Which Country Uses Internet the Most?

Share of Population Using Internet (%), 2017 or latest
Telcos & Hi-Tech | December 31, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 176 countries in 2018, Iceland ranked the highest in share of population using internet with 98.2% followed by Liechtenstein and Kuwait. On the other end of the scale was Eritrea with 1.18%, Somalia with 1.88% and Guinea Bissau with 3.76%.

Average share of population using internet reached 52.4% in 2018 in the World according to World Bank. This is 5.6 % more than in the previous year and 56.3 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average share of population using internet reached an all time high of 52.4% in 2018 and an all time low of 15.7% in 2005. The average annual growth amounted to 9.70 % since 2000.

Data for more countries are available at Share of Population Using Internet indicator page.

Share of Population Using Internet Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bahrain % ... ... ... 77.0% 88.0% 90.0% 90.5% 93.5%
Denmark % ... ... ... 89.8% 92.3% 94.6% 96.0% 96.3%
Iceland % ... ... ... 94.8% 96.2% 96.5% 98.2% 98.2% ...
Kuwait % ... ... ... 65.8% 70.5% 75.5% 78.7% 77.5%
Liechtenstein % ... ... ... 85.0% 89.4% 93.8% 95.2% 96.6% ...
Luxembourg % ... ... ... 90.0% 91.9% 93.8% 94.7% 96.4%
Monaco % ... ... ... 80.3% 87.0% 90.7% 92.4% 93.4% ...
Netherlands % ... ... ... 91.4% 92.9% 94.0% 91.7% 91.7%
Norway % ... ... ... 93.5% 94.6% 95.1% 96.3% 96.8%
Qatar % ... ... ... 69.0% 69.3% 85.3% 91.5% 92.9% ...
South Korea % ... ... ... 83.8% 84.1% 84.8% 87.6% 89.9%
Sweden % ... ... ... 92.8% 93.2% 94.8% 92.5% 90.6%
Switzerland % ... ... ... 85.2% 85.2% 86.3% 87.4% 87.5%
United Arab Emirates % ... ... ... 78.0% 85.0% 88.0% 90.4% 90.5%
United Kingdom % ... ... ... 85.4% 87.5% 89.8% 91.6% 92.0% ...