0
Broadband

Russian internet penetration rises to 80% in 2019

Wednesday 15 January 2020 | 11:51 CET | News

Russia's internet user base, for people aged 16 and up, totaled 94.4 million at the end of 2019, according to a study from GfK, reported by Comnews.ru. The number grew from 91 million year-on-year. In general, 79.8 percent of the adult population used internet in the country last year. 

The percentage of internet users older than 65 grew by 10 percentage points in the year to 36 percent. The share increased by 3 percentage points to 66 percent for those 50-64 years of age. Changes were insignificant for other age categories.




Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Countries: Russian Federation
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.