Half of the World Will be on the Worldwide Web
Worldwide Internet Usage
Accelerating growth across the many nations in Africa are responsible for this continued uptick. In 2005, only 2 percent of people in Africa used the internet. As of 2018, about a quarter of people in Africa used the internet. Between 2005 and 2018, about 4 times more people across the world are on the internet.
This chart shows the number of individuals using the internet between 2004 and 2018 (in millions).