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Africa Internet Users

Internet Usage Statistics for Africa
( Africa Internet Usage and 2017 Population Stats )

INTERNET USERS AND POPULATION STATISTICS FOR AFRICA

AFRICA REGION

Population
(2017 Est.)

Pop. %
of World

Internet Users,
Latest

Penetration
(% Population)

Internet
% Users

Facebook
30-Jun-2016

Total for Africa

1,246,504,865

16.6 %

345,676,501

27.7 %

9.3 %

146,637,000

Rest of World

6,272,524,105

83.4 %

3,386,296,922

54.0 %

90.7 %

1,532,796,530

WORLD TOTAL

7,519,028,970

100.0 %

3,731,973,423

49.6 %

100.0 %

1,679,433,530

NOTES: (1) Africa Population data are 2017 mid-year estimates. (2) Africa Internet Usage Statistics in this table are in March 31, 2017. (3) The Facebook subscriber data are in June 30, 2016, the last available from FB. (4) CLICK on each region or country name for details for each individual location. (5) For methology, help and definitions please see the site surfing guide. (6) Population 2017 estimates are based mainly on figures from the United Nations - Population Division and local sources. (7) The Internet usage numbers come mainly from data published by WWW , ITU , the Nielsen Company, Facebook, and other trustworthy sources. (8) Data from this table may be cited, giving the due credit and establishing an active link back to Internet World Stats. Copyright © 2017, Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.

Africa Internet Penetration


AFRICA 2017 POPULATION AND INTERNET USERS STATISTICS FOR 2017

AFRICA

Population
(2017 Est.)

Internet Users
31-Dec-2000

Internet Users
31-Mar-2017

Penetration
(% Population)

Africa
Internet
% Users

Facebook
30-Jun-2016

Algeria

41,063,753

50,000

15,105,000

36.8 %

4.4 %

15,000,000

Angola

26,655,513

30,000

5,951,453

22.3 %

1.7 %

3,500,000

Benin

11,458,611

15,000

1,232,940

10.8 %

0.4 %

800,000

Botswana

2,343,981

15,000

690,000

29.4 %

0.2 %

690,000

Burkina Faso

19,173,322

10,000

2,156,498

11.2 %

0.6 %

600,000

Burundi

11,936,481

3,000

526,372

4.4 %

0.2 %

450,000

Cabo Verde

533,468

8,000

235,183

44.1 %

0.1 %

210,000

Cameroon

24,513,689

20,000

4,909,178

20.0 %

1.4 %

2,100,000

Central African Rep.

5,098,826

1,500

246,432

4.8 %

0.1 %

66,000

Chad

14,965,482

1,000

387,063

2.6 %

0.1 %

170,000

Comoros

825,920

1,500

60,000

7.3 %

0.0 %

60,000

Congo

4,866,243

500

400,000

8.2 %

0.1 %

400,000

Congo, Dem. Rep.

82,242,685

500

3,101,210

3.8 %

0.9 %

2,100,000

Cote d'Ivoire

23,815,886

40,000

5,230,000

22.0 %

1.5 %

2,400,000

Djibouti

911,382

1,400

150,000

16.5 %

0.0 %

150,000

Egypt

95,215,102

450,000

34,800,000

36.5 %

10.1 %

32,000,000

Equatorial Guinea

894,464

500

181,657

20.3 %

0.1 %

67,000

Eritrea

5,481,906

5,000

71,000

1.3 %

0.0 %

63,000

Ethiopia

104,344,901

10,000

11,538,000

11.1 %

3.3 %

4,500,000

Gabon

1,801,232

15,000

670,197

37.2 %

0.2 %

470,000

Gambia

2,120,418

4,000

373,865

17.6 %

0.1 %

220,000

Ghana

28,656,723

30,000

7,958,675

27.8 %

2.3 %

3,500,000

Guinea

13,290,659

8,000

950,000

7.1 %

0.3 %

950,000

Guinea-Bissau

1,932,871

1,500

84,000

4.3 %

0.0 %

84,000

Kenya

48,466,928

200,000

37,718,650

77.8 %

10.9 %

5,500,000

Lesotho

2,185,159

4,000

444,376

20.3 %

0.1 %

290,000

Liberia

4,730,437

500

395,063

8.4 %

0.1 %

330,000

Libya

6,408,742

10,000

2,800,000

43.7 %

0.8 %

2,800,000

Madagascar

25,612,972

30,000

1,300,000

5.1 %

0.4 %

1,300,000

Malawi

18,298,679

15,000

1,670,839

9.1 %

0.5 %

720,000

Mali

18,689,966

18,800

2,212,450

11.8 %

0.6 %

1,000,000

Mauritania

4,266,448

5,000

714,132

16.7 %

0.2 %

370,000

Mauritius

1,281,353

87,000

803,896

62.7 %

0.2 %

630,000

Mayotte (FR)

253,068

n/a

107,940

42.7 %

0.0 %

56,000

Morocco

35,241,418

100,000

20,207,154

57.3 %

5.8 %

12,000,000

Mozambique

29,537,914

30,000

1,834,337

6.2 %

0.5 %

1,400,000

Namibia

2,568,569

30,000

520,000

20.2 %

0.2 %

520,000

Niger

21,563,607

5,000

439,164

2.0 %

0.1 %

280,000

Nigeria

191,835,936

200,000

93,591,174

48.8 %

27.1 %

16,000,000

Reunion (FR)

873,356

130,000

390,000

44.7 %

0.1 %

390,000

Rwanda

12,159,586

5,000

3,724,678

30.6 %

1.1 %

490,000

Saint Helena (UK)

3,970

n/a

2,000

50.4 %

0.0 %

2,000

Sao Tome & Principe

198,481

6,500

49,686

25.0 %

0.0 %

38,000

Senegal

16,054,275

40,000

3,647,939

22.7 %

1.1 %

2,300,000

Seychelles

97,539

6,000

56,168

57.6 %

0.0 %

48,000

Sierra Leone

6,732,899

5,000

310,000

4.6 %

0.1 %

310,000

Somalia

11,391,962

200

660,000

5.8 %

0.2 %

660,000

South Africa

55,436,360

2,400,000

28,580,290

51.6 %

8.3 %

14,000,000

South Sudan

13,096,190

n/a

2,179,963

16.6 %

0.6 %

180,000

Sudan

42,166,323

30,000

10,886,813

25.8 %

3.1 %

n/a

Swaziland

1,320,356

10,000

436,051

33.0 %

0.1 %

160,000

Tanzania

56,877,529

115,000

3,700,000

6.5 %

1.1 %

3,700,000

Togo

7,691,915

100,000

545,020

7.1 %

0.2 %

340,000

Tunisia

11,494,760

100,000

5,800,000

50.5 %

1.7 %

5,800,000

Uganda

41,652,938

40,000

13,023,114

31.3 %

3.8 %

2,200,000

Western Sahara

596,021

n/a

27,000

4.5 %

0.0 %

23,000

Zambia

17,237,931

20,000

3,167,934

18.4 %

0.9 %

1,400,000

Zimbabwe

16,337,760

50,000

6,721,947

41.1 %

1.9 %

850,000

TOTAL AFRICA

1,246,504,865

4,514,400

345,676,501

27.7 %

100.0 %

146,637,000

NOTES: (1) Africa Internet Statistics were updated for March 31, 2017. (2) Africa Facebook subscribers are for June 30, 2016. (3) CLICK on each country name for further data on individual countries and regions. (4) Africa Population numbers are mid-year 2017 estimates, based on data mainly from the United Nations - Population Division and local census offices. (5) For definitions, navigation help and methodology, see the site surfing guide. (6) Africa Internet usage information comes from data published by WWW, ITU , Facebook, and other trustworthy sources. (7) For Internet growth comparison purposes, baseline Internet usage data for the year 2000 is displayed. (8) Data from this table may be cited, giving the due credit and establishing an active link back to internetworldstats.com Copyright 2017, © Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.


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