The term "Internet users" includes subscribers who pay for Internet access (dial-up, leased line and fixed broadband) and people who have access without paying directly, either as a member of a household or from work, school, a public library or Internet café. 

Author: Gilly Wright
Project Coordinator: S.J. Yun

Percentage of Individuals Using Internet By Country

 

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Country

2000

2005

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Afghanistan
 
1.22
4.00
5.00
5.45
5.90
6.39
Albania
0.11
6.04
45.00
49.00
54.66
57.20
60.10
Algeria
0.49
5.84
12.50
14.00
15.23
16.50
18.09
American Samoa
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Andorra
10.54
37.61
81.00
81.00
86.43
94.00
95.90
Angola
0.11
1.14
10.00
14.78
16.94
19.10
21.26
Anguilla
22.41
29.00
49.60
53.64
59.21
64.80
70.39
Antigua & Barbuda
6.48
27.00
47.00
52.00
58.00
63.40
64.00
Argentina
7.04
17.72
45.00
51.00
55.80
59.90
64.70
Armenia
1.30
5.25
25.00
32.00
37.50
41.90
46.30
Aruba
15.44
25.40
62.00
69.00
74.00
78.90
83.78
Ascension
34.94
 
35.00
36.00
41.03
 
 
Australia
46.76
63.00
76.00
79.49
79.00
83.00
84.56
Austria
33.73
58.00
75.17
78.74
80.03
80.62
81.00
Azerbaijan
0.15
8.03
46.00
50.00
54.20
58.70
61.00
Bahamas
8.00
25.00
43.00
65.00
71.75
72.00
76.92
Bahrain
6.15
21.30
55.00
77.00
88.00
90.00
91.00
Bangladesh
0.07
0.24
3.70
4.50
5.00
6.63
9.60
Barbados
3.97
52.50
65.10
67.00
70.00
73.00
76.67
Belarus
1.86
 
31.80
39.65
46.91
54.17
59.02
Belgium
29.43
55.82
75.00
81.61
80.72
82.17
85.00
Belize
5.96
17.00
28.20
30.70
31.00
33.60
38.70
Benin
0.23
1.27
3.13
4.15
4.50
4.90
5.30
Bermuda
42.95
65.45
84.21
88.34
91.30
95.30
96.80
Bhutan
0.40
3.85
13.60
21.00
24.00
29.90
34.37
Bolivia
1.44
5.23
22.40
30.00
35.34
36.94
39.02
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1.08
21.33
42.75
47.77
52.78
57.79
60.80
Botswana
2.90
3.26
6.00
8.00
11.50
15.00
18.50
Brazil
2.87
21.02
40.65
45.69
48.56
51.04
57.60
British Virgin Islands
 
 
37.00
37.40
37.60
38.00
38.50
Brunei Darussalam
9.00
36.47
53.00
56.00
60.27
64.50
68.77
Bulgaria
5.37
19.97
46.23
47.98
51.90
53.06
55.49
Burkina Faso
0.08
0.47
2.40
3.00
3.73
9.10
9.40
Burundi
0.08
0.54
1.00
1.11
1.22
1.30
1.38
Cambodia
0.05
0.32
1.26
3.10
4.94
6.80
9.00
Cameroon
0.25
1.40
4.30
5.00
5.70
6.40
11.00
Canada
51.30
71.66
80.30
83.00
83.00
85.80
87.12
Cape Verde
1.82
6.07
30.00
32.00
34.74
37.50
40.26
Cayman Islands
 
38.03
66.00
69.47
74.13
74.10
74.10
Central African Rep.
0.05
0.27
2.00
2.20
3.00
3.50
4.03
Chad
0.04
0.40
1.70
1.90
2.10
2.30
2.50
Chile
16.60
31.18
45.00
52.25
61.42
66.50
72.35
China
1.78
8.52
34.30
38.30
42.30
45.80
49.30
Cocos Keeling Islands
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Colombia
2.21
11.01
36.50
40.35
48.98
51.70
52.57
Comoros
0.27
2.00
5.10
5.50
5.98
6.50
6.98
Congo (Dem. Rep.)
0.01
0.24
0.72
1.20
1.68
2.20
3.00
Congo (Rep.)
0.03
1.46
5.00
5.60
6.11
6.60
7.11
Costa Rica
5.80
22.07
36.50
39.21
47.50
45.96
49.41
Côte d'Ivoire
0.23
1.04
2.70
2.90
5.00
8.40
14.60
Croatia
6.64
33.14
56.55
57.79
61.94
66.75
68.57
Cuba
0.54
9.74
15.90
16.02
21.20
27.93
30.00
Cyprus
15.26
32.81
52.99
56.86
60.69
65.45
69.33
Czech Republic
9.78
35.27
68.82
70.49
73.43
74.11
79.71
D.P.R. Korea
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
 
0.00
Denmark
39.17
82.74
88.72
89.81
92.26
94.63
95.99
Djibouti
0.19
0.95
6.50
7.00
8.27
9.50
10.71
Dominica
8.81
38.54
47.45
51.31
55.18
59.00
62.86
Dominican Rep.
3.70
11.48
31.40
38.00
41.20
45.90
49.58
Ecuador
1.46
5.99
29.03
31.37
35.14
40.35
43.00
Egypt
0.64
12.75
21.60
25.60
26.40
29.40
31.70
El Salvador
1.18
4.20
15.90
18.90
20.32
23.11
29.70
Equatorial Guinea
0.13
1.15
6.00
11.50
13.94
16.40
18.86
Eritrea
0.14
 
0.61
0.70
0.80
0.90
0.99
Estonia
28.58
61.45
74.10
76.50
78.39
79.40
84.24
Ethiopia
0.02
0.22
0.75
1.10
1.48
1.90
2.90
Falkland (Malvinas) Is.
58.62
84.01
95.84
96.38
96.92
96.90
97.60
Faroe Islands
32.92
67.90
75.20
80.73
85.34
90.00
94.66
Fiji
1.50
8.45
20.00
28.00
33.74
37.10
41.80
Finland
37.25
74.48
86.89
88.71
89.88
91.51
92.38
France
14.31
42.87
77.28
77.82
81.44
81.92
83.75
French Polynesia
6.36
21.54
49.00
49.00
52.88
56.80
60.68
Gabon
1.22
4.89
7.23
8.00
8.62
9.20
9.81
Gambia
0.92
3.80
9.20
10.87
12.45
14.00
15.56
Georgia
0.48
6.08
26.90
31.52
36.94
43.30
48.90
Germany
30.22
68.71
82.00
81.27
82.35
84.17
86.19
Ghana
0.15
1.83
7.80
9.00
10.60
12.30
18.90
Gibraltar
19.13
39.07
65.00
65.00
65.02
 
 
Greece
9.14
24.00
44.40
51.65
55.07
59.87
63.21
Greenland
31.75
57.70
63.00
64.00
64.90
65.80
66.70
Grenada
4.06
20.49
27.00
30.00
32.00
35.00
37.38
Guam
16.11
38.56
54.04
57.70
61.53
65.40
69.27
Guatemala
0.71
5.70
10.50
12.30
16.00
19.70
23.40
Guernsey
31.90
73.57
 
83.63
 
 
 
Guinea
0.10
0.54
1.00
1.30
1.49
1.60
1.72
Guinea-Bissau
0.23
1.90
2.45
2.67
2.89
3.10
3.32
Guyana
6.61
 
29.90
31.00
33.00
35.00
37.35
Haiti
0.23
6.38
8.37
9.00
9.80
10.60
11.40
Honduras
1.20
6.50
11.09
15.90
18.12
17.80
19.08
Hong Kong, China
27.83
56.90
72.00
72.20
72.90
74.20
74.56
Hungary
7.00
38.97
65.00
68.02
70.58
72.64
76.13
Iceland
44.47
87.00
93.39
94.82
96.21
96.55
98.16
India
0.53
2.39
7.50
10.07
12.58
15.10
18.00
Indonesia
0.93
3.60
10.92
12.28
14.52
14.94
17.14
Iran (I.R.)
0.93
8.10
15.90
19.00
22.73
29.95
39.35
Iraq
 
0.90
2.50
5.00
7.10
9.20
11.30
Ireland
17.85
41.61
69.85
74.89
76.92
78.25
79.69
Israel
20.87
25.19
67.50
68.87
70.80
70.80
71.45
Italy
23.11
35.00
53.68
54.39
55.83
58.46
61.96
Jamaica
3.12
12.80
27.67
37.44
33.79
37.10
40.50
Japan
29.99
66.92
78.21
79.05
79.50
89.71
90.58
Jersey
9.22
31.25
 
36.00
41.03
 
 
Jordan
2.62
12.93
27.20
34.90
37.00
41.00
44.00
Kazakhstan
0.67
2.96
31.60
50.60
53.32
54.00
54.89
Kenya
0.32
3.10
14.00
28.00
32.10
39.00
43.40
Kiribati
1.79
4.00
9.07
10.00
10.75
11.50
12.25
Korea (Rep.)
44.70
73.50
83.70
83.76
84.07
84.77
84.33
Kuwait
6.73
25.93
61.40
65.77
70.45
75.46
78.70
Kyrgyzstan
1.04
10.53
16.30
17.50
19.80
23.00
28.30
Lao P.D.R.
0.11
0.85
7.00
9.00
10.75
12.50
14.26
Latvia
6.32
46.00
68.42
69.75
73.12
75.23
75.83
Lebanon
7.95
10.14
43.68
52.00
61.25
70.50
74.70
Lesotho
0.21
2.58
3.86
4.22
4.59
5.00
11.00
Liberia
0.02
 
2.30
2.50
2.60
3.20
5.41
Libya
0.19
3.92
14.00
14.00
 
16.50
17.76
Liechtenstein
36.52
63.37
80.00
85.00
89.41
93.80
95.21
Lithuania
6.43
36.22
62.12
63.64
67.23
68.45
72.13
Luxembourg
22.89
70.00
90.62
90.03
91.95
93.78
94.67
Macao, China
13.61
34.86
55.20
60.20
61.31
65.80
69.78
Madagascar
0.20
0.57
1.70
1.90
2.30
3.00
3.70
Malawi
0.13
0.38
2.26
3.33
4.35
5.05
5.83
Malaysia
21.38
48.63
56.30
61.00
65.80
66.97
67.50
Maldives
2.20
6.87
26.53
34.00
38.93
44.10
49.28
Mali
0.14
0.51
2.00
2.20
2.80
3.50
7.00
Malta
13.11
41.24
63.00
68.02
68.20
68.91
73.17
Marshall Islands
1.53
3.88
7.00
10.00
12.50
14.00
16.80
Mauritania
0.19
0.67
4.00
4.50
5.00
6.20
10.70
Mauritius
7.28
15.17
28.33
34.95
35.42
39.00
41.44
Mayotte
1.21
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico
5.08
17.21
31.05
37.18
39.75
43.46
44.39
Micronesia
3.73
11.88
20.00
22.80
25.97
27.80
29.65
Moldova
1.28
14.63
32.30
38.00
43.37
45.00
46.60
Monaco
42.18
55.46
75.00
80.30
87.00
90.70
92.40
Mongolia
1.26
 
10.20
12.50
16.40
20.00
27.00
Montenegro
 
27.10
37.50
35.61
56.84
60.31
61.00
Montserrat
 
 
35.00
54.55
 
54.60
54.60
Morocco
0.69
15.08
52.00
46.11
55.42
56.00
56.80
Mozambique
0.11
0.85
4.17
4.30
4.85
5.40
5.94
Myanmar
 
0.07
0.25
0.98
1.07
1.60
2.10
Namibia
1.64
4.01
11.60
12.00
12.94
13.90
14.84
Nauru
 
 
 
54.00
 
 
 
Nepal
0.20
0.83
7.93
9.00
11.15
13.30
15.44
Neth. Antilles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Netherlands
43.98
81.00
90.72
91.42
92.86
93.96
93.17
New Caledonia
13.94
32.36
42.00
50.00
58.00
66.00
70.00
New Zealand
47.38
62.72
80.46
81.23
82.00
82.78
85.50
Nicaragua
0.98
2.57
10.00
10.60
13.50
15.50
17.60
Niger
0.04
0.22
0.83
1.30
1.41
1.70
1.95
Nigeria
0.06
3.55
24.00
28.43
32.80
38.00
42.68
Niue
26.51
51.70
76.97
79.56
82.22
86.90
91.55
Norfolk Islands
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Northern Marianas
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Norway
52.00
81.99
93.39
93.49
94.65
95.05
96.30
Oman
3.52
6.68
35.83
48.00
60.00
66.45
70.22
Pakistan
 
6.33
8.00
9.00
9.96
10.90
13.80
Palau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Palestine
1.11
16.01
37.40
41.08
43.40
46.60
53.67
Panama
6.55
11.48
40.10
42.70
40.30
44.03
44.92
Papua New Guinea
0.84
1.72
1.28
2.00
3.50
6.50
9.38
Paraguay
0.75
7.91
19.80
24.76
29.34
36.90
43.00
Peru
3.08
17.10
34.77
36.01
38.20
39.20
40.20
Philippines
1.98
5.40
25.00
29.00
36.24
37.00
39.69
Poland
7.29
38.81
62.32
61.95
62.31
62.85
66.60
Portugal
16.43
34.99
53.30
55.25
60.34
62.10
64.59
Puerto Rico
10.47
23.40
45.30
48.00
69.00
73.90
78.78
Qatar
4.86
24.73
69.00
69.00
69.30
85.30
91.49
Romania
3.61
21.50
39.93
40.01
45.88
49.76
54.08
Russian Federation
1.98
15.23
43.00
49.00
63.80
67.97
70.52
Rwanda
0.06
0.56
8.00
7.00
8.02
9.00
10.60
S. Tomé & Principe
4.64
13.76
18.75
20.16
21.57
23.00
24.41
Samoa
0.57
3.35
7.00
11.00
12.92
15.30
21.20
San Marino
48.80
50.26
 
49.60
 
 
 
Saudi Arabia
2.21
12.71
41.00
47.50
54.00
60.50
63.70
Senegal
0.40
4.79
8.00
9.80
10.80
13.10
17.70
Serbia
 
26.30
40.90
42.20
48.10
51.50
53.50
Seychelles
7.40
25.41
41.00
43.16
47.08
50.40
54.26
Sierra Leone
0.12
0.22
0.58
0.90
1.30
1.70
2.10
Singapore
36.00
61.00
71.00
71.00
72.00
81.00
82.00
Slovakia
9.43
55.19
75.71
74.44
76.71
77.88
79.98
Slovenia
15.11
46.81
70.00
67.34
68.35
72.68
71.59
Solomon Islands
0.48
0.84
5.00
6.00
7.00
8.00
9.00
Somalia
0.02
1.08
 
1.25
1.38
1.50
1.63
South Africa
5.35
7.49
24.00
33.97
41.00
46.50
49.00
South Sudan
 
 
7.00
 
 
14.10
15.90
Spain
13.62
47.88
65.80
67.60
69.81
71.64
76.19
Sri Lanka
0.65
1.79
12.00
15.00
18.29
21.90
25.80
St. Helena
5.92
15.91
24.94
33.00
37.60
 
 
St. Kitts and Nevis
5.86
34.00
63.00
63.20
64.00
64.60
65.40
St. Lucia
5.09
21.57
43.30
44.00
45.90
46.20
51.00
St. Pierre & Miquelon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
3.25
9.20
38.50
43.01
47.52
52.00
56.48
Sudan
0.03
1.29
16.70
17.30
21.00
22.70
24.64
Suriname
2.51
6.40
31.59
32.00
34.68
37.40
40.08
Swaziland
0.93
3.70
11.04
18.13
20.78
24.70
27.10
Sweden
45.69
84.83
90.00
92.77
93.18
94.78
92.52
Switzerland
47.10
70.10
83.90
85.19
85.20
86.34
87.00
Syria
0.18
5.65
20.70
22.50
24.30
26.20
28.09
Taiwan, Province of China
28.10
58.01
71.50
72.00
75.99
80.00
83.99
Tajikistan
0.05
0.30
11.55
13.03
14.51
16.00
17.49
Tanzania
0.12
1.10
2.90
3.20
3.95
4.40
4.86
TFYR Macedonia
2.49
26.45
51.90
56.70
57.45
65.24
68.06
Thailand
3.69
15.03
22.40
23.67
26.46
28.94
34.89
Timor-Leste
 
0.10
0.21
0.90
0.91
1.10
1.14
Togo
0.80
1.80
3.00
3.50
4.00
4.50
5.70
Tokelau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tonga
2.43
4.91
16.00
25.00
33.00
35.00
40.00
Trinidad & Tobago
7.72
28.98
48.50
55.20
59.52
63.80
65.10
Tunisia
2.75
9.66
36.80
39.10
41.44
43.80
46.16
Turkey
3.76
15.46
39.82
43.07
45.13
46.25
51.04
Turkmenistan
0.13
1.00
3.00
5.00
7.20
9.60
12.20
Turks & Caicos Is.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tuvalu
5.24
 
25.00
30.00
35.00
37.00
 
Uganda
0.16
1.74
12.50
13.01
14.69
16.20
17.71
Ukraine
0.72
3.75
23.30
28.71
35.27
41.00
43.40
United Arab Emirates
23.63
40.00
68.00
78.00
85.00
88.00
90.40
United Kingdom
26.82
70.00
85.00
85.38
87.48
89.84
91.61
United States
43.08
67.97
71.69
69.73
79.30
84.20
87.36
Uruguay
10.54
20.09
46.40
51.40
54.45
57.69
61.46
Uzbekistan
0.48
3.34
20.00
30.20
36.52
38.20
43.55
Vanuatu
2.11
5.08
8.00
9.20
10.60
11.30
18.80
Vatican
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Venezuela
3.36
12.55
37.37
40.22
49.05
54.90
57.00
Viet Nam
0.25
12.74
30.65
35.07
39.49
43.90
48.31
Virgin Islands (US)
13.82
27.34
31.22
35.60
40.55
45.30
50.07
Wallis and Futuna
4.77
6.70
8.16
8.68
8.95
 
 
Yemen
0.08
1.05
12.35
14.91
17.45
20.00
22.55
Zambia
0.19
2.85
10.00
11.50
13.47
15.40
17.34
Zimbabwe
0.40
8.02
11.50
15.70
17.09
18.50
19.89

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