Mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population reached 157 % in 2015 in Austria, according to World Bank. This is 3.62 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population in Austria reached an all time high of 161 % in 2012 and an all time low of 0.129 % in 1985. When compared to Austria's main peers, mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population in Germany amounted to 117 %, 119 % in Hungary, 142 % in Italy and 136 % in Switzerland in 2015.
Austria has been ranked 20th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of mobile phone penetration as a percentage of population, 7 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.