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When will there be at least 5 billion internet users?

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In 2005, around 16% of people worldwide had an internet connection. By 2010 this had nearly doubled to 30% of the global population, and by 2017 had reached 48% of the world population.

As of 2018, there were approximately 3.9 billion internet users worldwide.

When will the number of internet users worldwide hit 5 billion for the first time?

Resolution should cite estimates from the International Telecommunications Union, credible media reports or credible academic or market research.

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