Bangladesh has been ranked fifth largest internet using country in Asia.

Over 80 million people had access to the internet in Bangladesh in December of 2017, which was 0.1 million in 2000, according to recent data released by the Internet World Stats. 

China is leading the way with 772 million internet users. China is followed by India and Indonesia and Japan, the report said. 

China has grown tremendously by providing internet from 22 million people to 772 million people

The internet has grown widely in all parts of the world in what is termed as the digital age. Asia has shown impressive growth trends in the last ten years.

In India, internet penetration in last ten years has jumped from five million to 462 million by 2017. It is expected to grow up to 500 million in this year. 

In the last decade internet penetration in Indonesia has grown from 2 million to 143 million. It is followed by Japan with 118 million. Japan although has been far ahead of other countries ten years back with the internet penetration at 47 million in the year 2000. 

Pakistan has improved considerably from providing access to 0.13 million people a decade ago to 44 million by the end of last year. Malaysia, Nepal and Myanmar have made internet available to 25 million, 18 million and 16 million people respectively by 2017.

Even with these impressive numbers, level of connectivity still has to improve considerably especially in South Asia.


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