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Over 1.6 Billion computers are in use worldwide in 2011. Against all prophecies of doom the computer market is slowing down, but still – profiting from tablets – growing and developing.

The USA are the leading screen gazers, and are supposed to have more PCs in-use than people at year-end 2012. Including mainframes, workstations and other computers, USA had 321M computers in-use at year-end 2011.

Top 15 Countries In PCs In-Use
 Year-end 2011 PCs In-Use (#M) Share %
1. U.S. 310.6 19.4
2. China 195.1 12.2
3. Japan 98.1 6.12
4. Germany 71.5 4.47
5. India 57.0 3.56
6. UK 54.5 3.41
7. Russia 53.5 3.34
8. France 53.5 3.34
9. Brazil 48.1 3.01
10. Italy 44.7 2.79
11. South Korea 40.9 2.55
12. Canada 31.3 1.96
13. Mexico 27.4 1.71
14. Spain 22.8 1.42
15. Australia 19.5 1.22
Top 15 Countries 1,129 70.5
Worldwide Total 1,601 100.0

 

More information is available in “Computers In-Use by Country”, a yearly market research report by Computer Industry Almanac. The report estimates and forecasts the number of PCs in-use for 57 countries and the six main regions of the world for 1990 through 2016.

via Market Research Reports and c-i-a

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