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Women in the younger age brackets are spending more time online than their male counterparts but it's still a close run race between the sexes.
According to the annual Ofcom Communications Market Report 2007, 2.18 million women in the 25 to 34 age group used the internet during April 2007 - compared to 1.83 million men in the same age group.
Silver surfers are also getting web-savvy: one-quarter of all Britons online are aged over 50, and over-50s account for 30 per cent of the total time spent on the internet.
UK Survey Shows Silver Surfers Are Important Share [networks.silicon.com]
The older generation also have more money in my area as well
Long may they continue
All the talk you hear about the younger age groups being more 'net savvy' might be true in technical terms, but as far as who is actually buying I would guess that 40% of our sales are to 50+. But that does not tell the whole story - they nearly always spend a LOT more.
Basically, the kids buy gadgets, their grandparents buy $40,000 systems.