Surprising Internet Statistics for November 2022

Let's look at some impeccable Internet statistics which will blow your mind and give you a clearer perspective about the Internet in general.

Melissa Veseli

Data Scientist

Claire Lantz

Sr. Content Editor

Last Updated: 08.11.2022

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Key Takeaways: November 2022 Data

Surprising Internet Statistics Sections

Section 01

Global Digital Population

Section 02

Global Internet Traffic Statistics

Section 03

Internet Usage Statistics in the United States

Section 04

Internet Usage Statistics in China

Section 05

How Many Websites Are There?

Section 06

Domain Name Registrations
Section 01

Global Digital Population

As of Q3 2022, there are 5.40 billion internet users worldwide, which is 65.9 percent of the global population

Of this total, there are 4.71 billion internet users worldwide, which is 65.4 percent of the global population

As of 2022, East Asia accounted for approximately 1.2 billion of the world’s internet users.

In total, there were an estimated 3.24 billion gamers across the globe

As of Q3 2022, China ranked first among the countries with the most internet users worldwide. Word's most populated country had 1.02 billion internet users, more than triple the amount of third-ranked United States with just around 307 million internet users.

Section 02

Global Internet Traffic Statistics

62.78% of people browsing the internet are using Google Chrome as their primary browser.

As of August 2022, 58.26% of all web traffic came through mobile phones.

More Than 6.7 million people blog on popular blogging sites like: Tumblr, blogger and more.

Currently there are more than 1.92 billion websites online.

YouTube was the most visited website in February 2022.

SimilarWeb places TikTok.com in 19th place in the global ranking for February 2022.

Section 02

Internet Usage Statistics in the United States

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Whether it’s texting, sending emails, checking the latest movie reviews, looking for products to buy online, or simply browsing, it’s clear that the internet plays a pivotal role in consumers’ daily activities.

So much so that 81 percent of US adults go online on a daily basis.

While 10 percent of U.S citizen say they never use the internet.

86 percent of Americans frequently go online with a mobile device. More than nine out of ten of them do so every single day.

Of the remaining people who report that the internet doesn’t feature in their daily lives, less than 8 percent do not access the internet daily.

Unsurprisingly, youngsters appear to be the leading group of internet users in the US.

Nearly half of all US adults aged between 18 and 29 go online frequently throughout the day.

Section 03

Internet Usage Statistics in China

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With Asia home to more than half of the internet users worldwide, let’s take a look at the breakdown of internet usage statistics in the continent’s most populous country – China.

China is the country with the highest number of internet users in the world, home to 1.02 billion internet users

That’s approximately 70 percent of its total population of 1.4 billion and represents more than one-third of all internet users in Asia.

Of those, nearly all (99.1 percent) are mobile phone users, the number of which is also increasing.

This is impressive growth for China, which, back in 2000, had just 22.5 million internet users.

In other words, the number of internet users in China has multiplied nearly 38 times in less than two decades.

Section 04

How Many Websites Are There?

With Asia home to more than half of the internet users worldwide, let’s take a look at the breakdown of internet usage statistics in the continent’s most populous country – China.

The very first website was launched in August 1991, by none other than Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the worldwide web himself.

Today, there are over 1.8 billion websites on the world wide web and counting.

The majority of websites are currently being hosted by US company GoDaddy, which, home to over 1.76 million registered domains

Google currently holds 16.84 percent of the web hosting market share.

This is followed by Google Cloud Web Serving with a market share of 10.01 percent and AWS Web Hosting with 8.74 percent.

Section 05

Domain Name Registrations

The second quarter of 2019 saw 354.7 million domain names registered

This marks a 0.8 percent increase from the previous quarter and a 4.4 percent year-over-year growth.

Domain names ending in .com and .net are proving to be particularly popular, making up 142.5 million (or 40 percent) of all registrations.

The most popular keywords used in .com and .net registrations include “libra”, “son”, “abuse”, “boy”, “dragon”, “education”, “drug”, “names”, “alcohol”, etc.

Home to the largest group of internet users, there were 23 million registrations on China’s .cn domain.

In fact, .cn leads the list of the most popular country-code domain names.

Tokelau’s .tk (Tokelau) and Germany’s .de are pretty close behind with 22.5 million and 16.2 million domain names respectively.

Section 06

Social Media Statistics