Number of internet users in the Asia Pacific region as of January 2018, by country (in millions)

Asia Pacific: number of internet users in selected countries 2018 The above statistic shows the number of internet users in the Asia Pacific region as of January 2018. As of that month, China had 751 million internet users. Second-ranked India accounted for 462 million internet users.
Asia Pacific internet users – additional information

As of June 2014, in a distribution of internet users worldwide, the Asia Pacific region accounted for 44 percent of all internet users aged 15 and above. Asia Pacific’s share at that time was more than Europe and North America combined, which reveals its dominant position in the market.
Despite accounting for a majority share of internet users worldwide, the industry still has room for growth in Asia Pacific. Internet user penetration in the region was recorded in 2013 with forecasts generated for the years up until 2018. In 2013, 30.9 percent of the population had accessed the internet via any device, at least once a month. By 2018, the share of the population is expected to grow to 40.7 percent.
When it comes to the demographic of Asia Pacific’s internet users, the distribution as of June 2014, by age group, may be of interest. In a survey of users aged 15 or over, who used the internet in either home or work locations revealed that 30.4 percent of internet users were aged between 35 and 34 years old. This share was slightly more than those aged between 15 and 24 who accounted for 29.4 percent of all internet users.
Mobile internet is an area of the internet industry which has undergone development across the globe in recent years and Asia Pacific is no exception. The growth of mobile phone internet usage can be determined by the internet user penetration in Asia Pacific in 2012 and 2013 with a forecast provided until the year 2018. In 2012, 22.4 percent of the population accessed the internet via a mobile browser or an installed app. A year later, this figure grew to 25.9 percent of the populations and is expected to grow on a yearly basis, until at least 2018.
Show more
Loading statistic...
Expand statistic
Number of internet users in millions
China751
India462
Indonesia132.7
Japan118.5
Bangladesh81.7
Philippines67
Vietnam64
Thailand57
South Korea47.35
Pakistan44.6
Malaysia25.08
Australia21.74
Taiwan20.82
Nepal16.19
Myanmar18
Sri Lanka6.71
Hong Kong6.46
Singapore4.83
New Zealand4.18
Papua New Guinea0.91
Fiji0.5
Timor-Leste0.41
Maldives0.34
North Korea0.02
Number of internet users in millions
China751
India462
Indonesia132.7
Japan118.5
Bangladesh81.7
Philippines67
Vietnam64
Thailand57
South Korea47.35
Pakistan44.6
Malaysia25.08
Australia21.74
Taiwan20.82
Nepal16.19
Myanmar18
Sri Lanka6.71
Hong Kong6.46
Singapore4.83
New Zealand4.18
Papua New Guinea0.91
Fiji0.5
Timor-Leste0.41
Maldives0.34
North Korea0.02
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
The above statistic shows the number of internet users in the Asia Pacific region as of January 2018. As of that month, China had 751 million internet users. Second-ranked India accounted for 462 million internet users.
Asia Pacific internet users – additional information

As of June 2014, in a distribution of internet users worldwide, the Asia Pacific region accounted for 44 percent of all internet users aged 15 and above. Asia Pacific’s share at that time was more than Europe and North America combined, which reveals its dominant position in the market.
Despite accounting for a majority share of internet users worldwide, the industry still has room for growth in Asia Pacific. Internet user penetration in the region was recorded in 2013 with forecasts generated for the years up until 2018. In 2013, 30.9 percent of the population had accessed the internet via any device, at least once a month. By 2018, the share of the population is expected to grow to 40.7 percent.
When it comes to the demographic of Asia Pacific’s internet users, the distribution as of June 2014, by age group, may be of interest. In a survey of users aged 15 or over, who used the internet in either home or work locations revealed that 30.4 percent of internet users were aged between 35 and 34 years old. This share was slightly more than those aged between 15 and 24 who accounted for 29.4 percent of all internet users.
Mobile internet is an area of the internet industry which has undergone development across the globe in recent years and Asia Pacific is no exception. The growth of mobile phone internet usage can be determined by the internet user penetration in Asia Pacific in 2012 and 2013 with a forecast provided until the year 2018. In 2012, 22.4 percent of the population accessed the internet via a mobile browser or an installed app. A year later, this figure grew to 25.9 percent of the populations and is expected to grow on a yearly basis, until at least 2018.
Show more
Release date
January 2018
Region
APAC
Survey time period
January 2018

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Basic Account

Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Register for free

Premium Account

Your perfect start with Statista

  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account

Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

Send request

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax
   (New York residents only).
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Internet usage in Indonesia
Internet usage in Indonesia

All Information
in one Presentation

Internet usage in Indonesia

Everything On "Internet usage in Indonesia" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista is a great source of knowledge, and pretty helpful to manage the daily work.
Christof Baron

Christof Baron
CEO, MindShare Germany

Statistics on "Internet usage worldwide"

  • Online users
The most important statistics
  • Access and traffic
  • Online usage
  • Mobile internet
  • Digital commerce
  • Digital awareness
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.

News
News