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Web Usage Grows Internationally

  |  September 26, 2005   |  Comments

Around the world, the Internet population continues to grow.

The worldwide active Internet population continues to grow. Of 11 countries tracked by Nielsen//NetRatings, only Germany and France lost more active Internet users from July to August 2005. The figures can be compared with other countries on the Web Worldwide chart.

Global Active Home Internet Universe, July and August 2005
Country July 2005 August 2005 Growth (%) Difference
Australia 9,766,175 9,881,438 1.18 115,263
Brazil 11,434,547 11,630,195 1.71 195,648
France 15,449,865 15,278,597 -1.11 -171,268
Germany 30,090,181 29,576,985 -1.71 -513,196
Italy 15,892,082 16,231,011 2.13 338,929
Japan 38,190,591 39,001,846 2.12 811,255
Spain 9,548,982 9,846,290 3.11 297,308
Sweden 4,538,500 4,700,804 3.58 162,304
Switzerland 3,348,653 3,501,981 4.58 153,328
United Kingdom 22,531,959 22,792,544 1.16 260,586
United States 139,944,945 140,589,403 0.46 644,459
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings, 2005

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