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 October 2018

    • Global number of internet users 2005-2017

    • Number of worldwide internet users 2009-2017, by region

    • Number of internet users worldwide 2018, 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

    • Trailing 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 2017, by country

    • Asia Pacific: number of internet users in selected countries 2018

    • Latin America: internet users 2018, by country

    • Africa: number of internet users in selected countries 2017

    • Online penetration in selected countries in the Middle East 2016

    • Global internet usage rate 2017, by gender and market maturity

    • Most common languages used on the internet 2017, by users

    • Most common languages used on the internet 2017

    • Market value of the largest internet companies worldwide 2018

  • 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

    • Mobile broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants in 2017, by country

    • OECD: number of fixed broadband subscriptions 2017

    • OECD: number of fixed broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 2017, by technology

    • OECD: distribution of fixed broadband subscriptions 2017, by technology

  • 3. Online usage
    • Media usage in an online minute 2018

    • Number of distinct online activities worldwide Q2 2017, by device

    • Digital content access of internet users worldwide 2017, by device

    • Internet users time spent online 2017, by region and device

    • Global daily internet usage frequency 2018

    • Global social networks ranked by number of users 2018

    • Daily social media usage worldwide 2012-2017

    • Global VPN usage reach 2018, by region

    • Main usage motivations of VPN users worldwide 2018, by device

  • 4. Mobile internet
    • Mobile internet penetration rate worldwide 2017

    • Share of mobile internet traffic in global regions 2018

    • Mobile share of digital minutes in selected countries 2017

    • App share of mobile minutes in selected countries 2017

    • Annual number of global mobile app downloads 2017-2022

    • Global gross consumer spend on mobile apps 2017-2022, by region

    • Fastest growing mobile app categories 2017

    • Leading smartphone and tablet activities 2017, by device

    • Leading mobile-first activities in Q2 2017

    • Most popular global mobile messenger apps 2018

    • Daily mobile message volume of WhatsApp messenger 2016-2017

    • Number of daily snaps created by Snapchat users worldwide 2017

  • 5. Digital commerce
    • Global retail e-commerce sales 2014-2021

    • Retail e-commerce sales growth worldwide 2014-2021

    • Digital Market Outlook: retail e-commerce sales CAGR in selected markets 2018-2022

    • Mobile phone commerce reach in selected countries 2017

    • Global online shopping order value 2018, by platform

    • Global online shopper conversion rate 2018, by platform

    • Global online shopper per visit spend 2018, by vertical

    • Global online retail website visits and orders 2018, by device

    • Online shopping customers vs. retail sales worldwide Q4 2017, by platform

    • Distribution of consumer transactions worldwide 2017, by payment channel

    • E-commerce fulfillment priorities of online shoppers worldwide 2017

    • Leading device for cross-border online shopping worldwide 2017

  • 6. Digital awareness
    • Leading cyber threats encountered by internet users worldwide 2017

    • Global opinion on concern about online privacy 2018, by region

    • Cyber crime encounter rate in selected countries 2017

    • Leading types of online abuse or harassment experienced by women 2017

    • Online abuse and harassment victimization rate of women 2017

    • Google: number of data requests from federal agencies and governments H1 2018

    • Facebook: user data requests from federal agencies and governments H1 2018

    • Twitter: user data requests from federal agencies and governments H2 2017

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