Tracking International Internet Traffic by Region


Three years after the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the internet seems to have achieved a state of normalcy.

This can be seen across regions of the world. With the initial rapid traffic growth due to COVID-19 continuing to wane in 2023, many global networks appear to have started to return to more typical rates of utilization.

Let’s look at the numbers.

International Internet Traffic by Region (Gbps)

Traffic Africa

Traffic Asia

Traffic Europe

Latin America
Traffic Latin America

Middle East
Traffic Middle East

Traffic Oceania

U.S. & Canada
Traffic U.S. & Canada

Notes: Data reflect traffic over Internet bandwidth connected across international borders, including links within each region. Data as of mid-year. Source: © 2023 TeleGeography

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