Internet users in South Korea 1999-2018

This statistic presents the number of internet users in South Korea from 1999 to 2018. During the last reported period, it was found that there were around 46.13 million internet users in South Korea, up from around 45.28 million in the previous year.

Number of internet users in South Korea from 1999 to 2018

Number of internet users in millions
201846.13
201745.28
201643.64
201541.94
201441.12
201340.08
201238.12
201137.18
201037.01
200936.58
200836.19
200735.59
200634.91
200533.01
200431.58
200329.22
200226.27
200124.38
200019.04
19999.43
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Sources

Release date

May 2019

Region

South Korea

Survey time period

1999 to 2018

Number of respondents

25,000 households

Age group

3 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview, online survey

Supplementary notes

Since 2004, wireless Internet through mobile communication network has been included in the scope of Internet.
Also the definition of Internet users has been changed from 'those who use the Internet at least once a month on average' to 'those who have used the Internet at least once in the last 1 month'.
Since 2006, the sample eligibility has been expanded to the population aged 3 and over
(2000-2001 : population aged 7 and over, 2002-2005 : population aged 6 and over)

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