Over a third of the world's population still do not use the internet - ITU

Wednesday 1 December 2021 | 11:54 CET | News
Over a third (37%) of the world's population have never used the internet, though use jumped to 4.9 billion this year from 4.1 billion in 2019, helped by the coronavirus pandemic and its demand for remote working and schooling, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) revealed. This means 782 million joined the internet in that period, an increase of 17 percent. In the first year of the pandemic alone, the number of people coming to the internet went up by over 10 percent. 

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