Online 2011 figures: two billion people are online
More than two billion people around the world use the World Wide Web. It is noteworthy that almost half of active Internet users live in Asia.
According to the global analytical research company The Royal Pingdom, almost 1 billion Internet users (922, 2 million) live in Asia. It is interesting that the penetration of the Internet among the Asian population is only 23, 8%.
Depending on the World Wide Web the inhabitants of Europe. 476, 213 million Europeans know what the Internet (58% of the total population of Europe). Most internet-dependent users live in North America. 272, 066 million use the Internet, the network penetration is 78%. A little behind their "northern colleagues" residents of Latin America and of Caribbean basin - 215, 939 million Internet users. The penetration of the Internet for this part of the light is 36, 2%. Least of all Internet users in Australia and Oceania - a total of 21 million. It is interesting that even 11 years ago, the most "lagging" regions were the Middle East (of 3 million Internet users), and now in this region 68, 553 million citizens are aware and active use of the international network.