Statistics on Vietnam's Internet situation in 2021
March 12, 2021

Statistics on Vietnam's Internet situation in 2021

In the context of the still stressful situation of the COVID-19 epidemic along with the development trend of technology, the Internet is taking an increasingly important position in life. Recently, WeAreSocial and Hootsuite have published the Digital Industry Overview Report 2021. On that basis, the following article will give you an overview of the Internet picture in Vietnam this year.

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Internet usage situation in Vietnam in 2021

As of January 2021, the population of Vietnam reached 97.8 million people, with an urban population rate of 37.7%. In which, about 68.17 million people are using the Internet (accounting for 70.3% of the population) through different platforms and applications, with an average duration of 6 hours 47 minutes. This is considered a relatively large amount of time used in 1 day.

The situation of using social networks in Vietnam in 2021

According to statistics, we can easily see that Vietnamese Internet users spend a lot of time watching TV Streaming and social networking platforms at 2 hours 40 minutes and 2 hours 21 minutes, respectively. Besides, online game services and online music listening also take up more than 1 hour of usage time of Vietnamese users. On that basis, service providers can make specific plans for improving quality to meet users' needs.

2021 will witness a rapid increase of social network users in Vietnam with more than 72 million people (accounting for 73.7% of the population), an increase of 7 million people compared to the same period last year. In addition, YouTube continues to surpass Facebook to become the most used social network in Vietnam.

The situation of mobile data network connection in Vietnam in 2021

The statistics state that the average download speed on mobile devices is 34.51 Mbps., up 13.6% over the same period last year. Meanwhile, 60.88 Mbps is the average download speed on computers/laptops, up 40.7% over the same period last year. It can be said that the Internet infrastructure has significantly improved, which will contribute to improving the user experience.


In general, Digital 2021 report figures have many differences compared to previous years. The table shows various detailed metrics based on some of the most popular social media platforms.

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