Afghanistan: Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people

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 Afghanistan

Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people

 Latest value 56.55
 Year 2021
 Measure subscribers per 100 people
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 15.41
 Min - Max 0.00 - 67.14
 Source The International Telecommunication Union
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 15.41 subscribers per 100 people with a minimum of 0 subscribers per 100 people in 1960 and a maximum of 67.14 subscribers per 100 people in 2017. The latest value from 2021 is 56.55 subscribers per 100 people. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 110.40 subscribers per 100 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Afghanistan - Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people - historical chart - 1960-2021




Definition: Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service that provide access to the PSTN using cellular technology. The indicator includes (and is split into) the number of postpaid subscriptions, and the number of active prepaid accounts (i.e. that have been used during the last three months). The indicator applies to all mobile cellular subscriptions that offer voice communications. It excludes subscriptions via data cards or USB modems, subscriptions to public mobile data services, private trunked mobile radio, telepoint, radio paging and telemetry services.

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