Baku. 22 September. REPORT.AZ/ About four billion people worldwide still lack access to the Internet.
Report informs, a new report by International Telecommunication Union "State of broadband" says. The authors note that currently 43 % of the world's population (3.2 billion people) have access to the Internet. Last year it was 2, 9 million.
However, in developing countries, a worldwide network is only available for 35 % of the population.
In general, today, more than half of the population in 79 countries have access to internet. Among the leading countries in terms of internet usage by individuals - Iceland, Norway and Denmark.
Azerbaijan on 63 place. 61 % of the population use internet in Azerbaijan.
Russia is in 44th place on the list - 70.5 percent of Russians have access to Internet. 59 % of the population of Belarus have access to internet, in Kazakhstan - 54 %, in Georgia - 48 % and in Armenia - 46 % in Uzbekistan - 46.3 % and in Ukraine - 43, 4 %.
The lowest levels of access to the Internet - in Africa south of the Sahara. For example, in Guinea Internet is available to less than two percent of the population.