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Which Country Has the Most Internet Broadband Subscribers?

Fixed Broadband Internet Subscribers (mil), 2020 or latest
Telcos & Hi-Tech | April 1, 2022
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Based on a comparison of 175 countries in 2020, China ranked the highest in fixed broadband internet subscribers with 484 mil followed by USA and Japan. On the other end of the scale was Chad with < 0.001 mil, East Timor with < 0.001 mil and South Sudan with < 0.001 mil.

Total fixed broadband internet subscribers reached 1,202 mil in 2020 in the World according to World Bank. This is 11.1 % more than in the previous year and 55.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total fixed broadband internet subscribers reached an all time high of 1,202 mil in 2020 and an all time low of 1.03 mil in 1998. The average annual growth amounted to 40.0 % since 1998.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 40.2 % of fixed broadband internet subscribers in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 53.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 71.2 % in 2020.

Data for more countries are available at Fixed Broadband Internet Subscribers indicator page.

Fixed Broadband Internet Subscribers Unit 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Brazil mil 24.0 25.5 26.9 28.9 31.2
China mil 200 277 323 394 407
France mil 26.0 26.9 27.7 28.5 29.1
Germany mil 29.6 30.7 31.9 33.2 34.2
India mil ... 15.8 16.9 18.7 17.9 18.2
Italy mil 14.4 14.9 15.6 16.6 17.2
Japan mil 37.8 38.9 39.8 40.5 41.5
Mexico mil 13.0 14.8 15.9 17.0 18.4
Russia mil ... ... 25.0 26.9 27.5 31.1 32.1
South Korea mil 19.2 20.0 20.6 21.2 21.3
Spain mil 13.0 13.5 14.1 14.7 15.2
Turkey mil ... 8.87 9.50 10.5 11.9 13.4
USA mil 97.8 102 106 108 111
United Kingdom mil 23.7 24.7 25.5 26.0 26.6
Vietnam mil ... ... 6.00 7.66 9.10 11.3 13.0