Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people - Country rankings
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people, 2019 - Country rankings:
The average for 2019 based on 161 countries was 112.32 subscribers per 100 people.The highest value was in Hong Kong: 288.53 subscribers per 100 people and the lowest value was in the Central African Republic: 33.62 subscribers per 100 people. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Measure: subscribers per 100 people; Source: The International Telecommunication Union
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.