Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) rose to 5.65% in Sri Lanka in 2017

Fixed Broadband Internet Penetration Based on Connections (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Sri Lanka | December 31, 2018
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Fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population reached 5.65 % in 2017 in Sri Lanka, according to World Bank. This is 36.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 5.65 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.000 % in 2000. When compared to Sri Lanka's main peers, fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population in India amounted to 1.38 %, 8.66 % in Malaysia, 9.90 % in Maldives and 0.748 % in Myanmar in 2017.

Sri Lanka has been ranked 96th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of fixed broadband internet penetration based on connections as a percentage of population, 8 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
Bangladesh % 0.307% 0.389% 0.979% 1.97% 3.08%
Cambodia % 0.151% 0.201% 0.217% 0.433% 0.540%
China % 11.4% 12.8% 13.7% 14.5% 20.0%
India % 1.09% 1.21% 1.20% 1.25% 1.33%
Indonesia % 1.12% 1.21% 1.31% 1.35% 1.57%
Laos % 0.101% 0.114% 0.134% 0.165% 0.177%
Malaysia % 8.73% 10.0% 9.94% 10.2% 10.1%
Maldives % 5.32% 5.35% 5.93% 5.69% 6.55%
Myanmar % 0.042% ... ... ... 0.061%
Pakistan % 0.663% 0.849% 0.898% 1.09% 0.962%
Singapore % 27.2% 27.1% 27.7% 26.9% 26.7%
Sri Lanka % 1.72% 1.68% 2.00% 2.67% 2.92%
Thailand % 5.86% 6.78% 7.78% 8.15% 9.33%
Vietnam % 4.28% 5.28% 5.66% 6.54% 8.30%