EFEBeijing

The number of internet users in China has crossed 1 billion, the China Internet Network Information Center said in a report on Friday.

The total number internet users in June stood at 1.011 billion, 21 million more than at the end of 2020.

The internet penetration rate among the Chinese population, which stands at 1.41 billion, was 71.6 percent at the end of June, according to the report.