Mobile phones population penetration
Increasing mobile penetration rates in the USA, in Canada and in selected countries in Asia. Among the countries observed, the USA had the highest increase in mobile population penetration: from 72% in 2005 it increased by 7 percentage points to 79% in 2006. China had the second highest increase, from 30% to 35%. Canada recorded nearly as high an increase as China, from 52% to 57%, while both Japan and India experienced a 4 percentage points increase in mobile penetration from 2005 to 2006.