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Global Internet Trends
Number of websites in 2021 In 2021, there will be over 1.83 billion websites worldwide.
In 2021, there will be over 1.83 billion websites worldwide Web growth statistics The fastest growing segment of the web is the number of mobile social media users.
The fastest growing segment of the Internet is the number of mobile social media users Mobile Internet Penetration South Korea leads the way with 71.5% of the population using mobile Internet.
Internet traffic statistics As of January 2021, there are 4,803,660,196 internet users.
Asia accounts for nearly half of the world's internet users.
Internet traffic statistics in Asia account Smart device comparisons Percentage of mobile web Internet traffic. An astounding 61.09% of all Internet traffic in Asia comes from mobile devices.
Number of smartphone users While several forecasts called 2014 the "year of the revolution" in which mobile-only users would surpass desktop-only users, this prediction finally became a reality in the U.S. in 2015. Since the beginning of 2017, mobile usage has overtaken desktop usage and will continue to do so through 2020 with a 55.73% share.
Share of web traffic by device U.S. Platform Trends By 2021, there are 3.8 billion active smartphone users worldwide, with China and Asia-Pacific accounting for more than a quarter of the total.
Tablet internet usage Desktop usage accounts for 48.56% of internet usage, mobile usage for slightly less than 47.46%, and tablet usage for just 3.98% - a share that has declined significantly since 2017.
Desktop vs. Mobile vs. Tablet vs. Console Market Share United States of America Desktop vs. mobile vs. tablet in the United Kingdom In the UK, the number of people using a desktop increased from 44.24% to 46.74% in just one year, while the share of mobile users just surpassed desktop at 46.83%. Desktop vs. mobile vs. tablet market share UK VPN usage VPN usage and data protection are, of course, closely related. By providing access to a separate server for Internet use, VPNs make it much harder for hackers and third parties to track online activity. The following charts show the current state of VPN usage around the globe.
Top markets for VPN usage Since 2016, the VPN market has seen steady growth and will reach the sum of $31.1 billion in 2021
Website Performance How load time affects website abandonment Website features like plug-ins, pop-ups, and streaming videos can help get your message across, but they hinder page load time. As the following charts show, if a page takes longer than 3 seconds to load, there is a high risk of page abandonment.
Internet trends - vpnMentor Global internet speed trend Good news: Internet speeds around the world are faster than ever, with Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Romania taking the top spots.
Global internet speed trend Search and social media Global number of social media users It is estimated that the number of social media users will exceed 3.5 billion by 2021. A number that will continue to rise for the foreseeable future.
Social media statistics 2021 Most popular U.S. social media platforms. YouTube is the most used social media site on the internet - over 73% of US adults use it.
Most Popular US Social Media Platforms Trends in content management systems WordPress continues to gain market share among content management systems with 64.1%. Number 2 is now Shopify with a 5.2% market share.
Trends in content management systems: WordPress is king!WordPress usage statistics. Percentage of Internet browser users. When it comes to the web browsers used, Google Chrome continues to gain ground. According to the latest figures, it is more than four times as popular as its next biggest competitor (Safari).
Percentage of Internet browser users Percentage of Internet time spent with search engines/social media. There are three main activities for which people use their smartphones: Maps, Instant Messenger, and Music.
Percentage of most visited social media platforms Facebook tops the list of most visited social media platforms with over 2.7 billion active users, followed by YouTube and WhatsApp.
Most Visited Social Media Platforms Global and U.S. e-commerce trends. Statistics on internet research before making a purchase by age group People ages 18-29 are the most likely to buy a product online, while only slightly more than half research the product beforehand.
Facts & Figures Regarding Product Reviews Consider reviews to be crucial? You are correct! 53% of consumers check out customer reviews before making a purchase. Mobile E-commerce Spending In 2021, mobile users will outpace tablet and desktop users in terms of online purchases. E-commerce Spending on the mobile web Internet Statistics Sales of e-commerce have significantly increased, rising from $3535 billion in 2019 to an anticipated $4206 billion in 2020. E-commerce sales are expected to increase by another $700 billion in 2021, continuing the trend. Statistics on global e-commerce Global Digital Buyers in 2021 In 2020, there were an anticipated 2.05 billion online shoppers, and that figure is expected to surpass 2 billion in 2021.
Who Shops Online and Why? The United States, South Korea, and the United Kingdom are the top three countries in terms of e-commerce spending per capita. U.S. and UK Online Shopping in 2021 Due to the proliferation of e-commerce platforms, Shopify no longer controls the market in the United States and the United Kingdom. With a market share of 24.3% in the United States and 26.3% in the United Kingdom, WooCommerce Checkout is the most popular platform. Forecast and trends for US and UK e-commerce platforms in 2021 and beyond Apps are currently where mobile consumers spend more than twice as much time as mobile web sites. We predict that this difference will widen much more in the next year