List of countries by smartphone penetration

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This is a list of countries by smartphone penetration, showing the percentage of the population owning a smartphone.

2015 rankings[edit]

The following list of countries by smartphone penetration was measured by the Pew Research Center survey conducted in 40 nations among 45,435 respondents from March 25 to May 27, 2015.[1]

Rank Country  % of population
owning a smartphone
Relative size
1  South Korea 88 88
 
2  Australia 77 77
 
3  Israel 74 74
 
4  United States 72 72
 
5  Spain 71 71
 
6  New Zealand 70 71
 
7  United Kingdom 68 68
 
8  Canada 67 67
 
9  Chile 65 65
 
10  Malaysia 65 65
 
11  Germany 60 60
 
12  Italy 60 60
 
13  Turkey 59 59
 
14  China 58 58
 
15  Palestine 57 57
 
16  Lebanon 52 52
 
17  Jordan 51 51
 
18  France 49 49
 
19  Argentina 48 48
 
20  Russia 45 45
 
21  Venezuela 45 45
 
22  Brazil 41 41
 
23  Poland 41 41
 
24  Japan 39 39
 
25  South Africa 37 37
 
26  Mexico 35 35
 
27  Vietnam 35 35
 
28  Nigeria 28 28
 
29  Ukraine 27 27
 
30  Kenya 26 26
 
31  Peru 25 25
 
32  Philippines 22 22
 
33  Ghana 21 21
 
34  Indonesia 21 21
 
35  Senegal 19 19
 
36  India 17 17
 
37  Burkina Faso 14 14
 
38  Pakistan 11 11
 
39  Tanzania 11 11
 
40  Ethiopia 4 4
 
41  Uganda 4 4
 

2013 rankings[edit]

The following list of countries by smartphone penetration was measured by Google's Our Mobile Planet in 2013.[2][3]

Rank Country/Territory Penetration
1  United Arab Emirates 73.8%
2  South Korea 73.0%
3  Saudi Arabia 72.8%
4  Singapore 71.7%
5  Norway 67.5%
6  Australia 64.6%
7  Sweden 62.9%
8  Hong Kong 62.8%
9  United Kingdom 62.2%
10  Denmark 59.0%
11  Ireland 57.0%
12  Israel 56.6%
13  Canada 56.4%
13  United States 56.4%
15  Spain 55.4%
16   Switzerland 54.0%
17  New Zealand 53.6%
18  Netherlands 52.0%
19  Taiwan 50.8%
20  Austria 48.0%
21  China 46.9%
22  Slovakia 45.9%
23  Finland 45.5%
24  France 42.3%
25  Czech Republic 41.6%
26  Italy 41.3%
27  Germany 39.8%
27  South Africa 39.8%
29  Philippines 38.7%
30  Mexico 36.8%
31  Russia 36.2%
32  Poland 35.0%
33  Malaysia 34.5%
34  Hungary 34.4%
35  Belgium 33.5%
36  Greece 32.5%
37  Portugal 32.1%
38  Thailand 31.0%
39  Argentina 30.7%
40  Turkey 29.6%
41  Romania 27.9%
42  Brazil 26.3%
43  Japan 24.7%
44  Vietnam 19.7%
45  Indonesia 14.0%
45  Ukraine 14.4%
48  India 12.8%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Poushter, Jacob. "Smartphone Ownership and Internet Usage Continues to Climb in Emerging Economies | Pew Research Center". Pewglobal.org. Retrieved 2016-02-23. 
  2. ^ "Think with Google". Think with Google. Retrieved 2016-03-20. 
  3. ^ By Zoe Fox2013-08-27 14:52:34 UTC (2013-08-27). "The 15 Countries With the Highest Smartphone Pentration". Mashable.com. Retrieved 2016-03-20.