StatsAudienceActive Internet Users by Country, July 2004

Active Internet Users by Country, July 2004

The at-home global active Internet universe for 12 selected countries grew by nearly 1 percentage point to roughly 292 million users.

Nielsen//NetRatings found that the overall at-home global active Internet universe for 12 selected countries swelled by more than 2.8 million users from June 2004 to July 2004, with the largest loss, once again, attributed to the United States.

The UK and Germany posted the largest user gains, while Hong Kong narrowly led in percentage growth. Nielsen//NetRatings says that while some of the growth can be attributed to estimate adjustments, there have also been increased activity levels.

Switzerland measured the highest negative growth, resulting in the loss of more than 210,000 users.

Active Internet Users by Country, July 2004, Home
Country June
2004
July
2004
Growth Change
Australia 8,379,571 8,739,841 4.30% 360,270
Brazil 11,765,602 11,616,420 -1.27% -149,182
France 14,348,243 14,295,081 -0.37% -53,162
Germany 26,775,877 29,741,567 11.08% 2,965,689
Hong Kong 2,460,400 2,733,220 11.09% 272,820
Italy 15,733,348 15,704,455 -0.18% -28,893
Japan 33,750,224 34,715,991 2.86% 965,767
Spain 8,436,889 7,997,175 -5.21% -439,714
Sweden 4,391,951 4,411,124 0.44% 19,173
Switzerland 3,215,203 3,004,881 -6.54% -210,322
United
Kingdom
21,082,432 22,417,315 6.33% 1,334,883
United
States
138,805,566 136,609,169 -1.58% -2,196,397
TOTALS 296,931,288 291,986,237 0.98% 2,840,932
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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