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Global Internet usage
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The new Global Digital suite of reports from We Are Social and Hootsuite reveals that there are now more than 4 billion people around the world using the internet. Africa has seen the fastest growth rates, with the number of internet users across the continent increasing by more than 20 percent year-on-year. Social media use continues to grow rapidly too, and the number of people using the top platform in each country has increased by almost 1 million new users every day during the past 12 months. More than 3 billion people around the world now use social media each month, with 9 in 10 of those users accessing their chosen platforms via mobile devices. Internet penetration rates may still be low across much of Central Africa and Southern Asia, but these regions are also seeing the fastest growth in internet adoption. Users in Africa are up by more than 20 percent year-on-year, with the reported number of internet users in Mali increasing by almost 6 times since January The number of internet users in Benin, Sierra Leone, Niger, and Mozambique has more than doubled over the past year too.
List of countries by number of Internet users
Below is a sortable list of countries by number of Internet users , as of March for top 20 countries. Internet users are defined as persons who accessed the Internet in the last 12 months from any device, including mobile phones. Estimates are derived from either household surveys or from Internet subscription data. All United Nations member states are included, except North Korea.
We started publishing the list in and have updated it annually since. The list became an extremely useful resource that has been overwhelmingly shared and linked to — even on some of the biggest publications in the world. However, things move really fast on the Internet, and a lot has changed since we published that list. About Internet Statistics There are 4.