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Growth in internet access slows significantly

by Futures Centre, Dec 4
1 minute read

Roughly 50% of the world is online, and until recently, that percentage was increasing rapidly.  UN data regarding internet users, which the UN defines as those who have connected to the internet from any device at least once in the last three months, shows a steep decline in the growth rate since 2015.  The report, to be prepared and published by The Web Foundation, indicates that early 21st century growth rates of nearly 20% annual increase in internet users has now fallen to roughly 5% annual increase in usership.

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