China’s 2016 internet population grew 6.2 per cent to 731 million, equivalent to the combined population of the European Union and Brazil. Photo: SCMP

China’s internet users grew in 2016 by the size of Ukraine’s population to 731 million

High penetration rate, and a slowdown from double-digit growth, puts pressure on internet companies to find ways to attract users

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China’s 2016 internet population grew 6.2 per cent to 731 million, equivalent to the combined population of the European Union and Brazil. Photo: SCMP
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