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October 5, 2015 - For confirmed subscribers only, delivered directly by email
Internet Top 20 Countries
Slowly but surely we are updating the Internet World Stats.
It is a big job because there is lots of information generated all the time.
Some people call it Big Data. The Wikipedia defines it as is a broad term
for data sets so large or complex that traditional data processing applications
are inadequate to handle.
Citing Wikipedia, Big Data include analysis, capture, data curation, search,
sharing, storage, transfer, visualization, and information privacy. The term
often refers simply to the use of predictive analytics or other certain advanced
methods to extract value from data, and seldom to a particular size of data set.
Accuracy in big data may lead to more confident decision making. And better
decisions can mean greater operational efficiency, cost reduction and reduced
Below you will find information and analysis about the top twenty countries in
the Internet according to the number of users. So without further delay, kindly
read on and enjoy this new issue of the IWS Newsletter.
The Internet Top 20 Analysis
The Top Twenty Page shows the list of the 20 top countries in
the Internet ordered according to the number of users in each country. There will
surely be some surprises in this list. Let's look at the table and analyze
First in the list is China with 674 million estimated Internet users, in second
place is India with 354 million Internet users. The USA is now third in the world,
with 281 million Internet users. China, India and the United States are by far
the top three countries in Internet with a total of over 1,308 million Internet
Next comes a group of 3 countries with almost 336 million Internet users. They
are Brazil, Japan and Russia. Internet use in these three countries is well
established and mature. Japan has over 90% Internet penetration.
It is interesting to point out that the group of the Top 20 Internet countries
has grown from 268 million users in year 2000 to 2,417 million users in 2015,
a 801.8% increase in 15 years.
Another interesting fact is that the Top 20 countries comprise 73.9% of all the
Internet users in the world. By the way, Internet users is a good example of
the Pareto Principle, also called the 80/20 rule. About 80% of all the Internet
users is contained in 20% of the world countries.
Recommended Telecoms Reports
For World Telecommunications ICT information, we recommend
the Paul Budde reports. Till October 20th, they have a half price offer for certain
telecommunications reports about Cyprus, Norway, Slovakia and Ukraine.
Visit the Budde website.
Well, that's all for today. I hope you have found
this newsletter interesting and useful. Best personal regards,
Enrique de Argaez, CEO
Miniwatts Marketing Group
About this newsletter:
IWS News is a free newsletter featuring Internet usage research,
Internet marketing tips, eCommerce and world telecommunications reports,
published by the Miniwatts Marketing Group. This subscription issue was uploaded
to the website on October 5, 2015.
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