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How big is 802 million? China's massive internet population in seven graphics

Visualizing China's huge (and still growing) number of internet users

This article originally appeared on ABACUS

There are now 802 million internet users in China. That's more than double the entire population of the United States.

It's a staggering number, but also an extremely difficult one to picture. So we decided to visualize the sheer number of internet users in the country -- and show you what they're doing online.

And if you want to know more about China's internet landscape? Be sure to check out the China Internet Report 2018, produced in partnership with the South China Morning Post and 500 Startups.

For more insights into China tech, sign up for our tech newsletters, subscribe to our Inside China Tech podcast, and download the comprehensive 2019 China Internet Report. Also roam China Tech City, an award-winning interactive digital map at our sister site Abacus.