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Mobile network coverage, percent of the population, 2016:

The average for 2016 based on 13 countries was 99.05 percent. The highest value was in Bahrain: 100 percent and the lowest value was in Iran: 94.2 percent. The indicator is available from 2012 to 2016. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: International Telecommunication Union
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Countries Mobile network coverage, 2016 Global rank Available data
Bahrain 100 1 2012 - 2016
Kuwait 100 2 2012 - 2016
Qatar 100 3 2012 - 2016
UA Emirates 100 4 2012 - 2016
Egypt 99.8 5 2012 - 2016
Saudi Arabia 99.4 6 2012 - 2016
Morocco 99.2 7 2012 - 2016
Lebanon 99.1 8 2012 - 2016
Algeria 99 9 2012 - 2016
Jordan 99 10 2012 - 2016
Oman 99 11 2012 - 2016
Tunisia 99 12 2012 - 2016
Iran 94.2 13 2012 - 2016



Definition: Mobile network coverage measures the percentage of inhabitants who are within range of a mobile cellular signal, irrespective of whether or not they are subscribers. This is calculated by dividing the number of inhabitants within range of a mobile cellular signal by the total population.
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