Mobile Phone Users
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Worldwide Mobile Phone Users and Penetration

Timeframe20222023202420252026
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Source: eMarketer

Note: individuals of any age who own at least one mobile phone and use the phone(s) at least once per month

Methodology: Estimates are based on the analysis of survey and traffic data from research firms and regulatory agencies; historical trends; and country-specific demographic and socioeconomic factors.

Comparative Estimates from Additional Sources:

Mobile phone users, Worldwide, millions

Sources2020202120222023202420252026
eMarketer,February 2022
GSMA,March 2020

Mobile phone users (% of population), Worldwide

Sources2020202120222023202420252026
eMarketer,February 2022
GSMA,March 2020
Cisco Systems,February 2020
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