List of countries by Internet connection speeds

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This list of countries by Internet connection speed lists the average connection speed of Internet access by end-users.

Rankings[edit]

As published in the report State of the Internet by Akamai Technologies in 2013, [1] the fastest average download data rate was measured at 21.9 Mbit/s in South Korea, which is over 40% faster than the next ranked country, Japan, with 12.9 Mbit/s. South Korea's speed is almost six times faster than the world average of 3.8 Mbit/s, and more than twice as fast as the United States at 10 Mbit/s. 100 Mbit/s service is the average standard in urban South Korean homes and the country has rolled out 1 Gbit/s (1,000 Mbit/s) connections nationwide, which cost $20 per month,[2][3] approximately 263 times faster than the world average and 100 times faster than the average speed in the United States.[4]

Akamai 2014 rankings[edit]

Rank Country/Territory Avg. connection speed (Mbit/s)[5]
- World average 5
1  South Korea 234
2  Japan 1111.4
3  Hong Kong 4344
4  Switzerland 345
5  Netherlands 100.45
6  Latvia 12.0
7  Sweden 11.6
8  Czech Republic 11.2
9  Finland 10.7
10  Ireland 10.7
11  United States 10.5
12  Denmark 10.5
13  Norway 10.1
14  Belgium 10.0
15  United Kingdom 9.9
16  Canada 9.7
17  Austria 9.4
18  Romania 9.3
19  Taiwan 8.9
20  Israel 8.9
21  Russia 8.6
22  Singapore 8.4
23  Germany 8.1
24  Hungary 7.5
25  Poland 7.5
26  Slovakia 7.3
27  Spain 7.2
28  France 6.6
29  Portugal 6.4
30  Australia 6.0
31  New Zealand 5.6
32  Thailand 5.2
33  Italy 5.2
34  Turkey 5.0
35  Uruguay 4.3
36  United Arab Emirates 4.3
37  Mexico 4.0
38  Malaysia 3.5
39  Chile 3.3
40  Ecuador 3.3
41  Argentina 3.2
42  China 3.2
43  Colombia 3.0
44  Peru 2.7
45  Brazil 2.6
46  Panama 2.6
47  South Africa 2.6
48  Indonesia 2.4
49  Philippines 2.1
50  Costa Rica 2.0
51  Vietnam 2.0
52  Pakistan 1.5
53  India 1.3
54  Venezuela 1.3
55  Paraguay 1.2
56  Bolivia 0.9

Akamai 2013 rankings[edit]

Akamai does not publish results for all countries. Therefore, the rankings displayed here are only valid for the top 21 countries. The rest have been ranked in the order of their connection speeds as published in the report, with ties sorted alphabetically.

Rank Country/Territory Avg. connection speed (Mbit/s)[5]
- World average 3.8
1  South Korea 21.9
2  Japan 12.8
3  Netherlands 12.4
4  Hong Kong 12.2
5  Switzerland 12.0
6  Czech Republic 11.4
7  Sweden 10.5
8  Ireland 10.4
8  Switzerland 10.4
10  United States 10.0
11  Belgium 9.8
12  Denmark 9.5
13  United Kingdom 9.4
14  Finland 9.1
15  Austria 9.0
15  Canada 9.0
17  Norway 8.7
18  Taiwan 8.3
19  Israel 8.2
20  Singapore 7.9
21  Germany 7.7
22  Poland 7.5
23  Iceland 7.4
23  Russia 7.4
25  Romania 7.2
26  Hungary 6.9
27  France 6.6
27  Slovakia 6.6
27  Spain 6.6
30  Luxembourg 6.5
31  Portugal 6.0
32  Australia 5.8
33  New Zealand 5.3
34  Italy 5.2
35  Greece 4.9
36  Thailand 4.8
37  Turkey 4.3
38  United Arab Emirates 4.2
39  Mexico 4.0
40  Chile 3.4
40  China 3.4
40  Ecuador 3.4
43  Argentina 3.1
43  Uruguay 3.1
45  Kuwait 3.0
45  Malaysia 3.0
47  Colombia 2.9
48  Brazil 2.7
48  Peru 2.7
48  Saudi Arabia 2.7

NetIndex real-time data[edit]

The following list is based on crowd-sourced real-time data collected by NetIndex published on November 22nd, 2014.[6] Due to constant change in data, please consult the source for up-to-date information.[7]

Rank Country/Territory Avg. connection speed (Mbit/s)
1  Hong Kong 96.26
2  Singapore 94.29
3  South Korea 79.67
4  Romania 62.25
5  Lithuania 47.93
6  Sweden 46.57
7  Switzerland 46.56
8  Macau 44.88
9  Netherlands 44.19
10  Jersey 43.86
11  Moldova 43.85
12  Andorra 42.64
13  Iceland 42.46
14  Latvia 41.71
15  Denmark 41.64
16  Taiwan 41.53
17  Luxembourg 36.77
18  Monaco 34.98
19  Iceland 34.87
20  Belgium 34.16
21  Norway 34.03
22  Estonia 33.75
23  Bulgaria 33.70
24  Liechtenstein 33.50
25  Finland 33.06
26  Åland Islands 32.71
27  United States 32.37
28  Hungary 32.01
29  United Kingdom 29.17
30  Portugal 28.62
31  Germany 28.28
32  United Arab Emirates 27.85
33  Czech Republic 27.75
34  Israel 27.60
35  Spain 26.68
36  Austria 25.90
37  Russia 25.81
38  Uruguay 24.78
39  Ukraine 24.30
40  Canada 24.29
41  Ireland 24.25
42  Slovakia 24.16
43  China 23.65
44  Malta 23.40
45  New Zealand 23.29
46  Slovenia 22.49
47  Japan 22.11
48  Poland 21.89
49  Thailand 20.69
50  Mauritius 20.47
51  Vietnam 17.54
52  Tajikistan 17.16
53  Kazakhstan 16.98
54  Madagascar 16.73
55  Qatar 16.36
56  Chile 16.07
57  Vanuatu 15.70
58  Australia 15.68
59  Georgia 15.44
60  Isle of Man 15.28
61  Maldives 15.28
62  Oman 14.82
63  Curaçao 14.75
64  Belarus 14.30
65  Mongolia 14.08
66  Puerto Rico 13.78
67  Bahamas 13.33
68  São Tomé and Príncipe 13.30
69  Cayman Islands 13.30
70  Gibraltar 13.24
71  Aruba 13.06
72  Macedonia 12.92
73  Brazil 12.82
74  Serbia 12.45
75  Faroe Islands 12.36
76  Barbados 12.36
77  Guernsey 12.33
78  Kyrgyzstan 12.16
79  Trinidad and Tobago 12.11
80  Turkey 12.10
81  Armenia 12.01
82  Mexico 11.85
83  Réunion 11.63
84  Bonaire  Sint Eustatius  Saba 11.33
85  Seychelles 11.24
86  Saudi Arabia 10.53
87  Rwanda 10.29
88  Bahrain 10.27
89  Grenada 10.23
90  Guam 10.09
91  Croatia 10.06
92  Bermuda 9.84
93  U.S. Virgin Islands 9.56
94  Kuwait 9.47
95  Saint Martin 9.42
96  Italy 9.37
97  Greece 9.25
98  Namibia 9.17
99  Bosnia and Herzegovina 9.16
100  Cyprus 8.80
128  Argentina 6.45
129  South Africa 6.45
134  India 5.83
194  Burkina Faso 0.93

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