Did you know that Canada falls in the list of top 20 countries when it comes to how much we pay for mobile data? Did you also know how much they pay in Israel when it comes to mobile data? Israel holds an enviable first place, with an average mobile data cost of $0.05 per GB found over the year 2022. Italy ($0.16 per GB) and France ($0.30) are also in the top 10 – two markets characterized by an opening up to competition that seems to have driven prices down.Visit HelloSafe Canada for more tools.
- With the same standard of living, only South Koreans ($16.36 for 1 GB of mobile data), Swiss ($9.61) and New Zealanders ($8.77) pay more for their mobile data than Canadians
- As a comparison, 1 GB of mobile data costs 26 times more in Canada than in France ($0.3), and even 155 times more than in Israel ($0.05)
- The world record for the most expensive mobile data charged goes to the unfortunate inhabitants of the island of St. Helena, who in 2022 paid an average of $53.6 for a GB
In Saudi Arabia, the price range is $0.68, Pakistan $0.47, India $0.22 and UAE $5.59.
Source: HelloSafe Canada