For Asia and the Middle East, Internet World Stats has added the GNI per capita figures for the year 2017 from the World Bank records. This has given surprising results and helps understand the country statistics numbers.
The GNI per capita is the dollar value of a country’s final income in a year, divided by its population. It will be reflecting the average income of a country’s citizens. Knowing a country’s GNI per capita is a good first step toward understanding the country’s economic strengths and needs.
We are expanding our research in the renewable energy field because this topic is of growing importance and interest worldwide. For this reason, we have created a new webpage called: www.internetworldstats.com/energy.htm
Additionally, we have published a new website that will cover developments and data about renewable energy news worldwide, the name of the site is http://www.renewablecountryenergy.com.
Pakistan’s mobile internet users as a percentage of the population were recorded at 21 percent at end of January 2018, according to a Global Digital report prepared by We Are Social and Hootsuite. Here is a link to the Pakistan page at IWS and an article for further reading regarding this information.
New 2017-midyear population and Internet stats for world regions. See data at http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm
Our sister website, http://www.internetworldstats.com/ , has a new surfing procedure.The big and heavy footer links menu is being removed. On the right side of the header links menu, a new link has been added called MENU, which corresponds to the site´s content menu. We hope you like it.
You can see the table and graphs for the latest Internet World Stats here.
On Sunday June 26, 2016 the new expansion to the Panama Canal was inaugurated by the President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela. Here is a good article and video from the Washington Post. [quads id=”1″]
Facebook has anounced on January 24, 2016 that they will build a new data center in Europe. It will be located at Clonee, County Meath, Ireland and it will use cutting-edge technology, making it one of the most advanced, efficient and sustainable data centers in the world.
As Facebook subscribers and world-wide traffic grows, its data center requirements are growing along with it.
On January 15, 2016 the Wikipedia celebrates fifteen years of existance. The great mayority of Internet users use this excellent information source, available in over 42 languages, as the starting point for their online research. The English Wikipedia today has more than 5,057,447 articles for free online viewing.
According to the report published by the Internet And Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), the Internet users in India have grown 17% in the initial 6 months of this year, adding 52 million new users, and reaching 354 million users for June 30, 2015.
This extraordinary increase originates in the number of the mobile Internet users who grew from 173 million in December 2014 to 213 million users as of end of June 2014. Nearly 128 million mobile internet users belonged to the urban population of India, the rest 45 million reside in rural areas of the country, according to IAMAI.
To read more, see Asia.