Percentage of individuals using the internet worldwide in 2017, by region

Individuals using the internet worldwide 2017, by region This statistic shows a comparison of the percentage of individuals using the internet in different global regions as of 2017. In Asia Pacific, 43.9 percent of individuals were reported to use the internet. The global internet usage rate was 48 percent.
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Share of individuals
Developed81%
Europe79.6%
CIS*67.7%
The Americas65.9%
World48%
Asia and Pacific43.9%
Arab States43.7%
Developing41.3%
Africa21.8%
LDCs**17.5%
Share of individuals
Developed81%
Europe79.6%
CIS*67.7%
The Americas65.9%
World48%
Asia and Pacific43.9%
Arab States43.7%
Developing41.3%
Africa21.8%
LDCs**17.5%
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This statistic shows a comparison of the percentage of individuals using the internet in different global regions as of 2017. In Asia Pacific, 43.9 percent of individuals were reported to use the internet. The global internet usage rate was 48 percent.
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Release date
July 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
* CIS = Commonwealth and independent states
**LDCs = Least developed countries
Figures are estimates.

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