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 access
    • Worldwide digital population as of October 2020

    • Global number of internet users 2005-2019

    • Number of worldwide internet users 2009-2020, by region

    • Number of online users worldwide 2020, by region

    • Number of online users worldwide 2020, by country

    • Internet penetration rate worldwide 2021, by region

    • Countries with the highest number of internet users 2019

    • Leading online markets based on penetration rate 2021

    • Trailing online markets based on penetration rate 2020

    • Fastest growing internet populations 2020

    • Global internet access rate 2005-2019

    • Individuals using the internet worldwide 2019, by region

    • Number of internet users APAC 2020 by country or region

    • Latin America: internet users 2021, by country

    • Africa: number of internet users in selected countries 2020

  • 2. Online and offline population
    • Age distribution of internet users worldwide 2019

    • Global internet usage rate 2019, by gender and market maturity

    • Global internet usage rate 2019, by gender and region

    • Share of offline population worldwide 2020, by age group

    • Reasons for global offline population aged 22-36 to have never gone online 2020

    • Reasons for global offline population aged 60+ to have never gone online 2020

    • Global offline population who want to communicate online 2020, by age group

    • Global offline population want to manage finances online 2020, by age group

    • Most common languages used on the internet 2020

  • 3. Online connections
    • Fixed broadband internet subscription rate 2019, by region

    • Mobile broadband internet subscription rate 2019, by region

    • Countries with the fastest average fixed broadband internet speed 2020

    • Countries with the fastest average mobile internet speed 2020

    • Number of fixed broadband internet subscriptions worldwide 2005-2019

    • OECD: number of fixed broadband subscriptions 2019

    • OECD: number of fixed broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 2019, by technology

    • OECD: distribution of fixed broadband subscriptions 2019, by technology

    • Fibre broadband connection adoption rates worldwide 2019

  • 4. Online usage
    • Media usage in an online minute 2020

    • Global daily internet usage per capita 2011-2021

    • Daily internet usage per capita worldwide 2011-2021, by device

    • Internet users time spent online 2013-2019, by device

    • Internet users time spent online 2019, by region and device

    • Benefits of improved internet skills according to global online population 2020

    • Global online population internet activity confidence 2020

    • Global social networks ranked by number of users 2021

    • Daily social media usage worldwide 2012-2020

  • 5. Mobile internet
    • Mobile internet penetration rate worldwide 2020

    • Share of mobile internet traffic in global regions 2021

    • Share of app user engagement worldwide 2016-2019, by category

    • Mobile share of digital minutes in selected countries 2020

    • App share of mobile minutes in selected countries 2020

    • Annual number of global mobile app downloads 2016-2020

    • Quarterly consumer spend on mobile apps per user 2020

    • Average daily app launches per user 2019, by vertical

    • Average app session length per user 2019, by vertical

    • Annual global mobile app downloads 2018-2024, by store

    • Global smartphone user access of digital services Q4 2019

  • 6. Digital commerce
    • Global retail e-commerce sales 2014-2023

    • Retail e-commerce sales growth worldwide 2017-2023

    • Digital Market Outlook: retail e-commerce sales CAGR in selected markets 2020-2024

    • Leading global online marketplaces 2019, by GMV

    • Sources of shopping inspiration for digital shoppers worldwide 2020

    • Online sources for product searches worldwide 2020

    • Global online shopping order value 2019, by platform

    • Global online shopper conversion rate 2019, by platform

    • Global online retail website visits and orders 2019, by device

    • Mobile commerce reach in selected countries 2020

    • Global e-commerce payment methods 2019, by share of transaction volume

  • 7. Digital awareness
    • Google user data requests from federal agencies and governments H1 2020, by country

    • Facebook: user data requests from federal agencies & governments H1 2020, by country

    • Twitter: user data requests from federal agencies and governments H1 2020

    • Global opinion on concern about online privacy 2019, by region

    • Global concern about internet companies and online privacy 2019, by region

    • Global concern about national government and online privacy 2019, by country

    • Global data protection and privacy rule awareness 2019, by country

    • Global concern about internet privacy risk vs. convenience 2019, by country

    • Most common online privacy measures worldwide 2019

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