Investment climate;broadband subscribers international comparison 2001-2010

Investment climate;broadband subscribers international comparison 2001-2010

Countries Periods Broadband subscribers, total (connections per 100 inhabitants) DSL (connections per 100 inhabitants) Cable (connections per 100 inhabitants) Glass fibre and LAN (connections per 100 inhabitants) Broadband subscribers, other (connections per 100 inhabitants)
Australia 2001 December 0.8 . . . .
Australia 2002 December 1.8 . . . .
Australia 2003 December 3.5 . . . .
Australia 2004 December 7.7 5.7 2.0 . 0.1
Australia 2005 December 13.8 10.8 2.6 . 0.4
Australia 2006 December 19.2 15.0 3.3 0.0 1.0
Australia 2007 December 23.3 18.4 4.2 0.0 0.7
Australia 2008 December 25.4 19.9 4.3 0.0 1.2
Australia 2009 December 24.3 19.0 4.2 0.0 1.0
Australia 2010 December 24.7 20.0 4.0 0.1 0.6
Austria 2001 December 3.6 . . . .
Austria 2002 December 5.6 . . . .
Austria 2003 December 7.6 . . . .
Austria 2004 December 10.2 5.5 4.7 . 0.1
Austria 2005 December 14.1 8.1 5.8 . 0.2
Austria 2006 December 17.3 10.6 6.4 0.0 0.3
Austria 2007 December 19.6 11.9 7.0 0.0 0.6
Austria 2008 December 21.6 13.9 7.2 0.1 0.5
Austria 2009 December 22.4 15.1 6.8 0.1 0.5
Austria 2010 December 24.2 16.7 7.0 0.1 0.4
Belgium 2001 December 4.4 . . . .
Belgium 2002 December 8.7 . . . .
Belgium 2003 December 11.7 . . . .
Belgium 2004 December 15.6 9.6 6.0 . 0.0
Belgium 2005 December 18.3 11.3 7.0 . 0.0
Belgium 2006 December 22.5 14.0 8.4 0.0 0.1
Belgium 2007 December 25.7 15.4 10.2 0.0 0.2
Belgium 2008 December 28.1 16.4 11.4 0.0 0.3
Belgium 2009 December 29.2 16.5 12.3 0.2 0.2
Belgium 2010 December 31.0 16.9 13.9 0.0 0.2
Canada 2001 December 8.8 . . . .
Canada 2002 December 12.1 . . . .
Canada 2003 December 15.1 . . . .
Canada 2004 December 17.6 . . . .
Canada 2005 December 21.0 10.1 10.8 . 0.1
Canada 2006 December 23.8 11.4 12.3 0.0 0.1
Canada 2007 December 26.6 12.4 13.8 0.0 0.4
Canada 2008 December 29.0 13.0 15.6 0.0 0.4
Canada 2009 December 30.5 13.2 16.4 0.0 0.9
Canada 2010 December 31.7 13.3 17.2 0.1 1.0
Czech Republic 2001 December 0.1 . . . .
Czech Republic 2002 December 0.2 . . . .
Czech Republic 2003 December 0.5 . . . .
Czech Republic 2004 December 2.5 . . . .
Czech Republic 2005 December 6.4 3.0 1.4 . 2.0
Czech Republic 2006 December 10.6 4.8 2.1 0.0 3.7
Czech Republic 2007 December 14.6 6.0 3.0 0.5 5.1
Czech Republic 2008 December 17.2 6.8 3.7 0.7 6.0
Czech Republic 2009 December 19.3 7.4 4.2 1.3 6.5
Czech Republic 2010 December 21.5 8.2 4.8 1.7 6.8
Denmark 2001 December 4.4 . . . .
Denmark 2002 December 8.2 . . . .
Denmark 2003 December 13.1 . . . .
Denmark 2004 December 19.0 11.8 5.5 . 1.6
Denmark 2005 December 25.0 15.3 7.2 . 2.5
Denmark 2006 December 31.9 19.6 9.4 2.6 0.4
Denmark 2007 December 35.1 20.9 9.9 3.3 0.8
Denmark 2008 December 37.2 22.6 9.9 3.6 1.1
Denmark 2009 December 37.5 22.4 10.1 4.2 0.8
Denmark 2010 December 38.6 22.3 10.1 4.7 1.6
Finland 2001 December 1.3 . . . .
Finland 2002 December 5.5 . . . .
Finland 2003 December 9.5 . . . .
Finland 2004 December 15.0 11.2 2.2 . 1.6
Finland 2005 December 22.5 19.5 2.8 . 0.1
Finland 2006 December 27.2 23.5 3.5 0.0 0.3
Finland 2007 December 30.7 25.6 4.0 0.0 1.1
Finland 2008 December 30.7 25.9 4.1 0.0 0.7
Finland 2009 December 27.3 22.2 4.2 0.2 0.7
Finland 2010 December 29.1 20.7 4.5 0.4 3.5
France 2001 December 1.0 . . . .
France 2002 December 2.8 . . . .
France 2003 December 5.9 . . . .
France 2004 December 10.6 9.9 0.7 . 0.0
France 2005 December 15.2 14.3 0.9 . 0.0
France 2006 December 20.3 19.1 1.1 0.0 0.0
France 2007 December 24.6 23.4 1.1 0.0 0.0
France 2008 December 28.0 26.6 1.4 0.1 0.0
France 2009 December 30.4 28.7 1.6 0.1 0.0
France 2010 December 33.7 31.5 1.9 0.2 0.0
Germany 2001 December 2.3 . . . .
Germany 2002 December 3.9 . . . .
Germany 2003 December 5.6 . . . .
Germany 2004 December 8.4 8.1 0.2 . 0.1
Germany 2005 December 13.0 12.6 0.3 . 0.1
Germany 2006 December 17.1 16.4 0.5 0.0 0.1
Germany 2007 December 23.8 22.5 1.2 0.0 0.1
Germany 2008 December 27.4 25.4 1.9 0.0 0.0
Germany 2009 December 30.4 27.4 2.8 0.2 0.1
Germany 2010 December 32.0 28.1 3.5 0.1 0.2
Hungary 2001 December 0.3 . . . .
Hungary 2002 December 0.6 . . . .
Hungary 2003 December 2.0 . . . .
Hungary 2004 December 3.6 2.4 1.1 . 0.1
Hungary 2005 December 6.3 4.1 2.1 . 0.1
Hungary 2006 December 11.9 6.1 3.8 0.0 2.0
Hungary 2007 December 13.6 7.3 5.5 0.0 0.7
Hungary 2008 December 16.8 7.9 7.6 0.5 0.9
Hungary 2009 December 17.8 8.2 8.4 1.1 0.1
Hungary 2010 December 20.6 8.2 9.0 2.4 1.0
Ireland 2001 December . . . . .
Ireland 2002 December 0.3 . . . .
Ireland 2003 December 0.8 . . . .
Ireland 2004 December 3.4 2.9 0.2 . 0.3
Ireland 2005 December 6.7 5.0 0.6 . 1.1
Ireland 2006 December 12.5 9.1 1.3 0.0 2.0
Ireland 2007 December 18.1 12.9 1.9 0.1 3.1
Ireland 2008 December 20.6 15.1 2.4 0.1 2.9
Ireland 2009 December 21.9 16.0 3.4 0.1 2.4
Ireland 2010 December 22.8 16.4 4.5 0.1 1.8
Italy 2001 December 0.7 . . . .
Italy 2002 December 1.7 . . . .
Italy 2003 December 4.1 . . . .
Italy 2004 December 8.1 7.6 0.0 . 0.5
Italy 2005 December 11.9 11.3 0.0 . 0.6
Italy 2006 December 14.8 13.8 0.0 0.4 0.6
Italy 2007 December 17.2 16.6 0.0 0.5 0.2
Italy 2008 December 19.2 18.5 0.0 0.5 0.1
Italy 2009 December 20.6 19.9 0.0 0.6 0.1
Italy 2010 December 22.1 21.6 0.0 0.5 0.0
Japan 2001 December 2.3 . . . .
Japan 2002 December 6.2 . . . .
Japan 2003 December 10.9 . . . .
Japan 2004 December 15.0 10.4 2.3 . 2.3
Japan 2005 December 17.6 11.3 2.5 . 3.8
Japan 2006 December 20.2 11.1 2.8 6.2 0.0
Japan 2007 December 22.1 10.3 3.0 8.9 0.0
Japan 2008 December 23.6 9.1 3.2 11.3 0.0
Japan 2009 December 24.8 7.9 3.4 13.5 0.0
Japan 2010 December 26.7 6.7 4.5 15.5 0.0
The Netherlands 2001 December 3.8 . . . .
The Netherlands 2002 December 7.0 . . . .
The Netherlands 2003 December 11.8 . . . .
The Netherlands 2004 December 19.0 11.6 7.4 . 0.0
The Netherlands 2005 December 25.3 15.7 9.6 . 0.0
The Netherlands 2006 December 31.8 19.5 12.0 0.4 0.0
The Netherlands 2007 December 34.8 20.7 13.4 0.4 0.2
The Netherlands 2008 December 35.8 21.8 13.4 0.6 0.0
The Netherlands 2009 December 37.1 22.1 14.2 0.8 0.0
The Netherlands 2010 December 38.1 21.6 15.4 1.1 0.0
Poland 2001 December 0.1 . . . .
Poland 2002 December 0.3 . . . .
Poland 2003 December 0.8 . . . .
Poland 2004 December 2.1 1.3 0.8 . 0.0
Poland 2005 December 2.4 1.6 0.7 . 0.1
Poland 2006 December 6.9 5.2 1.6 0.0 0.1
Poland 2007 December 8.8 6.2 2.5 0.0 0.1
Poland 2008 December 10.5 7.2 3.1 0.0 0.1
Poland 2009 December 12.1 8.1 3.9 0.1 0.0
Poland 2010 December 16.4 8.1 4.4 0.2 3.7
South Korea 2001 December 19.7 . . . .
South Korea 2002 December 24.3 . . . .
South Korea 2003 December 26.1 . . . .
South Korea 2004 December 24.9 14.1 8.5 . 2.2
South Korea 2005 December 25.4 13.6 8.3 . 3.4
South Korea 2006 December 29.1 11.4 10.7 7.0 0.0
South Korea 2007 December 30.5 9.5 10.5 10.4 0.0
South Korea 2008 December 32.0 7.7 10.5 13.8 0.0
South Korea 2009 December 33.5 6.6 10.6 16.4 0.0
South Korea 2010 December 34.0 5.0 10.2 18.8 0.0
Spain 2001 December 1.2 . . . .
Spain 2002 December 3.0 . . . .
Spain 2003 December 5.4 . . . .
Spain 2004 December 8.1 . . . .
Spain 2005 December 11.7 9.2 2.5 . 0.1
Spain 2006 December 15.3 12.1 3.1 0.0 0.1
Spain 2007 December 18.0 14.3 3.7 0.1 0.0
Spain 2008 December 20.8 16.5 4.0 0.1 0.2
Spain 2009 December 21.3 17.1 4.0 0.1 0.1
Spain 2010 December 23.4 18.9 4.3 0.1 0.1
Sweden 2001 December 5.1 . . . .
Sweden 2002 December 8.2 . . . .
Sweden 2003 December 10.6 . . . .
Sweden 2004 December 14.5 9.5 2.6 . 2.5
Sweden 2005 December 20.3 13.3 3.4 . 3.6
Sweden 2006 December 26.0 16.0 5.2 0.0 4.8
Sweden 2007 December 30.3 18.9 5.9 5.5 0.1
Sweden 2008 December 32.0 19.1 6.2 6.5 0.2
Sweden 2009 December 32.4 17.8 6.2 7.4 1.0
Sweden 2010 December 31.9 17.0 6.4 8.4 0.2
United Kingdom 2001 December 0.6 . . . .
United Kingdom 2002 December 2.3 . . . .
United Kingdom 2003 December 5.4 . . . .
United Kingdom 2004 December 10.5 7.1 3.4 . 0.0
United Kingdom 2005 December 15.9 11.5 4.4 . 0.0
United Kingdom 2006 December 21.6 16.5 5.1 0.0 0.0
United Kingdom 2007 December 25.8 20.1 5.6 0.0 0.1
United Kingdom 2008 December 28.5 22.4 6.1 0.0 0.1
United Kingdom 2009 December 29.5 23.3 6.2 0.0 0.0
United Kingdom 2010 December 32.0 25.1 6.6 0.2 0.0
United States 2001 December 4.4 . . . .
United States 2002 December 6.7 . . . .
United States 2003 December 9.6 . . . .
United States 2004 December 13.0 4.7 7.4 . 0.9
United States 2005 December 16.8 6.5 9.0 . 1.3
United States 2006 December 19.6 8.5 10.3 0.3 0.6
United States 2007 December 23.3 10.0 12.0 0.6 0.7
United States 2008 December 26.7 11.1 13.7 1.0 0.9
United States 2009 December 26.9 10.7 14.1 1.3 0.7
United States 2010 December 28.3 10.9 15.0 1.6 0.8
EU-15 2001 December 1.6 . . . .
EU-15 2002 December 3.4 . . . .
EU-15 2003 December 5.9 . . . .
EU-15 2004 December 9.7 . . . .
EU-15 2005 December 14.2 . . . .
EU-15 2006 December . . . . .
EU-15 2007 December . . . . .
EU-15 2008 December . . . . .
EU-15 2009 December . . . . .
EU-15 2010 December . . . . .
EU-25 2001 December . . . . .
EU-25 2002 December . . . . .
EU-25 2003 December . . . . .
EU-25 2004 December . . . . .
EU-25 2005 December . . . . .
EU-25 2006 December . . . . .
EU-25 2007 December . . . . .
EU-25 2008 December . . . . .
EU-25 2009 December . . . . .
EU-25 2010 December . . . . .
OECD 2001 December 2.9 . . . .
OECD 2002 December 4.8 . . . .
OECD 2003 December 7.1 . . . .
OECD 2004 December 10.2 6.2 3.4 . 0.7
OECD 2005 December 13.6 8.4 4.2 . 1.0
OECD 2006 December 16.9 10.5 4.9 1.1 0.3
OECD 2007 December 20.0 12.3 5.7 1.7 0.3
OECD 2008 December 22.6 13.6 6.4 2.2 0.4
OECD 2009 December 23.3 13.9 6.7 2.6 0.1
OECD 2010 December 25.3 14.3 7.3 3.1 0.5
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table shows the number and types of broadband subscribers in several countries. The table includes a part of the Broadband Statistics of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development). The number of broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants is shown and divided into DSL (Digital Subscriber Line), cable, glass fibre and other (among which satellite Internet access).

Note:
Comparable definitions are used to compare the figures presented internationally. The definitions sometimes differ from definitions used by Statistics Netherlands. The figures in this table could differ from Dutch figures presented elsewhere on the website of Statistics Netherlands.

Data available from: June 2001 up to December 2010.

Status of the figures:
The external source of these data frequently supply adjusted figures on preceding periods. These adjusted data are not mentioned as such in the table.

Changes as of 1 March 2018:
This table has been discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
No longer applicable.

Description topics

Broadband subscribers, total
A broadband connection is a high-quality connection to the Internet, such
as cable, DSL or Glass fibre/LAN. LAN is Local Area Network. The fixed
rented and leased lines with a high transmission rate (the sum of upload
and download capacity) are included. UMTS (Universal Mobile
Telecommunications System; a system offering mobile telecommunication
services) is excluded. The OECD uses the following definition of
'broadband connection': connections to the Internet with a total
transmission rate of at least 256 kbit/s (kilobit per second).
Source: OECD.
South Korea: from June 2004 to December 2004 a break in the time series
occurred.
DSL
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) is a data communication technology enabling
a high data transmission capacity via copper wire. Generally, a normal
telephone cable is used for this type of connection.
Source: OECD.
Cable
Broadband subscribers to the Internet through cable.
Source: OECD.
Glass fibre and LAN
Broadband subscribers to the Internet via glass fibre Internet access or
ethernet LANs. LAN is a Local Area Network, a computer network serving a
small area, such as a house or an office.
Source: OECD.
Broadband subscribers, other
Broadband subscribers to the Internet, other than DSL (Digital Subscriber
Line) or cable. Includes:
- satellite broadband internet;
- fixed wireless connections like wifi.
UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System; a system offering
mobile telecommunication services) is excluded. As from December 2006,
glass fibre and Local Area Network (LAN) connections are no longer
included in this category, but described separately.
Source: OECD.