In spite the talk of Digital India, only 25% of people in 2017 in the nation reported employing the Internet, which is amongst the lowest all over the globe, as per a new study by the Pew Research Center.
South Korea has the most number of linked society, with 96% of people reporting Internet employment, displayed the study performed in 37 nations. While a bulk of people employ the Internet in most parts of the world, India and sub-Saharan Africa has much to cover up, as per the findings rolled out this week.
Smartphone ownership amongst people in India increased up to 22% in 2017 from 12% in 2013, while social media employment increased up from 8% to 20% in the same timeframe. That indicates 78% of people in India do not have a handset and an enormous 80% of the people in the nation have no idea about Twitter or Facebook.
While the lines in Internet employment between advanced and emerging nations has blurred in recent times, there are still a huge bunches of the globe where noteworthy amount of users do not employ the web, the survey claimed. Penetration rates of Internet as calculated by smartphone ownership or Internet use stay high in areas of the Asia-Pacific, as well as in much of Europe and North America.
Still, others are not lagging behind. In the Netherlands, Australia, Canada, Sweden, Israel, the U.S., Germany, the U.K., Spain, and France, almost 9 out 10 report Internet employment.
Geographically, sub-Saharan Africa is one of the least restless areas all over the world. On the other hand, amongst users who employ the web, those in developing nations frequently turn out to be more inclined in comparison to their peers in developed nations through platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, as per the survey.