The advent of 21st century and rise of technology has completely revolutionize the world. In the last decade of previous century, mobile and Internet were seen as rare commodities. And there was no concept of social media or digitalization. Especially, in developing country like Pakistan, people didn’t even know about these things.
But, in the last one and a half decade, things have changed dramatically. First, the number of mobile users grew exponentially. Then social media tightened the grip over the masses. And finally the inception of LTE fast internet in Pakistan completely changed the tech sector of the country.
Digital Facts of Pakistan 2020
The total population of Pakistan is 218.7 million. Among which 49% population is comprised of females while 51% consists of male population. 69% of the population is aged 13 years and above while 59% of the population is aged 18 years and above. We have a considerable number of youth population due to which Mobile, Internet and Social Media Users have grown exponentially.
Therefore, i am going to share some Digital facts of Pakistan in 2020. It will consist of figures related to mobile phone, Internet and Social Media users.
As you can see in above mentioned picture, the mobile phone users in Pakistan stood at 164.9 million. That’s around 75% of the total population. Similarly, the total number of Internet Users stood at 76.38 million. While the number of Active Social Media users are 37 million.
Now, I am going to compare the current stats with the last year figures. And we will analyze the growth rate in one year. The total population grew 2% (4.3 million). Internet users increased by 17% (11 million). While the active social media users grew by 7% (2.4 million). So that’s a considerable growth in one year.
The data which I have mentioned in this article has been taken from very authentic sources. These sources include UNITED NATIONS, GSMA INTELLIGENCE, GLOBALWEBINDEX, EUROSTAT, LOCAL TELECOMS, REGULATORY AUTHORITIES, GOVERNMENT BODIES, SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS’ SELF-SERVICE ADVERTISING TOOLS, APJII, KEPIOS ANALYSIS, PLATFORMS’ SELF-SERVICE ADVERTISING TOOLS; COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENTS AND EARNINGS REPORTS.