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  1. 1. Worldwide Internet Users by Country 2% 2% 3% 20% Australia 8% Brazil Canada 3% China 6% France Germany 3% Italy Japan Korea, South 10% Russia Taiwan 28% 4% 3% 6% 2% United Kingdom United States Others
  2. 2. ly Ja Ne pa th n er la nd s Sp ai Sw n Sw ed e n it z er la nd Un Ta ite iw d an Ki ng Un do ite m d St at es Th e Ita 0 ly Ja pa N e n th er la n ds S pa in S w ed S en w it z er la nd U T n ai ite w a d n K in gd om T he l na da F ra C a ra zi 5 80 B 10 100 us tr ia B el gi um 120 nc e G er m an H o y ng K o ng 40 lia 60 us tr a 140 A A 25 Ita lia Au st r Be ia lg iu m Br az i Ca l na da Fr an ce G er m an Ho ng y Ko ng Au st ra America has the greatest number of active users by far. It has more than four times the number of active users as runner-up Japan. Close-Up Active Internet Users, Millions 30 Active Internet Users, Millions 20 15 20 0
  3. 3. Eu Ita ly ro p en i Es a to ea ni n a Cz Ave ec ra g h Re e Lu pub xe lic m bo ur g Cy pr us Sp ain Po lan d M al ta Gr ee ce La tv Sl i a ov ak i Hu a ng ar y Sl ov la n Sw d ed D e en n Ne m a rk th er lan d Un No s ite rw d ay Ki ng Sw dom itz er la nd Fi nl an d Au str Po ia rtu g Ge al rm an Be y lgi um An do rra Ir e lan d Ice Percentage European Countries with the Greatest Percentage of their Population Online 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Country
  4. 4. om le l bi a C hi ra zi er u ur in am e U ru S gu ou ay th V en Am ez er ue ic la an A ve ra ge S P cu Fr ad en or ch G ui an a G uy an a P ar ag ua y E a ol iv ia B B rg en tin C ol A Percentage of South American Population Online, By Country 25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 0%
  5. 5. St Vi n ce e s go es ia is la nd ba Is To Vi rg in d na di n uc Ne v o le s ue ca Ri c St .L e ai ti tin iq an d G re an H m ai er to ic ou p An t il M ar Ja de l bl ca na da ep u G re s as ub a in i C om R Pu itt s d th id a nd St .K Tr in nt a n G ua ca D ha m a rb ad os Ba lla bu da gu i Ar ub Ba r An Ba an d er la nd in i et h om tig ua N D An 35% Percentage of Caribbean Population Online, by country 30% 25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 0%
  6. 6. The U.S. has nearly ten times as many internet service providers as its closest competitor, Canada. The U.S. is off this chart with 7,000 internet service providers. Countries with the Highest Number of Internet Service Providers 800 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 Fr an ce Ke ny a Ja pa n e Bu lg ar ia G er m an So y ut h Af Ita ric ly a & Ho ly Se e Pu er to Ri co Uk ra in Ca na da Au Un st ra ite lia d Ki ng Cz do ec m h * Re pu bl ic* 0
  7. 7. However, more internet service providers does not correspond with greater internet usage. Nearly 60% of Norway’s people were online even though it only has three internet service providers. 400 European Countries with the Greatest Number of Internet Service Providers 400 350 300 300 260 250 200 200 200 150 100 93 61 50 56 52 44 41 38 38 37 32 29 27 23 22 20 19 16 16 13 13 11 10 U ni te d C Kin ze ch gdo R m* ep ub l U ic kr ai B u ne lg G aria er m an y Ita Be ly lg iu m Sp N et he ain Sw rlan itz ds er la nd La tv Es ia to R nia om an i Au a st Li ria th ua Sw nia ed e G n re ec Be e la ru Ire s la n Ic d el an Po d la H nd un g Po ary rtu D ga en l m a N rk or w S l ay ov en Al ia ba ni a 0
  8. 8. Likewise, Chile is more online than any country in South America, yet it too has relatively few internet providers. South America Internet Service Providers (ISPs) 60 50 Number of ISPs 40 30 20 10 0 Argentina Bolivia Brazil Chile Colombia Ecuador French Guiana Guyana Islas Malvinas Paraguay Peru Suriname Uruguay Venezuela
  9. 9. Country ep u G R bl ic in ic a ub a ai ti Ja m ai H re na da G ua de lo up e in ic an D om C An gu illa an d Ba rb ud a Ba ha m as Ba rb ad os ca M ar et tin he iq rla ue nd s An til le Pu s er St to .K R it t ic o s St an Vi d nc Ne en vi s ta St nd .L th uc e ia G Tr re in na id di ad ne an s d To ba Vi go rg in Is la nd s N D om An t ig ua Number of ISPs Caribbean Internet Service Providers (ISPs) 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
  10. 10. Access to a good internet connection also affects internet use and its usefulness. Top 15 Economies by 2002 Broadband Penetration - Per 100 inhabitants 25 21.3 Broadband per 100 Inhabitants 20 14.6 15 11.5 9.4 10 8.6 8.6 8.4 7.7 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.3 6.1 5.5 5.3 5 N Country Fi nl an d ng ap or e Si Ja pa n et he rla nd s U ni te d St at es Sw i tz er la nd Au st ri a en Sw ed Be lg iu m ar k en m D Ic el an d hi na an ,C Ta iw C an ad a g, C hi na Ko n on g H Ko re a (R ep .) 0
  11. 11. Many more households than individuals have access to broadband. Percentage of Households with Broadband Internet, 2002 90% 80% 70% 83% 68% 59% 60% 50% 41% 41% 40% 24% 30% 20% 10% 12% 28% 20% 35% 29% 19% 18% 9% 15% Ko re Ho a ng (R ep Ko .) ng ,C hi na Ca na da Ta iw an Ic el an d De nm ar Be k lg iu m Sw ed en Au Un st ria ite d St at Ne es th er la Sw nd s it z er la nd Ja pa Si n ng ap or e Fi nl an d 0%
  12. 12. The U.S. dominates this feature of the internet as the larger graph shows. The inset graph more clearly shows how its competitors compare. Secure Internet Servers by Country - Top 15 90,000 80,000 7,000 6,000 70,000 5,000 60,000 50,000 40,000 4,000 3,000 2,000 1,000 30,000 20,000 2000 10,000 2000 Australia Austria Brazil Canada France Germany Italy Japan Netherlands New Zealand Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States
  13. 13. The U.S. clearly dominates the number of internet hosts as well. Internet Hosts - 2000 90,000,000 80,000,000 5,000,000 70,000,000 4,500,000 4,000,000 60,000,000 3,500,000 Australia 3,000,000 Canada Brazil Finland 2,500,000 50,000,000 France Germany 1,500,000 40,000,000 2,000,000 Japan 1,000,000 Netherlands Italy Mexico Sweden 500,000 30,000,000 Taiwan United Kingdom - United States 2000 20,000,000 10,000,000 2000
  14. 14.        Slides 2, 3, 7: “Global Online Populations”, CIA's World Factbook 2002. Slides 4, 8: “European Internet Usage”, CIA’s World Factbook 2002. Slides 5, 9: “South America Internet Usage”, CIA’s World Factbook 2002. Slide 6, 10: “Caribbean Internet Usage”, CIA's World Factbook 2002. Slides 11-12: “Top 15 economies by 2002 broadband penetration”, International Telecommunications Union. Slide 13: “Data for the A.T. Kearney / Foreign Policy Magazine Globalization Index ™”, International Telecommunications Union Yearbook of Statistics (2001) Slide 14: “Data for the A.T. Kearney / Foreign Policy Magazine Globalization Index ™”, Secure Server Survey,