Donnerstag, Januar 17, 2008

Chinese Internet Population Tops 210 Million

According to ChinaTechNews.com CNNIC's new report (per December 2007) shows for China an increase of 73 Mio. User since Dec 2006 (and 48 Mio. since June 2007).

The report also shows 163 million user on broadband and 50.4 million wireless users ... more

(should be soon online at CNNIC [PDF, EN])

China Web2.0 Review has more (but comes later on my RSS Feedreader)

"Besides Internet population data, we also need to pay attention on survey results on users online behavior in the report.

- About 34% users access Internet in Internet cafe, most of them(74.8%) are users with high school education or below. Internet cafe is more popular in rural area, about 48% rural Internet users will use Internet cafe.

- The most popular online service is online music, about 86.6% netizens use online music, followed by IM (81.4%), online movies (76.9%), online news (73.6%), search engine (72.4%), online gaming (59.3%) and email (56.5%). If compared with previous report, the usage rates of online music, IM, online movies and online gaming all increased significantly, while the usage rate of online news decrease from 77.3% to 73.6%

- 23.5% users have their own blogs or spaces, that is about 49.35 million bloggers

- As for the first thing people will do online, IM chatting is the first choice (39.7%), followed by reading news (20%), playing games (9.3%) and search engine (7.4%), as we said before many Chinese Internet users go online just for IM chatting or playing games ..."

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and tells you where we can already download the Chinese Version

Earlier entry
CNNIC reports 72.82 Mio. Blogs for China