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Will internet adoption among senior citizens (+65) in Europe go above 75% by the end 2022?

The European Union have identified Active and Assisted Living (AAL) as a critical field to investment for the future of Europe. One of the driving factors for a call for a technological solution in this field is that elderly or senior citizen(+65) is very quickly adopting modern technologies with internet adoption is one of the fastest rates of adoption. In 2007, Eurostat statistic said there was only 7% adoption of the internet while in 2018 this had increased to 58%.

The following articles suggest an active interest in a web-based solution for senior citizen or digital hospitals.

Tech Crunch (Medbelle raises $7M to build out its ‘digital hospital’): https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/15/medbelle/

Europe Union Active and Assisted Living Report: http://www.aal-europe.eu/wp-content/uploads/2…

Eurostat Source: Internet use by inidividuals between 65 and 75 in EU member states

Will we see in the year 2022 that internet adoption among senior citizens goes beyond 75%? Guessing will be closed in December 2021, and will be verified in 2023 (estimated results will be published in at least April) by Eurostat.


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