World Development Report 2021 - Chapter 5 Figures, Derived from data from the International Telecommunication Union

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The datasets include data on (Figure 5.2) number of broadband subscriptions per 100 persons (wireless and fixed), (Figure 5.3) wireless coverage usage gaps (as a share of population, by region and globally), and (Figure 5.4) global coverage of internet service (2G, 3G, 4G).

Figure 5.2 The developing world overwhelmingly accesses data using wireless networks

Figure 5.3 Gaps in 3G wireless broadband internet coverage have been shrinking, but usage gaps remain stubbornly high

Figure 5.4 Globally, the coverage of wireless technologies reflects their constant upgrading

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WDR
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English
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Information and Communication Technologies
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World
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Blend
High Income
Low Income
Lower Middle Income
Upper Middle Income
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WDR 2021 team, based on data from International Telecommunication Union, Statistics (database), https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Statistics/Pages/stat/default.aspx and ITU (International Telecommunication Union). 2018. ICTs, LDCs, and the SDGs: Achieving Universal and Affordable Internet in the Least Developed Countries. Thematic Report: ITU Development, LDCs and Small Island Developing States Series. Geneva: ITU. https://...

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March, 2021

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World Bank. 2021. World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives. Washington, DC: World Bank.

The datasets include data on (Figure 5.2) number of broadband subscriptions per 100 persons (wireless and fixed), (Figure 5.3) wireless coverage usage gaps (as a share of population, by region and globally), and (Figure 5.4) global coverage of internet service (2G, 3G, 4G).

Figure 5.2 The developing world overwhelmingly accesses data using wireless networks

Figure 5.3 Gaps in 3G wireless broadband internet coverage have been shrinking, but usage gaps remain stubbornly high

Figure 5.4 Globally, the coverage of wireless technologies reflects their constant upgrading

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Derived from data from the International Telecommunication Union
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World Bank. 2021. World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives. Washington, DC: World Bank.
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WDR 2021 team, based on data from International Telecommunication Union, Statistics (database), https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Statistics/Pages/stat/default.aspx and ITU (International Telecommunication Union). 2018. ICTs, LDCs, and the SDGs: Achieving Universal and Affordable Internet in the Least Developed Countries. Thematic Report: ITU Development, LDCs and Small Island Developing States Series. Geneva: ITU. https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/LDCs/Pages/Publications/LDCs/D-LDC-ICTLDC-2....

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