15 Oct, 2013 Last updated: 27 Nov, 2014

This research identifies the characteristics of older Victorians most likely to use digital technologies compared to those at risk of being socially excluded as a result of not having access.

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Australia has an ageing population due to declining fertility rates and increasing life expectancy (ABS 2011).

This analysis looks at responses from 8,185 people aged 65 and above, taken from the VicHealth Indicators Survey of 25,000 Victorians conducted in 2012. It identifies the characteristics of older Victorians moist likely to use digital technologies compared to those at risk of being socially excluded as a result of not having access.