80 Insightful Internet of Things Statistics (Infographic)

If you’re interested in learning more about the Internet of Things, as well as finding some IoT forecasts for the near future, you’ve come to the right place.

First, let’s clear up what the Internet of Things is and why our home security systems and washers need to be connected to the internet. The IoT is defined by everyday objects, interconnected via the internet in order to send and receive data. The reason why we connect these objects is simple: for convenience. To help you understand this technology better in 2020, we’ve created the following list of Internet of Things statistics.

Being able to arm your security system remotely, or start your washer, turn your lights on or off, or adjust the thermostat while being nowhere near them is a convenience our grandparents fantasized about. Looks like we will probably never have to worry about leaving the stove on again.

Top 6 Internet of Things Statistics:


  • 26.66 billion IoT devices were active in 2019.

  • It is expected that there will be 75 billion IoT devices in the world by 2025.

  • 127 new devices are connected every second to the internet.

  • 84% of companies which have adopted IoT have reported and IoT-related security breach.

  • 8.3% of IoT devices are used in retail.

  • China, North America and western Europe account for 67% of IoT usage.