List of countries by Internet connection speeds

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

Average connection speeds[edit]

Per Akamai Technologies (Q1 2017)[1] Worldwide broadband speed league 2018
Per Cable.co.uk and M-Lab (2017/18)[2]
Rank Country/Territory Avg. connection speed
(Mb/s)
1  South Korea 28.6
2  Norway 23.5
3  Sweden 22.5
4  Hong Kong 21.9
5   Switzerland 21.7
6  Finland 20.5
7  Singapore 20.3
8  Japan 20.2
9  Denmark 20.1
10  United States 18.7
12  Netherlands 17.4
13  Romania 17.0
14  Czech Republic 16.9
15  United Kingdom 16.9
16  Republic of China 16.9
17  Latvia 16.6
19  Belgium 16.3
20  Canada 16.2
21  Thailand 16.0
22  Ireland 15.6
23  Bulgaria 15.5
24  Spain 15.5
25  Germany 15.3
26  Hungary 14.8
27  New Zealand 14.7
28  Lithuania 14.6
29  Austria 14.1
32  Qatar 13.7
33  Israel 13.7
34  Slovenia 13.7
35  Slovakia 13.0
36  Portugal 12.9
38  Malta 12.8
41  Poland 12.6
43  Kenya 12.2
44  Russia 11.8
45  Luxembourg 11.6
46  Estonia 11.6
50  Australia 11.1
51  France 10.8
57  Uruguay 9.5
58  Vietnam 9.5
60  Chile 9.3
61  Italy 9.2
62  Malaysia 8.9
64  Croatia 8.6
65  United Arab Emirates 8.6
68  Sri Lanka 8.5
71  Kuwait 7.9
72  Greece 7.9
74  China 7.6
75  Turkey 7.6
76  Mexico 7.5
77  Indonesia 7.2
World 7.2
78  Cyprus 6.9
79  Brazil 6.8
82  South Africa 6.7
84  Saudi Arabia 6.7
89  India 6.5
90  Argentina 6.3
91  Peru 6.2
92  Ecuador 6.2
94  Panama 5.9
99  Colombia 5.5
100  Philippines 5.5
104  Morocco 5.2
107  Iran 4.7
112  Costa Rica 4.1
114  Nigeria 3.9
130  Namibia 2.9
132  Bolivia 2.7
143  Egypt 2.0
144  Venezuela 1.8
148  Paraguay 1.4
Rank Country/Territory Avg. connection speed
(Mb/s)
1  Singapore 60.39
2  Sweden 46.00
3  Denmark 43.99
4  Norway 40.12
5  Romania 38.60
6  Belgium 36.71
7  Netherlands 35.95
8  Luxembourg 35.14
9  Hungary 34.01
10  Jersey 30.90
11   Switzerland 29.92
12  Japan 28.94
13  Latvia 28.63
14  Republic of China 28.09
15  Estonia 27.91
16  Spain 27.19
17  Lithuania 27.17
18  Andorra 27.14
19  Hong Kong 26.45
20  United States 25.86
21  Slovakia 25.30
22  Madagascar 24.87
23  France 24.23
24  Finland 24.00
25  Germany 24.00
26  New Zealand 23.77
27  Czech Republic 23.71
28  Slovenia 21.41
29  Portugal 21.28
30  South Korea 20.63
31  Bulgaria 20.20
32  Poland 19.73
33  Canada 19.48
34  Iceland 18.85
35  United Kingdom 18.57
36  Ireland 18.22
37  Liechtenstein 17.71
38  Austria 17.51
39  Barbados 17.08
40  Thailand 17.06
41  Macau 16.12
42  Croatia 15.60
43  Italy 15.10
44  Gibraltar 14.71
45  Moldova 13.88
46  Malta 13.60
47  Russia 13.51
48  Malaysia 13.30
49  Aruba 13.27
50  Serbia 13.00
51  Turks and Caicos Islands 11.70
52  Australia 11.69
53  Kosovo 11.64
54  Guernsey 11.58
55  Cayman Islands 11.49
56  Trinidad and Tobago 11.37
57  Greece 11.30
58  Ukraine 11.28
59  Cyprus 11.10
60  Monaco 11.02
61  U.S. Virgin Islands 10.55
62  Isle of Man 10.54
63  Faroe Islands 10.38
64  Kenya 10.11
65  Bahamas 9.95
66  Belarus 9.21
67  Bermuda 9.13
68  Macedonia 8.82
69  Jamaica 8.25
70  Israel 7.64
71  Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.37
72  Panama 7.05
73  Puerto Rico 6.88
74  Montenegro 6.74
75  Vietnam 6.72
76  South Africa 6.38
77  Georgia 6.25
78  Uruguay 6.19
79  Saint Kitts and Nevis 6.12
80  Curaçao 5.99
81  Sri Lanka 5.84
82  Cuba 5.83
83  Indonesia 5.77
84  Martinique 5.74
85  Mexico 5.69
86  Albania 5.56
87  Dominica 5.38
88  India 5.19
89  Philippines 5.18
90  Bahrain 5.05
† indicates small sample size (fewer than 500 distinct IPs)

Akamai Q1 2017 global average peak connection speeds rankings[edit]

Rank Country/Region Avg. Peak Connection speed
(Mb/s)[1]
Relative speed
1  Singapore 184.6 184.6
 
2  Macau 132.0 132
 
3  Mongolia 131.1 131.1
 
4  Hong Kong 129.5 129.5
 
5  South Korea 121 121
 
6  Jersey 108.4 108.4
 
7  Qatar 107.9 107.9
 
8  Thailand 106.6 106.6
 
9  Israel 99.1 99.1
 
10  Sweden 95.3 95.3
 

Akamai Q3 2015 rankings[edit]

Country/Territory Avg. connection speed (Mb/s) Avg. Peak Connection Speed (Mb/s) Above 4 Mbit/s Above 10 Mbit/s Above 15 Mbit/s
Global 5.1 32.2 65% 27% 15%
 Argentina 4.2 26.9 39% 3.10% 0.50%
 Bolivia 1.8 13.9 2.80% 0.20% 0.10%
 Brazil 3.6 29 32% 2.20% 0.60%
 Canada 11.9 52.4 87% 43% 21%
 Chile 5.7 42 62% 7.10% 1.60%
 Colombia 4.2 28.1 48% 1.70% 0.40%
 Costa Rica 3.2 16.4 20% 1.10% 0.50%
 Ecuador 4.1 25.5 36% 2.50% 0.60%
 Mexico 5.5 27.3 64% 6.40% 1.70%
 Panama 3.5 16.9 33% 1.50% 0.40%
 Paraguay 1.5 13.4 2.10% 0.10% 0.10%
 Peru 4.4 30.4 46% 2.90% 0.60%
 United States 12.6 57.3 80% 46% 24%
 Uruguay 5.9 60.2 68% 7.70% 1.60%
 Venezuela 1.5 11.8 2.10% 0.20% 0.10%
 Australia 7.8 41.9 72% 18% 7.40%
 China 3.7 23.1 33% 1.60% 0.30%
 Hong Kong 15.8 101.1 92% 59% 36%
 India 6.5 29.7 67% 23% 8%
 Indonesia 7.45 31 17% 0.90% 0.40%
 Japan 15 78.4 90% 54% 32%
 Malaysia 4.9 38.3 52% 4.00% 0.90%
 New Zealand 8.7 42 87% 22% 8.20%
 Philippines 2.8 25.3 10% 0.90% 0.30%
 Singapore 12.5 135.4 87% 51% 27%
 South Korea 20.5 86.6 96% 68% 45%
 Sri Lanka 5.1 33.5 76% 2.20% 0.60%
 Republic of China 10.1 77.9 88% 29% 13%
 Thailand 8.2 58.3 93% 18% 5.80%
 Vietnam 3.4 25.5 31% 0.60% 0.10%
 Austria 11.4 44 90% 33% 17%
 Belgium 12.8 59.3 91% 52% 26%
 Czech Republic 14.5 50.9 86% 46% 27%
 Denmark 14 50.1 94% 51% 29%
 Finland 14.8 57.4 91% 51% 28%
 France 8.2 38.9 74% 21% 8.70%
 Germany 11.5 49.2 87% 37% 19%
 Hungary 10.7 53.9 90% 36% 18%
 Ireland 12.4 52 76% 41% 23%
 Israel 11.2 70 94% 36% 14%
 Italy 6.5 30.1 71% 9.20% 3.40%
 Netherlands 15.6 63.5 95% 60% 34%
 Norway 16.4 55.9 88% 54% 37%
 Poland 10.6 45.6 88% 34% 17%
 Portugal 10.6 47.9 85% 37% 19%
 Romania 13.1 72.9 94% 57% 27%
 Russia 10.2 57.9 87% 38% 15%
 Slovakia 11.2 49 85% 28% 17%
 South Africa 3.7 18.9 22% 2.90% 1.70%
 Spain 10.4 53.5 85% 34% 17%
 Sweden 17.4 69 92% 55% 38%
  Switzerland 16.2 62.6 93% 61% 36%
 Turkey 6.2 38.5 77% 7.60% 2.90%
 United Arab Emirates 6.8 45.8 85% 10% 2.30%
 United Kingdom 13 54.2 87% 46% 28%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "State of the internet" (PDF). www.akamai.com. 2017.
  2. ^ "Worldwide broadband speed league 2018". Cable.

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