Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Internet Has Now More Than 2 Billion Users

The Internet's population has just grown past 2 billion people, according to data posted by Internet World Stats.

According to the data set, the Internet had 2,095,006,005 people browsing its pages as of March 31, 2011. 30.2% of the earth's population now has access to the Internet.

Africa is still the continent with the lowest penetration of Internet connections with 11.4% of all people. However, Africa posts the fastest growth and multiplied its Internet users by a factor of 24 between 2000 and 2011. Asia has the largest Internet population with more than 922 million Internet users 44% of all Internet users globally. 45% those users are in China (420 million), which almost matches the total number of Internet users in Europe (476 million).

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