ITU (International Telecommunications Union)

This UN agency is a rich source of data about the Internet—the full catalogue of publications can be found here} ( It publishes its yearly report [ICT Facts and Figures with information on Internet users, access, broadband and mobile, pricing, and speed, plus the Yearbook of Statistics. In addition it publishes since 2009 the Measuring the Information Society Report featuring key ICT data and tools, including the ICT Development Index. It has also publishes a report on cybercrime, and some regional reports on Africa, Asia-Pacific, America, and Southeast Asia. ITU also offers an online database with detailed information on telecommunications and the Internet. Among its [time series by country]( percentage of individuals using the internet, fixed-broadband subscriptions, core indicators on access to and use if ICT by households and individuals, and gender ICT statistics.

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