Internet Users in China Continue to Increase

The number of Internet users in China continues to grow, according to the China Internet Network Information Center. For June 30, 2015 there were 668 million Internet users in China. The report states that nearly 49 percent of China’s population goes online.

The report also says that the number of female Internet users has also increased. Out of every 100 Internet users, 55 are men and 45 are women.

About 89 percent of China’s Internet users get their online access through mobile devices—an increase of more than 3 percent from six months ago. More than 85 percent of the users have opted for faster options such as 3G and 4G networks.

The average amount of time Internet users spends online every week is 25 hours and 36 minutes, 30 minutes less compared to six months ago.

The report also says that 91 percent of Internet users have used at least one online chat application, 56 percent of all users have shopped online, and 54 percent made online payments in the first half of 2015. For more data on China, click here.

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