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Global - Internet - Search Engines, Websites and Internet User Statistics

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Last updated: 5 Jan 2013 Update History

Report Status: Archived

Report Pages: 13

Analyst: Kylie Wansink

Synopsis

Archived report. With over 500 million websites available worldwide through computer access, tablet touchscreen access and mobile smart phones – no wonder Internet usage continues to rise. In 2013 over a third of the global population will use the Internet. This is quite remarkable when considering there were only around 350 million users worldwide at the start of the decade. More growth is predicted ahead as the Internet economy continues to develop and mobile Internet developments continue to aid access, particularly in the developing markets.

This report includes valuable statistics and information on worldwide Internet and provides a useful summary of global data on topics such as: the number of Internet users worldwide; regional penetration; leading Internet hosts; domain names; the World Wide Web including browsers and web server software; leading and alternate search engines and popular web properties.

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Google remains the most popular web property worldwide; Internet traffic from non-computer devices is increasing with Canada and Singapore just two countries with a high percentage of tablet use; On average, almost 24 hours is spent online by the global Internet population each month; Internet Explorer (IE) and Google Chrome are two of the most popular web browsers worldwide.

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