Mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population reached 113 % in 2017 in Australia, according to World Bank. This is 2.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population in Australia reached an all time high of 113 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.027 % in 1987. When compared to Australia's main peers, mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population in Indonesia amounted to 174 %, 134 % in Malaysia and 136 % in New Zealand in 2017.
Australia has been ranked 87th within the group of 157 countries we follow in terms of mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population, 46 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology which provide access to the public switched telephone network.
|Mobile Phone Penetration (As % of Population)||Unit||2009||2010||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017|
|Papua New Guinea||%||33.0||36.5||39.5||43.3||45.0||...|