Internet usage in Georgia

Jan 30, 2012

Only two percent of internet users in Georgia run their own blogs or read other blogs, forty percent mainly connect internet for social networks, twenty percent use to learn news, Forty-five percent search information, – a result of survey carried out by the Caucasus Research Resource Centre (CRRC) in 2009 and 2011 following the order by Eurasia Partnership Foundation.









The share of the population watching TV on a daily basis is still rather high. Only two percent of interviewees use the internet as a source of information, which has not changed considerably since 2009.



While the frequency of  usage of  internet has increased.










The survey was conducted last year in Tbilisi and in the regions with the participation of 1768 residents.

About the Author

Elza Ketsbaia

Elza Ketsbaia has served as Transition’s country manager for Georgia for three years. She is an experienced journalist with stints in broadcast journalism at Radio Ucnobi and the Georgian Public Broadcaster. She holds a master’s degree from the Caucasus School of Journalism and Media Management.
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