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1996 - 2010, Monthly Telephone Penetration Rates % Households with Telephones Central Cities
 
 
Weighted by Number of People in Household
 
Month 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
January 94.7% 94.3% 94.5% 92.4% 91.5% 91.7% 93.3% 94.5% 94.4% 94.2% 93.6% 93.2% 92.5% 92.6% 91.6%
February 95.2% 94.7% 94.5% 93.3% 92.0% 91.6% 92.0% 94.7% 94.8% 94.1% 94.1% 92.9% 93.0% 92.4% 91.5%
March 95.3% 95.0% 94.7% 93.6% 91.9% 90.9% 93.2% 95.0% 94.7% 94.2% 94.4% 92.7% 93.0% 92.1% 91.4%
April 95.5% 95.2% 95.0% 94.5% 91.9% 91.0% 93.2% 95.0% 94.6% 94.0% 94.3% 93.1% 93.0% 92.3% 92.0%
May 95.4% 95.2% 94.6% 94.4% 93.0% 91.8% 93.3% 94.9% 94.6% 94.2% 94.1% 93.1% 92.8% 92.2% 92.5%
June 95.4% 95.3% 94.5% 94.1% 93.3% 92.7% 93.2% 95.0% 94.0% 94.7% 94.1% 93.7% 92.4% 92.4% 92.5%
6 Month Average 95.3% 95.0% 94.6% 93.7% 92.3% 91.6% 93.0% 94.9% 94.5% 94.2% 94.1% 93.1% 92.8% 92.3% 91.9%
July 95.3% 95.2% 94.6% 94.3% 93.6% 93.1% 93.2% 94.6% 94.0% 95.0% 94.2% 93.8% 92.5% 92.4% 92.8%
August 95.0% 95.1% 94.7% 94.0% 93.8% 93.0% 93.3% 94.0% 94.1% 95.2% 94.1% 93.7% 92.6% 92.3% 92.5%
September 94.6% 95.2% 94.8% 93.8% 93.4% 92.9% 92.8% 93.9% 94.6% 95.2% 93.8% 93.7% 92.8% 92.0% 92.6%
October 94.7% 95.0% 94.7% 94.1% 92.7% 92.0% 92.8% 94.2% 94.8% 94.6% 93.6% 93.4% 93.3% 92.4% 92.4%
November 87.8% 94.4% 94.2% 92.5% 91.8% 92.5% 93.7% 94.7% 94.4% 93.7% 93.5% 93.3% 92.5% 92.6%
December 88.5% 90.7% 94.3% 92.0% 91.9% 92.2% 93.8% 94.8% 94.3% 94.1% 93.6% 93.2% 92.3% 92.4%
Annual Average 95.1% 93.9% 94.3% 93.9% 92.6% 92.0% 92.9% 94.4% 94.5% 94.5% 94.0% 93.4% 92.9% 92.3% 92.2%
 
 
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Household Only
 
Month 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
January 94.3% 93.8% 93.6% 91.6% 90.5% 90.6% 92.3% 93.7% 93.5% 93.4% 93.2% 92.7% 92.4% 92.7% 91.7%
February 94.8% 94.3% 93.9% 92.8% 91.0% 90.5% 93.0% 93.7% 94.1% 93.4% 93.7% 92.6% 92.6% 92.4% 91.6%
March 94.8% 94.3% 94.1% 93.0% 90.8% 89.9% 92.3% 94.0% 94.0% 93.6% 94.0% 92.2% 92.6% 92.4% 91.4%
April 95.0% 94.6% 94.2% 93.7% 91.0% 90.0% 92.1% 93.9% 93.9% 93.5% 93.7% 92.6% 92.6% 92.2% 91.9%
May 95.0% 94.8% 93.8% 93.7% 91.8% 90.8% 92.1% 93.9% 93.8% 93.5% 93.5% 92.6% 92.3% 91.9% 92.5%
June 95.1% 94.9% 93.8% 93.3% 92.3% 91.3% 92.0% 93.9% 93.5% 93.8% 93.5% 93.2% 91.9% 92.1% 92.4%
6 Month Average 94.8% 94.5% 93.9% 93.0% 91.2% 90.5% 92.3% 93.9% 93.8% 93.5% 93.6% 92.7% 92.4% 92.3% 91.9%
July 94.9% 94.8% 93.9% 93.2% 93.0% 92.2% 92.0% 93.5% 93.4% 94.2% 93.5% 93.5% 92.1% 91.9% 92.7%
August 94.4% 94.8% 94.2% 93.1% 93.4% 92.2% 92.1% 93.1% 93.4% 94.3% 93.1% 93.2% 92.5% 92.0% 91.7%
September 94.0% 94.7% 94.2% 92.7% 93.0% 92.2% 91.6% 93.1% 93.7% 94.5% 93.0% 93.3% 92.8% 91.7% 92.2%
October 94.1% 94.5% 93.9% 92.9% 92.2% 91.2% 91.6% 93.5% 93.9% 93.8% 92.7% 93.1% 92.9% 92.0% 92.1%
November 87.3% 93.7% 93.3% 91.6% 91.0% 91.3% 93.0% 93.9% 93.5% 92.8% 93.0% 93.0% 92.3% 92.2%
December 88.5% 90.7% 93.4% 91.2% 90.8% 91.0% 92.7% 94.0% 93.5% 93.3% 93.0% 92.8% 92.2% 92.2%
Annual Average 94.6% 93.4% 93.7% 93.1% 91.8% 91.1% 92.0% 93.5% 93.8% 93.8% 93.3% 92.9% 92.5% 92.2% 92.1%
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