Telecommunication in Saint Lucia

Compared to the European Union, Saint Lucia is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +1809, there were a total of 221,413 connections in 2019. Among them were 184,944 million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 1.0 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.

In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Saint Lucia is back. Around 51% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 18% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).

With about 100 webhosts, Saint Lucia is below the world's average by population.

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Development of telephone and internet connections

The following diagrams show the development of the different telephone and Internet connections as a percentage of the country's population. Values above 100% mean that on average every inhabitant has more than one subscription.

Spread of internet connections in Saint Lucia 1990 - 2017

Broadband internet in Saint Lucia 2003 - 2018

Landlines in the years 1990 - 2018

Mobile phones in Saint Lucia 1990 - 2018