Burkina Faso: Mobile phone subscribers

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 Burkina Faso

Mobile phone subscribers, in millions

 Latest value 24.68
 Year 2021
 Measure million subscribers
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 3.85
 Min - Max 0.00 - 24.68
 Source The International Telecommunication Union
For that indicator, we provide data for Burkina Faso from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 3.85 million subscribers with a minimum of 0 million subscribers in 1960 and a maximum of 24.68 million subscribers in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 24.68 million subscribers. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 43.10 million subscribers. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Burkina Faso - Mobile phone subscribers - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Burkina Faso - Mobile phone subscribers - 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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 Internet users 21.58 2021 percent
 Internet subscribers 16 2021 thousand subscribers
 Internet subscribers, per 100 people 0.07 2021 percent
 Mobile phone subscribers 24.68 2021 million subscribers
 Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people 111.66 2021 subscribers per 100 people
 Mobile network coverage 61.10 2015 percent
 Internet bandwidth 3.15 2015 kilobits per second
 Airline passengers 0.11 2021 million passengers
 Railroad lines, km 518 2021 km
 Railway transport of goods 1 2007 metric tons times kilometers
 Passenger car sales 537 2019 passenger cars
 Commercial vehicle sales 537 2019 commercial vehicles
 Roads quality 2.80 2019 points
 Railroad infrastructure quality 2.50 2019 points
 Port infrastructure quality 2.80 2019 points
 Air transport infrastructure quality 3.40 2019 points
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