Chinese internet population passes 200m mark

Jan 18, 2008 | Uncategorized

China’s online population grew 53% to reach 210m at the end of 2007 from 137m the year before, reports PC World. The figures, from the China Internet Network Information Centre, put China only 5m users away from becoming the world’s largest internet population. 40% of new users (or 29m people) came from rural areas. 86.6% […]

China’s online population grew 53% to reach 210m at the end of 2007 from 137m the year before, reports PC World. The figures, from the China Internet Network Information Centre, put China only 5m users away from becoming the world’s largest internet population. 40% of new users (or 29m people) came from rural areas.
86.6% of those surveyed use online music services making music the most popular web application ahead of instant messaging (81%). E-mail is the fifth most popular application with 56.5% using it.
From PC World: http://www.pcworld.com, 18/01/2008
CINIC: http://www.cnnic.cn/en/index/index.htm

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