Microsoft's Bing have determined over a trillion web pages and Google have indexed over a trillion unique web addresses. And there are only about 6.7 billion people on earth. That's fairly 150,000 web addresses per person on earth! Wow, imagine how huge the internet has become since 1969?
According to InternetWorldStats.com (IWS), the top 5 countries with the most internet users are:
1 - China (298,000,000 users, or 22.4% of their population)
2 – US (227,190,989, or 74.7%)
3 – Japan (94,000,000, or 73.8%)
4 – India (81,000,000, or 7.1%)
5 – Brazil (67,510,400, or 34.4%)
Australia comes in at 25th, with 16,926,015 internet users.
In another website, this statistics was translated this way: If you get to spend just one minute reading every website in your whole life, you’d be kept busy for 31,000 years. Without any sleep.
And Bing was a little bit more conservative when it said, "an average person would need six hundred thousand decades of nonstop reading to read through the information."
Interestingly, Mark Higginson, director of analytics for Nielsen Online, said the global online population had jumped 16 per cent since last year and still he said that "with the rates of India and China still quite low, there is ample room for growth in the coming decade.
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