The number of active home Internet users dipped 1.73 percent in January in the 10 countries tracked by Nielsen//NetRatings each month.
The most notable declines over December numbers were seen in the U.K. (4.02 percent); Spain (3.56 percent); Brazil (2.67 percent); and the U.S. (2.26 percent).
Active home Internet user populations went up half a percent in Australia. In January, Australia had 53,913 users come online.
Nielsen//NetRatings uses a sampling methodology applied worldwide, which allows for data aggregation on regional and global bases.
|Active Internet Universe, January 2007|
|Country||December 2006||January 2007||Growth (%)||Difference|
|Source: Nielsen//NetRatings, 2007|
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