According to GSMA real-time intelligence data, there are exactly 5.13 billion people in the world who own mobile devices. That is 66.5% of the world’s population.
In 2021, the number of smartphone users in the world today is 6.378 Billion, which translates to 80.76% of the world’s population owning a smartphone. In total, the number of people that own a smart and feature phone is 7.10 Billion, making up 89.90% of the world’s population.
Worldwide, more people now own a cell phone than a toothbrush. There will be 2.87 billion smartphone users worldwide in 2020. 57% of users will not recommend a business with a poorly designed mobile site.
In 2016, an estimated 62.9 percent of the population worldwide already owned a mobile phone. The mobile phone penetration is forecasted to continue to grow, rounding up to 67 percent by 2019.
There are 5.27 billion unique mobile phone users in the world today, according to the latest data from GSMA Intelligence. The total number of unique mobile users around the world grew by 117 million in the past 12 months.
Japan ranks as the country with the most number of iPhone users worldwide, earning 70% of the total market share.
By age group, smartphone penetration is the highest among ages 18- to 24-year-olds, at a staggering 93 percent.
|Rank||Country||Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)|
|4||Federated States of Micronesia||21|
How many people use the internet? As of January 2021 there were 4.66 billion active internet users worldwide – 59.5 percent of the global population. Of this total, 92.6 percent (4.32 billion) accessed the internet via mobile devices.
Canada, where one-quarter of the population has no mobile phone, is a notable exception among advanced countries. And Japan – perhaps surprisingly, given the country’s obsession with high-tech gadgets – also has a relatively low rate of smartphone ownership at 66%.
Unsurprisingly, the list shows that the U.S. is the cheapest place to purchase any model of the iPhone 13 series. However, you may not want to buy an iPhone in countries like Brazil. This is because some iPhone variants retail at their maximum price in Brazil.
A study of 11k RescueTime users found that people spend around 3 hours and 15 minutes a day on phones. Let’s spread out geographically and look at the amount of time spent by people from different countries. 2. As per eMarketer, the average US adult spends 3 hours and 43 minutes on their mobile devices.
“Lower-income teens average more than eight hours a day with screen media compared with 5 hours and 42 minutes among higher-income teens, a difference of two hours and 25 minutes a day,” the report finds.
iPhones installed base in the United States, China and ROW 2017. In April 2017, 728 million iPhones were in use worldwide. China is the country where people used the most iPhones, followed by Apple’s home market the United States – at that time, 228 million iPhones were in use in China and 120 million in the U.S.
|Characteristic||Number of internet users in millions|
With nearly 300 million cell phones in use in the United States, that puts the country third overall in the world when it comes to total mobile phones in use.
A new study commissioned by Nutrisystem shows just how common this habit is: 1 in 3 Americans can’t get through an entire meal without being on their phone. According to The Orlando Sentinel, the study surveyed 2,000 people about what they do during their meals—and 29 percent said they use their phone.
Here’s how smartphones can save 125,000 US lives each year | Computerworld.
|Characteristic||Number of disconnected people in millions|
There are 195 countries in the world today. This total comprises 193 countries that are member states of the United Nations and 2 countries that are non-member observer states: the Holy See and the State of Palestine.
More than 4.14 million mobile phones are sold every day in the world, of which almost 800,000 are Samsung, a world leader in this sector.