Internet usage worldwide

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Statista dossier about internet usage worldwide

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
    • Worldwide digital population as of August 2017

    • Global number of internet users 2005-2017

    • Number of internet users worldwide 2017, by region

    • Internet penetration rate worldwide 2017, by region

    • Countries with the highest number of internet users 2017

    • Leading online markets based on penetration rate 2016

    • Global internet access rate 2005-2017

    • Individuals using the internet worldwide 2017, 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 2016

    • Most common languages used on the internet 2017

    • Age distribution of internet users worldwide 2014

    • Market value of the largest internet companies worldwide 2017

  • 2. Access and traffic
    • Fixed broadband internet subscription reach 2017, by region

    • Mobile broadband internet subscription reach 2017, by region

    • Countries with largest 10 Mbps broadband connectivity 2017

    • Countries with the fastest average internet connection speed 2017

    • Average internet connection speed worldwide 2011-2017

    • Number of fixed broadband internet subscriptions worldwide 2005-2017

    • Global consumer internet subsegment traffic 2016-2021

    • Global data volume of consumer IP traffic 2015-2021

    • Mobile broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants in 2016, by country

    • OECD: number of fixed broadband subscriptions 2016

    • OECD: number of fixed broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 2016, by technology

    • OECD: distribution of fixed broadband subscriptions 2016, by technology

  • 3. Online usage
    • Media usage in an online minute 2017

    • Average daily internet usage worldwide 2016, by device

    • Daily social media usage worldwide 2012-2017

    • Global social networks ranked by number of users 2017

    • Active online reach of selected social networks 2016, by country

    • Facebook: global usage frequency 2016

    • Online markets with the highest VPN usage penetration 2015

    • Negative online experiences of internet users worldwide 2016

    • Consequences of negative online experiences worldwide 2016

  • 4. Mobile internet
    • Global mobile data traffic 2016-2021

    • Mobile internet penetration rate worldwide 2017

    • Daily mobile internet usage worldwide 2012-2015

    • Share of mobile internet traffic in global regions 2017

    • Share of mobile internet traffic in selected countries 2016, by device

    • Mobile share of digital minutes in selected countries 2017

    • App share of mobile minutes in selected countries 2017

    • Daily time spent online via mobile 2016, by generation

    • Most popular global mobile messenger apps 2017

    • Weekly mobile phone communication and data usage 2016

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

    • Global retail e-commerce sales 2014-2021

    • Mobile phone commerce reach in selected countries 2016

    • Global online shopping order value 2017, by platform

    • Mobile retail transactions share 2016, by channel

    • Number of online shopping orders per capita 2016, by region

    • Worldwide average amount per online transaction 2016, by age group

    • Most recent online purchase store type 2016, by region

    • Product information frequently accessed by global online shoppers while in-store 2016

    • Preferred devices for online shopping 2016, by region

  • 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 2016

    • Google: number of data requests from federal agencies and governments H2 2016

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

    • Twitter: user data requests from federal agencies and governments H1 2017

  • Language: English
  • Released: April 2017
  • Source(s): Statista
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