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Vietnamese Spend 3 Working Days a Week Online: Report

On average, Vietnamese internet users spend over 24 hours a week online.

According to a press release introducing the 2015 Nielsen Vietnam Cross-Platform Insights Report, Vietnamese average a total of 24 hours and seven minutes of time online per week. This is a nearly nine-hour increase from the previous year.

In addition to increased internet time, 91% of Vietnamese respondents own a smartphone, up from 82% in the 2014 survey, and over nine out of 10 Vietnamese are dual screeners, or people who use two devices at once.

Vietnamese netizens ages 21 to 29 spend the most time online, averaging 27 hours and two minutes a week, while the second most connected group is Vietnamese ages 40 and up, who spend 22 hours and six minutes online per week.

The survey, which was conducted in nine Asian countries – Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, India, Taiwan and Hong Kong – included responses from 1,000 internet users in each nation, reports Vietnam News.

Singapore remains the most connected market, with internet users averaging 25 hours and nine minutes online per week, while Vietnam and the Philippines tied for second.

[Photo via Tuoi Tre]

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