More than 75% of people in 6 Southeast Asian countries now have access to the internet, report finds

  • More than 75% of the population in six major Southeast Asian countries have access to the internet and a majority of them have shopped online at least once, according to a new report from Google, Temasek Holdings and Bain & Company.
  • As many as 40 million people across Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand came online for the first time this year, the report, which is in its sixth year, said Wednesday.
  • That pushed the number of internet users in those six countries to over 440 million people, of which 80% made an online purchase at least once, the report said.

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