International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organisation released 2017 ICT Facts and Figures report
Published: August 3, 2017
According to recently released report-ICT Facts and Figures 2017, India and China are home to 39% of the 830 million young people worldwide who use the Internet. The report, released by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), shows that of the 830 million young people online worldwide, 320 million ( or 39%), are in China and India. The ICT data shows that youths (15-24 years old) are at the forefront of Internet adoption. In Least Developed Countries (LDCs), up to 35% of individuals using the Internet are aged 15-24, compared with 13% in developed countries and 23% globally. The ITU is the United Nations (UN) specialized agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). It has 193 countries as its members and also 800 private-sectors.
Topics: Digital divide • Digital divide by country • Information and communication technologies for development • Information and communications technology • Information Technology • International Telecommunication Union • Least developed countries • Technology • Telecommunications