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Statewide Survey · June 2009

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Information Technology

Mark Baldassare, Jennifer Paluch, Dean Bonner, and Sonja Petek

Some findings of the current survey:

  • The share of Californians with broadband is up 7 points since last year, with Internet use increasing by 6 points, and Internet access at home by 4 points.
  • A large majority of Californians, 83 percent, believe access to high-speed broadband is important, including 76 percent without broadband themselves.
  • Latinos in California still lag well behind whites, blacks, and Asians in measures such as broadband adoption.
Mood of Californians:
General Direction of Things in California
Economic Outlook for California
This survey is supported by funding from the California Emerging Technology Fund and ZeroDivide.


Economy Population Statewide Survey
Public Policy Institute of California