Photo by Zhejiang Online reporter Bao Yong at the press conference
Zhejiang Online, November 8 (Reporter Bao Yong)Today, the “World Internet Development Report 2023” and “China Internet Development Report 2023” blue books were released at the Wuzhen Summit of the 2023 World Internet Conference. In the comprehensive ranking of China’s Internet Development Index in 2023, Zhejiang ranked fourth.
The Blue Book is led by the China Cyberspace Academy and compiled by high-end think tanks and research institutions in the global Internet field. Since 2017, the Blue Book has been released to the world for seven consecutive years, and has now become an important outcome document of the Wuzhen Summit of the World Internet Conference.
Zhejiang’s Internet development level ranks fourth in the country
The “China Internet Development Report 2023” blue paper shows the new situation, new progress, and new results of China’s Internet development from nine aspects, including digital infrastructure construction, digital economic development, and network content construction.
Data shows that as of the end of June 2023, the number of Internet users in China reached 1.079 billion, the Internet penetration rate reached 76.4%, and the Internet penetration rate in rural areas was 60.5%; China has built and opened more than 2.937 million 5G base stations, and the number of 5G mobile phone users has reached 676 million.
The 2023 China Internet Development Index released on site covers six aspects: information infrastructure, innovation capabilities, digital economy, digital society, network security and network governance, comprehensively showing the Internet development situation of 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) across the country.
The Internet development level of 10 provinces (municipalities) including Guangdong, Beijing, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shandong, Shanghai, Fujian, Sichuan, Tianjin, and Hubei ranks among the top in the country. in,Zhejiang ranks fourth.
China’s Internet development level ranks second in the world
From a global perspective, what is the position of China’s Internet development? The blue book “China Internet Development Report 2023” gives the answer.
The blue book shows that from 2012 to 2022, the scale of China’s digital economy will grow from 11 trillion yuan to 50.2 trillion yuan, leading the world in many aspects such as Internet applications, number of netizens, and artificial intelligence development.
The blue book analyzes 52 representative countries around the world from six dimensions: information infrastructure, digital technology and innovation capabilities, digital economy, digital government, cybersecurity and cyberspace international governance.
After comprehensive evaluation, the top 10 countries this year are the United States, China, Singapore, the Netherlands, South Korea, Finland, Sweden, Japan, Canada, and France.