Worldwide internet user penetration from 2014 to 2021

Global internet user penetration 2014-2021 This statistic provides information on internet user penetration worldwide from 2014 to 2021. In 2017, 46.8 percent of the global population accessed the internet. This figure is projected to grow to 53.7 percent in 2021.
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Share of population
201440.7%
201543%
201644.6%
2017*46.8%
2018*48.9%
2019*50.8%
2020*52.4%
2021*53.7%
Share of population
201440.7%
201543%
201644.6%
2017*46.8%
2018*48.9%
2019*50.8%
2020*52.4%
2021*53.7%
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This statistic provides information on internet user penetration worldwide from 2014 to 2021. In 2017, 46.8 percent of the global population accessed the internet. This figure is projected to grow to 53.7 percent in 2021.
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Release date
December 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2014 to 2017
Special properties
monthly active users
Supplementary notes
* Forecast.
Individuals of any age who use the internet from any location via any device at least once per month.
2014 and 2015 data is from previous publications.

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