Europeans spend a day online per month
The Netherlands and UK are the top Web markets in Europe, with users typically clocking up over 30 hours online during May.
Figures from net metrics firm comScore show that users in the Netherlands were online for an average of 35.2 hours in May, with the UK close behind on 33.9 hours. Turkey was the next highest placed country in the region, with users clocking up 31.8 hours on average.
Overall usage in the region hit 26.8 hours on average during May, with close to 367 million unique visitors during the month. Google sites top the list of destinations, with visitor numbers up 9% at 333.4 million. Microsoft sites came second, with 270.9 million unique visitors, and Facebook third on 240 million.
In terms of Web properties, Russian social network VKontakte topped the board with users racking up 8.3 hours on the site during May, compared to the 5.4 hours of Facebook users. However that figure is only narrowly ahead of Russia’s Mail.ru group, which hit 5.3 hours on average.