Global internet usage

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Statista Dossier about global internet usage

This dossier presents insights and statistics on worldwide internet usage. It provides an overview of the global number of internet users in selected countries and regions as well as additional information on connection speed and online access. The paper furthermore contains statistics on the leading internet companies as well as online and mobile retail, followed by mobile internet usage.

Table of contents

  • 1. Online users
    • Global number of internet users 2005-2016

    • Number of internet users worldwide 2017, by region

    • Global internet user penetration 2014-2019

    • Countries with the highest number of internet users 2016

    • Leading online markets based on penetration rate 2015

    • Global internet access rate 2005-2016

    • Individuals using the internet worldwide 2016, by region

    • Number of internet users worldwide 2015, by country

    • Asia Pacific: number of internet users in selected countries 2017

    • Number of internet users in Latin American countries 2017

    • Africa: number of internet users in selected countries 2017

    • Online penetration in selected countries in the Middle East 2015

    • Most common languages used on the internet 2016

  • 2. Access and traffic
    • Countries with largest 10 Mbps broadband connectivity 2016

    • Countries with the fastest average internet connection speed 2016

    • Average internet connection speed worldwide 2011-2016

    • Number of fixed broadband internet subscriptions worldwide 2005-2016

    • Global consumer internet subsegment traffic 2015-2020

    • Peak period aggregate traffic composition in North America 2015

    • Peak period aggregate traffic composition in Asia Pacific 2015

    • Peak period aggregate traffic composition in Latin America 2015

    • Global data volume of consumer IP traffic 2015-2020

  • 3. Online usage
    • Media usage in an online minute 2016

    • Average daily internet usage worldwide 2016, by device

    • Duration of monthly internet usage in selected countries 2015

    • Daily social media usage worldwide 2012-2016

    • Global social networks ranked by number of users 2017

    • Online markets with the highest VPN usage penetration 2015

  • 4. Mobile internet
    • Daily mobile internet usage worldwide 2012-2015

    • Daily time spent online via mobile 2016, by generation

    • Share of daily time spent online via mobile 2015, by age group

    • Leading smartphone and tablet activities 2015, by device

    • Mobile phone internet activities in selected countries 2015

    • Most popular global mobile messenger apps 2017

    • Peak period mobile aggregate traffic composition in North America 2015

    • Peak period mobile aggregate traffic composition in Latin America 2015

    • Peak period mobile aggregate traffic composition in Asia Pacific 2015

    • Peak period mobile aggregate traffic composition in Europe 2015

    • Peak period mobile aggregate traffic composition in Africa 2014

    • Weekly mobile phone communication and data usage 2016

    • Global mobile data traffic 2016-2021

  • 5. Digital commerce
    • Digital Market Outlook: retail e-commerce sales CAGR in selected markets 2016-2021

    • Global retail e-commerce sales 2014-2020

    • Worldwide mobile retail commerce revenue 2012-2018

    • Digital device usage for online shopping 2015, by frequency

    • Mobile phone commerce reach in selected countries 2016

    • Global online shopping order value 2016, by platform

    • Mobile retail transactions share 2016, by channel

    • Leading global e-retailers 2015, ranked by mobile commerce sales

  • 6. Digital awareness
    • Global opinion on stopping hacktivism breaking the law in 2015

    • Global opinion on groups that hacktivists hold accountable 2015

    • Global awareness of the Panama Papers scandal 2016, by country

    • Awareness of the Panama Papers scandal worldwide 2016, by age

    • Opinion on law enforcement access to digital citizen communications 2015, by country

    • Opinion on law enforcement access to digital citizen communications 2015, by age

    • Government requests for content removal from Google H2 2015

    • Google: number of data requests from federal agencies and governments H1 2016

    • Facebook: user data requests from federal agencies and governments H1 2016

    • Twitter: user data requests from federal agencies and governments H2 2016

  • Language: English
  • Released: August 2016
  • Source(s): Statista
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