What percentage of Americans own a computer?

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A recent survey conducted by Opinion Research Corporation's CARAVAN poll found that three-in-four American adults (76%) own a computer (2005)
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What percentage of Americans own guns?

At the end of 2010 it was estimated that 45% of Americans own guns. If you took the percentage of guns to the number of Americans, the number rises to 90%. Of course, many of these numbers are off due to many gun transfers at gun shows which is a transfer from one private collection to another, so in many instances these are not registered transfers.

What percentage of liberals own guns?

That is a real tough question to answer since most liberals won't admit to owning guns. There would have to be mandatory gun registration to identify who the gun owners are and the conservatives are deathly opposed to that. Liberals are in support of gun registration however they won't register their guns since gun registration should apply to other people. Although it can probably be stated that American "Progressives" tend to be more concerned about the negative effects of the 2nd Amendment, (i.e., high suicide rates and murder rates), being a "liberal" doesn't preclude someone from owning a gun or enjoying a sport like deer hunting. Answer The first thing that needs to be addressed in order to answer this question is who decides who is a "liberal"; then there needs to be a count of those identified. Once you have completed that part, you may the ascertain how many of those identified own guns and what that is as a percentage of the whole.

What percentage of computers are Mac?

The Mac market share is about 8%, according to NetApplications. However, about 70% of computers are used in businesses, and virtually all business computers run Windows, so consumer market shares of the Mac operating system is about 25%. And climbing rapidly. 40% of college students will be buying Macs, pushing them into the business world soon, too.

What percentage of UK population has a computer?

I would say that since the flop of Vista and the reliability of Mac OS X Leopard then this figure has recently altered, from what it once was, to Apple gaining market share.. I would say that since the flop of Vista and the reliability of Mac OS X Leopard then this figure has recently altered, from what it once was, to Apple gaining market share.

What percentage of US households have a computer?

From the US Census Bureau: "51 percent of US households had one or more computers in the home in August 2000, up from 42 percent in December 1998." Also, "9-in-10 School-Age Children Have Computer Access.". Leichtman Research Group . Durham, NH - June 7, 2007 - New consumer research from Leichtman Research Group, ... While 81% of all US households have at least one computer , ... www.leichtmanresearch.com/press/060707release.html

What is the computer litracy percentage in India?

6.14 %,... as according to ebiz.com . Thy say that this is an added advantage, since the other 93.86% people do not know have enough computer knowledge, it actually means there 93.86% market to invest in making India a completely literate country in the field of computers. So Indian markets boom in IT field.

What percentage of the world owns a computer?

Today about ten percent of the world's population-some 600 million people-have access to connected computing. Evidence suggests, however, that this number may grow dramatically. Mobile telephony promises to reach some two billion subscribers soon. As Moore's Law continues to drive down the cost of computing, new form factors appear that better fit the daily lives of more people, and new forms of wireless connectivity enable communities to "leapfrog" to high bandwidth connectivity, a large new population of computing users may be enabled

What percentage of the world's population own a computer?

Computer ownership is now at about 4-5% of the worlds population; however, with many social projects putting computers in villages in developing countries between 12-14% of the worlds population have access to a computer. Approx 3-5 % of the world's population have internet access. To put this into context only about 25% of the world's population sleep in their own bed at night and only about 30% of the worlds population are rich enough to have a bank account!

What percentage of Americans own stock?

Because there are many ways to "own" stock, this question can have many answers. For example, if you own a mutual fund in your company's retirement plan, you can be said to be the "owner" of the stocks that are in the mutual fund. That's in spite of the fact that you probably don't know what they are, and you have no voting control in either the stocks themselves or the mutual fund. The most commonly offered answer to this question uses this broad, and, arguably meaningless definition.. The Mutual Fund Industry group - Investment Company Institute - has a lot of data on this subject. Its 2002 study, http://www.ici.org/pdf/rpt_02_equity_owners.pdf showed that 49.5% (or 52.7 million) of US Households owned equities in some way shape or form in 2002. However, only 21 million (less than 20%) owned individual stocks outside an employee sponsored plan.. There is an important distinction here. When politicians talk about eliminating the capital gains tax, it is only these 21 million households who will pay lower taxes, because retirement investments are tax deferred while you hold them, and then taxed at regular income tax rates when you take the money out.. I haven't found a more up to date study, but than number was actually a little bit lower than it was in 1999 (peak of the Internet boom) so I doubt it's changed much.. There are also figures given for those who own equity mutual funds outside of an employee sponsored plan - 28.7 million households - as well as 35.9 million households who represent those who own either individual stocks or mutual funds or both. I'm not comfortable with either of those, as subsequent ICI studies suggest that the majority of the Mutual Fund investing households are holding their funds in IRAs or other tax deferred plans - so they, too, pay regular income tax, at the time of withdrawal, on capital gains and dividends.

What percentage of Americans own their own business?

The percentage of the U.S. population that is starting a business is declining. Data from the Federal Reserve indicates that the percentage of American households that own a business decreased from 14.2 percent in 1983 to 11.4 percent in 2004. According to http://www.smallbusinessnewz.com

What percentage of households own computers in 2008?

I've been looking on Google but the closest I can get to the full answer right now is 59.4% of households owning computers in 2008 were single-person households. Anyone else have a link to help get a little closer to the whole thing? It would be much appreciated.

What percentage of the world own a television?

An estimated 7.8 billion people live on Earth, and an approximately5.4 billion own televisions. So around 90% or 4/5 of the world ownsa television. By the way, China owns 28.2% of that pie, around 800million televisions, the most of any country. The U.S. is in secondwith 290 million televisions, or 12.5%

What is the percentage of people in the US that own a computer?

That Q it hard to answer because people buy computers every day and most people have computers....... but they just don't use them at all. 97% of the world have pcs. the rest have a computer with a Linux operating sytem or they have apples OS X or a mac.

What percentage of the world have computers?

Almost 100% of the world have computers. With the widespread availability of portable laptops computers can reach areas where they have never been before. Specialist computers are required for the extreme temperatures of, for example, the Arctic and Antarctic.

What percentage of Americans are computer literate?

The term literate needs some definition first before this question can be answered. Surfing the net or checking and composing an email or playing a game does not constitute net literacy. An organized desktop with information resources of all types would be an indication that someone is net literate as would the ability to download and install software, keep their operating system and application software up to date and "back up". Sadly, very few meet this as a definition, given you accept this as a base definition. Having serviced hundreds of computers, both home users and small business, that percentage is less than 1%. The typical user is A) not aware they have problems until it misbehaves (typically because of no maintenance and / or no protection). Larger companies (with IT departments) are somewhat better but often constrain the end user and most users only use their computer to do what is necessary (ie....learn the basics of the job). Some seniors (with time available) do make good efforts at educating themselves and take advantage of the rich resources of the Internet. The younger generation tends to have better skills and to not be "savvy" is somewhat a societal negative. As baseline evidence of literacy most "Geek" inclined users (and that is not a good name) do not subscribe to cable, or movies and many do not own TV's. They instead watch anything they want (and save hundreds of dollars annually) at any time they want that has ever been produced. The Internet, undoubtedly the world's greatest invention, today provides facts, opinions and instructions for doing anything one wants. Few, take advantage of that. One of the negative (my opinion) things occurring are toys...tablets as an one example, social sites as another. One last comment....of the many desktops I have set up, with maintenance laid out left to right, sets of links to the best of the best on the Internet in many categories less than 10% actually do maintenance / keep their software up to date or explore the net. Most people appear to get frustrated (few actually take a tour when they buy a machine or bother to read help files) when any problem occurs. What does that translate to....fail safe toys...for social purposes and a limited set of other activities. Will this behavior change? Yes, over time but it will require a lot of focus. Peer pressure (among younger users) will drive this more than anything else I expect. The reality is to use a computer and the Internet requires one spend time learning.

What percentage of the world owns a house?

According to a study done by housing finance international in 2003 it was estimated that 67.8% of people in the world owned homes however due to this recession and many political conflicts that have happened since 2003 I imagine the rate is a bit lower (maybe around 50-55%)

Does the WWE own a percentage of TNA?

In short, Yes. In full, no not really. They own a small amount, maybe only 1 - 2% of the shares but use this to influence votes among other shareholders. Fair or not, you decide...

What percentage of people own a computer in Washington State?

With Microsoft's headquarters located in Bellevue, Washington, there should be a great many of the residents owning a computer. In addition, with Microsoft's computer giveaway to schools, it makes it even greater. I would guess that 85% or greater of the population owes a computer. AMC

What percentage of Americans own a home phone?

I'd like to know too. I work for a non-profit and recently sent out texts to a group of people, and I was pretty surprised to find several had given us home phone numbers. I had a home phone as late as a couple years ago, but I still never gave out that number. I just occasionally made calls from it.

What percentage of Americans own their home property and do not have mortgages?

According to the article in the related link one-third of Americans own their property and are mortgage free. That figure varies by location. The figures from the latest census are not available but that statistic probably remains stable since those are the people who seem to manage their finances well and do not borrow on the equity they have in their homes.

What percentage of people own a PlayStation?

50 Million PS3 150 Million PS2 70 Million PSP and 100 Million Playstations have been sold and the World Population is over 6 Billion and it is said it will hit 7 Billion sometime during 2011. A single percent of 7 Billion would be 70 million and that is how many have PSPs. twice that have PS2s, and about 5% own a form of the 370 million different forms of the PlayStation that have been sold.

What percentage of the American population is computer literate?

About 10% Computer literacy is not just learning to use a few specific applications (Word, Excel, Calculator), you basically need to get a feel of the computer, and have some basic knowledge about the processor and such. The reason so many people are computer illiterate is that they see no need for it. I personally think that those people are wrong because people try to cheat you out of money. If you go to Fry's and try to buy a laptop, the salesman will try to swindle you out of you money, saying that this computer has a better processor and such. If you learn some things about computers you won't have this problem because you have idea of what you are actually buying, not something that you do your work with all the time. Computer literate people make the computer follow your lead; not the other way around. I hope this helps

What can a computer do on its own?

nothing, it cant do anything without been told. unless someone has coded it to do something in (for example) an hour and no one was on the computer an hour later but thats still been told to do something. most computers come were they clean themselves up evey once in a while. while you didnt tell it to do that that manufacturer did. you decide if you want to class it as a yes or no.

What percentage of citizens in North Korea own a computer?

North Korea is starting to open up to the world now that Kim Jong-Eun took power, no one knows who directly owns computers but you can use a computer in any public library there. Internet is limited but tourists and high ranking officials have access, also mobile phones are becoming popular.

What percentage of Queensland own a car?

Queensland has approximately 730 registered vehicles for every 1000 people, which translates to approximately 73% of the population owning a car. As of the 2012 census, Queensland is showing a 3% annual growth rate for car registrations.

What percentage of Antarctica does Chile own?

None. By international treaty no country can claim land inAntarctica. Another Answer Chile claims a slice of Antarctica, as do eleven othernation-states. Its claim spans 53°W to 90°W and from the South Poleto 60°S. Their claim overlaps claims by Argentina and by the UnitedKingdom. It's area totals 1,250,257 square km or 482.727 squaremiles. As above, none of this land is 'owned' and its status as claimed isclouded by other claimants.