StatCenter: Internet around the world

The day is coming when the Internet will blur international boundaries. But for now, we're all moving ahead at our own pace. Here's a collection of recent StatCenters dealing with the language of the Internet and Internet stats around the world.

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The United States has led the charge up the Internet hill—but while some countries are still lagging behind, several parts of the world are quickly catching up. Here’s a roundup of statistics about the present and the future of the Internet in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

English is used in 95 percent of e-commerce sites and in 75 percent of all Web sites. But will it remain the dominant language of the Internet, or will Japanese, Spanish, or German catch up? Read StatCenter: The language of the Internet .

Europe will be the next bastion of the Internet, with Germany, the United Kingdom, and Scandinavia taking the lead. Check out the latest statistics on the European Internet at StatCenter: The Internet in Europe .

While Asia has been slow to embrace the Internet, the next few years will see a tremendous increase in Internet use in China, Japan, and other Asian countries. Read StatCenter: The Internet in Asia .

Less growth is expected from Latin America, where the numbers are low. Our StatCenter: The Internet in Latin America offers some of the latest estimates on this.
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