Among 827 million residents who only received middle school education or lower, excluding those who are still in school and preschoolers, 378 million or 45.7% are online. Furthermore, 40 million or 16.6% of the 241 million silver users aged above 60 years old are online. Low education users The internet has greatly affected users’ sleeping […]
The higher educated Chinese are the least likely to be attracted by incentivized sharing. Nearly 90% of users with middle school or lower education spent less than 40% of the monthly expenditure online. Over 50% of the 40 to 49-year-olds choose to buy home appliances and digital equipment online. A comparison of online shopping behavior […]
Alipay recently introduced a new feature Sports on its mini-programs platform and opened beta testing to some developers. It has helped promote brand exposure and user acquisitions. Previously, Alipay mini-programs has opened over 600 functions including face recognition to developers. Alipay, the leading online payment platform owned by Ant Financial and affiliated with Alibaba Group, […]
The number of WeChat online shopping mini-programs surpassed mini-games in the top 100 rankings for the first time. 71% of the top 100 came from companies based in tier-1 cities. Kuaishou has established a closed social e-commerce loop with the help of WeChat Mini-Programs. WeChat Mini-Programs daily visits per user increased by 54% year-on-year as […]
Total retail sales of consumer goods in China increased to US$1,457 billion in Q1 2019 and roughly 85.3% came from urban areas. Online retail sales of goods and services totaled US$333.45bn, representing 22.9% of the total.
The gross domestic product (GDP) of China amounted to 21,343.3 billion yuan (around US$3,180.22bn) for the first three months of 2019 (Q1 2019), up 6.4% from a year ago, according to the preliminary estimates of the National Bureau of Statistics of China.
Per capita disposable income of urban households was 2.53 times that of rural households The nationwide per capita disposable income of residents was 8,493 yuan (US$1,265.48) in Q1 2019, a nominal growth of 8.7% year-on-year.
The monthly active devices of mobile internet totaled 1,131 million in December 2018, a net increase of 46 million compared with 64 million in the prior year period. The growth has declined from 17.1% in January 2017 to 6.2% in January 2018 and then the lowest point of 4.2% in December 2018. On average, each […]
By 2022, China will see 100 million units 5G smartphone and 9.98 billion units IoT devices. China’s internet giants have been acting actively to industrial internet and paid more attention to B2B business from different aspects. 5G network is finally starting to feel real in 2019 with smart devices (including smartphones, smart autos, and VR/AR […]
The internet and mobile internet have a user base of 829 million and 817 million, respectively, as of December 2018, according to the 43rd statistical report from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). Both of them saw a net increase of 56.53 million and 64.33 million users, respectively, from the prior year. Noteworthy, user growth […]
Shipments of wearable devices totaled 73.21 million units in 2018, up from 28.5% a year ago, which is expected to reach 120 million units by 2023. Combined shares of the top 5 vendors led by Xiaomi, Huawei, and Apple increased to 57.6%. In China, shipments of wearable devices reached 22.69 million units in Q4 2018, […]
Tmall Innovation Center is able to design and incubate products more precisely and efficiently based on data from 600 million consumers. It has successfully incubated over 300 new products covering more than 600 premium brands and also shortens the R&D cycle to 6 months. China’s internet giants are moving actively to offline. Alibaba, Tencent, and […]