Number of internet users in Germany 2003-2019, by age group

This statistic shows the number of internet users in Germany from 2003 to 2019, by age group. In 2019, 4.9 million people among the German-speaking population aged 14-19 years and older used the internet at least occasionally.

Number of internet users in Germany from 2003 to 2019, by age group

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Release date

October 2019



Survey time period

2003 to 2019

Number of respondents

2,000 (2019)

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 (2017: n=2,017; 2016: n=1,508; 2015: n=1,800; 2014: n=1,814; 2013: n=1,800; 2012: n=1,800; 2011: n=1,800; 2010: n=1,804). 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'.

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