Try our corporate solution for free!
(212) 419-8286
hadley.ward@statista.com

Smartphone penetration in the Netherlands 2014-2019

As of 2019, the smartphone penetration in the Netherlands amounted to 93 percent. This is an increase of two percent compared to the previous year and the highest usage rate in the period between 2014 and 2019. According to the Statista Digital Market Outlook forecast, the number of smartphone users will increase steadily from 2018 onwards. In 2018, there were nearly 15 million smartphone users in the Netherlands, whereas by 2024 it is forecast that this will grow to 16.64 million users.

Mobile providers and subscriptions

Majority of the mobile subscriptions in the Netherlands were from Vodafone, KPN and T-Mobile. According to a survey on the consumer behavior of the telecom market, 20 percent of the respondents indicated to have a mobile subscription at Vodafone, whereas KPN and T-Mobile had shares of 19 and 17 percent, respectively. Observing the purchase behavior of individuals with mobile subscriptions, nearly 50 percent said to have bought their subscription through the website of the provider in 2018. Purchasing subscriptions through the telecom shop decreased, from nine percent in 2017 to six percent in 2018.

Leading smartphone models based on mobile traffic

In the fourth quarter of 2018, the iPhone 7 was the most used smartphone model at that time, by roughly nine percent, whereas the iPhone 6S and 8 had user shares of 5.9 and 5.2 percent, respectively. The most used Samsung smartphone in the Netherlands, based on mobile traffic, was the Galaxy S8 with a market share of 4.8 percent.

Smartphone penetration rate in the Netherlands from 2014 to 2019

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Single Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Single Account

$39 $59 per month *
in the first 12 months
33% discount until March 31st
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$468 / Year
$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Sources

Release date

January 2020

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

2014 to 2019

Number of respondents

1,280 respondents

Age group

13 years and older

Special properties

online population

Supplementary notes

The results have been weighted to represent the entire internet population.

The figures have been taken from several publications. Figures for 2014 to 2017 were previously published by the source.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account.

Single Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Internet usage in the Netherlands"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.