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Unit
Per 1000 persons
Contact
Arianna Caporali, Institut national d'études démographiques (INED)
9, cours des Humanités
CS 50004
93322 Aubervilliers Cedex
Phone : +33 (0)1 56 06 20 00
e-Mail: arianna.caporali@ined.fr
Reference time
Oldest data: 1990. Most recent data: 2017
Creation date
1/22/2019
Source
Generations and Gender Contextual Database. See 'Citation guidelines' for proper acknowledgement.
Matrix
CDB_IU
Footnotes

Footnotes

Source(s)used: The World Bank: World Development Indicators (WDI) dataset. Original Source: International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database. Please refer to the country-specific footnotes below for country-specific sources used by the ITU. Data downloaded on 18/01/2019.
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Indicator (long name): Internet users per 1000 persons
Indicator (short name): IU
Definition: Internet users are individuals who have used the Internet (from any location) in the last 3 months. The Internet can be used via a computer, mobile phone, personal digital assistant, games machine, digital TV etc.
Source of variable definition: The World Bank: World Development Indicators (WDI) dataset
Reference areas: Click here to download the list of reference areas and the respective geographical codes.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Albania/Republika e Shqipërisë
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Albanian Telecom Enterprise. From 2003: Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications. Minister of State for the Reforms and the Relation with the Parliament
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Andorra/Andorra
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Servei de Telecomunicacions d'Andorra (STA) and Andorra Telecom.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Armenia/Hayastani HanrapetutŽyun
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Transport and Communications.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Australia/Australia
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Australian Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Austria/Österreich
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Until 2001: Federal Ministry for Science and Transport. Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications (RTR-GmbH).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Azerbaijan/Azerbaycan Respublikasi
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Belarus/Belarus
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Beltelecom. From 2003: Ministry of Communications and Informatization.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Belgium/Belgique-België
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Institut belge des services postaux et des télécommunications (IBPT).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Bosnia and Herzegovina/Bosna i Hercegovina
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Public Enterprise PTT Bosnia and Herzegovina (PTT BIH). From 2002: Communications Regulatory Agency B & H.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Bulgaria/Bulgaria
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Bulgarian Telecommunications Company Ltd. From 2002: Communications Regulation Commission.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Canada/Canada
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Statistics Canada. Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Croatia/Hrvatska
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Croatian Post and Telecommunications (HPT). From 2002: Croatian Telecommunication Agency.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Cyprus/Kibris
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (CYTA). 2007: Office of the Commissioner for Electronic Communications and Postal Regulation.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Czech Republic/Ceská Republika
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Economy. Czech Telecommunication Office.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Denmark/Danmark
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): National IT and Telecom Agency.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Estonia/Eesti
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications. Estonian Competition Authority.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Finland/Suomi
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Transport and Communications. From 2005: Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): North Macedonia/Severna Makedonija
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Makedonski Telekomunikacii A.D. From 2005: Agency for Electronic Communications (Agencija za elektronski komunikacii).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): France/France
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Until 1996: France Télécom. Autorité de Régulation des Communications Electroniques et des Postes (ACREP) (formerly ART).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Georgia/Georgia
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Communications, From 2001: Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Germany/Deutschland
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Bundesnetzagentur (BNetzA, formerly Regulierungsbehörde für Telekommunikation und Post).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Greece/Ellada
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Hellenic Telecommunications & Post Commission (EETT).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Hungary/Magyarország
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): MATAV Hungarian Telecommunication Company Ltd. From 1998: National Communications Authority.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Iceland/Ísland
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Iceland Telecom Ltd. From 2004: Post and Telecom Administration.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Ireland/Ireland
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Commission for Communications Regulation.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Israel/Israel
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): The Israel Telecommunication Corp. (Bezeq), From 1998: Ministry of Communications.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Italy/Italia
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Telecom Italia. Ministry of ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Communications
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Japan/Japan
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC); Telecommunications Carriers Associations (TCA).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Kyrgyz Republic/Kyrgyzskaya Respublika
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Kyrgyz Telecom. Ministry of Transport and Communications. From 2005: National Communications Agency.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Latvia/Latvija
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Transport.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Liechtenstein /Lichtenstein
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Office for Communications.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Lithuania/Lietuva
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Lithuanian Telecom. From 2002: Communications Regulatory Authority.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Luxembourg/Luxembourg (Grand-Duché)
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Until 2000: Entreprise des Postes et Télécommunications (P&T). Institut Luxembourgeois de Régulation.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Malta/Malta
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Maltacom. From 1999: Malta Communications Authority.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Moldova/Republica Moldova
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Transport and Communications. From 2003: National Regulatory Agency for Telecommunications and Informatics.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Monaco/Monaco
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Direction des Communications Electroniques
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Montenegro/Montenegrin
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Agency for Telecommunications and Postal Services.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Netherlands/Nederland
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): KPN, Libertel. From 2001: Independent Post and Telecommunications Authority (OPTA).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): New Zealand/New Zealand
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Until 2003: Telecom Corporation of New Zealand Ltd.. Ministry of Economic Development.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Norway/Norge
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Norwegian Posts and Telecommunications Authority (NPTA).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Poland/Polska
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Telekomunikacja Polska S.A. (TP). Office of Electronic Communications.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Portugal/Portugal
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Instituto das Comunicações de Portugal. From 2002: Autoridade Nacional de Comunicacoes (ANACOM).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Republic of Kazakhstan/Qazaqstan
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Transport and Communications. Ministry for Communications and Information of Republic of Kazakhstan
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Republic of Tajikistan/Jumhurii Tojikiston
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Communications. From 2003: Tajiktelecom.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Republic of Turkmenistan/Türkmenistan Respublikasy
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Communications.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Republic of Uzbekistan/ Ozbekiston Respublikasi
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Communication and Information Agency of Uzbekistan.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Romania/Romania
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Rom-Telecom. From 2002: National Regulatory Authority for Communications.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Russian Federation/Russia
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): General State Supervisory Department for Communications. Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications. From 2005: Ministry for Information Technologies and Communications.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): San Marino/Repubblica di San Marino
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Direzione Generale Poste e Telecomunicazioni.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Serbia/Republika Srbija
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ratel, Republic Telecommunication Agency.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Slovakia/Slovenská Republika
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Ministry of Transport, Posts and Telecommunications.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Slovenia/Slovenija
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Telekom Slovenije. 1998: Mobitel. 1999 - 2001: Ministry of Transport and Communications. 2001: Telecommunications Administration. 2002 - 2003: Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Post Agency. 2004 - 2005: Communication Agency of the Republic of Slovenia (APEK). From 2006: Post and Electronic Communications Agency of the Republic of Slovenia.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Spain/España
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Telefónica de España, S.A.. Ministerio de Ciencia y Technología. Since 2002: Comisión del Mercado de las Telecomunicaciones (CMT).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Sweden/Sverige
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Telia, Netcom, Europolitan. Swedish Institute for Transport and Communications Analysis. From 2008: Swedish Post and Telecom Agency.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Switzerland /Schweiz-Svizzera-Suisse
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Swisscom. From 1999: OFCOM.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Turkey/Türkiye
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Türk Telekomünikasyon A.S. From 2002: Telecommunications Authority.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): Ukraine/Ukraina
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): State Department of Communications & Information Technology.
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): United Kingdom/United Kingdom
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Office of Communications (Ofcom).
Country (Engl. Name/Nat. Name): United States/United States
Country-specific source used by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Federal Communications Commission (FCC).