Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) rose to 38.5% in Sweden in 2017

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Sweden | December 31, 2018
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Fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population reached 38.5 % in 2017 in Sweden, according to World Bank. This is 1.06 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Sweden reached an all time high of 38.5 % in 2017 and an all time low of 2.81 % in 2000. When compared to Sweden's main peers, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Denmark amounted to 43.9 %, 31.5 % in Finland, 41.2 % in Norway and 22.2 % in Russia in 2017.

Sweden has been ranked 15th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population, 6 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
Australia % 24.4% 24.9% 25.7% 27.8% 28.8%
China % 11.4% 12.8% 13.7% 14.5% 20.0%
Denmark % 38.5% 39.0% 40.6% 41.7% 42.8%
Finland % 29.8% 30.5% 31.8% 32.5% 31.9%
Germany % 32.9% 33.8% 34.8% 36.0% 37.5%
Iceland % 34.7% 34.9% 35.8% 36.1% 37.3%
Indonesia % 1.12% 1.21% 1.31% 1.35% 1.57%
Japan % 28.1% 28.5% 29.1% 29.9% 30.9%
Netherlands % 39.0% 39.9% 40.7% 41.0% 42.0%
New Zealand % 26.7% 28.6% 29.3% 31.2% 31.8%
Norway % 36.2% 37.3% 38.0% 39.1% 40.1%
Papua New Guinea % 0.107% 0.129% 0.155% 0.178% 0.198% ...
Russia % 12.3% 14.7% 16.7% 17.6% 19.1%
Sweden % 32.1% 32.4% 33.0% 34.3% 36.3%
USA % 28.1% 29.2% 30.1% 30.5% 31.7%