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Indian Internet Audience Growth highest in Asia-Pacific region

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Comscore recently published the growth in Internet audience for Asia Pacific region, with India registering highest growth for the first time. According to the figures, India stands 3rd after China and Japan in the total number of Internet Audience.

Internet Audience Growth in the Asia-Pacific Region

April 2008 vs. April 2007

Total Asia-Pacific – Age 15+, Home and Work Locations*

Source: comScore World Metrix

 

Total Unique Visitors (000)

Apr-07

Apr-08

% Change

Asia Pacific

280,418

318,623

14

China

90,274

102,848

14

Japan

53,685

55,260

3

India

22,395

28,375

27

South Korea

26,323

25,652

-3

Australia

10,048

10,904

9

Taiwan

9,245

10,388

12

Malaysia

7,462

8,327

12

Hong Kong

3,525

3,718

5

Singapore

2,216

2,298

4

New Zealand

1,937

2,161

12

 

During the past year, the Asia-Pacific Internet audience (at home and work locations among users age 15 and older) grew 14 percent to 319 million visitors in April 2008, outpacing the growth of all other worldwide regions.  The strongest growth occurred in India, which surged 27 percent to more than 28 million Internet users, followed by China which grew 14 percent to more than 102 million visitors. Taiwan, Malaysia and New Zealand also achieved double-digit growth. Meanwhile, more developed Internet markets such as Japan (3 percent) and Singapore (4 percent) experienced modest gains. [source]

  1. rajender singh says

    IF IN INDIA SCHOOL AND COLLEGE GIVE 2 HR IN A WEEK TO STUDENT TO USE COMPUTER AND INTERNET.THEN IT WILL BE GONE UP 50% IN A YEAR.IN SCHOOL AND COLLEGE TEACHER DO NOT TAKE INTEREST FOR TEACHING COMPUTER. THERE ONLY COPMUTER PERIOD. BUT NO TEACHING.

  2. Ravi shankar says

    Yes, India has witnessed a growth of 27 per cent in the number of internet users, who access the Net from home and work locations and are aged 15 years and above, at 28.37 million in April 2008, as compared to 22.39 million a year ago, according to a report by US-based internet research firm comScore Networks.

    Ravi shankar
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  3. shabbir husain says

    we have a long way to go!

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