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Hong Kong Online Population Forecast 2023-28

In 2023, Hong Kong had 6.9 million internet users, constituting 92.8 percent of the total population.

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In 2023, Hong Kong had 6.9 million internet users, constituting 92.8 percent of the total population. The forecast for 2028 is 7.2 million i.e. 96.2% of the population. 

According to Ookla's data, the median mobile internet connection speed in Hong Kong surged by 13.76 Mbps (+32.2 percent) in the twelve months leading up to the beginning of 2023. Similarly, Ookla's findings indicate that fixed internet connection speeds in Hong Kong experienced a significant increase of 40.39 Mbps (+26.2 percent) over the same period.

At the beginning of 2023, social media usage in Hong Kong represented 89.9 percent of the total population, although it's important to consider that social media users may not necessarily correspond to unique individuals due to data nuances. Additionally, data from top social media platforms' ad planning tools suggests that 5.87 million individuals aged 18 and above were engaging with social media in Hong Kong, accounting for 91.3 percent of the adult population. Moreover, 96.5 percent of Hong Kong's overall internet user base utilized at least one social media platform in January 2023, regardless of age. In terms of gender distribution among social media users, females comprised 55.1 percent, while males constituted 44.9 percent.

Online population. Total number of individuals or users who have access to the internet and regularly use it for various purposes, such as communication, information gathering, entertainment, shopping, and more (at least once in a month)
Additional Notes
Release Date: April 2024
Region: Hong Kong
Time Period: 2009 to 2028
Author: Datum Research Team
Source: Datum Global Online Population Forecast 2023-28
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