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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 RegionsPopulationInternet Users Dec. 31, 2000Internet Users Latest Data% PopulationGrowth 2000-2012
Africa1,073,380,9254,514,400167,335,67615.6%3,606.7%
Asia3,922,066,987114,304,0001,076,681,05927.5%841.9%
Europe820,918,446105,096,093518,512,10963.2%393.4%
Middle East223,608,2033,284,80090,000,45540.2%2,639.9%
North America348,280,154108,096,800273,785,41378.6%153.3%
Latin America593,688,63818,068,919254,915,74542.9%1,310.8%
Oceania/Australia35,903,5697,620,48024,287,91967.6%218.7.40%
WORLD TOTAL7,017,846,922360,985,4922,405,518,37634.3%566.4%

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