M-commerce penetration in Asia 2018

This statistic provides information on the percentage of the population in Asian countries who have made a purchase via mobile phone during the second and third quarter of 2018. During this period of time, 63 percent of the population in South Korea had made a purchase via mobile phone within the past month.

Active m-commerce penetration in Asia Pacific as of 3rd quarter 2018, by country

Percentage of population
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Release date

January 2019



Survey time period

Q2 and Q3 2018

Age group

16 to 64 years

Special properties

among internet users who bought something online via a mobile phone in the past month

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide additional information regarding the age or number of respondents. Data is survey based. Figures represent percentage of the national population who used m-commerce in the past month.

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Statistics on "Hong Kong"

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