 and over had used the internet in the three months prior to the survey of whom 86 percent daily or nearly daily. Young and higher educated people used the internet more than older people and those with lower education levels. Internet use was higher on Saba than on St Eustatius: the university institute (Saba University) on Saba means that relatively many young and higher educated people live there .
Press release RCN, October 1, 2014