Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) rose to 1.67% in Yemen in 2016

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Yemen | December 31, 2018
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Fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population reached 1.67 % in 2016 in Yemen, according to World Bank. This is 6.83 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Yemen reached an all time high of 1.67 % in 2016 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 2000. When compared to Yemen's main peers, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Djibouti amounted to 2.69 %, 0.009 % in Eritrea, 6.66 % in Oman and 10.9 % in Saudi Arabia in 2016.

Yemen has been ranked 122nd within the group of 171 countries we follow in terms of fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population, 5 places above 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Djibouti % 1.34% 1.74% 2.04% 2.28% 2.71%
Eritrea % 0.002% 0.003% 0.002% 0.003% 0.007% ...
Ethiopia % 0.007% 0.009% 0.254% 0.491% 0.487%
Iran % 2.81% 4.99% 6.70% 7.90% 8.41%
Iraq % ... ... ... ... ...
Jordan % 4.41% 4.30% 4.54% 4.72% 4.20%
Oman % 2.59% 3.43% 4.27% 4.54% 5.65%
Saudi Arabia % 7.04% 9.00% 10.2% 10.4% 12.0%
Somalia % ... 0.393% 0.574% 0.651% 0.742% ...
Sudan % 0.048% 0.067% 0.068% 0.054% 0.070%
United Arab Emirates % 9.73% 10.4% 11.2% 11.6% 13.0% ...
Yemen % 0.468% 0.703% 1.06% 1.37% 1.56% ...