In the 1st quarter of 2015, the share of Internet users among 16–74-year-old Estonian residents was 88%. In the European Union (EU) on average, the respective indicator stood at 79%. Compared to 2014, the share of Internet users in Estonia has increased by 4 percentage points. Internet use is more widespread among 16–54-year-olds – more than 90% of the inhabitants in this age group used the Internet. Older inhabitants use the Internet less: the corresponding indicator amounted to 76% among 55–64-year-olds and to 54% among 65–74-year-olds. These shares are respectively 10 and 9 percentage points above the corresponding EU averages. Compared to females (87%), males are slightly more active in terms of Internet use (90%). By location, the share of Internet users is a bit bigger in urban (90%) than in rural settlements (86%). In the 1st quarter of 2015, 88% of the households had Internet access at home, with most households having a fixed broadband connection (wired or wireless) and more than a half – a mobile Internet connection.