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Broadband internet subscribers, in thousands, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 156 countries was 8999 thousand subscribers. The highest value was in China: 589648 thousand subscribers and the lowest value was in Chad: 0 thousand subscribers. The indicator is available from 1998 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: thousand subscribers; Source: The International Telecommunication Union
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Countries Internet subscribers, 2022 Global rank Available data
China 589648 1 2000 - 2022
USA 127123 2 1998 - 2022
Brazil 45162 3 1998 - 2022
Japan 44575 4 1998 - 2022
Germany 37500 5 2000 - 2022
Russia 35880 6 2002 - 2022
India 33500 7 2001 - 2022
France 31928 8 1998 - 2022
UK 28006 9 2000 - 2022
Mexico 24848 10 2000 - 2022
South Korea 23537 11 1998 - 2022
Vietnam 21258 12 2002 - 2022
Italy 19982 13 2000 - 2022
Turkey 18999 14 2001 - 2022
Spain 16929 15 2000 - 2022
Canada 16565 16 1998 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 13457 17 2001 - 2022
Indonesia 13444 18 2000 - 2022
Thailand 13229 19 2001 - 2022
Bangladesh 11871 20 2007 - 2022
Argentina 11208 21 2001 - 2022
Iran 10931 22 2000 - 2022
Egypt 10836 23 2002 - 2022
Australia 9214 24 2001 - 2022
Poland 9155 25 2001 - 2022
Uzbekistan 9014 26 2003 - 2022
Colombia 8799 27 2000 - 2022
Philippines 8744 28 2001 - 2022
Netherlands 7810 29 1998 - 2022
Ukraine 7191 30 2005 - 2022
Iraq 6386 31 2006 - 2022
Romania 6364 32 2001 - 2022
Belgium 5072 33 1998 - 2022
Algeria 4708 34 2003 - 2022
Portugal 4473 35 1999 - 2022
Chile 4454 36 2000 - 2022
Greece 4447 37 2003 - 2022
Switzerland 4331 38 2000 - 2022
Sweden 4262 39 2000 - 2022
Malaysia 4223 40 2001 - 2022
Czechia 4003 41 2000 - 2022
UA Emirates 3763 42 1999 - 2022
Hungary 3538 43 2000 - 2022
Peru 3164 44 1999 - 2022
Pakistan 3135 45 2005 - 2022
Belarus 3125 46 2002 - 2022
Hong Kong 2983 47 1998 - 2022
Kazakhstan 2979 48 2003 - 2022
Ecuador 2673 49 2001 - 2022
Israel 2655 50 2001 - 2022
Denmark 2638 51 2000 - 2022
Austria 2621 52 1999 - 2022
Venezuela 2504 53 2000 - 2022
Norway 2487 54 2000 - 2022
Morocco 2416 55 2002 - 2022
Bulgaria 2382 56 2004 - 2022
Singapore 2233 57 1998 - 2022
Sri Lanka 2200 58 2001 - 2022
Azerbaijan 2097 59 2002 - 2022
Serbia 1948 60 2005 - 2022
South Africa 1948 61 2002 - 2022
Finland 1879 62 2000 - 2022
New Zealand 1863 63 2000 - 2022
Slovakia 1861 64 2002 - 2022
Tunisia 1689 65 2002 - 2022
Ireland 1612 66 2002 - 2022
Tanzania 1352 67 2005 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 1200 68 2003 - 2022
Uruguay 1136 69 2004 - 2022
Burma 1127 70 2005 - 2022
Costa Rica 1106 71 2002 - 2022
Croatia 1088 72 2003 - 2022
Georgia 1075 73 2001 - 2022
Bosnia & Herz. 876 74 2000 - 2022
Lithuania 808 75 2001 - 2022
Kenya 801 76 2005 - 2022
Moldova 800 77 2001 - 2022
Jordan 796 78 2001 - 2022
Paraguay 738 79 2000 - 2022
Panama 683 80 2001 - 2022
Slovenia 683 81 2001 - 2022
El Salvador 671 82 2003 - 2022
Cameroon 603 83 2005 - 2022
Albania 582 84 2005 - 2022
Ethiopia 566 85 2003 - 2022
Oman 537 86 2002 - 2022
Estonia 536 87 2001 - 2022
Armenia 511 88 2001 - 2022
Cambodia 510 89 2002 - 2022
North Macedonia 506 90 2005 - 2022
Latvia 489 91 2000 - 2022
Honduras 475 92 2010 - 2022
Mongolia 437 93 2001 - 2022
Jamaica 425 94 2001 - 2022
Palestine 420 95 2004 - 2022
Ivory Coast 380 96 2003 - 2022
Turkmenistan 377 97 2008 - 2022
Tr.&Tobago 373 98 2002 - 2022
Qatar 366 99 2002 - 2022
Cyprus 349 100 2001 - 2022
Nicaragua 337 101 2000 - 2022
Mauritius 334 102 2002 - 2022
Libya 326 103 2008 - 2022
Luxembourg 250 104 2001 - 2022
Senegal 248 105 2002 - 2022
Malta 229 106 2000 - 2022
Macao 209 107 2000 - 2022
Ghana 207 108 2004 - 2022
Zimbabwe 207 109 2001 - 2022
Montenegro 196 110 2005 - 2022
Mali 179 111 2006 - 2022
Bahrain 172 112 2001 - 2022
Iceland 142 113 1999 - 2022
Angola 138 114 2006 - 2022
Suriname 125 115 2002 - 2022
Somalia 119 116 2012 - 2022
Botswana 111 117 2005 - 2022
Barbados 106 118 2003 - 2022
Nigeria 97 119 2005 - 2022
Togo 97 120 2007 - 2022
Namibia 96 121 2005 - 2022
Maldives 91 122 2002 - 2022
Brunei 90 123 2001 - 2022
Zambia 86 124 2000 - 2022
Bahamas 84 125 2001 - 2022
Gabon 80 126 2003 - 2022
Kuwait 63 127 2001 - 2022
Mozambique 60 128 2006 - 2022
Rwanda 48 129 2004 - 2022
Andorra 41 130 2002 - 2022
Uganda 40 131 2005 - 2022
Seychelles 37 132 2004 - 2022
Cape Verde 34 133 2004 - 2022
DR Congo 33 134 2010 - 2022
Madagascar 33 135 2006 - 2022
St. Vincent & ... 30 136 2001 - 2022
Sudan 30 137 2004 - 2022
Swaziland 27 138 2008 - 2022
Gibraltar 23 139 2009 - 2022
Monaco 22 140 2000 - 2022
Benin 21 141 2002 - 2022
Liechtenstein 19 142 2002 - 2022
Djibouti 16 143 2000 - 2022
Malawi 15 144 2003 - 2022
Mauritania 14 145 2005 - 2022
San Marino 12 146 2003 - 2022
Lesotho 9 147 2004 - 2022
Bhutan 5 148 2008 - 2022
G.-Bissau 5 149 2010 - 2022
S.T.&Principe 5 150 2006 - 2022
Burundi 4 151 2008 - 2022
Vanuatu 4 152 2003 - 2022
Comoros 2 153 2004 - 2022
Eq. Guinea 2 154 2005 - 2022
Chad 0 155 2009 - 2022
Kiribati 0 156 2005 - 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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