China had 1.05 billion internet users by the end of June, 19.19 million more than in December last year, according to a report issued by the China Internet Network Information Center on Wednesday.
The report said that the number of short-video platform users increased most over the past six months, bringing the total to 962 million.
Those who use the internet to read news, livestream and enjoy medical services also saw a rapid growth, it said.
As of June, the average time spent online per capita was 29.5 hours, up one hour from December last year, it said, adding that about 99.6 percent of the netizens surf the internet by mobile phone.
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