Azerbaijan ranks first among CIS countries in terms of internet penetration among individual users, the State of Broadband Report 2013 study, posted on the website of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) said.
The study was prepared by the Broadband Commission for Digital Development, created by the ITU and UNESCO, and contributes to the digital development.
According to the study, Azerbaijan ranks 66th among 194 countries for the number of individual internet users, at 54.2 per cent.
According to this indicator, Azerbaijan is ahead of Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
The world average indicator of internet penetration among individual internet users in worldwide is 35.7 percent.