Beyond these raw data, if we compare the evolution since the beginning of 2016, the number of mobile users has only increased by 5%, while the number of Internet users has increased by 10%. Social network users on mobile have increased by 30%.
- 46% of the world’s population connects to the Internet via mobile. This represents 3.4 billion people.
- 2.5 billion people use social networks on their mobile, that’s more than a third of the world’s population.
- At European level, the number of people connecting to one or more social networks thanks to their mobile is up 11%.
- Half of Internet connections are now via mobile, an increase of 30% compared to the same period in 2016.
In France, 23% of Internet connections are made via mobile. The Internet penetration rate is 88%.
The French mobile users spend an average of 1 hour per day on the web, against 3:40 for Internet users connecting via a computer.