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August Data Shows Online Growth Going Global
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August Data Shows Online Growth Going Global

Clickz reports that the number of active home Internet users increased in August in eight of the 10 countries tracked by Nielsen Online.

Complete data on home Internet users is below.

Country July 2008 August 2008 % Growth
United States 152,690,056 153,144,180 0.3%
Japan 49,049,579 50,128,725 2.2%
Germany 36,773,740 37,795,221 3.74%
United Kingdom 28,112,820 28,751,970 2.27%
France 26,151,352 26,984,002 3.18%
Brazil 23,715,159 24,331,212 2.6%
Italy 19,561,913 20,646,132 5.54%
Spain 15,782,617 15,707,229 -0.48%
Australia 11,452,652 11,169,844 -2.47%
Switzerland 3,762,984 3,771,663 0.23%
Source: Nielsen Online (August 1 – 31, 2008).