From the August 31 edition of Internet World Stats News comes the following:
The new total for the world population is estimated at 6,767,805,208 persons for mid-year 2009. This represents an increase of 91,684,920 persons, a 1.4% population increase since one-year ago.
On the other hand, our mid-year 2009 estimate for world Internet users is 1,668,870,408. Internet penetration is 24.7%. This means that approximately one out of every four persons in the world uses the Internet. The new user distribution by geographic regions can be observed in the world stats table.