What's the Average Revenue per Mobile Phone User?

ARPU from Mobile Telephony (USD) (USD), 2009
Telcos & Hi-Tech | December 31, 2018
$2.99
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Based on a comparison of 15 countries in 2009, Latvia ranked the highest in ARPU from mobile telephony with USD 1,852 followed by Macedonia and Singapore. On the other end of the scale was Thailand with USD 2.05, USA with USD 12.1 and New Zealand with USD 77.8.

Data for more countries are available at ARPU from Mobile Telephony (USD) indicator page.

ARPU from Mobile Telephony (USD) Unit 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Belarus USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,346 1,423 1,072 740 679
Chile USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 566 526 482 437 403
Greece USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 64.1 84.0 96.2 80.3 85.5
Kazakhstan USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 444 296 217 176 124
Latvia USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,814 1,686 1,575 1,413 1,688
Macedonia USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,286 2,167 2,149 2,101 1,795
New Zealand USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 116 127 124 132 100
Peru USD ... ... ... ... ... ... 864 726 476 311 200
Philippines USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 666 562 580 491 420
Russia USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 661 385 238 192 186
Serbia USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 859 718 682 543
Singapore USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,124 1,266 1,123 1,188 1,063
Tajikistan USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 46,705 12,098 6,638 853 1,074
Thailand USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.18 5.90 6.53 5.51 4.79
USA USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9.82 12.2 13.4 13.3 14.2