CCTV News: China Internet Network Information Center yesterday (August 27) released the 48th "Statistical Report on China's Internet Development Status."

According to the "Report", there have been several new changes in my country’s Internet development. In terms of Internet users, middle-aged and elderly Internet users have grown the fastest. As of June this year, Internet users aged 50 and above accounted for 28%, which is nearly the same size. 300 million; In addition, under the influence of the epidemic, the "home economy" is becoming a new driving force for economic growth, with food delivery, online office, and online medical services showing explosive growth.

  According to the relevant person in charge of the China Internet Network Information Center, since last year, with the full promotion of the central and national departments, significant progress has been made in the problem of Internet ageing.

  Since 2020, the General Office of the State Council has issued the "Implementation Plan on Effectively Solving the Difficulties of the Elderly in the Use of Intelligent Technology", which clearly requires the expansion of the supply of aging-adaptive smart terminal products; the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has issued the "Special Action for Internet Application Adaptation and Accessibility Improvement "The Plan" proposes to give priority to the promotion of 115 websites and 43 APPs to adapt to aging, and strive to solve the difficulties encountered by the elderly in the face of smart technology.

  According to the "Report", as of June this year, the proportion of Internet users aged 50 and above was 28%, and the scale was close to 300 million, an increase of 5.2% from June 2020.

  As Internet services continue to expand and become popular, the "home economy" is becoming an important engine for economic growth.

  The "Report" shows that as of June 2021, 888 million people watch short videos and 638 million people watch live broadcasts.

Short videos and live broadcasts are becoming new ways of entertainment; 812 million people shop online, 469 million people order takeaways, and 239 million people use online medical services. The way of shopping, dining, and medical treatment is quietly changing.