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Iran Online Population Forecast 2023-28

In 2023, Iran had approximately 69.6 million internet users, representing a penetration rate of 78.4% of the total population.

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In 2023, Iran had approximately 69.6 million internet users, representing a penetration rate of 78.4% of the total population. Over the course of the previous year (2022 to 2023), the number of internet users in Iran grew by 462 thousand, which was a 0.7% increase.

Despite this growth, around 19.01 million individuals in Iran were not using the internet, indicating that about 21.4% of the population remained offline at the beginning of 2023. 

The forecast for 2028 is 78.3 million i.e. 85.3% of the population. 

The median mobile internet connection speed in Iran via cellular networks was recorded at 40.97 Mbps, showing a significant increase of 15.79 Mbps (62.7%) over the previous twelve months leading up to the beginning of 2023. On the other hand, the median fixed internet connection speed in Iran was 11.62 Mbps, which saw a more modest increase of 1.77 Mbps (18.0%) during the same period according to Ookla's data. These figures reflect notable improvements in mobile internet speeds compared to fixed internet speeds in Iran over the specified timeframe.

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: Iran
Time Period: 2009 to 2028
Author: Datum Research Team
Source: Datum Global Online Population Forecast 2023-28
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