Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) rose to 40.8% in Germany in 2017

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Germany | December 31, 2018
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Fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population reached 40.8 % in 2017 in Germany, according to World Bank. This is 4.19 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Germany reached an all time high of 40.8 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.317 % in 2000. When compared to Germany's main peers, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Austria amounted to 29.5 %, 39.4 % in Belgium, 43.8 % in France and 18.7 % in Poland in 2017.

Germany has been ranked 9th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population, 7 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
Austria % 24.9% 25.2% 26.4% 27.8% 28.9%
Belgium % 32.2% 33.5% 34.6% 36.2% 37.1%
Czech Republic % 23.7% 25.0% 26.8% 28.1% 27.6%
France % 35.8% 37.6% 38.9% 40.4% 41.7%
Germany % 32.9% 33.8% 34.8% 36.0% 37.5%
Hungary % 23.2% 24.1% 26.2% 26.1% 27.7%
Italy % 22.2% 23.1% 23.1% 23.7% 24.6%
Luxembourg % 32.9% 32.5% 33.4% 35.0% 36.3%
Netherlands % 39.0% 39.9% 40.7% 41.0% 42.0%
Poland % 18.3% 18.1% 18.5% 19.1% 19.2%
Russia % 12.3% 14.7% 16.7% 17.6% 19.1%
Spain % 24.0% 24.7% 26.2% 27.8% 28.9%
Switzerland % 38.9% 40.3% 42.7% 43.6% 45.3%
Ukraine % 6.93% 8.03% 8.88% 8.84% 11.3%