Internet/broadband speed differ from one country to another so if ever you are wondering why some countries have a better connection speed than the others, it varies depending on where you are in the country.
The data below is from the British data analysis firm cable where they ranked 200 countries according to their Internet speed in megabits per second. Here are the top 10 countries with the fastest Internet in the world.
Internet speed: 60.39 megabits per second
Fun fact: According to a research by the British Council, Singaporeans have the fastest walking speed. On average, Singaporeans walk a distance of 6.15km in 1 hour!
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Internet speed: 46 megabits per second
Fun fact: With a tax rate of 51.4% of GDP, Swedes are one of the most highly taxed populations in the world. Ironically, they are generally happy to pay a high tax rate, and the Swedish word for tax is skatt, or “treasure.”
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Internet speed: 43.99 megabits per second
Fun fact: The UN World Happiness Report has rated Danes as the happiest people on earth two years in a row.
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Internet speed: 40.12 megabits per second
Fun fact: The cheese slicer was invented in Norway in 1925 by Thor Bjørklund
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Internet speed: 38.6 megabits per second
Fun fact: The name “Romania” comes from the Latin word “Romanus” which means “citizen of the Roman Empire.”
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Internet speed: 36.71 megabits per second
Fun fact: Belgium was the world’s second country to legalise same-sex marriage – Belgium introduced same-sex marriage in 2003, after the Netherlands.
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#7: The Netherlands
Internet speed: 35.95 megabits per second
Fun fact: With 487 inhabitants per square kilometer, the Netherlands is the most densely populated nation in Europe with more than 1 million inhabitants.
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Internet speed: 35.14 megabits per second
Fun fact: The city of Luxembourg is a UNESCO World Heritage site! You better plan that visit real soon!
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Internet speed: 34.01 megabits per second
Fun fact: Hungary is one of the oldest countries in Europe, before France and Germany became separate entities, and before the unification of Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms.
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Internet speed: 29.92 megabits per second
Fun fact: Coffee in Zurich is the most expensive in the world – costing an average CHF3.65 (USD 3.65) in the Coffee Price Index 2016, with Copenhagen, Basel, Bern, and Geneva rounding out the top five respectively. Switzerland was also the origin of instant coffee when the Nestlé Company, started by Swiss businessman Henri Nestlé in 1867, created Nescafe in 1938.
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