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World Internet Usage, 2012

Percentage of the population using the internet by region and how usage has grown since 2000

World Regions Population Internet Users Dec. 31, 2000 Internet Users Latest Data % Population Growth 2000-2012
Africa 1,073,380,925 4,514,400 167,335,676 15.6% 3,606.7%
Asia 3,922,066,987 114,304,000 1,076,681,059 27.5% 841.9%
Europe 820,918,446 105,096,093 518,512,109 63.2% 393.4%
Middle East 223,608,203 3,284,800 90,000,455 40.2% 2,639.9%
North America 348,280,154 108,096,800 273,785,413 78.6% 153.3%
Latin America 593,688,638 18,068,919 254,915,745 42.9% 1,310.8%
Oceania/Australia 35,903,569 7,620,480 24,287,919 67.6% 218.7.40%
WORLD TOTAL 7,017,846,922 360,985,492 2,405,518,376 34.3% 566.4%

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