Internet Penetration Rate in Central Asia Countries
The total number of Internet users in Uzbekistan amounted to 2.5 million on April, 1, 2009. Population of the country is about 27.4 million, so Internet penetration rate reaches 9.12%.
The leader of Internet development in Central Asia is Kazakhstan. Penetration rate in private sector of Kazakhstan amounted to 15.1%, and in corporate clients market – 6% to the end of 2008.
The total number of monthly Internet users in Central Asia countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) exceeded 5.7 million at the end if 2008 compared with 4.7 million in 2007. J'son & Partners Central Asia estimates that the number of monthly Global network users in region will grow by 900,000 consumers and reach 6.6 million in 2009. The penetration rate will amount to 10%.