There are 4.1 billion Internet users in the world as at December 2018. This is compared to 3.9 billion Internet users in mid 2018 and about 3.7 billion Internet users in late 2017.
People Live Online
The average adult user in 2017 spent 5.9 hours with digital media. This includes smartphones, desktops and laptops, and other connected devices including over-the-top streaming devices.
In South Africa alone Facebook subscribers as of December 2017 was 16 000 000 that’s 27.9% of our population and this is just growing daily. Globally Facebook has 2.27 billion active users.
There are 3.7 billion global mobile Internet users as at January 2018. Mobile e-commerce will be responsible for $2.32 trillion — or about 67.2 percent — of e-commerce sales by 2021.