Some 11 million online in the Netherlands

The number of Dutch people who regularly surf the internet went up by 7% to some 11 million people last year (out of a population of 16 million), says internet advertising body STIR.

The average amount of time spent online rose by 30 minutes to 6.4 hours. Some 85% of households now have a computer, the figures show.

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