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Survey shows 45% of households in Slovakia had computer last year

Last year, about 45 percent of households in Slovakia had a computer, up 17 percentage points compared with 2005, shows a "Cenzus 2007" poll carried out by GfK Slovakia. T

Last year, about 45 percent of households in Slovakia had a computer, up 17 percentage points compared with 2005, shows a "Cenzus 2007" poll carried out by GfK Slovakia. T

he company surveyed 330 households. The increase in the number of computers also surged popularity of various computer games. PlayStations can be found in one in 10 Slovak households, especially those with children.

Microwave ovens are a part of every Slovak household, with as many as 80 percent owning one. Ninety-one percent of households own a washing machine but laundry driers are only in 2.5 percent of households. Almost 8 percent of households have an LCD or plasma TV set. Home cinemas are in about one in ten households and hifi sets can be found in almost one in three households, suggests a GfK report. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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