September 2003 Internet Usage Stats

Published on: October 20, 2003
Last Updated: October 20, 2003

September 2003 Internet Usage Stats

Published on: October 20, 2003
Last Updated: October 20, 2003

The average Internet activity — both at work and at home — in September 2003 for surfers in the U.S., UK, and Australia, as reported by Nielsen//NetRatings Inc..

Average Web Usage, U.S., September 2003
 HomeWork
Number of Sessions/Visits Per Month3168
Number of Domains Visited Per Month5398
Time Spent Per Month26:14:4575:59:47
Time Spent During Web Visit00:32:4600:33:46
Duration of a Web Page Viewed00:00:5600:01:01
Active Digital Media Universe125,846,14346,696,672
Current Digital Media Universe Estimate184,447,98750,881,993
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings
Average Web Usage, United Kingdom,
September 2003 (Home and Work Combined)
Number of Sessions Per Month24
Number of Domains Visited Per Month60
Time Spent Per Month12:27:04
Time Spent During Surfing Session00:31:28
Duration of a Page Viewed00:00:50
Active Internet Universe22,353,660
Current Internet Universe Estimate34,387,246
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings
Average Web Usage, Australia,
September 2003 (Home and Work Combined)
Number of Sessions Per Month25
Number of Domains Visited Per Month50
Time Spent Per Month13:37:10
Time Spent During Web Visit00:32:47
Duration of a Web Page Viewed00:01:05
Active Internet Universe8,544,983
Current Internet Universe Estimate12,823,869
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings

Definitions

Number of Sessions per Month

The average number of computer sessions per person for the specified reporting period. A session consists of Web sessions and/or any period of time spent using computer applications.

Number of Unique Domains Visited:

An average of the total number of unique domains visited per person for the specified reporting period.

Page Views per Month

The total number of times a Web page has been requested by a user. Page views are counted only when they fully load into the user’s browser window. Pages accessed from the user’s local cache are included in page view counts. Unique pages will be counted each time they are requested.

Page Views per Surfing Session

Average number of Web pages viewed per person per Web session for the specified reporting period.

Time Spent per Month

Average time spent during active computer sessions per person for the specified reporting period.

Time Spent During Surfing Session

Average time spent per person during an active computer session for the specified reporting period.

Duration Of A Page Viewed

Average duration of time that a Web page was viewed per person over the specified reporting period.

Internet Universe

The Nielsen//NetRatings Internet universe is defined as all members, 2 years of age or older, of households that currently have access to the Internet from a personal computer.

Active Internet Universe

People that have used a computer capable of connecting to the Internet AND visited a Web site and/or launched any computer file tracked by Nielsen//NetRatings’ applications metering module.

Current Internet Universe Estimate

People over the age of 2 that have access to the Internet from a personal computer at home; includes active and non-active persons in the household.

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