Document and Entity Information
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2011
Document and Entity Information  
Entity Registrant Name NetEase, Inc.
Entity Central Index Key 0001110646
Document Type 20-F
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2011
Amendment Flag false
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes
Entity Voluntary Filers No
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 3,273,936,881
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY