* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 197 countries was 109.44 subscribers per 100 people.The highest value was in Macao: 345.33 subscribers per 100 people and the lowest value was in North Korea: 14.98 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
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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.
Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people in Europe
Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people in Asia
Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people in Africa
Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people in North America
Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people in South America
Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people in Australia
Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people in the European union
Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people in Sub Sahara Africa
Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people in MENA
Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people in South East Asia
Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people in Latin America


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