Which Country Has the Most Internet Broadband Subscribers?

Fixed Broadband Internet Subscribers (mil), 2015 or latest
Telcos & Hi-Tech | February 22, 2018
Excel Sheet

Based on a comparison of 173 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in fixed broadband internet subscribers with 277 mil followed by USA and Japan. On the other end of the scale was South Sudan with < 0.001 mil, Eritrea with < 0.001 mil and Congo with < 0.001 mil.

Total fixed broadband internet subscribers reached 839 mil in 2015 in the World according to World Bank. This is 13 % more than in the previous year and 73.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total fixed broadband internet subscribers reached an all time high of 839 mil in 2015 and an all time low of 1.03 mil in 1998. The average annual growth amounted to 52.0 % since 1998.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 33.0 % of fixed broadband internet subscribers in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 49.7 % share while the ten largest countries some 70.0 % in 2015.

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