Which Country Has the Highest PC Penetration?

Personal Computers Penetration (As % of Population) (%), 2008 or latest
Telcos & Hi-Tech | December 31, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 52 countries in 2008, Switzerland ranked the highest in personal computers penetration as a percentage of population with 96.2% followed by Canada and Netherlands. On the other end of the scale was Ghana with 1.08%, Indonesia with 1.98% and Uzbekistan with 3.15%.

Data for more countries are available at Personal Computers Penetration (As % of Population) indicator page.

Personal Computers Penetration (As % of Population) Unit 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Canada % ... ... 48.9% 52.2% 70.2% 87.7% 94.4% ... ...
Denmark % ... ... 57.7% 61.6% 65.6% 69.6% 72.8% ...
France % ... ... 34.5% 41.3% 49.2% 57.0% 64.7% ... ...
Germany % ... ... 42.5% 47.7% 53.7% 59.6% 64.5% ... ...
Ireland % ... ... 42.0% 45.5% 49.2% 52.9% 58.7% ... ...
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 59.7% 62.6% 63.1% 63.3% 68.2% ... ...
Netherlands % ... ... 47.1% 51.3% 68.5% 85.5% 91.0% ... ...
Norway % ... ... ... 53.0% 55.2% 57.3% 59.4% 62.8% ... ...
Singapore % ... ... 56.3% 59.7% 62.9% 65.8% 68.9% ...
Slovakia % ... ... ... ... ... ... 18.7% 23.6% 29.6% 35.8% 43.0%
South Korea % ... ... 50.7% 52.0% 53.1% 54.6% 55.2% ...
Sweden % ... ... 62.3% 69.0% 76.4% 83.6% 88.0% ... ...
Switzerland % ... ... 71.3% 74.5% 83.1% 86.8% 88.6%
USA % ... ... ... ... 75.7% 77.3% 79.9% ... ...
United Kingdom % ... ... 40.3% 43.8% 59.8% 75.7% 80.2% ... ...