From Xinahua today: “Nearly 10 percent of Chinese Internet users switched e-mail accounts from June to August this year because the service providers offered bigger storage, according to a survey made by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC).
About 33.8 percent of Chinese Internet users got new e-mail accounts in the three months before the CNNIC started the survey in September this year, 25.2 percent of whom did it because the service providers offered bigger storage, said the survey report released by CNNIC on Tuesday. ”
SOme interesting data from the report: “E-mail users aged between 18 to 24 accounted for 43.6 percent of the total, and the second largest group were netizens between 25 to 30, taking up 26.1 percent, it said.
Some 45.8 percent of the e-mail users in China received collegeeducation and above. The largest group of users, in terms of occupation, is students, taking up 35.2 percent of the total, which were followed by professional technicians and teachers, respectively 11.6 percent and 11.4 percent. ”