World Development Report 2021 - Figure 5.7, The monthly price for 1 gigabyte of data is unaffordable in low-income countries

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The dataset includes median data cost for 1GB (% of GNI per capita) across income groups for 2018.

Figure Note: Data are as of 2018. The affordability threshold is 2 percent of monthly income. Prices are the median prices of the economies in the group. GNI = gross national income.

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Other
Acronym: 
WDR
Languages Supported: 
English
Topics: 
Information and Communication Technologies
Geographical Coverage: 
World
Economy Coverage: 
Blend
High Income
Low Income
Lower Middle Income
Upper Middle Income
Number of Economies: 
228
Periodicity: 
Periodicity not specified
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Source: 

Cable.co.uk, Worldwide Mobile Data Pricing 2020: The Cost of 1GB of Mobile Data in 228 Countries (dashboard), https://www.cable.co.uk/mobiles/worldwide-data-pricing/.

Time Periods: 
March, 2021

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

The dataset includes median data cost for 1GB (% of GNI per capita) across income groups for 2018.

Figure Note: Data are as of 2018. The affordability threshold is 2 percent of monthly income. Prices are the median prices of the economies in the group. GNI = gross national income.

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Acronym: 
WDR
Type: 
Languages Supported: 
Time Periods: 
March, 2021
Number of Economies: 
228
Subtitle: 
The monthly price for 1 gigabyte of data is unaffordable in low-income countries
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Citation Text: 
World Bank. 2021. World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives. Washington, DC: World Bank.
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Source: 

Cable.co.uk, Worldwide Mobile Data Pricing 2020: The Cost of 1GB of Mobile Data in 228 Countries (dashboard), https://www.cable.co.uk/mobiles/worldwide-data-pricing/.

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