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The State of Internet Censorship – Statistics and Trends [Infographic]

September 3, 2016

Did you know more than 64% of global internet users are concerned about the Government censoring of Internet and only 31% of global internet population has complete freedom on Internet . Check out our new infographic “The State of  Internet Censorship” for latest statistics and trends.

The State of Internet Censorship

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Share Of Global Internet Users Concerned About The Government Censoring The Internet

Region%age of Internet Users
Global64%
LATAM78%
Middle East/Africa69%
BRIC66%
APAC64%
North America60%
G-8 Countries56%
Europe54%

Global Internet Population by Freedom on Net

Freedom on Internet%age
Free31%
Partly Free22.7%
Not Free34.3%
Not assessed12%

61% of Internet users live in countries where criticism of government/military/ruling family has been subject to censorship.

58% of Internet users live in countries where bloggers were jailed for sharing content on political, social and religious issues.

45% of Internet users live in countries where posting satirical writing, videos or cartoons online can result in censorship or jail time.

38% of internet users live in countries where social media or messaging apps were blocked in the past year.

Countries with highest and worst Internet Freedom Rating

Highest Internet FreedomLowest Internet Freedom
Iceland6China88
Estonia7Syria87
Canada16Iran82
Germany18Ethiopia82
Australia19Cuba81
United States19Uzbekistan78
Japan22Vietnam76
Italy23Saudi Arabia73
France24Bahrain72
Georgia24Pakistan69

Top Countries by Number of User Data Requests Sent to Google

CountryNumber of User Data Requests%age of requests where data produced
United States12,00278%
Germany3,90358%
France3,48956%
United Kingdom3,14675%
India3,08744%
Singapore1,40877%
Australia1,08070%
Italy95843%
Brazil77457%
Spain71551%

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