From CNNIC latest report: there are more than 388 million mobile internet users recorded in June of this year, and it’s finally exceeded desktop internet users which are slightly over 380 million users.
From TECHINASIA: A recent infographic shows Chinese will soon overtake English as the dominant language online. In the past decade, English has shrunk from being 39% of all Internet content down to just 27% at the end of 2011, while Chinese has gained its share from 9% to 24%. As growth of Chinese Internet users has [...]
China’s Industrial Bank and HuRun Report just released a major report on the changing lifestyle of China’s new rich. While most high-net-worth individuals in China still don’t use the Internet to shop, it’s now their #1 source of information about consumer products.
According to the data from Enfodesk, in 2011 China’s mobile phone users reached 986 million, an increase of 14.81%. 3G subscribers reached 128 million. The mobile phone penetration rate is over 70%, however 3G penetration rate only reached 13%. The popularity of smart phones and mobile internet applications in China will greatly push 2G users to switch to 3G. We expect 3G user group will rapidly increase in the number [...]
From China Internet Watch: We notice that the number of netizens whose salary range from 500RMB to 2000RMB has decreased by 7%, while netizens with 3000-8000+RMB has increased 3.8%. To our surprise, the highest growth rate comes from those netizens who are with no income. This group of people has made a 3.1% increase since 2010. [...]
From Envoate: 18-30 year-old Chinese youth are known as China’s post-90s and post-80s generation. These 3 million young Netizens are the main target of many brands,therefore, their digital behaviors are particularly vital for marketing purposes. According to Enovate research report, compared with post-80s, post-90s spend more time on the phone devices. If they have to [...]
Data from DCCI: Till the end of June, 2011, the number of Chinese internet users has reached to 508m, 41m more compared with that of 2010. And this number is estimated to be around 551m at the end of this year. 数据来自DCCI：截止到2011年6月底，中国互联用用户的数量已达到5.08亿，比2010年底增加了4100万。照此发展趋势，到2011年底，这个数字将会达到5.51亿左右。
Data from DCCI: During the weekdays, the white collar spends more time than the student on internet on the non video content; meanwhile, the student uses mobile more frequently than the white collar. The reason might be that it is easier for the white collar to access the internet with thier computers while the students [...]
Data from DCCI: Netizen’s penetration rate is the result of dividing the population with the amount of netizens. Now China owns 450 million netizens (info from Sohu IT) while the penetration rate is only 34.8%, which is far behind that of North America, Australia and Europe. The internet market in China remains to be quite [...]
From The Next Web: As now China owns more than 440 millino internet users while the internet penetration rate is only 32.6%, the dominant position of English decrease if China keeps the current internet growth rate in the coming 5 years.
From China Internet Watch: East coast cities (blue bar) showed high penetration rate of online shopping but the west (red bar) is a fast growing market with high potential. Please note that the 17 cities shown above do not represent a ranking of national online shopping penetration rate; these cities are sampled in online shopping [...]