The Internet has transformed the way we live, work, and function–even in ministry. This infographic compares Internet usage from 2008 to 2018 and breaks down this usage by age, gender, region, income, race, and education.

In terms of growth, some age brackets have nearly doubled:

Internet use at 18-29 years of age:

2008 – 89%
2018 – 98%

Internet use at 30-49 years of age:

2008 – 84%
2018 – 97%

Internet use at 50-64 years of age:

2008 – 72%
2018 – 87%

Internet use at 65+ years of age:

2008 – 84%
2018 – 66%

Here are many additional facts about the state of the Internet in 2018: