In Reports: India has world's youngest internet population
Added On:2/27/2012 1:35:00 PM
Internet has become an indispensible tool to stay connected with the world. A latest update regarding internet population has surfaced the tech terrain that India has the world's youngest internet population with 75 percent of all users under the age of 35 years.
Sources informed that the latest findings were announced by comScore's co-founder and executive Chairman Gian M. Fulgoni at the second edition of digital marketing event 'ad:tech' being organized.
Latest stats revealed, Indian users have spent nearly 34.47 billion minutes online last year, which translated to over half a billion hours.
Segment-wise usage has also been revealed. To the reader’s surprise, 95 percent of the total online users use social networking sites compared to 82 percent of the world's online users leveraging social networks.
On the other hand, use of internet for email and instant messaging is shrinking, especially in the younger age groups.
As far as e-mail usage is concerned, there is a decline by 22 percent in the 15-24 age segment, and by eight percent among 25-34 age segment.
Tags: Indian IT, Domestic IT, IT News, retail industry, Internet usage in India
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