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Media > Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Fixed lines are telephone mainlines connecting a customer's equipment to the public switched telephone network. Mobile phone subscribers refer to users of portable telephones subscribing to an automatic public mobile telephone service using cellular technology that provides access to the public switched telephone network.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Luxembourg 2,111.74 per 1,000 people 2005
2 Sweden 1,804.05 per 1,000 people 2004
3 Hong Kong 1,798.48 per 1,000 people 2005
4 Iceland 1,677.68 per 1,000 people 2005
5 Italy 1,659.34 per 1,000 people 2005
6 Denmark 1,628.45 per 1,000 people 2005
7 Germany 1,627.83 per 1,000 people 2005
8 United Kingdom 1,615.5 per 1,000 people 2005
9 Switzerland 1,609.5 per 1,000 people 2005
10 Israel 1,544.47 per 1,000 people 2005
11 Macau 1,536.73 per 1,000 people 2005
12 Andorra 1,510.63 per 1,000 people 2005
13 Lithuania 1,509.7 per 1,000 people 2005
14 Cyprus 1,502.87 per 1,000 people 2005
15 Ireland 1,501.05 per 1,000 people 2005
16 Norway 1,488.86 per 1,000 people 2005
17 Portugal 1,486.5 per 1,000 people 2005
18 Greece 1,472.09 per 1,000 people 2005
19 Australia 1,469.82 per 1,000 people 2005
20 Czech Republic 1,465.03 per 1,000 people 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 1,445.87 per 1,000 people 2005
21 Austria 1,441.1 per 1,000 people 2005
22 Netherlands 1,435.92 per 1,000 people 2005
23 Singapore 1,434.66 per 1,000 people 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1,426.66 per 1,000 people 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1,425.86 per 1,000 people 2005
24 Estonia 1,402.08 per 1,000 people 2005
25 Finland 1,401.23 per 1,000 people 2005
European Union average (profile) 1,391.28 per 1,000 people 2005
26 France 1,375.95 per 1,000 people 2005
27 Spain 1,374.48 per 1,000 people 2005
28 Bermuda 1,374.4 per 1,000 people 2002
29 Liechtenstein 1,365.58 per 1,000 people 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 1,365.52 per 1,000 people 2005
30 San Marino 1,351.39 per 1,000 people 2004
31 Belgium 1,336.97 per 1,000 people 2004
32 Malta 1,303.83 per 1,000 people 2005
33 Bahrain 1,300.85 per 1,000 people 2005
34 Slovenia 1,287.48 per 1,000 people 2005
35 South Korea 1,285.61 per 1,000 people 2005
36 New Zealand 1,283.03 per 1,000 people 2005
37 United Arab Emirates 1,273.14 per 1,000 people 2005
38 Barbados 1,265.3 per 1,000 people 2005
39 Hungary 1,256.67 per 1,000 people 2005
40 Virgin Islands 1,241.9 per 1,000 people 2004
41 United States 1,227.11 per 1,000 people 2004
42 Faroe Islands 1,223.98 per 1,000 people 2003
43 Japan 1,201.54 per 1,000 people 2005
Europe average (profile) 1,159.5 per 1,000 people 2004
44 Jamaica 1,145.98 per 1,000 people 2005
45 Kuwait 1,139.88 per 1,000 people 2005
46 Qatar 1,134.48 per 1,000 people 2005
47 Latvia 1,131.32 per 1,000 people 2005
48 Antigua and Barbuda 1,130.15 per 1,000 people 2004
49 Bulgaria 1,127.67 per 1,000 people 2005
50 Russia 1,118.69 per 1,000 people 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 1,117.48 per 1,000 people 2005
51 Croatia 1,096.79 per 1,000 people 2005
52 Canada 1,079.8 per 1,000 people 2005
53 Poland 1,073.47 per 1,000 people 2005
54 Slovakia 1,065.05 per 1,000 people 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 1,029.06 per 1,000 people 2004
55 The Bahamas 1,022.53 per 1,000 people 2004
56 Puerto Rico 974.02 per 1,000 people 2004
57 Malaysia 943.33 per 1,000 people 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 940.23 per 1,000 people 2004
58 Seychelles 927.95 per 1,000 people 2005
59 Serbia and Montenegro 917.16 per 1,000 people 2004
60 Dominica 878.69 per 1,000 people 2004
61 Turkey 868.48 per 1,000 people 2005
62 Mauritius 862.5 per 1,000 people 2005
63 Trinidad and Tobago 860.75 per 1,000 people 2005
64 Chile 859.49 per 1,000 people 2005
65 Brunei 847.44 per 1,000 people 2005
66 South Africa 825.13 per 1,000 people 2005
67 Romania 820.22 per 1,000 people 2005
68 New Caledonia 808.49 per 1,000 people 2005
69 Greenland 799.54 per 1,000 people 2002
70 Argentina 797.48 per 1,000 people 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 793.66 per 1,000 people 2005
71 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 782.23 per 1,000 people 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 756.44 per 1,000 people 2004
72 Belarus 755.17 per 1,000 people 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 749.54 per 1,000 people 2004
73 Saint Kitts and Nevis 744.92 per 1,000 people 2004
74 Saudi Arabia 739.65 per 1,000 people 2005
75 Grenada 718.86 per 1,000 people 2004
76 Guam 712.89 per 1,000 people 2001
Christian countries average (profile) 704.81 per 1,000 people 2004
77 Suriname 698.61 per 1,000 people 2005
78 Tunisia 691.81 per 1,000 people 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 666.25 per 1,000 people 2005
79 Bosnia and Herzegovina 656.05 per 1,000 people 2005
80 Mexico 649.67 per 1,000 people 2005
81 Colombia 647.56 per 1,000 people 2005
82 Uruguay 623.97 per 1,000 people 2005
83 Oman 622.7 per 1,000 people 2005
84 Netherlands Antilles 616.64 per 1,000 people 1999
85 Venezuela 605.83 per 1,000 people 2005
86 Ecuador 600.81 per 1,000 people 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 590.66 per 1,000 people 2004
87 Brazil 587.17 per 1,000 people 2004
88 Costa Rica 575.32 per 1,000 people 2005
89 China 570.23 per 1,000 people 2005
90 Maldives 564.06 per 1,000 people 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 562.43 per 1,000 people 2004
91 Panama 554.56 per 1,000 people 2005
92 Lebanon 553.56 per 1,000 people 2005
93 French Polynesia 547.11 per 1,000 people 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 546.12 per 1,000 people 2004
94 Ukraine 545.46 per 1,000 people 2004
95 Botswana 541.16 per 1,000 people 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 540.79 per 1,000 people 2004
96 Thailand 536.79 per 1,000 people 2004
97 Guyana 521.16 per 1,000 people 2005
98 Dominican Republic 508.1 per 1,000 people 2005
99 Gabon 497.84 per 1,000 people 2005
100 Algeria 494.11 per 1,000 people 2005
101 Albania 493.02 per 1,000 people 2004
102 El Salvador 491.68 per 1,000 people 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 481.28 per 1,000 people 2005
103 Moldova 480.1 per 1,000 people 2005
104 Philippines 459.29 per 1,000 people 2005
105 Guatemala 457.04 per 1,000 people 2005
106 Morocco 455.25 per 1,000 people 2005
107 Belize 433.07 per 1,000 people 2005
108 Jordan 422.79 per 1,000 people 2004
109 Saint Lucia 411.19 per 1,000 people 2002
110 Azerbaijan 397.4 per 1,000 people 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 390.55 per 1,000 people 2003
111 Iran 384 per 1,000 people 2005
112 Paraguay 374.2 per 1,000 people 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 361.32 per 1,000 people 2003
113 Kazakhstan 350.3 per 1,000 people 2004
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 347.22 per 1,000 people 2002
114 Georgia 337.28 per 1,000 people 2004
115 Bolivia 334.1 per 1,000 people 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 326.67 per 1,000 people 2004
116 Egypt 324.53 per 1,000 people 2005
117 Syria 307.36 per 1,000 people 2005
118 Vietnam 306.05 per 1,000 people 2005
119 Cape Verde 302.15 per 1,000 people 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 287.96 per 1,000 people 2003
120 Peru 280.1 per 1,000 people 2005
121 Mongolia 279.27 per 1,000 people 2005
122 Indonesia 270.6 per 1,000 people 2005
123 Nicaragua 260.28 per 1,000 people 2005
124 Armenia 259.67 per 1,000 people 2004
125 Mauritania 256.33 per 1,000 people 2005
126 Fiji 254.18 per 1,000 people 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 249.77 per 1,000 people 2003
127 Honduras 246.48 per 1,000 people 2005
128 Federated States of Micronesia 240.24 per 1,000 people 2005
129 Sri Lanka 234.68 per 1,000 people 2005
130 American Samoa 221.12 per 1,000 people 2004
131 Equatorial Guinea 212.31 per 1,000 people 2005
132 Swaziland 207.82 per 1,000 people 2005
133 Namibia 206.06 per 1,000 people 2004
134 The Gambia 192.13 per 1,000 people 2005
135 Kyrgyzstan 190.49 per 1,000 people 2005
136 Senegal 171.27 per 1,000 people 2005
137 Lesotho 163.26 per 1,000 people 2005
138 Libya 155.81 per 1,000 people 2003
139 Nigeria 150.61 per 1,000 people 2005
140 Tonga 143.82 per 1,000 people 2002
141 Ghana 143.08 per 1,000 people 2005
142 Kenya 142.86 per 1,000 people 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 140.13 per 1,000 people 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 132.41 per 1,000 people 2004
143 Samoa 130.44 per 1,000 people 2003
144 India 127.67 per 1,000 people 2005
145 Laos 120.44 per 1,000 people 2005
146 Pakistan 115.87 per 1,000 people 2005
147 Bhutan 110.82 per 1,000 people 2005
148 Cote d'Ivoire 108.12 per 1,000 people 2004
149 Congo, Republic of the 102.36 per 1,000 people 2004
150 Cameroon 102.01 per 1,000 people 2004
151 Benin 97.91 per 1,000 people 2005
152 Sao Tome and Principe 96.72 per 1,000 people 2004
South Asia average (profile) 93.78 per 1,000 people 2005
153 Yemen 91.99 per 1,000 people 2004
South and Central Asia average (profile) 91.14 per 1,000 people 2003
154 Zambia 89.23 per 1,000 people 2005
155 Cuba 87.35 per 1,000 people 2005
156 Marshall Islands 85.74 per 1,000 people 2003
157 Vanuatu 83.26 per 1,000 people 2004
158 Turkmenistan 82.01 per 1,000 people 2003
159 Togo 81.74 per 1,000 people 2005
160 Uzbekistan 79.71 per 1,000 people 2003
161 Zimbabwe 78.94 per 1,000 people 2005
162 Angola 74.55 per 1,000 people 2005
163 Somalia 72.92 per 1,000 people 2005
164 Bangladesh 71 per 1,000 people 2005
165 Mali 69.87 per 1,000 people 2005
166 Djibouti 69.14 per 1,000 people 2005
167 Sudan 68.94 per 1,000 people 2005
168 Haiti 64.23 per 1,000 people 2004
169 Iraq 57.32 per 1,000 people 2004
170 Uganda 56.42 per 1,000 people 2005
171 Tanzania 55.55 per 1,000 people 2004
172 Comoros 54.96 per 1,000 people 2005
failed states average (profile) 54.62 per 1,000 people 2004
173 Kiribati 52.47 per 1,000 people 2002
174 Burkina Faso 50.62 per 1,000 people 2005
175 Democratic Republic of the Congo 47.9 per 1,000 people 2005
176 Tajikistan 46.04 per 1,000 people 2003
177 Afghanistan 43.53 per 1,000 people 2005
178 North Korea 41.36 per 1,000 people 2002
179 Malawi 41.29 per 1,000 people 2005
180 Mozambique 40.04 per 1,000 people 2004
181 Cambodia 39.52 per 1,000 people 2003
182 Madagascar 30.72 per 1,000 people 2005
183 Solomon Islands 28.06 per 1,000 people 2005
184 Central African Republic 27.24 per 1,000 people 2005
185 Nepal 25.71 per 1,000 people 2005
186 Niger 23.2 per 1,000 people 2005
187 Guinea 19.68 per 1,000 people 2004
188 Sierra Leone 18.6 per 1,000 people 2002
189 Rwanda 18.2 per 1,000 people 2004
190 Eritrea 17.76 per 1,000 people 2005
191 Burundi 17.62 per 1,000 people 2004
192 Papua New Guinea 14.55 per 1,000 people 2004
193 Chad 14.39 per 1,000 people 2004
194 Ethiopia 14.33 per 1,000 people 2005
195 Burma 13.06 per 1,000 people 2005
196 Guinea-Bissau 7.92 per 1,000 people 2003
197 Liberia 2.78 per 1,000 people 2001

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"Countries Compared by Media > Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Media/Fixed-line-and-mobile-phone-subscribers/Per-1,000-people

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