Singapore: internet user penetration 2015-2025

 In 2019, 81 percent of the Singapore population were using the internet. By 2025, this figure is projected to grow to approximately 84 percent. The use of the internet in Singapore has been inseparable from its people’s daily activities.  

Internet usage in Singapore

  Internet users in Singapore spent around seven hours of daily internet use on average. They mostly used the internet for personal purposes such as shopping online. One of the reasons being was the growing number of businesses going digital in the country that enhanced the customers’ shopping experience. Therefore, many Singaporeans shifted their way of shopping from offline to online for convenience.  

Digital devices

      For internet access, the majority of internet users in the country also prioritized convenience. A large proportion of the population in the country accessed the internet through their mobile devices. As of the third quarter of 2019, 95 percent of the total population owned a digital device in the form of a smartphone.

Internet user penetration in Singapore from 2015 to 2025

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Release date

July 2020



Survey time period

2015 and 2019

Supplementary notes

* Forecast.

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