Share of mobile phone owners by country and type of mobile device 2012

This statistic shows a breakdown of mobile phone owners aged 16 and over in 2012, sorted by the country where they lived and the type of mobile device they owned. In China, the share of mobile phone owners using smartphones stood at 66 percent. 25 percent of Chinese mobile devices users owned feature phones.

Share of cell phone owners aged 16 and over in 2012, by type of phone and country

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Source

Release date

February 2013

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

First half of 2012

Number of respondents

See external comment

Age group

16-64 years

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Australia, n = 1,682 mobile users in February 2012
Brazil, n = 1,603 mobile users in April-May 2012
China, n = 2,477 mobile users in February 2012
India, n = 3,067 mobile users in March-April 2012
Italy, n = 1,632 mobile users in March 2012
South Korea, n = 1,765 mobile users in February 2012
Russia, n = 1,645 mobile users in March-April 2012
Turkey, n = 776 smartphone users in April-May 2012
United Kingdom, n = 1,607 mobile users in March 2012
United States, n = 76,204 mobile users in April-June 2012

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