* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Communication price index, world average = 100, 2017:

The average for 2017 based on 167 countries was 103.56 index points. The highest value was in Bermuda: 237.5 index points and the lowest value was in Iran: 17.65 index points. The indicator is available from 2017 to 2017. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: index points; Source: World Bank International Comparison Program
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* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Countries Communication prices, 2017 Global rank Available data
Bermuda 237.5 1 2017 - 2017
Canada 203.21 2 2017 - 2017
USA 202.03 3 2017 - 2017
Aruba 196.37 4 2017 - 2017
Saint Lucia 188.56 5 2017 - 2017
Angola 186.2 6 2017 - 2017
Bahamas 181.29 7 2017 - 2017
Brunei 176.47 8 2017 - 2017
Japan 175.69 9 2017 - 2017
Greece 171.14 10 2017 - 2017
Iceland 170.54 11 2017 - 2017
Ant.& Barb. 170.3 12 2017 - 2017
Eq. Guinea 169.74 13 2017 - 2017
Belize 169.25 14 2017 - 2017
New Zealand 168.49 15 2017 - 2017
Mali 168.38 16 2017 - 2017
St. Vincent & ... 166.52 17 2017 - 2017
Belgium 164.29 18 2017 - 2017
Brazil 160.8 19 2017 - 2017
Zimbabwe 157.64 20 2017 - 2017
Cape Verde 156.99 21 2017 - 2017
Spain 155.23 22 2017 - 2017
Ireland 152 23 2017 - 2017
Bolivia 151.47 24 2017 - 2017
Lesotho 147.4 25 2017 - 2017
Grenada 145.93 26 2017 - 2017
Netherlands 144.37 27 2017 - 2017
Qatar 144.34 28 2017 - 2017
C.A. Republic 144.12 29 2017 - 2017
Barbados 143.42 30 2017 - 2017
Paraguay 143.07 31 2017 - 2017
Togo 141.12 32 2017 - 2017
Switzerland 140.61 33 2017 - 2017
Norway 139.76 34 2017 - 2017
Tr.&Tobago 139.22 35 2017 - 2017
UA Emirates 138.98 36 2017 - 2017
Uruguay 138.73 37 2017 - 2017
Australia 138.72 38 2017 - 2017
Morocco 137.44 39 2017 - 2017
Sweden 136.86 40 2017 - 2017
Maldives 135.34 41 2017 - 2017
Chad 135.17 42 2017 - 2017
Dominica 134.1 43 2017 - 2017
Zambia 132.16 44 2017 - 2017
Singapore 131.3 45 2017 - 2017
Portugal 131.18 46 2017 - 2017
Luxembourg 130.98 47 2017 - 2017
Malawi 130.44 48 2017 - 2017
Seychelles 129.03 49 2017 - 2017
Ivory Coast 127.99 50 2017 - 2017
Italy 124.31 51 2017 - 2017
Slovenia 124.17 52 2017 - 2017
Djibouti 123.73 53 2017 - 2017
UK 122.19 54 2017 - 2017
Kuwait 119.53 55 2017 - 2017
DR Congo 118.56 56 2017 - 2017
Burkina Faso 115.61 57 2017 - 2017
Oman 115.29 58 2017 - 2017
El Salvador 114.84 59 2017 - 2017
Denmark 114.5 60 2017 - 2017
Botswana 114 61 2017 - 2017
Germany 113.92 62 2017 - 2017
R. of Congo 113.49 63 2017 - 2017
Namibia 113.14 64 2017 - 2017
Guyana 113.02 65 2017 - 2017
Hong Kong 113.01 66 2017 - 2017
Czechia 112.12 67 2017 - 2017
Chile 111.71 68 2017 - 2017
Malta 111.12 69 2017 - 2017
Saudi Arabia 110.78 70 2017 - 2017
Cameroon 110.49 71 2017 - 2017
France 109.61 72 2017 - 2017
Gabon 108.94 73 2017 - 2017
Albania 108.62 74 2017 - 2017
Israel 108.35 75 2017 - 2017
Swaziland 107.29 76 2017 - 2017
Benin 107.28 77 2017 - 2017
Peru 106.37 78 2017 - 2017
Argentina 105.52 79 2017 - 2017
Ecuador 105.08 80 2017 - 2017
Croatia 103.02 81 2017 - 2017
Montserrat 102.6 82 2017 - 2017
Hungary 101.74 83 2017 - 2017
Sierra Leone 101.7 84 2017 - 2017
Nicaragua 101.1 85 2017 - 2017
Cyprus 100.74 86 2017 - 2017
Colombia 100.32 87 2017 - 2017
Domin. Rep. 99.29 88 2017 - 2017
South Korea 99.22 89 2017 - 2017
Honduras 98.47 90 2017 - 2017
Senegal 98.34 91 2017 - 2017
Mauritius 97.51 92 2017 - 2017
Iraq 96.15 93 2017 - 2017
Austria 95.98 94 2017 - 2017
Bahrain 95.63 95 2017 - 2017
Madagascar 95.42 96 2017 - 2017
Slovakia 95.08 97 2017 - 2017
Mauritania 93.85 98 2017 - 2017
Bosnia & Herz. 93.35 99 2017 - 2017
S.T.&Principe 93.06 100 2017 - 2017
Turkey 91.97 101 2017 - 2017
Finland 91.86 102 2017 - 2017
Jordan 91.35 103 2017 - 2017
Haiti 91.16 104 2017 - 2017
Montenegro 90.75 105 2017 - 2017
China 88.92 106 2017 - 2017
Philippines 87.35 107 2017 - 2017
G.-Bissau 87.04 108 2017 - 2017
Niger 86.96 109 2017 - 2017
Tanzania 86.95 110 2017 - 2017
Mozambique 86.41 111 2017 - 2017
Malaysia 85.37 112 2017 - 2017
Comoros 82.39 113 2017 - 2017
Costa Rica 80.14 114 2017 - 2017
Latvia 79.46 115 2017 - 2017
Bhutan 78.96 116 2017 - 2017
Mongolia 78.17 117 2017 - 2017
Thailand 76.79 118 2017 - 2017
Uganda 76.7 119 2017 - 2017
Laos 75.22 120 2017 - 2017
Bulgaria 74.02 121 2017 - 2017
Estonia 73.92 122 2017 - 2017
Burma 72.45 123 2017 - 2017
Algeria 72.35 124 2017 - 2017
Serbia 72.23 125 2017 - 2017
Indonesia 70.71 126 2017 - 2017
North Macedonia 69.13 127 2017 - 2017
Lithuania 68.8 128 2017 - 2017
South Africa 67.2 129 2017 - 2017
Kenya 64.52 130 2017 - 2017
Suriname 63.84 131 2017 - 2017
Taiwan 63.8 132 2017 - 2017
Guinea 63.68 133 2017 - 2017
Burundi 63.27 134 2017 - 2017
Mexico 60.59 135 2017 - 2017
Panama 60.43 136 2017 - 2017
Gambia 59.38 137 2017 - 2017
Cambodia 59.31 138 2017 - 2017
Nigeria 59.28 139 2017 - 2017
Rwanda 57.04 140 2017 - 2017
Georgia 57 141 2017 - 2017
Liberia 56.8 142 2017 - 2017
Romania 56.75 143 2017 - 2017
Ethiopia 56.13 144 2017 - 2017
Fiji 55.01 145 2017 - 2017
Jamaica 54.33 146 2017 - 2017
Sudan 53.13 147 2017 - 2017
Ghana 51.85 148 2017 - 2017
Poland 51.3 149 2017 - 2017
Bangladesh 51.2 150 2017 - 2017
Sri Lanka 50.63 151 2017 - 2017
Tunisia 49.94 152 2017 - 2017
Pakistan 44.05 153 2017 - 2017
Kazakhstan 41.97 154 2017 - 2017
Vietnam 41.2 155 2017 - 2017
India 39.22 156 2017 - 2017
Armenia 38.79 157 2017 - 2017
Moldova 37.92 158 2017 - 2017
Russia 34.81 159 2017 - 2017
Tajikistan 34.19 160 2017 - 2017
Nepal 33.51 161 2017 - 2017
Belarus 29.95 162 2017 - 2017
Kyrgyzstan 29.7 163 2017 - 2017
Azerbaijan 28.7 164 2017 - 2017
Egypt 25.22 165 2017 - 2017
Ukraine 22.55 166 2017 - 2017
Iran 17.65 167 2017 - 2017



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237.50
203.21
202.03
196.37
188.56
186.20
181.29
176.47
175.69
171.14
170.54
170.30
169.74
169.25
168.49
168.38
166.52
164.29
160.80
157.64
156.99
155.23
152.00
151.47
147.40
145.93
144.37
144.34
144.12
143.42
143.07
141.12
140.61
139.76
139.22
138.98
138.73
138.72
137.44
136.86
135.34
135.17
134.10
132.16
131.30
131.18
130.98
130.44
129.03
127.99
124.31
124.17
123.73
122.19
119.53
118.56
115.61
115.29
114.84
114.50
114.00
113.92
113.49
113.14
113.02
113.01
112.12
111.71
111.12
110.78
110.49
109.61
108.94
108.62
108.35
107.29
107.28
106.37
105.52
105.08
103.02
102.60
101.74
101.70
101.10
100.74
100.32
99.29
99.22
98.47
98.34
97.51
96.15
95.98
95.63
95.42
95.08
93.85
93.35
93.06
91.97
91.86
91.35
91.16
90.75
88.92
87.35
87.04
86.96
86.95
86.41
85.37
82.39
80.14
79.46
78.96
78.17
76.79
76.70
75.22
74.02
73.92
72.45
72.35
72.23
70.71
69.13
68.80
67.20
64.52
63.84
63.80
63.68
63.27
60.59
60.43
59.38
59.31
59.28
57.04
57.00
56.80
56.75
56.13
55.01
54.33
53.13
51.85
51.30
51.20
50.63
49.94
44.05
41.97
41.20
39.22
38.79
37.92
34.81
34.19
33.51
29.95
29.70
28.70
25.22
22.55
17.65
0
59.4
118.8
178.1
237.5


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