Share of Population Using Internet fell to 60.0% in Venezuela in 2016

Share of Population Using Internet (%)
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Share of population using internet reached 60.0 % in 2016 in Venezuela, according to World Bank. This is 3.02 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, share of population using internet in Venezuela reached an all time high of 61.9 % in 2015 and an all time low of 3.36 % in 2000. When compared to Venezuela's main peers, share of population using internet in Brazil amounted to 60.9 %, 58.1 % in Colombia, 35.7 % in Guyana and 73.3 % in Trinidad and Tobago in 2016.

Venezuela has been ranked 75th within the group of 177 countries we follow in terms of share of population using internet, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The percentage of individuals using the internet in the developed world had reached 70% by the end of 2011, according to ITU.

Share of Population Using Internet Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bolivia % 30.0% 35.3% 37.0% 34.6% 35.6% ...
Brazil % 45.7% 48.6% 51.0% 54.6% 58.3% ...
Colombia % 40.4% 49.0% 51.7% 52.6% 55.9%
Guyana % 30.0% 30.5% 31.0% 32.0% 34.0% ...
Peru % 36.0% 38.2% 39.2% 40.2% 40.9%
Puerto Rico % 48.0% 69.0% 69.0% ... 63.5% ...
Suriname % 32.0% 34.7% 37.4% 40.1% 42.8% ...
Trinidad and Tobago % 55.2% 59.5% 63.8% 65.1% 69.2% ...
Venezuela % 40.2% 49.1% 54.9% 57.0% 61.9% ...