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Computer owned households fell in 2022, while literacy improved

OtherMay 7, 2023
Computer owned households fell in 2022, while literacy improved

In general, one out of every five Sri Lankan households owns either a desktop or a laptop computer. It was 22.9% in 2021 (the entire year), but fell to 22.1% in the first six months of 2022. Sri Lanka households faced massive economic challenges in 2022. It had a negative impact across all the regions, including more wealthy western provinces.

Meantime, the Computer literacy rate has improved from 2021 (34.3%) to 2022 (35.7%), which has become very much important in day-to-day life.

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