India: number of internet users 2015-2023

This statistic provides information on the number of internet users in India from 2015 to 2023. In 2018, India had 483 million internet users. This figure is projected to grow to 666.4 million internet users in 2023. Despite the untapped potential, India already is the second-largest online market worldwide. The majority of India's internet users are mobile phone internet users, who take advantage of cheap alternatives to expensive landline connections that require desktop PCs and infrastructure. As of 2016, India had 320.57 million mobile phone internet users and forecasts estimate 492.68 million Indian mobile phone internet users by 2022.
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Number of internet users in India from 2015 to 2023
(in millions)
Number of internet users in millions
2023*666.4
2022*634.9
2021*601
2020*564.5
2019*525.3
2018483
2017437.4
2016295.39
2015259.88
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