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Active Home Web Use by Country, March 2006

  |  April 24, 2006   |  Comments

Internet usage experienced a 2 percent growth in March.

The number of active Internet users continued to climb in March 2006 in all countries except Germany and the U.K. Data tracked by Nielsen//NetRatings reports the number of active users in 10 countries worldwide.

Australia (2.77 percent increase); Italy (1.54 percent); Japan (3.43 percent); and the U.S. (2.63 percent) rebounded from usage declines experienced in February with an uptake of new active users in March.

After experiencing a 4.12 percent spike in new active users in February of this year, Germany saw a decline of less than 1 percent.

All told, the Web saw 6.7 million new active home Internet users in March, compared to the previous month.

Nielsen//NetRatings uses a sampling methodology applied worldwide, which allows for data aggregation on a regional and global basis.

Active Home Internet Users by Country, Febuary and March 2006
Country February
2006
March
2006
Change (%) One-Month Difference
Australia 10,019,539 10,296,745 2.77 277,206
Brazil 13,240,648 14,106,651 6.54 866,002
France 17,466,601 17,769,232 1.73 302,631
Germany 33,191,582 32,954,008 -0.72 -237,574
Italy 16,842,540 17,101,383 1.54 258,843
Japan 39,420,270 40,774,175 3.43 1,353,905
Spain 11,851,496 12,128,204 2.33 276,708
Switzerland 3,698,692 3,726,726 0.76 28,034
U.K. 24,150,856 24,028,103 -0.51 -122,753
U.S. 140,665,990 144,358,901 2.63 3,692,911
Total 310,548,214 317,244,127 2.16 6,695,913
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings, 2006

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