Top 10 Most Internet Addicted Countries in 2017

Many of us today cannot imagine a life without internet. The penetration of internet in countries across the globe is improving day by day and the usage of internet is skyrocketing. But do you know which countries in the world are most addicted to internet in 2017?

internet addicted nations

Based on the infographic presented below we can list down the top 10 countries where people have the highest addiction to internet and they can’t imagine a life without it. This infographic is based on a poll which was conducted by Ipsos to assess public attitude towards technology. The question that was asked from the respondents of different nationalities is as follows:

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement:
I cannot imagine life without internet

Based on the responses, Ipsos compiled together the following chart:

Internet Addicted Countries
Top Internet Addicted Countries (Source: Ipsos)

You may be surprised to notice that United States (US) is at number 10 in this ranking as only 73% of the respondents felt that they cannot live without internet. On the other hand, India is the most internet addicted country with 82% respondents accepting that they cannot imagine life without internet.

Here is the list of top 10 most internet savvy nations in decreasing order:

  1. India
  2. South Africa
  3. Great Britain
  4. China
  5. Indonesia
  6. Australia
  7. South Korea
  8. Brazil
  9. Germany
  10. United States

The above ranking can be useful in planning the global reach of your product or app. Note that since the landscape of internet penetration keeps changing, the top countries may change from time to time. However at the present time and in the year 2017, these are the countries where people use the internet most.

Do you find anything surprising in the list above? Are you addicted to internet too and cannot imagine a life without it? With the increasing adoption of smartphones, we believe usage of internet will keep on growing over time and people will get increasingly dependent on both smartphones as well as internet in the coming time.

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