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Active Internet Users by Country, April 2004

  |  May 27, 2004   |  Comments

The at-home global active Internet universe for a number of selected countries decreased slightly over the month to roughly 298.88 million users.

Nielsen//NetRatings found that the overall at-home global active Internet universe for a number of selected countries fell by more than 419,000 users from March 2004 to April 2004.

For the second consecutive month, Switzerland exhibited the largest growth rate at nearly 4 percent. Japan gained more active users than any of the other countries, while the U.S. lost well over one million active surfers.

Active Internet Users by Country, April 2004, Home
Country March
Growth Change
Australia 8,227,836 8,441,341 2.59% 213,505
Brazil 12,269,533 11,913,640 -2.90% -355,893
France 14,103,852 13,927,159 -1.25% -176,693
Germany 27,172,467 27,083,535 -0.33% -88,932
Hong Kong 2,546,983 2,558,576 0.46% 11,593
Italy 15,585,562 2,558,576 0.46% 11,593
Japan 30,498,645 30,793,813 0.97% 295,168
Netherlands 7,855,927 7,994,859 1.77% 138,932
Spain 8,188,114 8,338,762 1.84% 150,648
Sweden 4,607,584 4,639,081 0.68% 31,497
Switzerland 3,105,164 3,228,645 3.98% 123,481
20,742,342 21,093,948 1.70% 351,606
144,403,184 143,041,743 -0.94% -1,361,441
TOTALS 299,307,191 298,887,224 -0.14% -419,967
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings

Nielsen//NetRatings has expanded its tracking system to include Internet applications, and calculates active users as the number of people that actually go online in a given month, rather than the number of people with access.


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