Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) rose to 13.6% in World in 2017

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | World | December 31, 2018
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Fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population reached 13.6 % in 2017 in World, according to World Bank. This is 8.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in World reached an all time high of 13.6 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 1999. When compared to World's main peers, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in China amounted to 27.1 %, 40.8 % in Germany, 32.3 % in Japan and 33.7 % in USA in 2017.

World has been ranked 66th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population, 16 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Fixed broadband internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology.

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Austria % 25.2% 26.4% 27.8% 28.9% 29.7% ...
Belgium % 33.5% 34.6% 36.2% 37.1% 38.4% ...
Canada % 33.6% 34.5% 35.6% 36.6% 37.3% ...
China % 12.8% 13.7% 14.5% 20.0% 23.2% ...
France % 37.6% 38.9% 40.4% 41.7% 42.8% ...
Germany % 33.8% 34.8% 36.0% 37.5% 39.2% ...
India % 1.21% 1.20% 1.25% 1.33% 1.46% ...
Japan % 28.5% 29.1% 29.9% 30.9% 31.7% ...
Mexico % 10.9% 10.5% 10.6% 11.9% 12.8% ...
Poland % 18.1% 18.5% 19.1% 19.2% 19.4% ...
Russia % 14.7% 16.7% 17.6% 19.1% 19.7% ...
South Korea % 37.3% 38.2% 39.0% 40.6% 41.6% ...
USA % 29.2% 30.1% 30.5% 31.7% 32.8% ...
World % 9.19% 9.71% 10.2% 11.6% 12.5%