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Africa Internet Penetration


Internet Users Statistics for Africa
( Africa Internet Usage, 2019 Population Stats and Facebook Subscribers)

AFRICA 2019 POPULATION AND INTERNET USERS STATISTICS

AFRICA

Population
(2019 Est.)

Internet
Users
31-Dec-2000

Internet
Users

31-Mar-2019

Penetration
(% Population)

Internet
Growth %
2000 - 2019

Facebook
subscribers
31-Dec-2017

Algeria

42,679,018

50,000

21,000,000

49.2 %

41,900 %

19,000,000

Angola

31,787,566

30,000

7,078,067

22.3 %

23,493 %

27,400,000

Benin

11,801,595

15,000

3,801,758

32.2 %

25,245 %

920,000

Botswana

2,374,636

15,000

923,528

38.9 %

6,057 %

830,000

Burkina Faso

20,321,560

10,000

3,704,265

18.2 %

36,942 %

840,000

Burundi

11,575,964

3,000

617,116

5.3 %

20,470 %

450,000

Cabo Verde

560,349

8,000

265,972

47.5 %

3,225 %

240,000

Cameroon

25,312,993

20,000

6,128,422

24.2 %

30,542 %

2,700,000

Central African Rep.

4,825,711

1,500

256,432

5.3 %

16,995 %

96,000

Chad

15,814,345

1,000

768,274

4.9 %

76,727 %

260,000

Comoros

850,910

1,500

130,578

15.3%

8,605 %

120,000

Congo

5,542,197

500

650,000

11.7 %

129,900 %

600,000

Congo, Dem. Rep.

86,727,573

500

5,137,271

5.9 %

1,027,354 %

2,100,000

Cote d'Ivoire

25,531,083

40,000

6,318,355

25.6 %

16,246 %

3,800,000

Djibouti

985,690

1,400

180,000

18.3 %

12,757 %

180,000

Egypt

101,168,745

450,000

49,231,493

48.7 %

10,840 %

35,000,000

Equatorial Guinea

1,360,104

500

312,704

23.0 %

62,441 %

67,000

Eritrea

5,309,659

5,000

71,000

1.3 %

1,320 %

63,000

Eswatini

1,415,414

10,000

446,051

31.5 %

4,360 %

170,000

Ethiopia

110,135,635

10,000

16,437,811

14.9 %

164,278 %

4,500,000

Gabon

2,109,099

15,000

985,492

46.7 %

6,470 %

620,000

Gambia

2,228,075

4,000

392,277

17.6 %

9,707 %

310,000

Ghana

30,096,970

30,000

10,110,000

33.6 %

33,600 %

4,900,000

Guinea

13,398,180

8,000

1,602,485

12.0 %

19,931 %

1,500,000

Guinea-Bissau

1,953,723

1,500

120,000

6.1 %

7,900 %

110,000

Kenya

52,214,791

200,000

43,329,434

83.0 %

21,564 %

7,000,000

Lesotho

2,292,682

4,000

627,860

27.4 %

15,596 %

310,000

Liberia

4,977,720

500

4,028,418

80.9 %

805,583 %

4,028,418

Libya

6,569,864

10,000

3,800,000

57.8 %

37,900 %

3,500,000

Madagascar

26,969,642

30,000

1,900,000

7.0 %

6,233 %

1,700,000

Malawi

19,718,743

15,000

1,828,503

9.3 %

12,090 %

720,000

Mali

19,689,140

18,800

12,480,176

63.4 %

66,283 %

1,500,000

Mauritania

4,661,149

5,000

810,000

17.4 %

16,100 %

770,000

Mauritius

1,271,368

87,000

803,896

63.2 %

824 %

700,000

Mayotte (FR)

266,380

n/a

107,940

40.5 %

n/a

71,000

Morocco

36,635,156

100,000

22,567,154

61.6 %

22,467 %

15,000,000

Mozambique

31,408,823

30,000

5,279,135

16.8 %

17,497 %

1,800,000

Namibia

2,641,996

30,000

797,027

30.2 %

2,557 %

570,000

Niger

23,176,691

5,000

951,548

4.1 %

18,931 %

440,000

Nigeria

200,962,417

200,000

111,632,516

55.5 %

55,716 %

17,000,000

Reunion (FR)

889,918

130,000

480,000

53.9 %

269 %

420,000

Rwanda

12,794,412

5,000

3,724,678

29.1 %

74,393 %

490,000

Saint Helena (UK)

4,096

n/a

2,200

53.7 %

n/a

1,700

Sao Tome & Principe

213,379

6,500

57,875

27.1 %

790 %

52,000

Senegal

16,743,859

40,000

9,749,527

58.2 %

24,274 %

2,900,000

Seychelles

95,702

6,000

67,119

70.1 %

1,018 %

61,000

Sierra Leone

7,883,123

5,000

902,462

11.4 %

17,949 %

450,000

Somalia

15,636,171

200

1,200,000

7.7 %

599,900 %

1,100,000

South Africa

58,065,097

2,400,000

31,185,634

53.7 %

1,199 %

16,000,000

South Sudan

13,263,184

n/a

2,229,963

16.8 %

n/a

180,000

Sudan

42,514,094

30,000

11,816,570

27.8 %

39,288 %

2,600,000

Tanzania

60,913,557

115,000

23,000,000

37.8 %

19,900 %

6,100,000

Togo

8,186,384

100,000

899,956

11.0 %

800 %

560,000

Tunisia

11,783,168

100,000

7,898,534

67.0 %

7,798 %

6,400,000

Uganda

45,711,874

40,000

19,000,000

41.6 %

47,400 %

2,600,000

Western Sahara

582,478

n/a

28,000

4.8 %

n/a

24,000

Zambia

18,137,369

20,000

7,248,773

40.0 %

36,144 %

1,600,000

Zimbabwe

17,297,495

50,000

6,796,314

39.3 %

13,492 %

880,000

TOTAL AFRICA

1,320,038,716

4,514,400

492,762,185

37.3 %

10,815 %

204,304,118

Rest of World

6,396,184,493

82.9 %

3,891,048,157

60.8 %

88.8 %

1,942,054,452

WORLD TOTAL

7,716,223,209

100.0 %

4,383,810,342

56.8 %

100.0 %

2,146,358,570

NOTES: (1) Africa Internet Statistics were updated in May 18, 2019. (2) Africa Facebook subscribers are estimated in December 31, 2017. (3) CLICK on each country name for further data on individual countries and regions. (4) Africa Population numbers are mid-year 2019 estimates, based on data from the United Nations Population Division. (5) For definitions, navigation help and methodology, see the site surfing guide. (6) Africa Internet usage information comes from, among others, 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 also displayed. (8) Data from this table may be cited, giving the due credit to Internet World Stats and establishing a link back to www.internetworldstats.com Copyright 2019, © Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.


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