Forecast of the internet user penetration rate in Germany from 2015 to 2022

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This statistic displays a forecast of the internet user penetration rate in Germany from 2014 to 2021. In 2021, the share of monthly active internet users is projected to reach 82.62 percent of the total population. This would be an increase of over three percent from 79.53 percent in 2015. In absolute numbers this would mean approximately 65 million users by 2021 and an increase of 2.1 million users. The data presented was calculated in May 2016 and includes all who use the internet via any device. The share of men who use the internet was 83 percent in 2015 and 7 percent larger than the usage share of woman. According to Allensbach 42.79 percent of German speaking internet users surfed the web via a mobile phone or a smartphone in 2016. In the same year 78 percent of individuals in Germany used the internet daily. For a gender and age breakdown of the share of mobile internet users by device you can click here.
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July 2017
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July 2017
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share of the total population who use the internet via any device at least once per month.
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