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INTERNET USAGE STATISTICS
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World Internet Users and 2016 Population Stats


WORLD INTERNET USAGE AND POPULATION STATISTICS
JUNE 30, 2016 - Update

World Regions

Population
( 2016 Est.)

Population
% of World

Internet Users
30 June 2016

Penetration
Rate (% Pop.)

Growth
2000-2016

Table
% Users

Asia

4,052,652,889

55.2 %

1,846,212,654

45.6 %

1,515.2%

50.2 %

Europe

832,073,224

11.3 %

614,979,903

73.9 %

485.2%

16.7 %

Latin America / Caribbean

626,119,788

8.5 %

384,751,302

61.5 %

2,029.4%

10.5 %

Africa

1,185,529,578

16.2 %

340,783,342

28.7 %

7,448.8%

9.3 %

North America

359,492,293

4.9 %

320,067,193

89.0 %

196.1%

8.7 %

Middle East

246,700,900

3.4 %

141,489,765

57.4 %

4,207.4%

3.8 %

Oceania / Australia

37,590,820

0.5 %

27,540,654

73.3 %

261.4%

0.8 %

WORLD TOTAL

7,340,159,492

100.0 %

3,675,824,813

50.1 %

918.3%

100.0 %

NOTES: (1) Internet Usage and World Population Statistics updated as of June 30, 2016. (2) CLICK on each world region name for detailed regional usage information. (3) Demographic (Population) numbers are based on data from the US Census Bureau, Eurostats and from local census agencies. (4) Internet usage information comes from data published by Nielsen Online, by the International Telecommunications Union, by GfK, by local ICT Regulators and other reliable sources. (5) For definitions, disclaimers, navigation help and methodology, please refer to the Site Surfing Guide. (6) Information in this site may be cited, giving the due credit and placing a link to www.internetworldstats.com. Copyright © 2001 - 2016, Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.


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