China: mobile phone subscriptions by month 2019-2020

This graph shows the number of mobile phone subscriptions in China from June 2019 to June 2020. As of June 2020, about 1.6 billion mobile phone subscriptions had been registered in China.

Mobile phone users in China – additional information

The number of mobile phone subscribers in China has been skyrocketing since 2011, hitting a new landmark of more than 1.6 billion users in November 2019. However, in comparison to the market in South Korea, where overall mobile ownership had reached 99 percent, there was still room to grow.

Number of mobile cell phone subscriptions in China from September June 2019 to June 2020

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Release date

August 2020



Survey time period

June 2019 to June 2020

Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded.

The source does not provide an exact publication date. Date given here is the date of data access.
Source did not publish data for January 2019 and 2020.

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