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Africa Internet Participation

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

INTERNET USERS AND POPULATION STATISTICS FOR AFRICA

AFRICA REGION

Population
(2014 Est.)

Pop. %
of World

Internet Users,
31-Dec-2013

Penetration
(% Population)

Internet
% Users

Facebook
31-Dec-2012

Total for Africa

1,125,721,038

15.7 %

240,146,482

21.3 %

8.6 %

51,612,460

Rest of World

6,056,137,581

84.3 %

2,562,332,452

42.3 %

91.4 %

924,331,500

WORLD TOTAL

7,181,858,619

100.0 %

2,802,478,934

39.0 %

100.0 %

975,943,960

NOTES: (1) Africa Population are 2014 mid-year estimates. (2) Internet Usage Statistics are for December 31, 2013. (2) The Facebook subscriber data is for December 31, 2012. (3) CLICK on each region or country name for details for each individual location. (4) For methology, help and definitions please see the site surfing guide. (5) Population estimates are based mainly on figures from the U.S. Census Bureau and local sources. (6) The Internet usage numbers come mainly from data published by WWW , ITU , the Nielsen Company, Facebook, and other trustworthy sources. (7) Data from this table may be cited, giving the due credit and establishing an active link back to Internet World Stats. Copyright © 2014, Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.

Africa Internet Penetration


AFRICA 2014 POPULATION AND INTERNET USERS STATISTICS FOR 2013 Q4

AFRICA

Population
(2014 Est.)

Internet Users
31-Dec-2000

Internet Users
31-Dec-2013

Penetration
(% Population)

Internet
% Africa

Facebook
31-Dec-2012

Algeria

38,813,722

50,000

6,404,264

16.5 %

2.7 %

4,111,320

Angola

19,088,106

30,000

3,645,828

19.1 %

1.5 %

645,460

Benin

10,160,556

15,000

497,867

4.9 %

0.2 %

171,780

Botswana

2,155,784

15,000

323,368

15.0 %

0.1 %

294,000

Burkina Faso

18,365,123

10,000

808,065

4.4 %

0.3 %

141,740

Burundi

10,395,931

3,000

405,441

3.9 %

0.2 %

41,900

Cameroon

23,130,708

20,000

1,480,365

6.4 %

0.6 %

562,480

Cabo Verde

538,535

8,000

201,950

37.5 %

0.1 %

107,340

Central African Rep.

5,277,959

1,500

184,729

3.5 %

0.1 %

163,780

Chad

11,412,107

1,000

262,478

2.3 %

0.1 %

43,120

Comoros

766,865

1,500

49,846

6.5 %

0.0 %

19,940

Congo

4,662,446

500

307,721

6.6 %

0.1 %

107,640

Congo, Dem. Rep.

77,433,744

500

1,703,542

2.2 %

0.7 %

903,020

Cote d'Ivoire

22,848,945

40,000

968,000

4.2 %

0.4 %

n/a

Djibouti

810,179

1,400

76,967

9.5 %

0.0 %

50,140

Egypt

86,895,099

450,000

43,065,211

49.6 %

17.9 %

12,173,540

Equatorial Guinea

722,254

500

118,450

16.4 %

0.0 %

32,980

Eritrea

6,380,803

5,000

377,363

5.9 %

0.2 %

20,940

Ethiopia

96,633,458

10,000

1,836,035

1.9 %

0.8 %

902,440

Gabon

1,672,597

15,000

153,879

9.2 %

0.1 %

132,000

Gambia

1,925,527

4,000

269,574

14.0 %

0.1 %

97,280

Ghana

25,758,108

30,000

4,378,878

17.0 %

1.8 %

1,630,420

Guinea

11,474,383

8,000

183,590

1.6 %

0.1 %

68,780

Guinea-Bissau

1,693,398

1,500

52,495

3.1 %

0.0 %

n/a

Kenya

45,010,056

200,000

21,273,738

47.3 %

8.9 %

2,045,900

Lesotho

1,942,008

4,000

97,100

5.0 %

0.0 %

51,440

Liberia

4,092,310

500

188,246

4.6 %

0.1 %

n/a

Libya

6,244,174

10,000

1,030,289

16.5 %

0.4 %

781,700

Madagascar

23,201,926

30,000

510,442

2.2 %

0.2 %

282,880

Malawi

17,241,754

15,000

931,054

5.4 %

0.4 %

203,840

Mali

16,455,903

18,800

444,309

2.7 %

0.2 %

212,020

Mauritania

3,516,806

5,000

218,042

6.2 %

0.1 %

106,200

Mauritius

1,331,155

87,000

519,150

39.0 %

0.2 %

367,900

Mayotte (FR)

217,909

n/a

103,136

47.3 %

0.0 %

19,500

Morocco

32,987,206

100,000

18,472,835

56.0 %

7.7 %

5,091,760

Mozambique

24,692,144

30,000

1,333,375

5.4 %

0.6 %

362,560

Namibia

2,198,406

30,000

305,578

13.9 %

0.1 %

231,340

Niger

17,466,172

5,000

296,925

1.7 %

0.1 %

63,500

Nigeria

177,155,754

200,000

67,319,186

38.0 %

28.0 %

6,630,200

Reunion (FR)

867,687

130,000

300,000

34.6 %

0.1 %

240,040

Rwanda

12,337,138

5,000

1,073,331

8.7 %

0.4 %

188,800

Saint Helena (UK)

4,255

n/a

1,600

37.6 %

0.0 %

n/a

Sao Tome & Principe

190,428

6,500

43,798

23.0 %

0.0 %

6,940

Senegal

13,635,927

40,000

2,849,909

20.9 %

1.2 %

675,820

Seychelles

91,650

6,000

46,192

50.4 %

0.0 %

27,600

Sierra Leone

5,743,725

5,000

97,643

1.7 %

0.0 %

76,880

Somalia

10,428,043

200

156,420

1.5 %

0.1 %

123,480

South Africa

48,375,645

2,400,000

23,655,690

48.9 %

9.9 %

6,269,600

South Sudan

11,562,695

n/a

100

0.0 %

0.0 %

n/a

Sudan

35,482,233

30,000

8,054,467

22.7 %

3.4 %

n/a

Swaziland

1,419,623

10,000

350,647

24.7 %

0.1 %

89,500

Tanzania

49,639,138

115,000

6,949,479

14.0 %

2.9 %

705,460

Togo

7,351,374

100,000

356,300

4.8 %

0.1 %

117,420

Tunisia

10,937,521

100,000

4,790,634

43.8 %

2.0 %

3,328,300

Uganda

35,918,915

40,000

5,818,864

16.2 %

2.4 %

562,240

Western Sahara

554,795

n/a

n/a

n/a

0.0 %

n/a

Zambia

14,638,505

20,000

2,254,329

15.4 %

0.9 %

327,600

Zimbabwe

13,771,721

50,000

2,547,768

18.5 %

1.1 %

n/a

TOTAL AFRICA

1,125,721,038

4,514,400

240,146,482

21.3 %

100.0 %

51,612,460

NOTES: (1) Africa Internet Statistics were updated for December 31, 2013. (2) Africa Facebook subscribers were updated for December 31, 2012. (3) CLICK on each country name for further data on individual countries and regions. (4) Africa Population numbers are mid-year 2014 estimates, based on data mainly from the U.S. Census Bureau and local census offices. (5) For definitions, navigation help and methodologys, see the site surfing guide. (6) Africa Internet usage information comes mainly 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 2014, © Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.

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