The World Wide Web is Now Truly Global


Back in 1996, two thirds of the world's internet users were Americans. A lot has changed since then though, and by the end of 2012, the global internet population was so diverse that the term 'world wide web' was truly justified.

Infographic: The World Wide Web is Now Truly Global | Statista
Related Infographics
  • Social Networks
    Facebook Handily Beats Competition in Terms of Engagement

    This chart shows how frequently users of different social networks in the United States use the respective services.

  • Indonesia
    These Nations Use VPNs The Most

    This chart shows the share of internet users who use VPNs to access restricted sites and social networks.

  • Internet usage worldwide
    U.S. Internet Users Lag Behind In Ad Blocking

    This chart shows the share of internet users using ad blocking software in Q2 2015.

  • Mobile Internet
    Mobile Broadband Penetration Is Quickly on the Rise

    The chart shows the number of mobile broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants in different regions.

  • Media Use
    The Internet Is Gradually Replacing Traditional Media

    This chart shows the change in time consumers spend with selected media per day between 2010 and 2014.

More info on this topic
You may also be interested in...
Infographic Newsletter

Statista offers daily infographics about trending topics covering Media and Society an.

Download & Reference

Related market forecasts
Who may use the "Chart of the Day"?
The Statista "Chart of the Day", made available under the Creative Commons License CC BY-ND 3.0, may be used and displayed without charge by all commercial and non-commercial websites. Use is, however, only permitted with proper attribution to Statista.

Which topics are covered by the "Chart of the Day"?
The Statista "Chart of the Day" currently focuses on two sectors: "Media and Technology", updated daily and featuring the latest statistics from the media, internet, telecommunications and consumer electronics industries; and "Economy and Society", which inlcudes current data from the United States and around the world relating to economic and political issues as well as sports and entertainment.

Can Statista create customized charts?
Absolutely! For information on tailor-made and sector-specific Charts of the Day, please contact Jan Ahrens