About This Statistic
This statistic provides information on the number of internet users in India from 2015 to 2021. In 2016, India had 451.5 million internet users. This figure is projected to grow to 635.8 million internet users in 2021. 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 323 million mobile phone internet users and forecasts estimate 525 million Indian mobile phone internet users by 2021.