FSD1316 Use of Online Services and Information Technology in Tampere 2003shortcuts: data collection | citation | publications
eTampere / Infocity 2003
City of Tampere
Survey respondents were residents of the City of Tampere (Finland). Questions covered their access to mobile phone, PC, e-mail or Internet. Respondents with Internet access were asked about the location, frequency, duration and purpose of their Internet use. They also assessed their own information needs concerning computers and information network. Internet users' familiarity with the City of Tampere website was surveyed. Views were probed on what kind of information, entertainment, services, participation opportunities etc. they would like to access through the city's web pages.
All respondents were asked whether Tampere should concentrate on improving its traditional services, all-purpose one-stop shops, phone services or online services (E-government systems, e-services). Familiarity with eTampere programme was charted. Background variables included respondent's sex, postal code area, age group, basic education, employment status and household composition.
computers; electronic mail; information needs; information society; Internet; mobile phones; online services; public services
information society studies; information studies; local government studies (FSD Topics Classification)
information society (including Internet use) (CESSDA Topics Classification)
The data do not contain answers to the open-ended questions 14, 16 and 17 nor to "Other, what" type of open-ended question categories.
Access to the data granted for scientific and teaching purposes. FSD's access application procedure.
City of Tampere
Finland, City of Tampere
People aged 15-74 living in Tampere
Quota sampling based on the age, sex and postal code distributions of citizens of Tampere.
Telephone interview (computer-assisted telephone interview CATI)
Longitudinal: Trend/Repeated cross-section
Data: SPSS portable file. Data available also in other file formats.
Number of cases and variables
502 cases and 51 variables
See downloadable files at the top of the page
Questionnaire: pdf file in Finnish
The source must be acknowledged in any publication based wholly or in part on the data.
Use of Online Services and Information Technology in Tampere 2003 [computer file]. FSD1316, version 1.0 (2004-02-20). Helsinki: Taloustutkimus [data collection], 2003. Tampere: City of Tampere [producer]. Tampere: Finnish Social Science Data Archive [distributor], 2004.
The archive must be informed of all publications where the data have been used.
The depositor and the archive bear no responsibility for any results or interpretations arising from the secondary use of the data.
eTampere / Infocity 2003: lokakuu 2003: (2003) [verkkodokumentti]. Tampere: Tampereen kaupunki & Helsinki: Taloustutkimus. http://www.tampere.fi/tiedostot/4UfZvYugV/ictutkimus03.pdf [viitattu 16.2.2004].