Which Country Has the Most Broadband Connections?

Number of Fixed Broadband Internet Connections (mil), 2013 or latest
Telcos & Hi-Tech | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 171 countries in 2013, China ranked the highest in number of fixed broadband internet connections with 189 mil followed by USA and Japan. On the other end of the scale was Liberia with < 0.001 mil, Burundi with < 0.001 mil and South Sudan with < 0.001 mil.

Total number of fixed broadband internet connections reached 684 mil in 2013 in the World according to World Bank. This is 6.31 % more than in the previous year and 84.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total number of fixed broadband internet connections reached an all time high of 684 mil in 2013 and an all time low of 1.03 mil in 1998. The average annual growth amounted to 59.1 % since 1998.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 27.6 % of number of fixed broadband internet connections in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 46.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 68.7 % in 2013.

Data for more countries are available at Number of Fixed Broadband Internet Connections indicator page.