How Many Internet Users Are There in The World 2012

There were an estimated 2,459,646,518 internet users worldwide in the February 2012 (representing about 30.2% of the population worldwide), according to Internet World Stats data updated in February 2012.

WORLD INTERNET USAGE AND POPULATION STATISTICS
December 31, 2011
World Regions

Population
( 2011 Est.)

Internet Users
Dec. 31, 2000

Internet Users
Latest Data

Penetration
(% Population)

Growth
2000-2011

Users %
of Table

Africa 1,037,524,058 4,514,400 139,875,242 13.5 % 2,988.4 % 6.2 %
Asia 3,879,740,877 114,304,000 1,016,799,076 26.2 % 789.6 % 44.8 %
Europe 816,426,346 105,096,093 500,723,686 61.3 % 376.4 % 22.1 %
Middle East 216,258,843 3,284,800 77,020,995 35.6 % 2,244.8 % 3.4 %
North America 347,394,870 108,096,800 273,067,546 78.6 % 152.6 % 12.0 %
Latin America / Carib. 597,283,165 18,068,919 235,819,740 39.5 % 1,205.1 % 10.4 %
Oceania / Australia 35,426,995 7,620,480 23,927,457 67.5 % 214.0 % 1.1 %
WORLD TOTAL 6,930,055,154 360,985,492 2,267,233,742 32.7 % 528.1 % 100.0 %

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