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16 January 2006 at 12:01 pm
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There are almost 14 million Internet users in Australia according to the latest statistics – that's 68.2% of the population.

Staff Reporter | 16 January 2006 at 12:01 pm


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Aussie Internet Stats
16 January 2006 at 12:01 pm

There are almost 14 million Internet users in Australia according to the latest statistics – that’s 68.2% of the population.

The latest figures from Nielsen/NetRatings for September 2005 show a massive increase in just five years.

In 2000 there were 6.6 million Internet users in Australia, or 33% of the population of 19,521,900 people.

In 2005 the figure has reached 13,991,612 Internet users or 68.2% of the population which stands at 20.5 million people.

According to the most recent ABS figures there are almost 2 million Internet Access lines in Australia with 75% being broadband and 25% dial-up lines.

The biggest number of Internet users are in NSW followed closely by Victoria. Both states share just over one million access lines.



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