The Global Broadband Index

All around the world, getting online is quickly becoming a crucial part of everyday life, both at home and in the workplace, yet some countries are still much better connected than others. 
 
We’ve analysed the cost and speed of broadband internet across 35 countries to find out who’s leading the way in terms of internet connectivity. 

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Methodology 

We looked at 35 countries that are members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development (OECD), taking into account the price of monthly fixed-line broadband packages, the average download and upload speeds and the amount of data used when streaming an hour of HD video (Netflix was used as the platform to download from). 
 
Average cost of a monthly fixed-line broadband package: Numbeo Cost of Living Index (monthly price of internet, 60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, cable/ADSL). Data correct as of 13 January 2020. 
 
Average download and upload speeds: Speedtest Global Index 
 
Average download size for one hour of HD video from Netflix: https://help.netflix.com/en/node/87 
 
OECD Member Countries: 
https://www.oecd.org/about/members-and-partners/
Please note that Luxembourg and Iceland were omitted from the data due to them not having the required data.