South Korea: Internet users

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 South Korea

Internet users, percent of population

 Latest value 97.17
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 58.00
 Min - Max 0.02 - 97.57
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1990 to 2022. The average value for South Korea during that period was 58 percent with a minimum of 0.02 percent in 1990 and a maximum of 97.57 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 97.17 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 57 countries is 86.11 percent. 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 users - Recent values chart

Historical chart
South Korea - Internet users - historical chart - 1990-2022




The internet users in South Korea and other countries are presented as the percent of people who have access to the internet either at home, at work, or in public spaces.
Definition: Internet users are individuals who have used the Internet (from any location) in the last 3 months. The Internet can be used via a computer, mobile phone, personal digital assistant, games machine, digital TV etc.

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 Internet users 97.17 2022 percent
 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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