South Korea: Internet subscribers

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 South Korea

Broadband internet subscribers, in thousands

 Latest value 23,537
 Year 2022
 Measure thousand subscribers
 Data availability 1998 - 2022
 Average 15,325
 Min - Max 14 - 23,537
 Source The International Telecommunication Union
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1998 to 2022. The average value for South Korea during that period was 15325 thousand subscribers with a minimum of 14 thousand subscribers in 1998 and a maximum of 23537 thousand subscribers in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 23537 thousand subscribers. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 156 countries is 8999 thousand 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
South Korea - Internet subscribers - Recent values chart

Historical chart
South Korea - Internet subscribers - historical chart - 1998-2022




Definition: Fixed broadband subscriptions refers to fixed subscriptions to high-speed access to the public Internet (a TCP/IP connection), at downstream speeds equal to, or greater than, 256 kbit/s. This includes cable modem, DSL, fiber-to-the-home/building, other fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions, satellite broadband and terrestrial fixed wireless broadband. This total is measured irrespective of the method of payment. It excludes subscriptions that have access to data communications (including the Internet) via mobile-cellular networks. It should include fixed WiMAX and any other fixed wireless technologies. It includes both residential subscriptions and subscriptions for organizations.


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 Internet subscribers 23,537 2022 thousand subscribers
 Internet subscribers, per 100 people 45.43 2022 percent
 Mobile phone subscribers 76.99 2022 million subscribers
 Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people 148.59 2022 subscribers per 100 people
 Mobile network coverage 99.90 2016 percent
 Internet bandwidth 45.18 2016 kilobits per second
 Airline passengers 34.02 2021 million passengers
 Railroad lines, km 4,309 2021 km
 Railway transport of goods 6,757 2021 metric tons times kilometers
 Railway passengers 100,381 2019 million passengers times km's
 Port traffic 29.79 2021 million containers
 Passenger car sales 1,420,486 2022 passenger cars
 Commercial vehicle sales 263,171 2022 commercial vehicles
 Roads quality 5.90 2019 points
 Railroad infrastructure quality 5.90 2019 points
 Port infrastructure quality 5.50 2019 points
 Air transport infrastructure quality 5.90 2019 points
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