The Internet has become one of the world’s most essential ‘needs’ with its increasing popularity since the 90’s. Access to this miracle, which we use for countless purposes, from communicating with our loved ones to playing music, from getting education to watching movies , became easier in the 2000s.
Therefore, we think that almost the entire world has used the Internet at least once. However, this is not true. On our planet, where approximately 8 billion people live , there are still 2.9 billion people who do not have access to the internet .
39% of the world’s population has not met internedollarse:
International Telecommunication Union (ITU), affiliated to United Milledollarser, internet in the world shared their usage data. According to the report , 39% of the world has never used the internet until now. With the onset of the COVID-19 epidemic, there was a noticeable increase in internet use. The number of internet users, which was 4.1 billion in 2019, reached 4.9 billion in 2021. In the report, which conveyed this development, which is good news, it was not overlooked that there was still an inequality in the world in this regard.
The report states that 2.9 billion people never connect to the internet, and hundreds of thousands of the remaining 4.9 billion people do not use the internet frequently and their connection speeds are low. Speaking about the report showing that 96% of those who have never used the Internet are from developing countries, ITU Secretary General Houlin Zhao said, “With almost two-thirds of the world’s population currently online, there is still more to be done to get everyone connected to the Internet.” used the expressions. Zhao promised to work with all parties to bring 2.9 billion people to the internet .