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21st Sep 2015

A ridiculous amount of people around the world are still without the internet

How do they function?

Kevin Beirne

Unless our mother has printed this out for you (Hi, Grandma!), then there’s a pretty good chance you’re reading this online.

Well, it turns out that this makes you part of a surprising minority.

Sure, in the developed world internet usage has creeped up over 82%, but only 43% of people across the globe have access to the world wide web, according to a new report.

This means that around 4 billion people are still not online because of a series of factors – such as the expense of electricity or the lack of internet options in their local language.

In total, only 34% of households in the developing world have internet access, which means two-thirds of them miss out on such important updates as this one:

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