This is a quick post to capture a collection of free resources for those who want to understand how people in various parts of the world use the web. I’ll update it as I come across stuff. This initial list is largely focused on national or regional level patterns, such as what apps are most downloaded and what sites are most visited. Shout out to my colleagues at NDI for several of these.

- Pew Research: “Social Media Use Continues to Rise in Developing Countries but Plateaus Across Developed Ones” (2018)

- We are Social Global Digital Report 2019

- Internet World Stats

- Statcounter Social Media Stats

- Alexa Country Stats

- Similarweb app store stats