Map of Personal Computers Per Capita

Since being named Time Magazine's Machine of the Year in 1982, the personal computer has gone on to radically change the world. But that impact is not distributed evenly across the globe. Some areas have far more computers than others. This map of the number of personal computers per capita in different parts of the world illustrates just how dramatic that variation can be.

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Data source: United Nations Statistics Division/ITU. Please note that data is for 2004, as more recent data is not yet available. Some gaps in the 2004 data were filled in with slightly older data:

2003: Germany

2002: Albania, Angola, Argentina, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Iraq, Libya, United Arab Emirates

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