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Red Marker Afghanistan
ICT4D resources on Afghanistan
Quick Facts

Total population                                             
                                                                                  
30,419,928 as of July 2012 est.
GDP per capita

USD 1000 (2011 est.)

Key economic sectors by contribution to GDP

Telecom, agriculture, dry fruit, carpet, minerals

Computers per 100 inhabitants
3
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants
0.04
Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants 54.26
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
5
Domain names registered under '.af'
1,570
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
0
Internet international bandwidth
150 Mb as of December 2007

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

OpenNet Initiative - Country Profile

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

34.528455 69.171703
Red Marker American Samoa
ICT4D resources on American Samoa

 

Quick Facts

Total population 0.05 million (2012 est.)
GDP per capita
UDS 8,000 (2007 est.)
Telephone lines (per 100 people) 16.24 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
91.43 (2010)
Secure Internet servers (per 1 million people)
61.5 (December 2008)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 573
Radio sets per 100 inhabitants
105.75 (1997)
TV sets per 100 inhabitants
29.98 (2004)

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

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-14.270972 -170.132217
Red Marker Armenia
ICT4D Resource on Armenia
Quick Facts

Total population   
                                                                                     
2,970,495 (July 2012 est.)                                                
                 
GNI per capita

USD 3,200 (2010)

GDP growth

4.4% (2011 est.)

Adult literacy rate (% of ages 15 and older)

99.6%
Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment

71%

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
18.63
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
103.57
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
13.60
Personal computers (per 100 people)
20
Households with a television set
91%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
10.7
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
171
Internet users (per 100 people)
32
Population covered by mobile cellular network
88%
Fixed broadband subscribers (% of total Internet subscrib.)
1.1%
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 22

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank) 2009

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

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40.1586163 44.4993371
Red Marker Australia
ICT4D resources on Australia
Quick Facts

Total population                                              
21,097,100 (September 2008 est.)                   
                                                                                                             
GDP

USD 766.8 billion (2007 est., PPP)

Key economic sectors by contribution to GDP

services: 70.7%, industry: 25.6%, agriculture: 3.7% (2007 est.)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

79 (2006 est.)
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

55 (2007)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
107 (2007)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
80 (2007)
Domain names registered under '.au'
914,771 (2007; excluding .gov.au)
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
25 (December 2007)
Internet domestic bandwidth
up to 24 Mbps (depending upon exchange and telco)
Internet international bandwidth
365 Gbps (actual)/1,560 Gbps (potential) (2006)

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist’s Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

-35.28204 149.12858
Red Marker Azerbaijan
ICT4D resources on Azerbaijan
Quick Facts

Total population   
                                                                                     
9,493,600 (July 2012 est.)                                            
                 
GNI per capita

USD 5,290 (2011)

GDP growth

0.1% (2011 est.)

Adult literacy rate (% of ages 15 and older)

99.8%
Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment

67%

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
18.09
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
108.75
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
35.30
Personal computers (per 100 people)
21.50
Households with a television set
99%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
2.7
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
78
Internet users (per 100 people)
50
Population covered by mobile cellular network
99%
Fixed broadband subscribers (% of total Internet subscrib.) 10.73%
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 701

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank) 2009

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

ITU ICT EYE

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies

General Resources

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40.4166568 49.8236992
Red Marker Bangladesh
ICT4D Resources on Bangladesh
Quick Facts

Total population
161,083,804 (July 2012 est. )                    
                                                                                                             
Literacy rate
56.8% (male = 61.3%; female = 52.2%)
GNI per capita

USD 770 (FY 2011)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

3.08
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

1.06

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
56.48
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
5
Domain names registered under '.bd'
5,987 (December 2007)
Internet international bandwidth
24.78 Gbps (December 2007)

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

Global Information Society Watch 2007

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

Minister for Science and Information & Communication Technology

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

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23.709921 90.407143
Red Marker Bhutan
ICT4D Resources on Bhutan

 

Quick Facts

Total population                                              
716,896 (July 2012 est.)       
                                                                                                             
GDP per capita

USD 6,200 (2011 est.)

Life expectancy at birth
67.88
Key economic sectors by contribution to GDP

hydropower, tourism, minerals, forest products

Computers per 100 inhabitants

4.70
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

3.72

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
65.58
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
21
Domain names registered under '.bt'
247
Internet domestic bandwidth
200 Mbps+ (2004)
Internet international bandwidth
78 Mbps+ (January 2008)
Internet subscribers (lease lined)
95
Dial-up Internet subscribers
12,000

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

Druknet - Bhutan Telecom Limited

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

Ministry of Information and Communications, Kindgom of Bhutan

National Portal of Bhutan

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

27.4727924 89.6392863
Red Marker Brunei
ICT4D resources on Brunei
Quick Facts

Total population                                              
408,786 (July 2012 est.)       
                                                                                                             
GDP per capita

USD 50,000

Key economic sectors by contribution to GDP

Oil and gas

Computers per 100 inhabitants

79.57
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

19.67

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
109.17
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
56
Domain names registered under '.bn'
n/a
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
5.53
Internet domestic bandwidth
512 Kbps
Internet international bandwidth
633 Mbps

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

4.535277 114.727669
Red Marker Cambodia
ICT4D resources on Cambodia
Quick Facts

Total population                                              
14,952,665 (July 2012 est.)
                                                                                                             
Literacy rate (age 15 and over)
Male: 84.7%; female: 64.1%
GDP per capita (PPP)

USD 2,200 (2011 est.)

Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

3.7

Mobile phones per 100 inhabitants
69.9
Computers per 100 inhabitants 0.4
Internet users per 100 inhabitants 3.1
Domain names registered under '.kh'
1,382 (2008)
Internet domestic bandwidth
n/a
Internet international bandwidth
250 Mbps

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

National Information Communications Technology Development Authority

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

11.558831 104.917445
Red Marker China
ICT4D Resources on China
Quick Facts

Total population                                              
1.343 billion (July 2012 est.)     
                                                                                                             
Literacy rate

Adult literacy: 92.2%
Adult male: 96%  Adult female: 88.5%

GDP per capita

USD 8,500

Computers per 100 inhabitants

35.39
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

21.16

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
73.19
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
38.30
Domain names registered under '.cn'
9 million (as of November 2007)
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
11.61
Internet domestic bandwidth
321Gbps (as of June 2007)
Internet international bandwidth
368,927 Mbps (as of November 2007)

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

OpenNet Initiative - Country Profile

Public Administration Country Profile (UNPAN)

Telecentre.org Country Profile

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

39.904667 116.408198
Red Marker Cook Islands (the)
ICT4D resources on Cook Islands (the)
Quick Facts

Total population 0.11 million (2012 est.) 
GDP per capita

USD 9,100 (2005 est.)

Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

36.47 (2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
35.10 (2009)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
30.29 (2009)
Broadband Internet subscribers per 100 inhabitants
0.28 (2005)
Radio sets per 100 inhabitants
54.35 (2002)
TV sets per 100 inhabitants
17.82 (2005)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
n/a

Source: ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

-21.236736 -159.777671
Red Marker Fiji
ICT4D resources on Fiji
Quick Facts

Total population   
                                                                                     
890,057 
GDP per capita

USD 4,700

GDP growth rate

2% (2011)

Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment

75%

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
14.95
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
83.72
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
18.82
Personal computers (per 100 people)
26.75
Households with a television set
60%
Internet users (per 100 people)
28
Population covered by mobile cellular network
65%
Fixed broadband subscribers 2.68
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 151

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank) 2009

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources in E-Co Hub

-18.142599 178.431
Red Marker France
ICT4D resources on France
Quick Facts

Total population   
                                                                                     
65,630,692 (July 2012 est.)                                                
                 
GNI per capita

USD 42,420 (2011)

GDP growth rate

1.7% (2011)

Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment

97%

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
55.92
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
105.53
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
27.6
Personal computers (per 100 people)
76.41
Households with a television set
97%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
20.3
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
198
Internet users (per 100 people)
79.58
Population covered by mobile cellular network
99%
Fixed broadband subscribers 36.12
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 29,466

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank) 2009

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist’s Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

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48.8566667 2.3509871
Red Marker French Polynesia
ICT4D resources on French Polynesia

Quick Facts

Total population                 0.27 million (2012 est.)
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
20.09 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
81.39 (2011)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
9.6
Personal computers (per 100 people)
11.0
Households with a television set
95%
Internet users (per 100 people)
49.0 (2011)
Population covered by mobile cellular network
97%
Fixed broadband subscribers (per 100 people)
13.15 (2011)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 857

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

-17.679742 -149.406843
Red Marker Georgia
ICT4D resources on Georgia

Quick Facts

Total population   
                                                                                     
4,570,934 (July 2012 est.)                                                
                 
GNI per capita

USD 2,860 (2011)

GDP real growth rate 2011

7%

Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment

76%

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
31.01
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
102.35
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
16.60
Personal computers (per 100 people)
18.20
Households with a television set
89%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
4.8
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
87
Internet users (per 100 people)
36.56
Population covered by mobile cellular network
96%
Fixed broadband subscribers 7.60
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 745

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank) 2009

Department of Communications and IT

ITU ICT EYE

ICT in Education (UNESCO)


General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

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Resources on E-Co Hub

41.709981 44.792998
Red Marker Guam
ICT4D resources on Guam

Quick Facts

Total population 0.16 million (2012 est.)
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
38.30 (2006)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
59.1
Internet users (per 100 people)
38.6
Secure Internet servers (per 1 million people)
142.5 (December 2008)

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

13.444304 144.793731
Red Marker Hong Kong
ICT4D resources on Hong Kong
Quick Facts

Total population 7.15 million (2012 est.)
GDP per capita

USD 49,800 (2011 est.)

Key economic sectors by contribution to GDP

Financial services, trading and logistics, tourism, and producer and professional services

Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

61.06 (2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
209.64 (2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
74.50 (2011)
Domain names registered under '.hk
172,551 (2008)
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
31.54 (2011)
Internet international bandwidth
127,495.50 Mbps (September 2008)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
100.00

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

Office of the Government Chief Information Officer

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist's Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

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22.396428 114.109497
Red Marker India
ICT4D Resources on India
Quick Facts

Total population                                              
1,205,073,612 (July 2012 est.)          
                                 
Literacy rate
61% (male = 73%; female = 48%)
GDP per capita

USD 3,700 (2011)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

6.12
Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
72
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
10.07
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
1.03
Internet domestic bandwidth
19–20 Tb total installed bandwidth capacity and 500–700 Gb lit-up capacity
Internet international bandwidth
27,000 Mbps (2006)

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

Global Information Society Watch 2007

ICT at a Glance (The World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on e-Co Hub

28.635308 77.22496
Red Marker Indonesia
ICT4D Resources on Indonesia
Quick Facts

Total population                                              
248,645,008 (July 2012 est.)                  
                       
Literacy rate
92% (2008)
GDP per capita

USD 4,700 (2011)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

10.80
Fixed-line telephones (PSTN) per 100 inhabitants

15.94

Fixed Wireless Access per 100 inhabitants
4.03 (as of September 2007)
Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
97.72
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
18
Domain names registered under '.id'
38,461 (as of June 2007)
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
1.13
Internet domestic bandwidth
80 Gbps (as of December 2007)
Internet international bandwidth
5 Gbps (as of December 2007)

 

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

Indonesian Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT)

ITU ICT EYE

Ministry of Communication and Information Technology

United Nations Public Administration Network (UNPAN)

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist's Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

-6.211544 106.845172
Red Marker Iran
ICT4D resources on Iran
Quick Facts

Total population                                                                  
78,868,711 (July 2012 est.)                   
Literacy (15 years and above)
85% (2008)
Area
1,648,195 sq km
GDP per capita

USD 13,200 (2011 est.)

Unemployment rate

15.3% (2011 est.)

Inflation rate
22.5% (2011 est.)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

33.72
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

37.12

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants 74.93
Internet users per 100 inhabitants 21
Domain names registered under '.ir'
72,330
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
2.37
Internet domestic bandwidth
20,180 Mbps (est.)
Internet international bandwidth
9,626 Mbps (December 2007)
e-Readiness overall score

3.08

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Communication Regulatory Authority (CRA)

Computer Guild Organization

Computer Society of Iran (CSI)

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

Informatics Society of Iran (ISI)

ITU ICT EYE

Ministry of Communication and Information Technology

OpenNet Initiative - Country Profile

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist’s Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

32.427908 53.688046
Red Marker Japan
ICT4D resources on Japan
Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
127,368,088 (July 2012 est.) 
                              
GDP per capita (PPP)

USD 35,200 (2011 est.)

Key economic sectors by contribution to GDP

ICT, construction, wholesale, manufacturing

Computers per 100 inhabitants

83.38
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

51.06

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
102.67
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
79.53
Domain names registered under '.jp'
1,012,199
Broadband penetration rate per 100 inhabitants
20.70
Internet domestic bandwidth
812.9 Gbps (monthly average)
Internet international bandwidth
81.3 Gbps (monthly average)

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

IT Strategic Headquarters

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Telecommunications Carriers Association (TCA) 

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist’s Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

35.6894875 139.6917064
Red Marker Kazakhstan
ICT4D resources on Kazakhstan

Quick Facts

Total population   
                                                                                     
17,522,010 (July 2012 est.)                                           
                 
GNI per capita

USD8,220 (2011)

GDP real growth rate 2011

7.5%

Adult literacy rate (ages 15 and older)

100%
Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment

94%

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
26.15
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
142.55
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
4.4
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
3.9
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
100
Internet users (per 100 people)
45
Population covered by mobile cellular network
81%
Fixed broadband subscribers 7.50
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 129

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank) 2009

Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Informatization & Communication

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist’s Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

48.019573 66.923684
Red Marker Kiribati
ICT4D resources on Kiribati

Quick Facts

Total population                                              
101,998 (July 2012 est.)              
GNI per capita

USD 2,110 (2011)

Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment

75%

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
8.37
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
13.64
Personal computers (per 100 people)
6
Households with a television set
26%
Internet users (per 100 people)
10

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

-3.370417 -168.734039
Red Marker Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
ICT4D resources on Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Quick Facts

Total population        
                                                                              
24,589,122(July 2012 est.)                  
                              
GDP per capita

USD 1,800 (2011 est.)

Key economic sectors by contribution to GDP

Military products; machine building, electric power, chemicals; mining (coal, iron ore, limestone, magnesite, graphite, copper, zinc, lead, and precious metals), metallurgy; textiles, food processing; tourism

Computers per 100 inhabitants

n/a
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

4.83

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants 4.09

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE


General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

39.031859 125.753765
Red Marker Republic of Korea
ICT4D Resources on the Republic of Korea
Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
48,860,500(July 2012 est.)          
                              
Literacy rate
97.8% (2002)
GDP per capita

USD 32,100(2011)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

81.80
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

60.90

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants 108.50
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
83.80
Domain names registered under '.kr'
930,485 (2007)
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
30.2 (2007)
Internet international bandwidth
49,766 Mbps

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (The World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

Informatization and Promotion Committee

Juicy Details of Korean e-Government (Korea IT Times)

Korea's e-Government Portal

Korea Communications Commission (KCC)

Korea Information Society Development Institute

National Information Society Agency

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist's Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

37.566535 126.9779692
Red Marker Kyrgyzstan
ICT4D resources on Kyrgyzstan
Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
5,496,737(July 2012 est.)              
                              
GNI per capita

USD 920 (2011)

Adult literacy rate (ages 15 and older)
99% (2009)
Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment
78%
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
8.90
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
104.83
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
3.60
Personal computers (per 100 people)
3.98
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
2.5
Internet users (per 100 people)
20
Population covered by mobile cellular network
24%

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

Information and Communication Technologies Under President of the Kyrgyz Republic

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

41.20438 74.766098
Red Marker Lao PDR
ICT4D resources on Lao PDR

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
6.58 million  (July 2012 est.)      
GDP per capita

USD 2,700 (2011)

Literacy rate
73% (2005)
Teledensity
28%
Telephones per 100 inhabitants

1.71 (2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
87.16 (2011)
Computers per 100 inhabitants
1.7
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
9.0 (2011)
Internet hosts per 10,000 inhabitants
0.022%
Internet cafes per 10,000 inhabitants
0.71%
Broadband users per 100 inhabitants
0.66 (2011)
No. of websites in Lao languages
297
No. of websites in English
660
National transmission backbone
155 Mbps
International bandwidth
1 Gbps
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal 55%

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

Enterprise Telecom of Laos

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

Lanexang Internet Service Provider

Lao Airline Service Company

Lao National Internet Exchange 

Lao Telecom Company Ltd.

Planet Internet Service Provider

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

 

19.85627 102.495496
Red Marker Macao, China
ICT4D resources on Macao, China
Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
0.58 million (2012 est.)   
                              
Literacy rate
91.3% (Male: 95.3%, Female: 87.8%)
GDP per capita

USD 33,000 (2009)

Computers ownership

68.0% of households (August 2006)
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

29.79 (2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
243.50 (2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
58.00 (2011)
Domain names registered under '.mo'
2,346 (June 2008)
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
24.73 (2011)
Broadband users per 100 inhabitants
21.4
Internet domestic bandwidth
20 Mbps/1 Mbps (downstream/upstream)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
100

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Bureau of Telecommunications Regulation (DSRT)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

22.198745 113.543873
Red Marker Malaysia
ICT4D Resources on Malaysia
Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
29 million (2011)                
                              
GNI per capita

USD 8,420 (2011)

GDP growth rate

5.1% (2011 est.)

Adult literacy rate

92% of ages 15 and older (2009)
Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment

74%

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
14.7 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
127.9 (2011)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
20.01 (2009)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
23.1
Households with a television set
95
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
199
Internet users (per 100 people)
61 (2011)
Population covered by mobile cellular network
93%
Fixed broadband subscribers (per 100 people) 7.44 (2011)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 998

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

ITU: ICT Data and Statistics (IDS) 

Major ICT4D Projects in Malaysia (i4d)

Malaysias Communications and Multimedia Commission

Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)

Public Administration Country Profile (UNPAN)

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist's Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

The World Bank

Resources on E-Co Hub

2.926361 101.696445
Red Marker Maldives
ICT4D resources on Maldives
Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
394,451 (July 2012 est.)          
                              
GDP per capita

USD $8,800 (2011 est.)
(exchange rate: 1 USD = MVR 14.60)

Key economic sectors by contribution to GDP

Tourism, fishing

Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

7.52 (2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants 165.72 (2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
34 (2011)
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants 6.37 (2011)
Domain names registered under .mv
1,430

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

ITU: ICT Data and Statistics (IDS) 

 

Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)

Public Administration Country Profile (UNPAN)

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist's Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

3.202778 73.22068
Red Marker Marshall Islands (the)
ICT4D resources on the Marshall Islands

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
68,480 (July 2012 est.)                
                              
GNI per capita

USD 3,910 (2011)

GDP growth

-0.3% (2008 est.)

Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment

71%

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
8.27 (2010)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
7.03 (2010)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
1.3 (2003)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
9.1
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
7.0
Internet users (per 100 people)
3.55 (2009) 
Fixed broadband subscribers (% of total Internet subscribers) 0.0 (2008)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person)
29

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

ITU: ICT Data and Statistics (IDS) 

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

The World Bank

Resources on E-Co Hub

7.131474 171.184478
Red Marker Micronesia (Federated States of)
ICT4D resources on Micronesia (Federated States of)

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
106,487 (July 2012 est.)               
                              
GNI per capita

USD 2,900 (2011)

GDP growth

1.4% (2011)

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
7.61 (2010)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
24.78 (2010)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
1.17 (2007)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
5.5
Households with a television set
16%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
6.7
Internet users (per 100 people)
20 (2010)
Fixed broadband subscribersper 100 inhabitants 0.9 (2010)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 143

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

ITU: ICT Data and Statistics (IDS) 

 

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

The World Bank

Resources on E-Co Hub

7.425554 150.550812
Red Marker Mongolia
ICT4D Resources on Mongolia

Quick Facts

Total population                                            
3,179,997 (July 2012 est.)                                     
Literacy rate
97.8% (male = 95%; female = 97.5%)
GDP per capita

USD 4,800 (2011 est.)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

2.5
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

6.7 (2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
105.08 (2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
20(2011)
Domain names registered under '.mn'
2,020
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
0.3
Internet domestic bandwidth
155 Mbps (in rural areas); 2 Gbps (in Ulaanbaatar)
Internet international bandwidth
2.5 Gbps (June 2008)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
41

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Development of Mongolia - Information and Communication Technology Seminar

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

Information and Communication Technology Authority (ICTA)

ITU ICT EYE

ITU: ICT Data and Statistics (IDS) 

IT Consulting Company of Mongolia (InTeC)

Mongolian Foundation for Open Society

Mongolian Information Development Assosiation (MIDAS)

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

46.862496 103.846656
Red Marker Myanmar
ICT4D resources on Myanmar
Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
54 million (July 2012 est.)                 
                              
Literacy rate (adult)
92% (2010)
GDP per capita

USD 1,300 (2011 est.)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

0.88 (2007)
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

1.08 (2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
2.57(2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
0.98(2011)
Domain names registered under '.mm'
400–500 (as of December 2007)
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
0.06(2011)
Internet domestic bandwidth
198 Mbps (as of June 2008)

Source: Digital Reiew of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

ITU: ICT Data and Statistics (IDS) 

Myanmar Computer

Post and Telecommunication Department

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

The World Bank

Resources on E-Co Hub

21.913965 95.956223
Red Marker Nauru
ICT4D resources on Nauru

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
9,378 (July 2012 est.)           
                              
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

18.61(2009)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
65(2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
6 (2010)
Radio sets per 100 inhabitants
61.35 (1997)
TV sets per 100 inhabitants
4.97

Source: ITU ICT EYE

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

-0.522778 166.931503
Red Marker Nepal
ICT4D resources on Nepal
Quick Facts

Total population
29,890,686 (July 2012 est.)
GDP per capita(PPP)

USD 1,300 (2011 est.)

Key economic sectors by contribution to GDP

Agriculture, tourism, remittance

Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

2.77(2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
43.18(2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
9(2011)
Domain names registered under '.np'
13,200 as of April 2008
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants 0.31 (2011)
Internet international bandwidth
52 Mbps and 116 Mbps (uplink and downlink)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal 10

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Computer Association of Nepal (CAN)

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

High Level Commission for Information Technology (HLCIT)

Internet Service Provider Association of Nepal (ISPAN)

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

ITU: ICT Data and Statistics (IDS) 

Ministry of Information and Communication

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

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The World Bank

Resources on E-Co Hub

28.394857 84.124008
Red Marker Netherlands (the)
ICT4D resources on Netherlands (the)

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
16 million (July 2012 est.)   
GNI per capita

USD 49,730(2011)

Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment

98%

Telephones lines per 100 inhabitants

43.53(2010)

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
115.45(2010)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
38.1(2010)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
91.2
Households with a TV set
99%
Internet users (per 100 people)
92.3(2010)
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
135
Population covered by mobile cellular network
100%
Fixed broadband subscribers (% of total Internet subscribers) 87.0
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 78,159

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist’s Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

52.132633 5.291266
Red Marker New Caledonia
ICT4D resources on New Caledonia
Quick Facts

Total population                 0.26 million (2012 est.)
Literacy rate

96.2% (Male: 96.8%, Female: 95.5%)

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
29.90 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
89.21 (2011)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
50.00 (2011)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
17.1
Households with a TV set
79%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
17.9
Internet users (per 100 people)
33.5
Population covered by mobile cellular network
90%
Fixed broadband subscribers (% of total Internet subscribers)
16.78 (2011)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person)
1,650
% population covered by mobile signal
90.00 (2006)

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

-20.904305 165.618042
Red Marker New Zealand
ICT4D resources on New Zealand

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
4.32 million (July 2012 est.)            
                              
Literacy rate
99% (2003 est.)
GDP per capita

USD 28,000 (2011 est.)(USD 1 = NZD 1.26)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

71.6
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

42.59(2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
109.19(2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
86(2011)
Domain names registered under '.nz'
31,400
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
25.78(2011)
Broadband users per 100 inhabitants
n/a
Internet domestic bandwidth
7.6 Mbit/s (maximum speed DSL download, March 2007)

2 Mbit/s (maximum speed DSL upload, March 2007)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
98

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist’s Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

-41.28648 174.776217
Red Marker Niue
ICT4D resources on Niue
Quick Facts

Total population                                            
1,269 (2012 est.)                              
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

60.86 (2006)

Mobile cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
38.46 (2004)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
65.92
Broadband Internet subscribers per 100 inhabitants
0.00 (2002)
Radio sets per 100 inhabitants
35.01 (2001)
TV sets per 100 inhabitants
32.54 (2004)

Source: ITU ICT EYE

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

-19.054445 -169.867233
Red Marker Northern Mariana Islands
ICT4D resources on Northern Mariana Islands
Quick Facts

Total population                 0.05 million (2012 est.)                              
Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 36.06 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
26.2
Secure Internet servers (per 1 million people, December 2008)
59.7

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

General Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

17.33083 145.38469
Red Marker Pakistan
ICT4D Resources on Pakistan

Quick Facts

Total population
190 million (July 2012 est.)                             
Literacy rate (for those 15 years old and older)

54.9% (2009 est.)

(male = 68.6%; female = 40.3%)

GDP per capita

USD 2,800 (2011 est.)

 (USD 1 = PKR 86.3)

Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants (including WLL)

3.24(2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
61.61(2011)
Internet subscribers per 100 inhabitants
1.86(2010)
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
0.42(2011)
Total Internet bandwidth
800 Mbps
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
90.00

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

Global Information Society Watch 2007

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

ITU: ICT Data and Statistics (IDS) 

Ministry of Information Technology

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist's Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

33.718151 73.060547
Red Marker Palau
ICT4D resources on Palau

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
21,032(July 2012 est.)                 
                              
GNI per capita
USD 7,250(2011)
GDP growth

5.8% (2011)

Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment
97%
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
33.56 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
74.94 (2011)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
5.8
Internet users (per 100 people)
26.97(2004)
Population covered by mobile cellular network
41%
Fixed broadband subscribers (% of total Internet subscribers)
2.51(2011)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person)
499

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

7.51498 134.58252
Red Marker Papua New Guinea
ICT4D resources on Papua New Guinea

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
6.31 million (July 2012 est.)
GNI per capita

USD 1,480(2011)

GDP growth

8.9% (2011 est.)

Adult literacy rate

60% (2009)

(age 15 and over can read and write)

Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment
41%
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
1.85(2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
34.22(2011)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
6.4
Households with a television set
10%
Internet users (per 100 people)
2(2011)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 1

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

The World Bank

Resources on E-Co Hub

-6.314993 143.95555
Red Marker The Philippines
ICT4D Resources on the Philippines

Quick Facts

Total population
103.775 million (July 2012 est.)                             
Literacy rate

95% (2008)

GDP per capita

USD 4,100 (2011 est.)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

7.46 (2007)
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

7.15 (2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
91.99(2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
29(2011)
Domain names registered under '.ph'
100,000
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
1.89
Internet domestic bandwidth
From 64 Kbits/s to 5 Mbits/s (2008)
Internet international bandwidth
3,214.5 Mbps (as of 2008)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
99.00

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Commission on Information and Communications Technology

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

Global Information Society Watch 2007

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

Information Technology and E-Commerce Council

ITU ICT EYE

National Computer Center

Philippine Communication Centrum

Philippine National Observatory on the Information Society

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist's Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

14.6010326 120.9761599
Red Marker Russian Federation (the)
ICT4D Resources on Russian Federation

Quick Facts

Total population
142.517 million (July 2012 est.)
GNI per capita

USD 10,400(2011)

GDP growth

4.3%(2011 est.)

Adult literacy rate
100% of ages 15 and older
Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment
89%
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
30.93(2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
179.31(2011)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
41.73(2009)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
13.3
Households with a television set
98%
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
195
Internet users (per 100 people)
49(2011)
Population covered by mobile cellular network
95%
Fixed broadband subscribers (% of total Internet subscribers)
12.20(2011)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 573

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

ITU: ICT Data and Statistics (IDS) 

Ministry of Telecommunications and Informatization

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist's Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

The World Bank

Resources on E-Co Hub

55.755786 37.617633
Red Marker Samoa
ICT4D resources on Samoa

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
194,320 (July 2012 est.)    
                              
GNI per capita

USD 3,190(2011)

GDP growth

2.1%(2011 est.)

Adult literacy rate
99% of ages 15 and older
(2009)
Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment
74%
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
19.28(2010)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
91.43(2010)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
2.3
Households with a television set
88%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
12.8
Internet users (per 100 people)
7(2010)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 50
% population covered by mobile signal  (1998)
60.00

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

The World Bank

Resources on E-Co Hub

-13.759029 -172.104629
Red Marker Singapore
ICT4D resources on Singapore
Quick Facts

Total population                                             5.353 million (July 2012 est.)
GDP per capita
USD 60,500 (2011 est.)
Literacy rate
95% (2009)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

72.61 (2006)
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

38.88(2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
149.49(2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
75(2011)
Domain names registered under '.sg'
852,520 (January 2008)
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
25.51(2011)
Internet international bandwidth
Submarine cable capacity: 28 Tbps (October 2007) Direct international Internet connectivity: 25 Gbps (October 2007)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
100.00

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore

ITU ICT EYE

Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts

Singapore i-Government

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist’s Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

The World Bank

Resources on E-Co Hub

1.352083 103.819836
Red Marker Solomon Islands
ICT4D resources on Solomon Islands

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
584,578 (July 2012 est.)      
                              
GNI per capita

USD 1,110 (2011)

GDP growth

9.3%(2011 est.)

Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment
48%
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
1.52(2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
49.77(2011)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
0.4 (2005)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
4.7
Households with a television set
5%
Internet users (per 100 people)
6 (2011)
Fixed broadband subscribers (% of total Internet subscribers)
23.7
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 17
Population covered by mobile signal (2000)
35.00%

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

ITU: ICT Data and Statistics (IDS) 

 

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The World Factbook (CIA)

The World Bank

Resources on E-Co Hub

-9.64571 160.156194
Red Marker Sri Lanka
ICT4D Resources on Sri Lanka

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
21.48 million (July 2012 est.)        
                              
GNI per capita

USD 2,580(2011)

GDP growth

8.2% (2011 est.)

Adult literacy rate
91% of ages 15 and older
(2008)
Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment
63%
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
17.15(2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
87.05(2011)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
17.15(2011)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
3.7
Households with a television set
32%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
2.9
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
86
Internet users (per 100 people)
15(2011)
Population covered by mobile cellular network
90%
Fixed broadband subscribers (% of total Internet subscribers) 31.3
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 118

Source: ICT at a Glance (The World Bank)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

ITU: ICT Data and Statistics (IDS) 

Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Development Gateway

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist's Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

The World Bank

Resources on E-Co Hub

6.927468 79.848358
Red Marker Tajikistan
ICT4D resources on Tajikistan

Quick Facts

Total population
7.768  million (July 2012 est.)
GNI per capita

USD 870 (2011)

GDP growth

7.4% (2011 est.)

Adult literacy rate
100% of ages 15 and older
(2009)
Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment
71%
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
5.45 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
90.64 (2010)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
0.01 (2003)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
1.3
Households with a television set
79%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
0.9
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
216
Internet users (per 100 people)
13.03(2011)
Fixed broadband subscribers (% of total Internet subscribers) 2.2
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 0

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

ITU ICT EYE

ITU: ICT Data and Statistics (IDS) 

The Central Department of Communication and Information

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38.861034 71.276093
Red Marker Thailand
ICT4D Resources on Thailand

Quick Facts

Total population                                
67.09 million (July 2012 est.)
Literacy rate
98.1% (December 2005) (male = 98.2%; female = 97.9%)
GDP per capita

USD 9,500 (2011 est.)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

26.8 (2007)

Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

9.67 (2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants

113.16 (2011)

Internet users per 100 inhabitants

23.70 (2011)

Domain names registered under '.th'

35,082 (2008)

Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants

5.38 (2011)

Internet domestic bandwidth
162.93 Gbps (2008)
Internet international bandwidth
26.33 Gbps (2008)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
37.77 (2007)

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

Electronic Transactions Commission

ICT at a Glance (The World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

Ministry of Information and Communication Technology

National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC)

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Software Industry Promotion Agency (SIPA)

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13.7234186 100.4762319
Red Marker Timor-Leste
ICT4D on Timor-Leste
Quick Facts

Total population 1.14 million (2012 est.)                             
GDP per capita

USD 8,800 (2011 est.)

Literacy rate
58.6%
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

0.26 (2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
53.23 (2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
0.90 (2011)
Domain names registered under '.tl'
20
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
0.05 (2011)
Internet international bandwidth
11 Mbps (2006)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
69

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

Ministry of Transport & Communication

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-8.874217 125.727539
Red Marker Tonga
ICT4D resources on Tonga

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
0.11 million (2012 est.)
                              
GDP per capita

USD 7,400 (2011 est.)

Literacy rate
98.9% (Male: 98.8%, Female: 99.9%) 
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
28.71 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
52.63 (2011)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
4.30 (2008)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
5.9
Households with a television set
26%
Internet users (per 100 people)
25.00 (2011)
Population covered by mobile cellular network
90%
Fixed broadband subscribers
1.24 (2011)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 117

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

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-21.178986 -175.198242
Red Marker Turkey
ICT4D resources on Turkey

Quick Facts

Total population 
                                             
79.75 million (2012 est.)     
                              
GDP per capita

USD 14,700 (2011 est.)

Literacy rate
87.4% (Male: 95.3%, Female: 79.6%)
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
20.66 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
88.70 (2011)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
42.10 (2011)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
6.0
Households with a television set
112%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
2.5
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
69
Internet users (per 100 people)
16.5
Population covered by mobile cellular network
98%
Fixed broadband subscribers (per 100 people)
10.29 (2011)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 1,381

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

Information Society Department

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41.012379 28.975926
Red Marker Turkmenistan
ICT4D resources on Turkmenistan

Quick Facts

Total population                                              5.05 million (2012 est.)                              
GDP per capita  USD 7,900 (2011 est.)
Literacy rate
98.8% (Male: 99.3%, Female: 98.3%)
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
10.71 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
68.77 (2011)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
7.2
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
282
Internet users (per 100 people)
5.00 (2011)
Population covered by mobile cellular network
14%
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 16

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

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38.969719 59.556278
Red Marker Tuvalu
ICT4D resources on Tuvalu

Quick Facts

Total population 
0.01 million (2012 est.)
GDP per capita

USD 3,400 (2011 est.)

Fixed telephone lines per 100 inhabitants

14.73 (2011)

Mobile cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
21.63 (2011)
Computers per 100 inhabitants
8.60 (2005)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
30.00 (2011)
Broadband Internet subscribers per 100 inhabitants
4.57 (2011)
Radio sets per 100 inhabitants
156.89 (2002)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
18.00

Source: ITU ICT EYE

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

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-7.109535 177.64933
Red Marker United Kingdom
ICT4D resources on the United Kingdom

Quick Facts

Total population                63.04 million (2012 est.)                           
GDP per capita

USD 36,600 (2011 est.)

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
53.24 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
130.75 (2011)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
82.00 (2011)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
80.2
Households with a television set
98%
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
179
Internet users (per 100 people)
71.7
Population covered by mobile cellular network
100%
Fixed broadband subscribers (per 100 people)
32.74 (2011)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 39,650

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

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51.5001524 -0.1262362
Red Marker United States of America
ICT4D resources on United States of America

Quick Facts

Total population  313.85 million (2012 est.)                            
GDP per capita

USD 49,000 (2011 est.)

Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment
93%
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
47.91 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
105.91 (2011)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
80.5
Households with a television set
95%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
23.3
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
748
Internet users (per 100 people)
77.86 (2011)
Population covered by mobile cellular network
100%
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 11,277

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ITU ICT EYE

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38.8951118 -77.0363658
Red Marker Uzbekistan
ICT4D resources on Uzbekistan

Quick Facts

Total population                 28.39 million (2012 est.)                       
GDP per capita

USD 3,300 (2011 est.)

Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment
74%
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
6.94 (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
91.65 (2011)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
0.1
Personal computers (per 100 people)
3.1
Households with a television set
99%
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
1.0
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
411
Internet users (per 100 people)
30.20 (2011)
Population covered by mobile cellular network
75%
Fixed broadband subscribers (per 100 people)
0.53 (2011)
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 9

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

Assisting the Government of Uzbekistan in the Formulation and Implementation of ICT for Development Policy

Communication and Information Agency of Uzbekistan

Coordination Council for Development of Computerization and Information-Communication Technology

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ITU ICT EYE

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41.305229 69.268967
Red Marker Vanuatu
ICT4D resources on Vanuatu

Quick Facts

Total population
0.26 million (2012 est.)
GDP per capita

USD 5,000 (2011 est.)

Adult literacy rate
78% of ages 15 and older
Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment
63%
Telephone lines (per 100 people)
2.09 (2010)
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
119.05 (2010)
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
1.11 (2009)
Personal computers (per 100 people)
1.4
Households with a television set
6%
Internet users (per 100 people)
8.0 (2010)
Population covered by mobile cellular network
50%
Fixed broadband subscribers (% of total Internet subscribers)
3.7
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 19

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

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-15.376706 166.959158
Red Marker Viet Nam
ICT4D Resources on Viet Nam

Quick Facts

Total population  91.52 million (2012 est.)                   
Literacy rate
94.0% (Male: 96.1%, Female: 92.0%)
GDP per capita

USD 3,400 (2011 est.)

Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

11.46 (2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
143.39 (2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
35.07 (2011)
Domain names registered under '.vn'
84,492 (2008)
Broadband subscribers (per 100 people)
4.32 (2011)
Internet international bandwidth
27,860 Mbps (2008)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
70.00

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

Country Profile (Telecenter)

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (The World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

Ministry of Information and Communications

Public Administration Country Profile (UNPAN)

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21.0558567 105.8290298
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