Number of China Internet users
The number of China internet users grew to 854 million in the first half of 2019 with a penetration rate of 61.2%. Check out the number of China internet users since the year 2008.
China internet users in urban areas account for 73.7% of total internet users. Among the Chinese population who don’t access the internet (which is 541 million), rural areas account for 62.8%. Internet user growth is mainly relying on mobile terminals, which is also very slow.
The number of internet users on mobile phones is 847 million, accounting for over 99% of internet users in China. Smartphones have become the top internet access devices in China.
Besides mobile phones, smart TV has been growing its popularity in China connecting users to the internet.
Top online applications by total number of users in the first half of 2019 are instant messaging, search engines, online news, online videos, and online shopping.
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