Just how mobile is our world becoming? Amanda Willis from Mashable finds an answer in a new report:

There are more than 6 billion mobile subscriptions today. But that number “will soon exceed that of the human population,” according to a new World Bank report.

It was only 12 years ago that there were less than 1 billion mobile subscriptions worldwide. Today, three-quarters of the entire population has access to a mobile phone.

The World Bank report, “Maximizing Mobile,” is available here.