Europe: number of internet users in selected countries 2019

In Europe, the country with the highest number of internet users is Germany. As of June 2019, there were almost 80 million people using the internet in Germany. The second highest figure was seen in the United Kingdom (UK). There were 360 thousand internet users in Malta, making it the country with the lowest number of internet users in Europe.

Internet access in the EU

Over the past 10 years, the share of households with access to the internet in the European Union (EU) has increased steadily to reach 90 percent in 2019 . Back in 2007, just 55 percent of EU households had internet access. Internet usage in Europe is constantly changing.

Internet use worldwide

In Europe and North America, people spend more time accessing the internet via computers and tablets than they do via mobiles. In all other regions, more online time is spent on mobiles. In Latin America, the average time spent online on mobile is 4 hours and 35 minutes a day.  

Number of internet users in European countries as of June 2019

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Release date

March 2019



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member countries of the European Union (EU-28).

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Figures have been rounded.

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