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The country with the highest % internet users:

  1. Dec 10, 2003 #1

    Monique

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    1. New-Zealand . 75%
    2. Netherlands . 72%
    3. Denmark . 71%
    4. Norway . 69%
    5. United States . 68%
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    32. Bulgary . 9%
     
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  3. Dec 10, 2003 #2

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    I'm guessing that is percentage of the population in the country that uses the internet. I'm pretty sure though that the United States overall has the most people on the internet, since we (Al Gore) did invent it.
     
  4. Dec 10, 2003 #3

    Monique

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    euhh.. [?] well.. did they teach you yet in school about: %?
     
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  6. Dec 10, 2003 #5

    Monique

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    My data came from an international research agency: Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS), I'd rather trust an agency than someone who puts up a website.. (besides that, everything printed in a newspaper must be true :P)

    but according to you website the country/region with the highest population percentage of internet users:

    1 Sweden 75.8 %
    2 Hong Kong 67.0 %
    3 Australia 64.2 %
    4 Netherlands 63.7 %
    5 United States 63.2 %
    6 Denmark 62.7 %
    7 Iceland 59.5 %
    8 Switzerland 58.6 %
    9 United Kingdom 58.2 %
    10 South Korea 56.1%
     
  7. Dec 10, 2003 #6

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    Sorry, im out of it. Darn college finals.
     
  8. Dec 11, 2003 #7
    How did they find out the number of internet users in each region?

    Edit: Before reading this thread, I was already pretty sure Hong Kong would be among the top few places which have highest percentage of internet users.
     
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  9. Dec 11, 2003 #8
    The % growth for India is 231.6% u see her population is just next to China at this rate u are going to be flooded by more Indians :smile:
     
  10. Dec 11, 2003 #9

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    The two must have used different criteria otherwise the results would have been closer together.
     
  11. Dec 11, 2003 #10

    Eh

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    Is Nielsen not trustworthy?
     
  12. Dec 11, 2003 #11

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    He DID invent it, that's why AlGore-rithms are so important in computer science.
     
  13. Dec 11, 2003 #12

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    That doesn't mean that the standards of living for the Indian population will improve, to the contrary..

    very funny :P
     
  14. Dec 11, 2003 #13
    The Standard in India for connecting to the net are mostly Dial Up connections which cost a lot but due to the latest intro of DSL/Cable Lan cards u can access at a cheaper extent it is approx 20 dollars for 24 hrs net facility all around a month. So more people will be definately going for it.

    The people concerning Indian who are active Internet Users belong to mostly those section which are doing jobs

    omitting those who access from home so home user will be competing with users on work

    Statistics says the rise almost 230% so it one can infer that definitely the pos is going to increase
     
  15. Dec 11, 2003 #14

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    Oh, so did you mean 230% population growth or internet usage increase?
     
  16. Dec 11, 2003 #15
    WE DONT WANT 230% population growth

    we would love to have higher percentage of internet users
     
  17. Dec 11, 2003 #16

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    Yes, that's why I replied with "That doesn't mean that the standards of living for the Indian population will improve, to the contrary.." I thought you were talking about population growth and thus flooding of Indians..
     
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    IIRC, a similar set of statistics on internet hosts per capita shows Finland as #1, much to the chagrin of some folk in Seattle.
     
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