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Active Home Internet Users by Country, May 2008

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The populations of active home Internet users increased in all but one of the 10 countries tracked by the the Nielsen Online group.

Switzerland experienced a dip in the number of active home Internet users in the month of May, according to data from Nielsen Online.

Elsewhere, the number of Internet users increased. Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, the U.K., and the U.S. all experienced an increase in the number of active Internet users. The growth marked a reversal of April numbers, when all countries tracked, save the United Kingdom, experienced a dip in the number of active Internet users.

Nielsen Online uses a sampling methodology applied worldwide, which allows for data aggregation on a regional and global basis. Active Internet users are derived from the number of users who have logged on in the previous 30 days.

Worldwide Active Internet Home Users, May 2008
Country April 2008 May 2008 Growth (%) Difference
Australia 11,083,145 11,724,876 5.79 641,730
Brazil 22,419,369 23,141,097 3.22 721,728
France 24,544,793 26,566,040 8.23 2,021,248
Germany 35,919,560 36,773,740 2.38 854,180
Italy 18,217,214 19,608,271 7.64 1,391,056
Japan 48,274,798 49,413,632 2.36 1,138,834
Spain 14,752,384 15,015,872 1.79 263,488
Switzerland 3,844,257 3,786,632 -1.50 -57,625
U.K. 27,365,824 27,403,095 0.14 37,272
U.S. 151,390,437 153,711,736 1.53 2,321,299
Source: Nielsen Online, 2008

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