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Main Stats About Internet Users Worldwide

» How Many Internet Users Are the World?

Currently, there are 4.21 billion internet users worldwide as of June 2018. This means that 55.1% of the population has internet access (or more than half of the total world’s population).

» How Many Internet Users Are in Asia Right Now?

There were over 2.06 billion internet users in China as of June 2018. This is about 49% of the total internet users or 27% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in Europe Right Now?

There were over 705 million internet users in Europe as of June 2018. This is about 16.8% of the total internet users or 9.2% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in Africa Right Now?

There were over 464 million internet users in Africa as of June 2018. This is about 11% of the total internet users or 6.1% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in Latin America Right Now?

There were over 438 million internet users in Latin America as of June 2018. This is about 10.4% of the total internet users or 5.7% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in North America Right Now?

There were over 345 million internet users in North America as of June 2018. This is about 8.2% of the total internet users or 4.5% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in the Middle East Right Now?

There were over 164 million internet users in the Middle East as of June 2018. This is about 3.9% of the total internet users or 2.1% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in Australia / Oceania Right Now?

There were over 28 million internet users in the Australia / Oceania as of June 2018. This is about 0.7% of the total internet users or 0.003% of the total world’s population.

Internet Users by Country

» What Are The Top 10 Countries With The Highest Number of Internet Users?

# Country Internet Users % of the Population
1. China 772 million 54.6%
2. India 462 million 34%
3. United States 312 million 95.7%
4. Brazil 149 million 71%
5. Indonesia 143 million 53.7%
6. Japan 118 million 92.9%
7. Russia 109 million 75.7%
8. Nigeria 98 million 50.2%
9. Mexico 85 million 65.4%
10. Bangladesh 80 million 48.3%

» How Many Internet Users Are in China?

There were over 829 million internet users in China as of June 2018. This is about 18.3% of the total internet users or 10,1% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in India?

There were over 462 million internet users in India as of June 2018. This is about 10,1% of the total internet users or 6,5% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in the United States?

There were over 312 million internet users in the United States as of June 2018. This is about 7.4% of the total internet users or 4.1% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in Brazil?

There were over 149 million internet users in Brazil as of June 2018. This is about 3.5% of the total internet users or 1.95% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in Indonesia?

There were over 143 million internet users in Indonesia as of June 2018. This is about 3.4% of the total internet users or 1.87% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in Japan?

There were over 143 million internet users in Japan as of June 2018. This is about 2.8% of the total internet users or 1.54% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in Germany?

There were over 79 million internet users in Germany as of June 2018. This is about 1.87% of the total internet users or 1.03% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in the United Kingdom?

There were over 63 million internet users in the United Kingdom as of June 2018. This is about 1.49% of the total internet users or 0.82% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in France?

There were over 60 million internet users in France as of June 2018. This is about 1.42% of the total internet users or 0.78% of the total world’s population.

» How Many Internet Users Are in Italy?

There were over 54 million internet users in Italy as of June 2018. This is about 1.28% of the total internet users or 0.7% of the total world’s population.

» What Are the Top 10 Countries With the Fastest Internet Speed?

# Country Internet Speed (Mbps)
1. Singapore 60.39
2. Sweden 46.00
3. Denmark 43.99
4. Norway 40.12
5. Romania 38.60
6. Belgium 36.71
7. Netherlands 35.95
8. Luxembourg 35.14
9. Hungary 34.01
10. Jersey 30.90

Source: Cable.co.uk

» What Are the Top 10 Countries With the Slowest Internet Speed?

# Country Internet Speed (Mbps)
1. Yemen 0.31
2. East Timor 0.49
3. Turkmenistan 0.56
4. Somalia 0.60
5. Guinea 0.65
6. Mauritania 0.70
7. Syria 0.81
8. Niger 0.83
9. Burkina Faso 0.84
10. Republic of the Congo 0.85

Source: Cable.co.uk

Website Statistics (2019)

» How Many Websites Are There?

There were more than 1,64 billion websites worldwide as of September 2018.

» How Many Websites Are Created Every Day? Link

Every day there are created at least 15,000 new websites. Or…

  • 5,200,000+ per year
  • 434,000+ per month
  • 93,000+ per week
  • 14,000+ per day
  • 570+ per hour
  •  9–10 per minute

» How Many People Are Reading WordPress Blogs?

Over 409 million people viewed more than 21.2 billion pages on WordPress each month.

» How Many Domains Are There?

There were over 333 million domain names registered across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of June 2018.

The largest number of TLDs are:

# TLDs Amount (millions)
1. .com 133.9
2. .cn 21.4
3. .tk 19.9
4. .de 16.3
5. .net 14.4
6. .uk 12.0
7. .org 10.3
8. .info 6.2
9. .ru 6.1
10. .nl 5.8

» How Many .com Domains Are There?

There were over 133 million domain names registered as of June 2018. This made it the most popular domain name in the world.

» What Are the Most Expensive Domain Names That Were Ever Sold?

The most expensive domain name ever sold is Cars.com which has been sold for a light $872 million. Besides this, it has been valued at the highest ever valuation of $2.5 billion.

Here’s a List of the 10 Most Expensive Domain Names Publicly Reported

# Domain Price Sale Date
1. Cars.com $872 million 2015
2. CarInsurance.com $49.7 million 2010
3. Insurance.com $35.6 million 2010
4. VacationRentals.com $35 million 2007
5. PrivateJet.com $30.18 million 2012
6. Internet.com $18 million 2009
7. 360.com $17 million 2015
8. Insure.com $16 million 2009
9. Fund.com £9.99 million 2008
10. Sex.com $13 million 2010

» What Was the First Website Ever Made?

The URL of the first ever website was http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html It went live on August 6, 1991, and was dedicated to information on the World Wide Web project and was made by Tim Berners-Lee.

Here’s what it looked like in 1992 (below). No screenshots were taken of the site before then.

What was the first website ever made

» What Was the First Blog Ever Created?

The first ever blog has been created in 1994 by Justin Hall and was called Links.net. And is still live today.

The site was very simple and contained a collection of links Justin found interesting while browsing the web, along with a couple of photos.

» How Many Blogs Are There in the World?

There are more than 450 million blogs in the world as of December 2018 (information is based on various sources) and this number is continuously growing.

Email Statistics

» How Many Email Users Are There Worldwide?

There were 3.82 billion email users worldwide in 2018 and is expected to grow to over 4.2 billion by the end of 2022.

This means that over half of the world population used email in 2018.

» How Many Emails Are Sent Per Day?

Every day more than 281 billion emails are sent and received per day in 2018 and is expected that this number will grow to over 333 billion by the end of 2022.

» How Many GMAIL Active Users There Are?

In 2016, Google has reported that Gmail has 1 billion monthly active users. And this number is still growing. Gmail, by far is the world’s most popular email service.

» How Many Outlook Active Users There Are?

In 2018, Microsoft has reported that Outlook has 400 million monthly active users. And this number is still growing.

» What Are The Most Popular Email Providers?

What Are The Most Popular Email Providers?

The most popular email client providers are:

  1. Apple iPhone (29%)
  2. Gmail (27%)
  3. Apple iPad (10%)
  4. Apple Mail (8%)
  5. Outlook (7%)
  6. Samsung Mail (4%)
  7. Android (3%)
  8. Outlook.com (3%)
  9. Yahoo! Mail (1%)
  10. Windows Live Mail (1%)

Mobile Statistics (2019)

» What Is the Number of Mobile Phone Users Worldwide?

There were 5 billion mobile phone device users in 2018. This is about 2/3 of the total world population. And more than half of the mobile device users come from Asia.

» Which Countries Have the Most Mobile Phone Users?

Countries with the most mobile phone users are China (1.38 billion), India (1.13 billion), and the United States (327 million).

Here’s a full list of the biggest countries by mobile phone users:

# Country No. of mobile phones
1. China 1.42 billion
2. India 1.17 billion
3. United States 328 million
4. Brazil 284 million
5. Russia 256 million
6. Indonesia 236 million
7. Nigeria 167 million
8. Bangladesh 156 million
9. Japan 147 million
10. Germany 107 million

» What is the Number of Smartphone Users Worldwide?

There were 3 billion smartphone users 2018. This is about 40% of the total world population.

» Which Countries Have the Most Smartphone Users?

Countries with the most mobile phone users are China (783 million), India (375 million), and the United States (251 million).

Here’s a full list of the biggest countries by mobile phone users:

# Country Smartphone Users
1. China 783 million
2. India 375 million
3. United States 252 million
4. Russia 92 million
5. Brazil 87 million
6. Indonesia 73 million
7. Japan 70 million
8. Germany 64 million
9. Mexico 59.5 million
10. United Kingdom 55 million

» What Percentage of Internet Traffic Is Mobile?

In 2018, 52.4% of global web traffic originated from mobile devices. In 2017 has been recorded a maximum percent of mobile traffic which was 52.99%.

» How Many Apps There on the App Store?

In 2018 there were counted more than 2.6 million apps available in the Google Play Store. Making it the largest mobile app store in the world.

» How Many Apps There on the App Store?

In 2018 there were counted more than 2 million apps available in the Apple App Store. This made it second largest app store right after Google Play.

Social Media Statistics Worldwide (2019)

» How Many Social Media Users Worldwide Are There?

There were around 2.62 billion social network users worldwide in 2018. This is about 62% of all internet users; or 34% of the total world population.

Social Media Users by Country

# Country Social Media Users
1. China 596 million
2. India 370 million
3. United States 208 million
4. Indonesia 96 million
5. Brazil 91 million
6. Russia 70 million
7. Mexico 56 million
8. Japan 52 million
9. Germany 46 million
10. Philippines 40 million

There were close to 596 million social media users in China, 196 million in India, and 208 million users in the United States as of 2017.

» What Are The Top 10 Most Popular Social Media Sites (Ranked by the Number of Active Users)?

# Social Network Active users
1. Facebook 2.23 billion
2. Youtube 1.9 billion
3. WhatsApp 1.5 billion
4. Facebook Messenger 1.3 billion
5. WeChat 1.06 billion
6. Instagram 1 billion
7. QQ 803 million
8. QZone 548 million
9. Tik Tok 500 million
10. Sina Weibo 431 million

Source: Statista, October 2018

» What Are The Most Popular Social Media Apps in the United States (by the Number of Active Users)?

# Social App Name Active Users in Millions
1. Facebook 168
2. Instagram 117
3. Facebook Messenger 110
4. Twitter 70
5. Pinterest 58
6. Snapchat 52
7. Reddit 33
8. Tumblr 23
9. WhatsApp 21
10. Google Hangouts 15

Source: Statista, July 2018

Main Facebook Statistics (2019)

» Total Number of Facebook Users: How Many Active Facebook Users Are in The World?

There are over 2.27 billion monthly active users on Facebook. These numbers make it the most popular social media platform in the world.

» What is the Number of Facebook Users in Each Country?

# Country Total Number (millions)
1. India 294
2. United States 204
3. Indonesia 131
4. Brazil 129
5. Mexico 84
6. Philippines 73
7. Vietnam 60
8. Thailand 51
9. Turkey 43
10. United Kingdom 39

In 2018, Facebook had the most users from these 3 countries: India, United States, Indonesia with 294 million, 204 million, and 131 million users accordingly.

» How Many Facebook Users Are There in The United States?

In the United States, there were more than 204 million Facebook users as of October 2018. And it was the second biggest country on Facebook by the number of active users.

» How Many Facebook Users Are There in India?

In India, there were more than 294 million Facebook users as of October 2018. And it was the biggest country on Facebook by the number of active users.

» How Many Facebook Users Are There in China?

In India, there were more than 55 million Facebook users as of 2016. However, Facebook in China is officially banned.

» How Many Active Mobile Facebook Users Are There?

There were 1.15 billion active daily users on Facebook as of December 2016.

» What is the Distribution of Facebook Users by Age and Gender?

Facebook Users by Age and Gender

The highest number of people that are on Facebook are men between 25-34 and women between 25-35 years. Also, men and women who are 18-24 years old.

» What is the Average Age of Facebook User?

The age breakdown varies quite significantly from country to country. In the United States, the average Facebook user was 40.5 years old, while it’s 29 years old in Lebanon.

Fewer than 10 percent of U.S. users are 17 years or younger, and even fewer are 65 or older, but 65 percent are 35 or older.

» How Many Fake Facebook Profiles Are There?

In the first quarter of 2018 Facebook has reported that they have disabled 583 million fake accounts. And most of them were disabled within minutes of registration.

Overall, Facebook estimate that around 3 to 4% of the active Facebook accounts on the site during this time period were still fake.

» How Many Friends Does the Average Facebook User Have?

The average Facebook user now has about 338 friends (as of 2014). However, the median number is quite a bit lower – 200 friends.

This means that while half of all Facebook users have 200 or fewer friends, many of the billion-plus Facebookers have quite a few more. In fact, 20% of users have friend lists topping 500.

» What Is Annual Facebook Revenue?

In 2017 Facebook annual revenue amounted to 40.7 billion US dollars. That year, Facebook accumulated a net income of 15.9 billion US dollars, ranking first among social media companies in annual revenues.

» How Many Businesses Are on Facebook?

Facebook has 80 million small- and medium-sized business pages. Of these businesses, 6 million advertise on Facebook.

Main Instagram Statistics (2019)

» How Many Active Are There on Instagram?

In June 2018 Instagram has reached 1 billion monthly active users. This photo sharing app is one of the most popular social networks worldwide.

» What is the Number of Instagram Daily Active Users?

As of June 2018, there are nearly 500 million daily active users on Instagram. Half of the monthly active users on Instagram are logging in daily and actively engaging on the platform.

» Who Has the Most Followers on Instagram?

# Account Owner Followers (millions)
1. Instagram 261
2. Cristiano Ronaldo 145
3. Selena Gomez 144
4. Ariana Grande 132
5. Kim Kardashian 120
6. Dwayne Johnson 119
7. Beyonce 119
8. Kylie Jenner 118
9. Taylor Swift 112
10. Neymar 104

As of December 2018, the most followed user is Instagram’s own account, with over 269 million followers. Cristiano Ronaldo is the most followed individual, with over 148 million followers.

13 accounts have exceeded 100 million followers on the site.

» What is the Average Number of Instagram Followers?

The average number of followers for a personal Instagram account in the United States is 150.

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Deepak Gupta

These status are really good. Hats-off to your research!

Kaushal Dhawan

Hi,
The stats which you have provided is really fabulous. I must say I am bookmarking this URL as this can be beneficial for me in future as I am a blogger and according to your stats I can target the audience and expect the visitors from different countries. I hope these stats will not be change much in 2019.
Thanks for this wonderful news.

Ovais Ahsan

Hi Marius,

Loved your post.

Surprised to see that China has 772 million Internet users and that’s just 54.6% of population using the Internet.

kathir

Hey, great statistics, Awesome work done. Gained many information. i think these stats will triple in 2019, 2020..

Jacksmith

Internet today play a very crucial part of human life. Its been necessary within limits. This article clearly opened the stats related to internet. Please do keep sharing such article.

James Stuklin

Wow very big numbers about users on the internet thanks for sharing this info with us!