According to data Gathered by eMarkter, the world will have 2.8billion internet users by the end of 2014 and it will experience more growth over the next 5years. The growth is projected to reach 3.62billion Internet users by the end of 2018.
China has the highest internet penetration with over 643.6million users , Followed by US and India with 252.9% and 215.6Million internet users respectively. Meanwhile Nigeria is the highest ranked African country (#10 on the list) , with 57.7million internet users. Surprisingly , Nigeria have more internet users than advanced Countries like UK And France ; ranked 11th and 12th respectively. Nigeria is also the highest country with internet penetration in Africa. Nigeria’s internet Growth is expected to reach a whooping 84.3million users by the end of 2018.
Egypt is the second highest ranked African country on the global list (ranked 17th) with 36million users while South Africa is ranked 25th with 25million internet users
This impressive growth has been driven by increasing mobile penetration which has afforded more people access to the internet.