The number of active home Internet users fluctuated in October in the 10 countries tracked by Nielsen Online. Italy had the biggest change with a 19.62 percent decline in the number of active users, a reversal from the 3.64 percent increase in September. That accounted for 4.2 million 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, October 2008|
|Country||September 2008||October 2008||Growth (%)||Difference|
|Source: Nielsen Online, 2008|
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