Who is most likely to use VPNs and Proxy Servers?

Analyzing the demographics of this group shows some notable peaks. Firstly, men are 10% more likely than women to be going online via these tools. This trend holds true across all of the 32 markets we survey, but is especially pronounced in places like Argentina where men are 17% ahead of women.

Elsewhere, the younger age groups have a lead over their older counterparts, while VPN usage also rises in line with income and education levels.


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Jason is Chief Research Officer at GlobalWebIndex. He oversees the global research and insight teams, directs the world-leading research study and specializes in analyzing consumer trends. He writes for titles like the Huffington Post and MediaPost and is a frequent contributor to stories on media outlets such as BBC News, CNN, the Guardian, Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg.

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