Share of Population Using Internet rose to 20.0% in Rwanda in 2016

Share of Population Using Internet (%)
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Share of population using internet reached 20.0 % in 2016 in Rwanda, according to World Bank. This is 11.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, share of population using internet in Rwanda reached an all time high of 20.0 % in 2016 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 2006. When compared to Rwanda's main peers, share of population using internet in Burundi amounted to 5.17 %, 13.0 % in Tanzania, 21.9 % in Uganda and 6.21 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2016.

Rwanda has been ranked 142nd within the group of 177 countries we follow in terms of share of population using internet.

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 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Angola % 2.80% 3.10% 6.50% 8.90% 10.2%
Burundi % 1.00% 1.11% 1.22% 1.26% 1.38%
Central African Republic % 2.00% 2.20% 3.00% 3.40% 3.60%
Congo % 5.00% 5.60% 6.11% 6.60% 7.11%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 0.720% 1.20% 1.68% 2.20% 3.00%
Kenya % 7.20% 8.80% 10.5% 13.0% 16.5%
Mozambique % 4.17% 4.30% 6.00% 7.29% 9.24%
Rwanda % 8.00% 7.00% 8.02% 9.00% 10.6%
South Sudan % ... ... ... ... ... 3.83% 4.52%
Tanzania % 2.90% 3.20% 3.95% 4.40% 7.00%
Uganda % 12.5% 13.0% 14.1% 15.5% 16.9%
Zambia % 10.0% 11.5% 13.5% 15.4% 19.0%