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India, China leads global unconnected population

India, China leads global unconnected population
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“Offline and falling behind: Barriers to Internet adoption,” a new report released by McKinsey & Company collaboration with Facebook has revealed that India and China are in the lead as far as global unconnected population is concerned.

The study found that 4.4 billion people are without Internet access and 3.4 billion of them live within 20 countries led by India and China. India commands are whooping 1, 063 million unconnected population and closely followed by China, with 736 million.

Other countries among the top 20 unconnected population include Indonesia (210 million), Pakistan (162 million), Bangladesh (146 million), Nigeria (108 million), Brazil (97 million), Ethiopia (92 million), Mexico (69 million), Congo Democratic Republic (64 million), Philippines (62 million), Russian Federation (55 million).

Iran Islamic Republic (53 million), Myanmar (53 million), Vietnam (50 million), United States (50 million), Thailand (48 million), Tanzania (47 million), Egypt (41 million) and Turkey (40 million).

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