Mobile Phone Penetration (As % of Population) rose to 157% in Austria in 2015

Mobile Phone Penetration (As % of Population) (%)
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Austria | July 13, 2018
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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.

Mobile Phone Penetration (As % of Population) Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Austria % 137% 146% 154% 161% 156%
Belgium % 108% 111% 114% 111% 111%
Czech Republic % 125% 123% 124% 127% 128%
France % 92.1% 91.4% 94.1% 97.4% 98.5%
Germany % 126% 106% 110% 112% 121%
Hungary % 118% 120% 117% 116% 116%
Italy % 150% 155% 158% 160% 159%
Poland % 117% 123% 131% 142% 149%
Slovakia % 101% 109% 110% 112% 114%
Slovenia % 103% 103% 105% 108% 110%
Switzerland % 120% 123% 127% 132% 137%