Area Database (v4.1)

% households with a phone

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Afghanistan (Asia/Pacific)  
Total 58.7 62.3 66.0 69.6 73.3 76.9 80.6 84.2 87.9 91.6 95.2 98.9
Central (Kabul Wardak Kapisa Logar Parwan Panjsher) 89.8 90.2 90.7 91.1 91.5 91.9 92.4 92.8 93.2 93.7 94.1 94.5
Central Highlands (Bamyan Daikundi) 43.2 48.5 53.7 59.0 64.3 69.5 74.8 80.0 85.3 90.2 95.0 99.9
East (Nangarhar Kunar Laghman Nooristan) 70.0 72.3 74.7 77.0 79.4 81.7 84.0 86.4 88.7 91.1 93.4 95.7
North (Samangan Sar-e-Pul Balkh Jawzjan Faryab) 49.8 55.2 60.7 66.1 71.5 76.9 82.4 87.8 93.2 95.4 97.7 99.9
North East (Baghlan Takhar Badakhshan Kunduz) 73.6 74.3 75.0 75.8 76.5 77.2 77.9 78.7 79.4 80.1 80.8 81.6
South (Uruzgan Helmand Zabul Nimroz Kandahar) 19.9 29.2 38.5 47.9 57.2 66.6 75.9 85.2 94.6 96.4 98.1 99.9
South East (Ghazni Paktya Paktika Khost) 76.9 77.5 78.2 78.8 79.5 80.1 80.7 81.4 82.0 82.7 83.3 84.0
West (Ghor Herat Badghis Farah) 36.1 41.7 47.3 52.9 58.5 64.1 69.8 75.4 81.0 86.6 92.2 97.8
Albania (Europe)  
Total 77.5 80.2 82.8 85.5 88.1 90.7 93.4 96.0 96.2 96.5 96.7 96.9 97.1 97.3 97.5 97.8 98.0 98.2 98.4
Berat 79.0 81.7 84.4 87.2 89.9 92.6 95.3 98.0 98.1 98.2 98.3 98.4 98.5 98.6 98.7 98.8 98.9 99.0 99.1
Diber 80.6 82.1 83.5 85.0 86.5 88.0 89.4 90.9 91.5 92.2 92.8 93.4 94.0 94.7 95.3 95.9 96.5 97.2 97.8
Durres 95.5 95.5 95.5 95.6 95.6 95.6 95.6 95.6 95.8 96.1 96.3 96.6 96.8 97.1 97.4 97.6 97.9 98.1 98.4
Elbasan 79.3 81.4 83.5 85.6 87.6 89.7 91.8 93.9 94.1 94.3 94.5 94.7 94.9 95.1 95.3 95.5 95.7 95.9 96.1
Fier 75.1 78.1 81.0 84.0 87.0 89.9 92.9 95.9 96.1 96.3 96.6 96.8 97.0 97.3 97.5 97.8 98.0 98.2 98.5
Gjirokaster 87.7 88.8 89.9 91.0 92.0 93.1 94.2 95.3 95.6 96.0 96.4 96.8 97.1 97.5 97.9 98.3 98.6 99.0 99.4
Korce 71.1 74.6 78.2 81.7 85.3 88.8 92.4 95.9 96.0 96.0 96.0 96.1 96.1 96.1 96.1 96.2 96.2 96.2 96.3
Kukes 81.4 83.2 85.0 86.8 88.6 90.5 92.3 94.1 94.6 95.2 95.8 96.4 97.0 97.6 98.1 98.7 99.1 99.5 99.9
Lezhe 40.0 47.8 55.6 63.4 71.1 78.9 86.7 94.5 95.0 95.6 96.1 96.6 97.2 97.7 98.3 98.8 99.2 99.5 99.9
Shkoder 54.9 60.7 66.6 72.4 78.3 84.1 90.0 95.8 96.0 96.1 96.3 96.5 96.6 96.8 97.0 97.2 97.3 97.5 97.7
Tirana 87.5 89.0 90.5 92.1 93.6 95.1 96.6 98.2 98.2 98.3 98.3 98.4 98.5 98.5 98.6 98.6 98.7 98.8 98.8
Vlore 80.2 82.6 85.0 87.4 89.8 92.2 94.6 97.0 97.2 97.4 97.6 97.8 98.0 98.2 98.4 98.6 98.8 98.9 99.1
Algeria (Africa)  
Total 9.97 16.2 22.4 28.7 34.9 41.2 47.4 53.6 59.9 66.1 72.3 78.6 84.8 91.0 97.3 96.9 96.5 96.1 95.7 95.3 95.0 94.6
Hauts Plateaux Centre (Djelfa, Laghouat, MSila) 8.02 14.4 20.8 27.2 33.5 39.9 46.3 52.7 59.1 65.4 71.8 78.2 84.6 91.0 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.2 97.2 97.2 97.2 97.1
Hauts Plateaux Est (Setif, Batna, Khenchela, Bordj Bou Arreridj, Oum El Bouaghi, Tebessa) 6.65 13.1 19.6 26.1 32.6 39.1 45.5 52.0 58.5 65.0 71.5 78.0 84.4 90.9 97.4 97.2 97.0 96.8 96.6 96.4 96.2 96.0
Hauts Plateaux Ouest (Tiaret, Saida, Tissemsilt, Naama, El Bayadh) 15.8 21.6 27.4 33.3 39.1 45.0 50.8 56.6 62.5 68.3 74.1 80.0 85.8 91.7 97.5 96.5 95.6 94.6 93.7 92.7 91.8 90.8
Nord Centre (Alger, Blida, Boumerdes, Tipaza, Bouira, Medea, Tizi-Ouzou, Bejaia, Chlef, Ain Defla) 13.1 19.1 25.2 31.2 37.2 43.2 49.2 55.2 61.3 67.3 73.3 79.3 85.3 91.3 97.4 97.0 96.6 96.3 95.9 95.5 95.2 94.8
Nord Est (Annaba, Constantine, Skikda, Jijel, Mila, Souk Ahras, El Tarf, Guelma) 7.36 13.7 20.1 26.5 32.9 39.3 45.6 52.0 58.4 64.8 71.2 77.5 83.9 90.3 96.7 96.8 96.8 96.9 97.0 97.0 97.1 97.2
Nord Ouest (Oran, Tlemcen, Mostaganem, Ain Temouchent, Relizane, Sidi Bel Abbes, Mascara) 4.01 10.7 17.4 24.2 30.9 37.6 44.3 51.0 57.7 64.4 71.2 77.9 84.6 91.3 98.0 97.1 96.2 95.3 94.4 93.5 92.6 91.6
Sud (Bechar, Tindouf, Adrar, Ghardaia, Biskra, El Oued, Ouargla, Tamanrasset,Illizi) 20.5 25.9 31.4 36.8 42.2 47.6 53.0 58.4 63.9 69.3 74.7 80.1 85.5 90.9 96.4 95.9 95.3 94.8 94.3 93.8 93.3 92.8
Angola (Africa)  
Total 45.0 47.2 49.4 51.7 53.9 56.1 58.4 60.6 62.8 65.1 67.3 69.5
Bengo 50.4 51.4 52.3 53.3 54.2 55.2 56.1 57.1 58.0 59.0 59.9 60.9
Benguela 66.7 65.8 64.8 63.8 62.8 61.8 60.9 59.9 58.9 57.9 57.0 56.0
Bie 0.01 2.04 4.07 6.10 10.8 15.4 20.1 24.8 29.5 34.1 38.8 43.5
Cabinda 74.4 75.3 76.2 77.1 78.0 78.9 79.8 80.7 81.7 82.6 83.5 84.4
Cunene 1.20 8.53 15.9 23.2 30.5 37.9 45.2 52.6 59.9 67.2 74.6 81.9
Huambo 45.7 44.9 44.1 43.3 42.4 41.6 40.8 39.9 39.1 38.3 37.5 36.6
Huila 65.3 63.3 61.3 59.3 57.3 55.3 53.3 51.3 49.4 47.4 45.4 43.4
Kuando Kubango 0.01 0.43 0.85 1.27 10.2 19.2 28.1 37.1 46.1 55.0 64.0 72.9
Kuanza Norte 33.3 35.7 38.1 40.5 43.0 45.4 47.8 50.2 52.6 55.0 57.4 59.9
Kuanza Sul 0.01 5.29 10.6 15.9 22.5 29.2 35.8 42.5 49.1 55.8 62.4 69.1
Luanda 96.3 95.9 95.4 95.0 94.6 94.1 93.7 93.3 92.9 92.4 92.0 91.6
Lunda Norte 0.14 6.44 12.7 19.1 25.4 31.7 38.0 44.3 50.6 56.9 63.2 69.5
Lunda Sul 0.01 0.34 0.68 1.01 12.0 23.0 33.9 44.9 55.9 66.9 77.8 88.8
Malange 19.6 23.6 27.6 31.7 35.7 39.7 43.7 47.7 51.8 55.8 59.8 63.8
Moxico 35.5 35.1 34.6 34.1 33.7 33.2 32.7 32.2 31.8 31.3 30.8 30.4
Namibe 54.1 55.4 56.6 57.9 59.1 60.4 61.6 62.9 64.2 65.4 66.7 67.9
Uige 44.4 43.7 43.0 42.2 41.5 40.8 40.0 39.3 38.6 37.9 37.1 36.4
Zaire 0.01 6.83 13.7 20.5 31.4 42.4 53.4 64.4 75.3 83.5 91.7 99.9
Argentina (America)  
Total 93.6 93.6 93.6 93.6 93.6 93.6 93.6
Total 92.2 92.2 92.2 92.2
Catamarca, La Rioja, San Juan 84.9 85.5 86.2 86.8 87.5 88.1 88.8 89.4 90.1 90.7 91.4 92.0 92.7
Chaco, Formosa 97.1 97.0 96.8 96.6 96.4 96.2 96.1 95.9 95.7 95.5 95.4 95.2 95.0
City of Buenos Aires 96.8 96.4 96.0 95.7 95.3 94.9 94.6 94.2 93.8 93.5 93.1 92.7 92.4
Cordoba 94.7 94.5 94.4 94.2 94.0 93.9 93.7 93.5 93.4 93.2 93.0 92.9 92.7
Corrientes, Entre Rios, Misiones 96.0 95.5 95.1 94.6 94.2 93.7 93.3 92.8 92.4 91.9 91.5 91.0 90.6
Rest of Buenos Aires 84.3 85.1 85.8 86.5 87.2 88.0 88.7 89.4 90.1 90.9 91.6 92.3 93.0
Armenia (Europe)  
Total 51.0 54.4 57.9 61.4 64.8 68.3 71.8 75.3 78.7 82.2 85.7 89.2 92.6 96.1 96.5 96.8 97.2 97.6 97.9 98.3 98.7 99.0 99.4
Aragatsotn 14.0 20.1 26.3 32.4 38.5 44.7 50.8 57.0 63.1 69.2 75.4 81.5 87.7 93.8 94.6 95.3 96.1 96.9 97.6 98.4 98.9 99.4 99.9
Ararat 43.3 46.8 50.3 53.8 57.3 60.8 64.3 67.8 71.3 74.8 78.3 81.8 85.3 88.8 90.1 91.5 92.8 94.2 95.5 96.9 97.9 98.9 99.9
Armavir 29.0 34.0 39.0 43.9 48.9 53.9 58.8 63.8 68.8 73.7 78.7 83.7 88.6 93.6 94.3 95.1 95.9 96.6 97.4 98.2 98.7 99.3 99.9
Gegharkunik 38.2 42.6 47.0 51.5 55.9 60.3 64.7 69.1 73.6 78.0 82.4 86.8 91.2 95.7 95.3 94.9 94.5 94.1 93.7 93.3 92.9 92.6 92.2
Kotayk 52.7 56.0 59.3 62.6 65.9 69.2 72.5 75.8 79.1 82.4 85.7 89.1 92.4 95.7 96.1 96.6 97.0 97.5 97.9 98.4 98.8 99.3 99.7
Lori 28.9 34.2 39.5 44.8 50.1 55.4 60.8 66.1 71.4 76.7 82.0 87.3 92.7 98.0 97.9 97.8 97.8 97.7 97.6 97.6 97.5 97.4 97.4
Shirak 29.2 34.1 38.9 43.8 48.7 53.6 58.4 63.3 68.2 73.1 77.9 82.8 87.7 92.6 93.7 94.9 96.1 97.3 98.4 99.6 99.7 99.8 99.9
Syunik 60.3 63.2 66.1 69.0 71.9 74.8 77.8 80.7 83.6 86.5 89.4 92.4 95.3 98.2 98.2 98.3 98.3 98.4 98.4 98.5 98.5 98.6 98.6
Tavush 55.0 58.0 61.1 64.1 67.1 70.2 73.2 76.3 79.3 82.3 85.4 88.4 91.4 94.5 95.2 96.0 96.8 97.6 98.3 99.1 99.4 99.6 99.9
Vayots Dzor 69.2 71.5 73.8 76.1 78.5 80.8 83.1 85.4 87.7 90.0 92.4 94.7 97.0 99.3 99.0 98.7 98.4 98.1 97.8 97.5 97.2 96.9 96.6
Yerevan 76.5 78.2 79.9 81.7 83.4 85.1 86.8 88.5 90.2 91.9 93.6 95.4 97.1 98.8 98.9 99.1 99.2 99.4 99.5 99.7 99.7 99.8 99.9
Azerbaijan (Europe)  
Total 76.5 76.5 76.5 76.5 76.5 76.5 76.5
Absheron 83.5 83.5 83.5 83.5 83.5 83.5 83.5
Aran 66.9 66.9 66.9 66.9 66.9 66.9 66.9
Baku 93.6 93.6 93.6 93.6 93.6 93.6 93.6
Dakhlik Shirvan 66.3 66.3 66.3 66.3 66.3 66.3 66.3
Ganja Gazakh 71.4 71.4 71.4 71.4 71.4 71.4 71.4
Guba Khachmaz 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4 49.4
Lankaran 68.6 68.6 68.6 68.6 68.6 68.6 68.6
Shaki Zaqatala 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2
Yukhari Karabakh 58.5 58.5 58.5 58.5 58.5 58.5 58.5
Bangladesh (Asia/Pacific)  
Total 0.01 1.62 3.23 4.84 15.4 25.9 36.4 46.9 57.4 68.0 78.5 81.9 85.3 88.7 89.9 91.1 92.3 93.6 94.8 96.0
Bagerhat, Khulna, Satkhira 0.01 1.07 2.13 3.19 13.9 24.5 35.2 45.8 56.5 67.2 77.8 81.9 86.0 90.1 91.4 92.7 94.1 95.4 96.8 97.8
Bandarban, Cox s Bazar 0.01 0.24 0.48 0.71 10.5 20.3 30.2 40.0 49.8 59.6 69.4 72.7 76.0 79.3 82.5 85.7 88.9 92.1 95.3 96.8
Barguna, Bhola, Patuakhali 0.01 0.48 0.94 1.41 11.9 22.4 32.9 43.4 53.9 64.4 74.9 78.4 81.9 85.4 87.7 90.0 92.2 94.5 96.8 97.8
Barisal, Jhalokati, Pirojpur 0.01 1.36 2.70 4.05 14.6 25.1 35.6 46.2 56.7 67.2 77.7 82.3 86.9 91.5 92.4 93.3 94.2 95.2 96.1 97.0
Bogra, Gaibandha, Jaypurhat 0.01 0.55 1.10 1.64 11.7 21.8 31.9 42.1 52.2 62.3 72.4 76.4 80.4 84.4 85.7 87.1 88.4 89.8 91.2 92.5
Brahmanbaria, Chandpur, Comilla 0.01 1.40 2.78 4.17 16.1 28.0 39.9 51.8 63.7 75.6 87.6 90.0 92.5 95.0 95.3 95.6 95.9 96.3 96.6 96.9
Chittagong 0.01 2.61 5.21 7.81 19.6 31.3 43.1 54.8 66.6 78.3 90.1 91.6 93.2 94.7 95.3 95.9 96.4 97.0 97.6 98.2
Chuadanga, Jhenaidah, Kushtia, Meherpur 0.01 0.69 1.36 2.04 13.3 24.6 35.8 47.1 58.3 69.6 80.9 83.5 86.1 88.8 89.8 90.9 91.9 92.9 94.0 95.0
Dhaka 0.01 8.06 16.1 24.2 34.1 44.0 54.0 63.9 73.9 83.8 93.8 94.7 95.5 96.4 96.7 97.1 97.4 97.7 98.0 98.3
Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Panchagarh, Thakurgaon 0.01 0.43 0.84 1.26 10.8 20.3 29.8 39.3 48.8 58.3 67.8 73.9 80.1 86.3 87.7 89.2 90.7 92.2 93.6 95.1
Faridpur, Manikganj, Rajbari 0.01 1.40 2.80 4.19 14.9 25.6 36.3 47.0 57.7 68.4 79.1 81.5 83.9 86.4 88.2 90.1 91.9 93.8 95.6 97.0
Feni, Lakshmipur, Noakhali 0.01 1.55 3.10 4.64 16.2 27.7 39.2 50.7 62.2 73.8 85.3 87.3 89.4 91.4 92.4 93.4 94.3 95.3 96.3 97.3
Gazipur, Narayanganj, Narsingdi 0.01 1.51 3.01 4.51 15.9 27.3 38.8 50.2 61.6 73.0 84.4 87.6 90.8 94.0 94.5 95.0 95.6 96.1 96.6 97.1
Gopalganj, Madaripur, Munshiganj, Shariatpur 0.01 1.10 2.19 3.28 14.9 26.5 38.1 49.7 61.3 72.9 84.5 86.8 89.1 91.4 92.5 93.5 94.6 95.6 96.7 97.7
Habiganj, Sunamganj 0.01 1.12 2.22 3.33 12.7 22.1 31.5 40.8 50.2 59.6 69.0 74.3 79.6 84.9 85.9 86.9 87.9 88.9 89.9 90.9
Jamalpur, Sherpur, Tangail 0.01 0.84 1.67 2.50 12.7 22.9 33.1 43.2 53.4 63.6 73.8 77.4 81.0 84.6 86.2 87.8 89.3 90.9 92.5 94.1
Jessore, Magura, Narail 0.01 1.81 3.60 5.40 16.9 28.4 39.9 51.5 63.0 74.5 86.0 87.4 88.7 90.1 91.5 92.8 94.2 95.6 96.9 97.9
Khagrachhari, Rangamati (Chattagram) 0.01 1.16 2.31 3.46 12.7 21.9 31.1 40.3 49.5 58.7 67.9 75.5 83.1 90.7 90.7 90.7 90.7 90.7 90.7 90.8
Kishoreganj, Mymensingh, Netrakona 0.01 0.74 1.48 2.21 11.6 20.9 30.3 39.6 49.0 58.3 67.7 72.0 76.4 80.8 83.2 85.7 88.1 90.6 93.1 95.3
Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Rangpur 0.01 0.27 0.52 0.78 9.99 19.2 28.4 37.6 46.8 56.0 65.2 70.6 76.0 81.4 83.2 85.0 86.9 88.7 90.5 92.3
Maulvibazar, Sylhet 0.01 3.04 6.08 9.11 19.4 29.6 39.9 50.2 60.4 70.7 81.0 83.9 86.7 89.6 90.9 92.1 93.4 94.6 95.9 97.1
Naogaon, Nawabganj, Rajshahi 0.01 0.77 1.53 2.29 12.5 22.7 32.9 43.1 53.2 63.4 73.6 75.7 77.7 79.7 82.5 85.2 88.0 90.7 93.5 95.6
Natore, Pabna, Sirajganj 0.01 0.90 1.79 2.68 12.8 22.9 33.0 43.0 53.1 63.2 73.3 78.3 83.2 88.1 89.3 90.4 91.6 92.7 93.9 95.0
Barbados (America)  
Total 98.2 98.2 98.2 98.2 98.2 98.2 98.2
Christ Church and St. Philip 99.4 99.4 99.4 99.4 99.4 99.4 99.4
St Michael 97.7 97.7 97.7 97.7 97.7 97.7 97.7
St. James, St. George, and St. Thomas 98.5 98.5 98.5 98.5 98.5 98.5 98.5
St. Lucy, St. Peter, St. Andrew, St. Joseph, and St. John 97.1 97.1 97.1 97.1 97.1 97.1 97.1
Belarus (Europe)  
Total 81.9 83.5 85.1 86.7 88.3 89.9 91.6 93.2 94.8 96.4 98.0 98.2 98.3 98.5 98.6 98.8 98.9 99.1 99.2
Brest region 82.0 83.5 85.1 86.7 88.3 89.8 91.4 93.0 94.6 96.1 97.7 97.8 98.0 98.1 98.2 98.3 98.5 98.6 98.7
Gomel region 74.8 77.0 79.2 81.4 83.6 85.8 88.1 90.3 92.5 94.7 96.9 97.2 97.5 97.8 98.2 98.5 98.8 99.1 99.4
Grodno region 80.1 81.9 83.6 85.4 87.2 88.9 90.7 92.5 94.2 96.0 97.8 98.1 98.4 98.7 99.0 99.3 99.6 99.9 99.9
Minsk region 89.5 90.4 91.4 92.4 93.4 94.4 95.3 96.3 97.3 98.3 99.3 99.3 99.3 99.3 99.3 99.3 99.4 99.4 99.4
Mogilev region 75.6 77.8 80.0 82.1 84.3 86.5 88.6 90.8 93.0 95.1 97.3 97.4 97.5 97.6 97.8 97.9 98.0 98.1 98.2
Vitebsk region 79.7 81.5 83.2 85.0 86.8 88.5 90.3 92.0 93.8 95.6 97.3 97.6 97.8 98.0 98.3 98.5 98.8 99.0 99.3
Lighter numbers are estimates