January 11, 2001
Government employees and workers in the finance, insurance, and real estate industry group had the highest rates of on-the-job Internet use in 1998.
About 32 percent of employees in public administration reported using the Internet at work. One of the most popular uses of the Internet in government agencies is public information dissemination.
At 30 percent, Internet use among workers in the finance, insurance, and real estate industries was second highest in 1998. Workers in bank, insurance companies, and securities firms need immediate information and data exchange to conduct business.
These data were collected in a supplement to the December 1998 Current Population Survey. See "Internet use: Here, there, and everywhere," by Terry Schau, Occupational Outlook Quarterly, Winter 2000-01, for more information.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Government and financial industry workers use Internet most on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2001/jan/wk2/art04.htm (visited October 07, 2015).
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