Number of internet users in Germany 2004-2023, by age group

Number of internet users in Germany from 2004 to 2023, by age group

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Release date

November 2023



Survey time period

2004 to 2023

Number of respondents

2,000 (2023)

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

Persons using the internet at least occasionally

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

* Number of respondents differed from year to year:
Up to 2009: Germans aged 14 years and older in Germany (2009: n=1,806; 2006: n=1,820; 2003: n = 1,955).
From 2010 onwards: German-speaking population aged 14 years and older (2014: n=1,814, 2013: n=1,800, 2012: n=1,800, 2011: n=1,800, 2010: n=1,804, 2015: n=1,800, 2016: n=1,508, 2017: n=2,017, 2018: n=2,009, 2019: n=2,000, 2020: n=3,003, 2021: n= 2,001, 2022: n= 2,007).
As of 2017, internet usage has been recorded differently: as a calculated value out of 15. Prior to this, a blanket question was posed 'internet used'.

** From 2019 onwards the number of internet users in the 60 years and older age group was not recorded.

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