Latin America: mobile internet penetration 2019, by region

This graph shows the mobile internet penetration in Latin America as of January 2019, by region. As of that month, South America presented a mobile connectivity rate of 109 percent, as users had multiple mobile subscriptions. Meanwhile, Central America had a penetration of 96 percent and the Caribbean 73 percent.

In 2017, Nicaragua and Costa Rica were the two Central American countries with the largest mobile internet penetration rate per 100 inhabitants.

Mobile internet penetration rate in Latin America as of January 2019, by region

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Release date

January 2019


Central and South America

Survey time period

January 2019

Supplementary notes

Mobile subscriptions do not represent unique individuals. Figures over 100 percent indicate multiple mobile subscriptions per person.

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