Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) rose to 32.3% in Japan in 2017

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Japan | December 31, 2018
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Fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population reached 32.3 % in 2017 in Japan, according to World Bank. This is 1.89 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Japan reached an all time high of 32.3 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.680 % in 2000. When compared to Japan's main peers, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in China amounted to 27.1 %, 22.2 % in Russia, 42.8 % in South Korea and 33.7 % in USA in 2017.

Japan has been ranked 23rd within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population, 4 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
Canada % 32.7% 33.6% 34.5% 35.6% 36.6%
China % 11.4% 12.8% 13.7% 14.5% 20.0%
Dem. People's Republic of Korea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Germany % 32.9% 33.8% 34.8% 36.0% 37.5%
India % 1.09% 1.21% 1.20% 1.25% 1.33%
Japan % 28.1% 28.5% 29.1% 29.9% 30.9%
Mexico % 9.70% 10.9% 10.5% 10.6% 11.9%
Russia % 12.3% 14.7% 16.7% 17.6% 19.1%
South Korea % 36.7% 37.3% 38.2% 39.0% 40.6%
USA % 28.1% 29.2% 30.1% 30.5% 31.7%
Vietnam % 4.28% 5.28% 5.66% 6.54% 8.30%