Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) rose to 3.05% in Kuwait in 2017

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Kuwait | December 31, 2018
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Fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population reached 3.05 % in 2017 in Kuwait, according to World Bank. This is 9.52 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Kuwait reached an all time high of 3.05 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 2000. When compared to Kuwait's main peers, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Bahrain amounted to 15.4 %, 0.000 % in Iraq, 12.6 % in Iran and 8.19 % in Saudi Arabia in 2017.

Kuwait has been ranked 107th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population, 20 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bahrain % 22.6% 22.5% 22.6% 21.5% 18.8%
Iran % 2.81% 4.99% 6.70% 7.90% 8.41%
Iraq % ... ... ... ... ...
Jordan % 4.41% 4.30% 4.54% 4.72% 4.20%
Kuwait % 1.51% 1.45% 1.40% 1.39% 1.55%
Pakistan % 0.663% 0.849% 0.898% 1.09% 0.962%
Qatar % 8.62% 9.05% 9.97% 9.99% 10.2%
Saudi Arabia % 7.04% 9.00% 10.2% 10.4% 12.0%
Syria % 0.557% 1.11% 1.59% 2.30% 3.31%
Turkmenistan % 0.022% 0.027% 0.035% 0.044% 0.056% ...
United Arab Emirates % 9.73% 10.4% 11.2% 11.6% 13.0% ...
Yemen % 0.468% 0.703% 1.06% 1.37% 1.56% ...