Thirty percent of the world’s population spends time online.
That may not seem like a large percentage, but it represents 2,095,006,005 people who spend a cumulative 35 billion hours online each month. That’s equivalent to 3,995,444 years, an infographic from Go-Gulf.com says.
What does everyone do during all that time?
The average Internet user spends most of his time online on social media (22 percent), search (21 percent), reading content (20 percent), and email (19 percent).
Internet users visit Google more than any other website, but spend more time on Facebook than anywhere else.
Here are a few more interesting facts about the world’s online habits:
- People search more than 1 billion queries on Google per day.
- Location-based services are the fastest growing Internet trend.
- The United Kingdom has the highest online population. The United States ranks fifth.
- More than 56 percent of social media users use social networks to spy on their significant others.
Check out the graphic for more:
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Krisitn Piombino is an editorial assistant for Ragan.com.