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Broadband subscribers in 2005.
Millions of DSL lines by countries at the end of 2005, compared to the previous year.
Worldwide major ADSL operators in number of lines, at the end of the first 2005 half.

This is a list of countries by number of broadband Internet users. This is a list by total number of subscribers. A single subscription may serve more than a single user.

Contents

Abbreviations

  • p.p. - population penetration
  • Total p.p. - Total population penetration = Total subscribers / Total country population.
  • H.p. - Household penetration = Total home subscribers / Total number of households in the country.

Countries by number of broadband Internet users

Rank Country DSL p.p. Cable p.p. Other p.p. Total p.p. H.p. Total subscribers Date
 World[1] 4.0% 1.3% 0.8% 6.1% N/A 349,980,000 Dec. 2007
1 People's Republic of China China[2] 3.9% N/A N/A 5.0%[3] N/A 93,500,000 Dec. H1, 2009
2 United States United States[2] 9.3% 11.5% 1.3% 22.1% N/A 83,968,547 Jun. Q1, 2009
3 Japan Japan[2] 10.8% 2.9% 7.6% 21.3% N/A 30,631,900 Jun. Q1, 2009
4 Germany Germany[2] 20.2% 1.0% 0.1% 21.2% N/A 30,631,900 Jun. Q1, 2009
5 France France[2] 21.4% 1.1% 0.0% 22.5% N/A 18,009,500 Jun. Q1, 2009
6 United Kingdom United Kingdom[2] 18.4% 5.3% 0.0% 23.7% N/A 17,661,100 Jun. Q1, 2009
7 South Korea South Korea[2] 10.1% 10.6% 9.2% 29.9% N/A 15,709,771 Jun. Q1, 2009
8 Italy Italy[2] 15.4% 0.0% 0.4% 15.8% N/A 12,447,533 Jun. Q1, 2009
9 Brazil Brazil[2] 3.5% 1.5% 0.2% 5.2% N/A 10,065,200 Jun. Q1, 2009
10 Canada Canada[2] 11.9% 12.9% 0.1% 25.0% N/A 9,533,500 Jun. Q1, 2009
11 India India[4] N/A N/A N/A 6.0% N/A 8,030,000 Jan. 2010
12 Spain Spain[5] 13.3% 3.6% 0.1% 17.0% N/A 7,483,790 Jun. 2007
13 Netherlands Netherlands[5] 20.4% 12.7% 0.4% 33.5% N/A 5,470,000 Jun. 2007
14 Russia Russia[1] 1.6% N/A N/A 3.4%[3] N/A 4,870,000 Dec. 2007
15 Mexico Mexico[5] 3.5% 1.0% 0.1% 4.6% N/A 4,804,282 Jun. 2007
16 Australia Australia[5] 18.3% 3.4% 0.9% 22.7% N/A 4,700,200 Jun. 2007
17 Republic of China Republic of China (Taiwan)[1] 16.3% N/A N/A 20.3%[3] N/A 4,632,000 Dec. 2007
18 Romania Romania[6] N/A N/A N/A 10.5% N/A 4,000,000 Jun. 2009
19 Turkey Turkey[5] 5.1% 0.0% 0.0% 5.2% N/A 3,767,912 Jun. 2007
20 Argentina Argentina[7] 6.3% 2.9% 0.1% 9.3% 28.4% 3,650,764 Jul. 2009
21 Poland Poland[5] 5.5% 2.4% 0.1% 8.0% N/A 3,040,000 Jun. 2007
22 Sweden Sweden[5] 17.9% 5.6% 5.0% 28.6% N/A 2,596,000 Jun. 2007
23 Belgium Belgium[5] 14.5% 9.2% 0.1% 23.8% N/A 2,512,884 Jun. 2007
24 Switzerland Switzerland[5] 20.5% 9.3% 0.9% 30.7% N/A 2,322,577 Jun. 2007
Hong Kong Hong Kong[1] 15.4% N/A N/A 29.1% 89.9% 2,046,000 Dec. 2007
25 Malaysia Malaysia[5] N/A N/A N/A N/A 31.4% 1,892,700 Dec. 2009
26 Denmark Denmark[5] 21.3% 9.7% 3.3% 34.3% N/A 1,866,306 Jun. 2007
27 Israel Israel[1] 14.9% N/A N/A 24.3%[3] N/A 1,560,000 Dec. 2007
28 Portugal Portugal[5] 9.2% 5.4% 0.1% 14.7% N/A 1,555,641 Jun. 2007
29 Austria Austria[5] 11.4% 6.6% 0.6% 18.6% N/A 1,543,518 Jun. 2007
30 Finland Finland[5] 24.4% 3.7% 0.8% 28.8% N/A 1,518,900 Jun. 2007
31 Norway Norway[5] 22.7% 4.5% 2.5% 29.8% N/A 1,388,047 Jun. 2007
32 Chile Chile[8] 4.7% 3.1% 0.1% 7.9%[9] 24.1%[10] 1,323,446 Dec. 2007
33 Vietnam Vietnam[1] N/A N/A N/A 1.5%[3] N/A 1,294,111 Dec. 2007
34 Czech Republic Czech Republic[5] 5.5% 2.5% 4.2% 12.2% N/A 1,252,300 Jun. 2007
35 Hungary Hungary[5] 6.8% 4.7% 0.1% 11.6% N/A 1,170,290 Jun. 2007
36 Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland[11] N/A N/A N/A 22.9% N/A 991,970 Mar. 2008
37 Greece Greece[5] 11.0% 0.0% 0.0% 11.0% N/A 1,017,500 Jun. 2008
38 New Zealand New Zealand[5] 14.6% 1.1% 0.8% 16.5% N/A 683,500 Jun. 2007
39 Egypt Egypt[1] N/A N/A N/A 0.5%[3] N/A 437,207 Dec. 2007
40 Croatia Croatia[12] N/A N/A N/A 8.0% N/A 380,000 Dec. 2007
41 Slovakia Slovakia[5] 3.9% 0.8% 2.1% 6.8% N/A 368,454 Jun. 2007
42 Ukraine Ukraine[13] N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 351,500 Sep. 2007
43 Indonesia Indonesia[14] N/A N/A N/A 0.18%[15] N/A 400,000 2008
44 Iran Iran[16] N/A N/A N/A 0.41%[17] N/A 300,000 2008
45 Pakistan Pakistan[1] N/A N/A N/A 0.1%[3] N/A 128,680 Dec. 2007
46 Luxembourg Luxembourg[5] 19.8% 2.4% 0.0% 22.2% N/A 105,134 Jun. 2007
47 Belarus Belarus[1] N/A N/A N/A 1.0%[3] N/A 101,000 Dec. 2007
48 Iceland Iceland[5] 29.0% 0.0% 0.8% 29.8% N/A 90,622 Jun. 2007
N/A Monaco Monaco[1] N/A N/A N/A 38.0% 93.8% N/A Dec. 2007
N/A Singapore Singapore[18] N/A N/A N/A N/A 99.9% N/A Dec. 2008
N/A Macau Macau[1] N/A N/A N/A N/A 82.5% N/A Dec. 2007

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k World Broadband Statistics Report – Q4 2007, Point Topic.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Broadband adds subscribers in Q1 2009 – China and the US lead the way". Point-topic.com. 2009-06-24. http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-07/26/content_11773384.htm. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Total population penetration rate obtained using July 2007 population estimates by the CIA's The World Factbook, updated on March 6, 2008.
  4. ^ "Total Broadband subscriber base". TRAI. 2009-12-23. http://www.trai.gov.in/WriteReadData/trai/upload/PressReleases/723/pr23feb10no10.pdf. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v OECD Broadband Statistics to June 2007.
  6. ^ "October 2007 Romanian ICT achievements". http://www.is.gov.ba/conference/docs/29-10-2007/1.%20First%20Plenary%20Session/08%20Information%20Society%20Development%20in%20Romania.pdf. 
  7. ^ "Barómetro Cisco de Banda Ancha Argentina 2005-2010". Cisco Systems. http://www.clarin.com/diario/2009/12/10/um/banda.pdf. 
  8. ^ "Barómetro Cisco de Banda Ancha Chile 2005-2010". Cisco/IDC. http://www.ciscoredaccionvirtual.com/redaccion/multimedia/descargarcomunicados.asp?Id=1088. Retrieved 2008-02-29. 
  9. ^ Penetration rates obtained by using an average of the estimated population for 2007 and 2008, from data published by INE.
  10. ^ Projected household information for 2005 from Encuesta Suplementaria de Ingreso de hogares y personas 2001 - 2005, INE.
  11. ^ "Q1 2008 figures from Comreg". http://www.comreg.ie/_fileupload/publications/ComReg0843.pdf. 
  12. ^ "Global Information Society Watch 2008 - Country Report Croatia". http://www.giswatch.org/gisw2008/country/Croatia.html. 
  13. ^ World Broadband Statistics Report – Q3 2007, Point Topic.
  14. ^ http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/icteye/Reporting/ShowReportFrame.aspx?ReportName=/WTI/InformationTechnologyPublic&RP_intYear=2008&RP_intLanguageID=1
  15. ^ http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/icteye/Reporting/ShowReportFrame.aspx?ReportName=/WTI/InformationTechnologyPublic&RP_intYear=2008&RP_intLanguageID=1
  16. ^ http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/icteye/Reporting/ShowReportFrame.aspx?ReportName=/WTI/InformationTechnologyPublic&RP_intYear=2008&RP_intLanguageID=1
  17. ^ http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/icteye/Reporting/ShowReportFrame.aspx?ReportName=/WTI/InformationTechnologyPublic&RP_intYear=2008&RP_intLanguageID=1
  18. ^ "S'poreans are biggest online shoppers in Asia-Pacific region: Poll", The Straits Times, 10 June 2009, "Singapore is now the most wired nation on earth, with the household broadband penetration rate hitting 99.9 per cent last December" 
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