ICTs in the World


Households connected to Internet in 2018

57.8% World (48.9% in 2015)

48.3% Developing (37.7% in 2015)

17.8% LDCs (10.5% in 2015)


Individuals connected to Internet in 2018

51.2% World (43.0% in 2015)

45.3% Developing (36.2% in 2015)

19.5% LDCs (13.0% in 2015)


ICT price basket (as percentage of monthly income per capita)

3.4% (2017) (6.2% in 2010)


Gender gap in internet use (% of male - % of female users)

11.6% (2017) (11.0 % in 2013)


Countries having ICT accessibility policies in 2018

61 (48 in 2016)


Countries having a national cybersecurity strategy in 2018

58% (50% in 2017)


Population covered by e-waste legislation

66% (2017) (44% in 2014)