The following statistics were released by Statistics Canada. Various surveys/studies were carried out in 20 cities across the country. These cities include:
London (Ont.), St John's (N.L), Halifax (N.S.), Saint John (N.B.), Quebec (Que.), Montreal (Que.), Ottawa-Gatineau (Ont.), Toronto, (Ont), Hamilton (Ont.), St. Catharines-Niagara (Ont.), Kitchener (Ont.), Windsor (Ont.), Oshawa (Ont.), Winnipeg (Ont.), Regina (Sask.), Saskatoon (Sask.), Edmonton (Alta.), Calgary (Alta.), Vancouver (B.C.), Victoria (B.C.).
London Ranked as follows in the following categories,
6th in percentage of households with at least one regular internet user at home
5th in percentage of households with at least one regular internet user at work
Other stats are as follows,
Internet use rates are highest among the highest quartile income ($70,000 and more)
Internet use rates are highest among the 35 to 54 years of age range (use at home and age of head of household), with less than 35 years of age next in line
Other than e-mail purposes the highest usage of internet was for general browsing purposes with travel infomration/arrangements purposes in 4th place.