World Internet Usage Stats
The chart above (click to enlarge) is from Internet World Stats, showing the latest Internet usage data. Some interesting, though maybe not surprising, findings:
1. North America has the highest Internet penetration rate in the world of 73.6%, 1.5x the 48.1%penetration rate of Europe.
2. Africa has the lowest Internet penetration rate in the world: 5.3%.
3. The Middle East has the highest percentage growth in Internet usage from 2000 to 2008: 1,177%.
4. Asia has the highest number of Internet users.
5. There are now almost 1.5 billion Internet users worldwide.