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State of the Internet in 2018 [Infographic]


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:


Lauren Hunter
Lauren Hunterhttps://laurenhunter.net
Lauren Hunter is a writer who loves the big picture of God’s journey we are all on together. In 2007, she founded ChurchTechToday, a website for pastors and church leaders to harness technology to improve ministry. Married to her high school sweetheart, Lauren lives in Northern California with her husband and their four children. Her latest book is Leaving Christian Science: 10 Stories of New Faith in Jesus Christ. She can be found online at https://laurenhunter.net.


  1. Thanks Lauren. The stats might be a bit off though, in some areas. Meerkat (Video Streaming) shut down in 2016. I know it’s different sources for the info, though. Would love to see someone create a live (realtime) version of this. It’d be resource prohibitive, but totally interesting 🙂


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