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Africa Internet Penetration


Internet Users Statistics for Africa
( Africa Internet Usage, 2018 Population Stats and Facebook Subscribers)

AFRICA 2018 POPULATION AND INTERNET USERS STATISTICS

AFRICA

Population
(2018 Est.)

Internet
Users
31-Dec-2000

Internet
Users

31-Dec-2017

Penetration
(% Population)

Internet
Growth %
2000 - 2017

Facebook
subscribers
31-Dec-2017

Algeria

42,008,054

50,000

18,580,000

44.2 %

37,060 %

19,000,000

Angola

30,774,205

30,000

5,951,453

19.3 %

19,738 %

3,800,000

Benin

11,458,674

15,000

3,801,758

33.1 %

25,245 %

920,000

Botswana

2,333,201

15,000

923,528

39.6 %

6,057 %

830,000

Burkina Faso

19,751,651

10,000

3,704,265

18.8 %

36,942 %

840,000

Burundi

11,216,450

3,000

617,116

5.5 %

20,470 %

450,000

Cabo Verde

553,335

8,000

265,972

48.1 %

3,225 %

240,000

Cameroon

24,678,234

20,000

6,128,422

24.8 %

30,542 %

2,700,000

Central African Rep.

4,737,423

1,500

256,432

5.4 %

16,995 %

96,000

Chad

15,353,184

1,000

768,274

5.0 %

76,727 %

260,000

Comoros

832,347

1,500

130,578

15.7%

8,605 %

120,000

Congo

5,399,895

500

650,000

12.0 %

129,900 %

600,000

Congo, Dem. Rep.

84,004,989

500

5,137,271

6.1 %

1,027,354 %

2,100,000

Cote d'Ivoire

24,905,843

40,000

6,318,355

26.3 %

16,246 %

3,800,000

Djibouti

971,408

1,400

180,000

18.5 %

12,757 %

180,000

Egypt

99,375,741

450,000

49,231,493

49.5 %

10,840 %

35,000,000

Equatorial Guinea

1,313,894

500

312,704

23.8 %

62,441 %

67,000

Eritrea

5,187,948

5,000

71,000

1.4 %

1,320 %

63,000

Ethiopia

107,534,882

10,000

16,437,811

15.3 %

164,278 %

4,500,000

Gabon

2,067,561

15,000

985,492

47.7 %

6,470 %

620,000

Gambia

2,163,765

4,000

392,277

18.1 %

9,707 %

310,000

Ghana

29,463,643

30,000

10,110,000

34.3 %

33,600 %

4,900,000

Guinea

13,052,608

8,000

1,602,485

12.3 %

19,931 %

1,500,000

Guinea-Bissau

1,907,268

1,500

120,000

6.3 %

7,900 %

110,000

Kenya

50,950,879

200,000

43,329,434

85.0 %

21,564 %

7,000,000

Lesotho

2,263,010

4,000

627,860

27.7 %

15,596 %

310,000

Liberia

4,853,516

500

395,063

8.1 %

78,912 %

330,000

Libya

6,470,956

10,000

3,800,000

58.7 %

37,900 %

3,500,000

Madagascar

26,262,810

30,000

1,900,000

7.2 %

6,233 %

1,700,000

Malawi

19,164,728

15,000

1,828,503

9.5 %

12,090 %

720,000

Mali

19,107,706

18,800

12,480,176

65.3 %

66,283 %

1,500,000

Mauritania

4,540,068

5,000

810,000

17.8 %

16,100 %

770,000

Mauritius

1,268,315

87,000

803,896

63.4 %

824 %

700,000

Mayotte (FR)

259,682

n/a

107,940

41.6 %

n/a

71,000

Morocco

36,191,805

100,000

22,567,154

62.4 %

22,467 %

15,000,000

Mozambique

30,528,673

30,000

5,279,135

17.3 %

17,497 %

1,800,000

Namibia

2,587,801

30,000

797,027

30.8 %

2,557 %

570,000

Niger

22,311,375

5,000

951,548

4.3 %

18,931 %

440,000

Nigeria

195,875,237

200,000

98,391,456

50.2 %

49,096 %

17,000,000

Reunion (FR)

883,247

130,000

480,000

54.3 %

269 %

420,000

Rwanda

12,501,156

5,000

3,724,678

29.8 %

74,393 %

490,000

Saint Helena (UK)

4,049

n/a

2,200

54.3 %

n/a

1,700

Sao Tome & Principe

208,818

6,500

57,875

27.7 %

790 %

52,000

Senegal

16,294,270

40,000

9,749,527

59.8 %

24,274 %

2,900,000

Seychelles

95,235

6,000

67,119

70.5 %

1,018 %

61,000

Sierra Leone

7,719,729

5,000

902,462

11.7 %

17,949 %

450,000

Somalia

15,181,925

200

1,200,000

7.9 %

599,900 %

1,100,000

South Africa

57,398,421

2,400,000

30,815,634

53.7 %

1,184 %

16,000,000

South Sudan

12,919,053

n/a

2,229,963

17.3 %

n/a

180,000

Sudan

41,511,526

30,000

11,816,570

28.5 %

39,288 %

2,600,000

Swaziland

1,391,385

10,000

446,051

32.1 %

4,360 %

170,000

Tanzania

59,091,392

115,000

23,000,000

38.9 %

19,900 %

6,100,000

Togo

7,990,926

100,000

899,956

11.3 %

800 %

560,000

Tunisia

11,659,174

100,000

7,898,534

67.7 %

7,798 %

6,400,000

Uganda

44,270,563

40,000

19,000,000

42.9 %

47,400 %

2,600,000

Western Sahara

561,257

n/a

28,000

5.0 %

n/a

24,000

Zambia

17,609,178

20,000

7,248,773

41.2 %

36,144 %

1,600,000

Zimbabwe

16,913,261

50,000

6,796,314

40.2 %

13,492 %

880,000

TOTAL AFRICA

1,287,914,329

4,514,400

453,329,534

35.2 %

9,942 %

177,005,700

Rest of World

6,346,844,099

83.1 %

3,703,602,606

58.4 %

89.1 %

1,942,054,452

WORLD TOTAL

7,634,758,428

100.0 %

4,156,932,140

54.4 %

100.0 %

2,119,060,152

NOTES: (1) Africa Internet Statistics were updated in December 31, 2017. (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 2018 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 internetworldstats.com Copyright 2018, © Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.


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