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Proportion of individuals using the Internet

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

Indicator available

Percent Broadband Internet Subscription by Age, Race, Education Attainment, and Employment Status

Indicator description
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Unit of measurement

Percentage

Definitions

Percentage by Education Attainment only for population 25 years and over. Percentage by Employment Status only for civilian population 16 years and over.

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Disaggregation Categories

age, race, education attainment, employment status

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Proportion of individuals using the Internet

Indicator number

17.8.1

Target name

Fully operationalize the technology bank and science, technology and innovation capacity-building mechanism for least developed countries by 2017 and enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology

Target number

17.8

Global indicator description

The indicator proportion of individuals using the Internet is defined as the proportion of individuals who used the Internet from any location in the last three months.

UN designated tier

1

UN custodian agency

International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

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Organisation

U.S. Census Bureau

Periodicity
Earliest available data
Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Link to data source 2015 - 2017 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-Year Estimates: Types of Internet Subscriptions by Selected Characteristics (S2802) opens in a new window
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