|61||United Arab Emirates||3,449,000|
|84||Bosnia and Herzegovina||1,422,000|
|112||Trinidad and Tobago||593,000|
|128||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||290,000|
|132||Congo, Republic of the||245,200|
|148||Papua New Guinea||125,000|
|165||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||76,000|
|168||Antigua and Barbuda||65,000|
|180||Sao Tome and Principe||26,700|
|188||Central African Republic||22,600|
|192||Micronesia, Federated States of||17,000|
|194||Saint Kitts and Nevis||17,000|
|203||British Virgin Islands||4,000|
|205||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||2,900|
|208||Wallis and Futuna||1,300|
Definition: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Internet users map
World Bank’s Kim Says Health Coverage Can End Poverty
Bloomberg - 5/21/2013 8:44:33 PM
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said universal health insurance coverage in all countries can help achieve a goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030. “Every country in the world can improve the performance of its health system in the three ...
State Dept. Report Says Countries Have Repressed Religious Freedom With Laws
New York Times - 5/20/2013 11:08:54 PM
WASHINGTON — Countries around the world, including allies of the United States, have used laws on blasphemy and apostasy to suppress political opponents, the State Department said on Monday in an annual report chronicling a grim decline in ...
OAS study says countries should consider decriminalizing drug use
Los Angeles Times - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
BOGOTA, Colombia — The Organization of American States said Friday that countries should consider decriminalizing drug use, a shift backed by several Latin American leaders but opposed by the United States. Decriminalization could be one of ...
World Bank boosts funds for Syria refugees, Africa
Reuters - 5/21/2013 6:42:52 PM
"There will be significant amounts of new funding going to Jordan in the very near future to deal with this crisis," he said in an interview, after a speech at the U.N. World Health Assembly in Geneva. Jordan is one of Syria's four immediate ...
Top 10 Smoggiest Countries in the World
Care2 (blog) - 5/21/2013 1:35:03 PM
Modern-day Ahvaz has ... The burning of wood, agricultural waste and other materials has resulted in a near-perpetual haze hanging over urban and rural areas of India (and neighboring Bangladesh) that is visible in satellite photos. The Pakistani city ...
TV-Related Social Media Use Is Primarily Driven by Functional, Communal and Playful Factors, According to New Multi-Country Research from Viacom
Yahoo! Finance - 5/21/2013 2:10:51 PM
NEW YORK and LONDON, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) and its Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) division today unveiled the results of "When Networks Network: TV Gets Social," its new multi-country study ...
Western-backed biometrics programs for the developing world could put data in the wrong hands.
Slate - 5/17/2013 3:48:39 PM
In much of the world, these sorts of precautions are sorely lacking: For example, despite the success of information technology in Africa, only 10 countries on the continent ... relating to the collection, use, and sharing of that data.
In The World’s Poorest Countries, Demand For Birth Control Is Increasing But Access To It Isn’t
Think Progress - 5/17/2013 3:34:20 PM
About 222 million women in developing countries want to use birth control but aren’t currently able to access a modern contraceptive method, and nearly three quarters of those women live in the world’s poorest countries. “Unless the ...
How America Became a Third World Country
The Huffington Post - 5/21/2013 4:41:10 PM
The streets are so much darker now, since money for streetlights ... The resulting world-class infrastructure, educated workforce, and technological revolution fed a robust private sector. Austerity Fever In the early years of the twenty-first ...
ILO, World Bank demand labor changes in Bangladesh
Washington Post - 5/17/2013 11:26:47 PM
The International Labor Organization and World Bank have refused ... A group of visiting Bangladesh officials continued meetings in Washington on Friday with Secretary of State John F. Kerry and others, hoping to convince the United States they are serious ...
World Bank Launches US$40 Million Phase II of its Water Partnership Program
The World Bank Group - 5/21/2013 3:15:16 PM
WASHINGTON, May 21, 2013 – The World Bank launched today Phase II of its Water Partnership Program (WPP), a joint partnership between the World Bank and the Governments of the Netherlands, Denmark, and the United Kingdom, with an initial ...
European Internet Habits [INFOGRAPHIC]
Media Bistro - 5/21/2013 12:30:38 PM
Digital marketers know that marketing to Europeans requires different tactics and messaging, if only slightly, than marketing to Americans, or people anywhere else. And when 20% of the world’s Internet users are European – when Europeans only make up ...
Syria Is Once Again Cut Off from the Internet and the World [UPDATE]
Softpedia - 5/15/2013 3:43:52 PM
The government doesn't want rebels using the internet to organize or, alternatively, it doesn't want things getting out of the country. Either way the end result is the same, Syria is once again cut off from the world. The fact that there's no internet ...
European Internet Users Urge Regulators to "Rein in Google" on Privacy Concerns
Yahoo! Finance - 5/19/2013 2:49:01 PM
Internet users have instructed lawyers to press European internet ... Google makes that much money from its operations in just one country in less than two hours. It simply is not a deterrent." Consumers in the UK have already launched a ...
The Best and Worst Places in the World for Mothers
The Huffington Post - 5/17/2013 10:15:12 PM
Last week, Save the Children released its 14 th annual State of the World's Mothers report, ranking the best and worst countries to be a mother. I've been tracking this report for years, and while it's always sobering to see how many countries, including ...