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ICT Economic Indicators 
 
Value added in the ICT sector as % GDP as at end of year % +5.4 5.5 +5.3             6.1             6.5            6.4            6.4          6.3          6.4          6.6
Growth rate of ICT sector  as at end of year  %        13.0       15.1            13.2           11.4           12.3            9.5            9.1          7.0          6.6          6.8
Value added of the ICT Sector  as at end of year Rs M 9,960 11,714 12,994 15,412 17,240 18,272 19,226 20,351 22,160 24,063
ICT-BPO companiesb as at end of year No. 148 185 258 300 400 497 575 631 - -
Turnover of establishments in the ICT sector  as at end of year Rs M 18,880 22,188 25,743 28,045 30,529 33,423 34,285 - - -
Turnover of establishments in exports of ICT services as at end of year Rs M 1,515 1,799 2,526 2,573 3,128 4,630 5,107 5,536 - -
 
 
 ICT Infrastructure Readiness Indicators
 
Fixed telephone lines as at end of year No. 357,300 361,200 363,600 375,100 387,700 374,600 349,100 363,000 372,000
Mobile phone subscriptions (prepaid + postpaid) as at end of year No. 772,400 928,700 1,033,300 1,086,800 1,190,900 1,294,100 1,485,800 1,533,600 1,652,000
Domestic SMS  sent  as at end of year No.(Millions) 738 881 855 1,123 1,204 1,279 1,154 1,085 947
Internet Subscriptions as at end of year No. 143,400 166,000 199,500 284,000 284,200 370,000 568,900 680,700 735,000
Broadband Internet Subscriptions as at end of year No. 87,000 119,000 157,300 251,800 258,500 279,800 423,400 520,200 579,000
Fixed Broadband Internet Subscriptions as at end of year No. 25,900 40,600 52,500 72,800 81,000 118,200 141,000 162,400 182,000
Broadband Internet Subscriptions from mobile phone as at end of year No. 61,100 78,400 104,800 179,000 177,500 161,600 282,400 357,800 397,000
Narrowband Internet Subscriptions (Fixed-wired only) as at end of year No. 56,400 47,000 42,200 32,200 25,700 15,000 8,400 4,300 4,000
Incoming/Outgiong Capacity of International Internet Bandwidth  as at end of year Mbps 192 285 955 1,864 3,390 5,806 8,274 11,921 n/a
Fixed telephone lines subscriptions as at end of year per 100 inhab 28.4 28.6 28.6 29.4 30.2 29.1 27.0 28.8 29.5
Mobile cellular phone subscriptions as at end of year per 100 inhab 61.5 73.4 81.2 85.1 92.8 100.4 114.9 121.7 130.9
Internet Subscriptions  as at end of year per 100 inhab 11.4 13.1 15.7 22.2 22.1 28.7 44.0 54.0 58.3
Broadband Internet Subscriptions  as at end of year per 100 inhab 6.9 9.4 12.4 19.7 20.1 21.7 32.7 41.3 45.9
 
 
Tariff for Calls
 
Fixed telephone call - 3 minutes duration                      
  to Fixed telephone - Peak time as at end of year Rs 1.44 1.44 1.44 1.44 1.44 1.44 1.80 1.80 1.80
                                - Off peak time as at end of year Rs 1.80 1.80 1.80 1.80 1.80 1.80 1.80 1.80 1.80
  to Mobile telephone as at end of year Rs 4.14 4.14 4.14 4.14 4.14 3.60 3.85 3.85 3.85
Mobile telephone (pre-paid service) call - 3 minutes durationd                      
  on same network as at end of year Rs 2.40 2.40 2.40 2.40 2.40 2.40 2.40 2.40 2.40
  on different network as at end of year Rs 10.80 5.40 5.40 5.40 5.40 5.40 5.40 5.40 5.40
  to a fixed telephone as at end of year Rs 10.80 10.80 8.10 8.10 8.10 8.10 8.10 8.10 8.10
 
 
Tariff for Internet Access Servcies
 
FIXED WIRED - ADSL              
ADSL 512 kbps (Unlimited Vol. Usage)                      
Residential use as at end of year Rs/month 1,590 1,360 1,360 750 673 621 621 621 621
Business use as at end of year Rs/month 3,600 3,190 3,190 2,500 2,400 1,250 890 890 890
ADSL 1 Mbps (Unlimited Vol. Usage)                      
Residential use as at end of year Rs/month   5,990 5,990 1,360 1,190 708 708 708 708
Business use as at end of year Rs/month   5,990 5,990 5,000 4,900 2,400 1,890 1,890 1,890
FIXED WIRELESS - WIMAX              
Asymmetric 512 Kbps Home as at end of year Rs/month   1,900 1,900 1,900 1400 729 729 729 729
Asymmetric 512 Kbps Business as at end of year Rs/month   2,780 1,499 1,499 1,699 1,699 1,699 1,699 1,699
MOBILE DATA - 3G / HSDPA / GPRS              
Postpaid plan of 500 MB capacity as at end of year Rs/month   399 300 300 300 250 230 175 175
Postpaid plan of 1 GB capacity as at end of year Rs/month   749 299 299 299 299 299 275 216
     
Tariffs for IPLC Full Circuit on SAFE (2Mbps) in USD as at end of year in $      7,900      6,300           6,300          4,900          4,900        4,100         3,500       2,975       2,976
 
Tariff for Internet Access Servcies
 
FIXED WIRED - ADSL              
ADSL 512 kbps (Unlimited Vol. Usage)                      
Residential use as at end of year Rs/month 1,590 1,360 1,360 750 673 621 621 621 621
Business use as at end of year Rs/month 3,600 3,190 3,190 2,500 2,400 1,250 890 890 890
ADSL 1 Mbps (Unlimited Vol. Usage)                      
Residential use as at end of year Rs/month   5,990 5,990 1,360 1,190 708 708 708 708
Business use as at end of year Rs/month   5,990 5,990 5,000 4,900 2,400 1,890 1,890 1,890
FIXED WIRELESS - WIMAX              
Asymmetric 512 Kbps Home as at end of year Rs/month   1,900 1,900 1,900 1400 729 729 729 729
Asymmetric 512 Kbps Business as at end of year Rs/month   2,780 1,499 1,499 1,699 1,699 1,699 1,699 1,699
MOBILE DATA - 3G / HSDPA / GPRS              
Postpaid plan of 500 MB capacity as at end of year Rs/month   399 300 300 300 250 230 175 175
Postpaid plan of 1 GB capacity as at end of year Rs/month   749 299 299 299 299 299 275 216
     
Tariffs for IPLC Full Circuit on SAFE (2Mbps) in USD as at end of year in $      7,900      6,300           6,300          4,900          4,900        4,100         3,500       2,975       2,976
 
 
 
ICT in Education
 
Students to Computer in Primary schools as at end of year Ratio 163 63 38 25 27 23 24
Students to Computer in Secondary schools as at end of year Ratio 24 24 24 21 22 19 21
Percentage of primary schools having Internet access for students  as at end of year % 4.8 5.9 6 19.9 55.7 58.0 56.0
Percentage of secondary schools having Internet access for students  as at end of year % 92.1 94.1 93.6 95.7 94.7 95.7 93.0
Percentage of primary schools having a website  as at end of year %       6 10.3 13.1 14.1
Percentage of secondary schools having a website  as at end of year %       30 28.3 30.5 35.5
Percentage of students enrolled in ICT/ICT related field at Tertiary level as at end of year %     8.9 8.5 8.3 8.4 7.6
 
 
Community Access and ICT Culture Promotion
 
Total Computer Clubs, breakdown by as at end of year No.     118 209 263 280
a. Community Centres as at end of year No.     33 82 114 132
b. Women Centres as at end of year No.     17 17 17 17
c. Youth Centres as at end of year No.     23 23 23 23
d. Day Care Centres as at end of year No.     1 20 20 20
e. Social Welfare Centres as at end of year No.     43 57 57 57
f. Municipalities and NGOs as at end of year No.     1 10 19 31
Computers in Computer Clubs as at end of year No.     437 690 816 896
Total visitors in Computer Clubs (cumul) as at end of year No.     123,693 322,701 370,470 514,451
PIAPs as at end of year No.   76 99 100 100 100
Total visitors to PIAPs as at end of year No.   37,817 66,262 48,805 51,963 29,555
Number of localities with Computer clubs as at end of year No.     118 209 263 280
Rural localities with Computer Clubs as at end of year No.     112 192 230 245
Total number of women who have benefited from ICT facilities in women centres as at end of year No. 8,481 8,550 12,275 10,929 9,701 8,706
Total number of individuals who have followed ICT Awareness course in the Cyber Caravans as at end of year No. 10,542 9,961 14,856 17,509 17,024 15,935
Total number of individuals who have followed IC3 courses (cumulative) as at end of year No. 73,377 96,709 120,653 157,570 177,107 192,287
 
 
 
 Indicators for ICT penetration in private households
 
Households with a television set as at end of year % 95.6 96.4 96.9 97.4
Households with a fixed telephone as at end of year % 77.4 73.6 73.0 71.0
Households with a mobile telephone as at end of year % 66.7 82.8 87.5 90.8
Households with a personal computer as at end of year % 24.2 29.9 37.7 44.9
Households with internet access  as at end of year % 16.6 20.2 29.0 39.2
 
 
 
 ICT Manpower
 
ICT Workforce in the ICT sector as at end of July No. 7,970 10,170 11,250 12,360 12,826 13,116 12,972
Growth of employment in the ICT sector as at end of July % 7.6 27.6 10.6 9.9 3.8 2.3 1.1
Workforce involved in the ICT sector by gender in large establishment as at end of July                
(a)     Male   % 56.1 54.7 53.1 53.5 52.9 53.0 54.5
(b)     Female   % 43.9 45.3 46.9 46.5 47.1 47.0 45.5
Students examined in an ICT field of study (as a % of total number of enrolments)                  
(a)     SC as at end of year % 25.4 26.4 26.0 26.5 26 29 31.5
(b)     HSC as at end of year % 10.2 10.8 10.5 10.0 10.0 9.2 9.7
Students enrolled in tertiary education in an ICT field or an ICT- dominated field (of the total number of students)Both sexes as at end of year % 12 10.6 8.9 8.6 8.3 8.4 7.6
ICT Professionals supply from tertiary institutions. as at end of year No. 1,400 1,184 995 920 880 1,200 950.0
Percentage of tertiary education institutions with e-learning courses (of the total number of tertiary education institutions)  as at end of year %     15.3 11.7 20.3 12.3 12.9
% students studying ICT overseas at tertiary level as at end of year %     2.7 2.2 1.4 1.1 0.8
 
a: Forecasted
b: Source: Board of Investment
c: As at June 2012
d:The tariffs provided for the relevant service markets refer to the cheapest approved tariffs being commercialised across 
Sources: ICTA/SM/MOEHR/NCB
 
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