How many people are on the Internet?

Updated: 11/30/2020 by Computer Hope
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According to the Internet World Stats, which collects its data from Nielson Online and the ITU (International Telecommunication Union), there are 4,929,926,187 people on the Internet as of October 2020. Of those, 332,908,868 or 6.8% are in the USA. Approximately 63.2% of the world, and 90.3% of the USA has Internet access.

  • A listing of all countries Internet statistics, world population, growth percentages, and up-to-date information is on Internet World Stats.
  • See Google's Internet penetration for a great graphical view of Internet growth in all countries from around the world.