There are already 5.3 billion phone users in the world

According to the latest data from StockApps, in July the total number of people using mobile phones around the world approached 5.3 billion, or 67% of the world's population. According to data published in the report We Are Social Digital 2021, this figure has grown by more than 117 million people, or 2.3%.

Europe was the region with the highest number of mobile phone users last year, with 86% of the population having such gadgets. This number is expected to rise to 87% by 2025. North America is in second place with 84% of the population owning a mobile phone. This number is expected to rise to 85% by 2025. Smartphones accounted for 6.4 billion, or 79%, of all mobile connections in the world as of July, according to Hootsuite, compared with 310 million routers, tablets and laptops, which together account for 3.8% of the market.

From Q1 2020 to Q1 2021, global average monthly mobile data traffic reached 66 exabytes (or 66 million terabytes), up 68% from last year. 73% of traffic comes from Android phones, although Android users consumed 1.8% less data than last year. 26.3% of the world's mobile data traffic comes from iOS users.

The average cost of mobile data in Israel is 5 cents per gigabyte. This is followed by Italy and Russia - 27 cents and 29 cents per GB, respectively. In the US, mobile data costs an average of $ 3.33 per gigabyte. Greece ranks as the most expensive country for mobile data with an average price tag of $ 8.16 per GB. The global average price is $ 4.07 per GB.

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