Users of the Internet:us - more than a billion !

 
January 29, 2009, 6:13 am

   The number of Internet users worldwide in December 2008 for the first time exceeded 1 billion landmark milestone of unique visitors. With such a statement recently issued agency ComScore, investigating Internet users, visited the Network in December from their home or workplace computers. Traffic ranking dropped from the public access sites on the Internet - such as Internet cafes, as well as traffic of users of mobile phones, communicators and PDAs.
According to analysts, about 41, 3% of all visitors to the global network went on the Internet in the Asia-Pacific region. Europe is in second place with 28% of the global Internet audience, and the third is located in North America 18, 4% of unique visitors. Latin America accounts for approximately 7, 4%.
The Global Internet-Audience:regions. December 2008, the age of 15 years, home and work PCs. Source:comScore World Metrix Region
The number of visitors (thousands)
The share of world traffic (%)
The whole world is 1. 007. 730 100 0% Asia and Oceania 416. 281 41, 3%
Europe 282. 651 28 0%
North America 185. 109 18, 4%
Latin America 74. 906
7, 4%
The Middle East and Africa 48. 783
4, 8%
The study also estimated the number of visitors to the Internet, not only by region but also for individual countries, and there unqualified leadership belongs to China with 17, 8% of the audience. USA appeared in second place with 16, 2%, and closes the three leaders of Japan with 6%.
Top 15 countries for Internet-audience. December 2008, age over 15 years, home and work PCs. Source:comScore World Metrix
StranaUnikalnyh visitors (thousands) Share of world Internet-audience (%) World 1. 007. 730 100 0% China 179. 710 17, 8% of U. S. 163. Of 300 16, 2%, Japan 59. 993 6 0% Germany 36. 992 3, 7% United Kingdom 36. 664 3, 6%, France 34. 010 3, and 4%, India 32. 099 3 2% Russia 28. 998 2, 9%, Brazil 27. 688 2, 7% South Korea 27. 254 2, 7%, Canada 21. 809 2, 2% Italy 20. 780 2 1% Spain 17. 893 1, 8%, Mexico 12. 486 1, 2% Netherlands 11. 812 1, 2%
Russia 2, 9% of the segment is located in the list at the eighth spot, overtaking Brazil, South Korea and Canada, but behind the times, in addition to the troika of leaders from Germany, Britain, France and India.
Among other curious things also worth noting the statistics on the leading internet sites on a global scale. First place is fully occupied with Google services 77% of the world audience, or 776 million users. Second place is occupied by Web-resources of Microsoft with 64, 2% of users, Yahoo in third place with 55, 8%.
Top 15 Web sites worldwide. Visitors aged over 15 years, home and work PCs. December 2008. Source:comScore World Metrix Unique Venues of visitors (thousands) Share of world Internet-audience (%) World 1. 007. 730
100, 0%
Google Sites 775. 980 77 0%
Microsoft Web site 646. 915 64, 2%
News Yahoo ! 562. 571 55, 8%
AOL LLC 273. 020 27 1% Sites Wikimedia Foundation 272. 998
27, 1%
eBay 240. 947 23, 9%
Facebook. COM 221. 791 22 0%
Amazon Sites 187. 354 18, 6%
CBS Corporation 178. 844 17, 7% Fox Interactive Media172. 84117, 2%
Ask Network 164. 513 16, 3%
Apple Inc. 161. 500 16, 0%
Tencent Inc. 158. 617 15, 7%
Baidu.com Inc. 152. 447 15 1% 123 Sites Adobe. 623 12, 3%
Internet-audience site 3DNews also who contribute to these figures, and more recently put its own records.
So, in this month 3DNews audience repeatedly exceeds 130 thousand unique visitors daily. The number of daily hits 3DNews long and firmly held in more than half a point, on some days up to a point approaching 550 thousand.

 

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