In 1996, a full 66% of Internet users lived in the U.S. Seventeen years later, the country is only home to 13% of Internet users.
The largest chunk of web surfers now lives in Asia, home to 42% of users in 2012. Europeans also make up a sizeable portion of the global online population, representing 27% of all users.
Statista created the chart, below, which shows how the Internet’s demographics has evolved over the years
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