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India has 71 million active internet users aged 5-11 years: IAMAI-Nielsen Report

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71 million active internet users are aged between 5 and 11 years old, and 433 million are above 12 years old, according to an IAMAI-Nielsen report on Digital in India. Children between 5-11 years old access the internet through their family members' devices. 99% of all users in India access the internet on mobile, and about 88% are connected on 4G network. At 227 million internet users, rural India has 10% more users than urban India, but the report did not give details of internet penetration in rural areas. The top eight metros had 65% internet penetration as of November 2019. Only 9% and 2% of all connections are on WiFi in urban and rural india respectively. [caption id="attachment_214449" align="aligncenter" width="492"] Courtesy: IAMAI-Nielsen Digital India Report[/caption] Most users are younger than 29 years One-third of India's internet users are between 20-29 years old. Across the 8 cities with populations more than 5 million, 31-35% of internet users are between 20-29 years of age. In Bangalore, this age group makes up 37% of all internet users. These 8 cities are Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, and Pune. Female users increase by 21% There were 26 million new female internet users in November 2019 compared to March 2019. This represents a 21% increase, steeper than the increase in new male users, which stood at 9% over the same period. However, in rural areas, the proportion of male users was double that of female users, standing at 69%. This ratio is better in…

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