China has more Netizens than N. America as a region

CNNIC (China Internet Network Information Center) has recently released the latest Internet usage report for China Dec 2010.

One of the most significate change in this report compared to the previous one is the Internet population in China; In December 2010, China’s netizens reached 457 million, representing an increase of 73 million since the end of 2009; Internet Penetration rate rose to 34.3%! Number of Chinese Netizens has doubled the amount of Internet users in the United States (272 million), and surpassed the population of N. America (348 million).

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