The latest Australian Digital Inclusion Index has revealed Tasmania is last when it comes to digital ability.
The index is operated by RMIT Univiersity's Digital Ethnography Research Centre, the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University, Telstra and marketing research company Roy Morgan.
RMIT's Professor Julian Thomas said the index provided a vital evidence base that helps develop positive strategies to ensure all Australians benefitted from the digital economy.
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Tasmania ranked last among states and territories with a ADII score of 58.1, with the national average being 61.9.
Launceston's individual score decreased from 54.7 in 2018 to 54.3. Hobart had an increase to 63.3, bringing it closer to the capital city average of 63.8.
Other areas demographics, such as people who didn't finish high school (45.1) or were in the lowest income bracket (41.4), had scores significantly lower than the state average.
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