Global smartphone penetration from 2008 to 2014 (in percent of new handset sales)

Here you can see the percentage of people around the world who owned a smartphone from 2008 to 2010. The source also offers a forecast up until 2014. It is predicted that by 2014, the penetration rate will be as high as 37 percent.

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 Percentage of total new handset sales
2008 12%
2009 16%
2010 20%
2011* 25%
2012* 29%
2013* 33%
2014* 37%
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