The number of online users in rural areas reached 225 million, accounting for 26.3 percent of total internet users, while urban residents made up 73.7 percent of users, accounting for around 630 million of the population.
The 540 million users who were not online mainly consisted of the rural population, due to lack of relevant skills and inadequate education.
Students, self-employed entrepreneurs and freelancers make up nearly half of China's online occupational structure, reaching 46 percent, while middle-and-high management personnel make up the nation's lowest proportion of online users at only 3.3 percent.
Here's the Type of People that Use China's Internet:
1) General staff in government organs and public institutions
Proportion: 3.0 percent
2) Migrant workers
Proportion: 3.3 percent
3) Retired people
Proportion: 4.3 percent
4) Skilled professionals
Proportion: 5.1 percent
5) Commerce and service industry
Proportion: 5.4 percent
6) Unemployed people
Proportion: 7.8 percent
7) Workers engaged in agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fishery
Proportion: 8.1 percent
8) General staff in a company
Proportion: 8.5 percent
9) Self-employed entrepreneurs/Freelancers
Proportion: 20 percent
Proportion: 26 percent