Share of Population Using Internet fell to 61.3% in Italy in 2017

Share of Population Using Internet (%)
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Share of population using internet reached 61.3 % in 2017 in Italy, according to World Bank. This is 0.038 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, share of population using internet in Italy reached an all time high of 61.3 % in 2016 and an all time low of 23.1 % in 2000. When compared to Italy's main peers, share of population using internet in Austria amounted to 87.9 %, 80.5 % in France, 78.9 % in Slovenia and 93.7 % in Switzerland in 2017.

Italy has been ranked 53rd within the group of 72 countries we follow in terms of share of population using internet, 9 places behind 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
Austria % 78.7% 80.0% 80.6% 81.0% 83.9%
Belgium % 81.6% 80.7% 82.2% 85.0% 85.1%
Croatia % 57.8% 61.9% 66.7% 68.6% 69.8%
France % 77.8% 81.4% 81.9% 83.8% 78.0%
Germany % 81.3% 82.3% 84.2% 86.2% 87.6%
Hungary % 68.0% 70.6% 72.6% 75.7% 72.8%
Italy % 54.4% 55.8% 58.5% 55.6% 58.1%
Slovenia % 67.3% 68.3% 72.7% 71.6% 73.1%
Spain % 67.1% 69.8% 71.6% 76.2% 78.7%
Switzerland % 85.2% 85.2% 86.3% 87.4% 87.5%