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Media > International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: International voice traffic is the sum of international incoming and outgoing telephone traffic (in minutes).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 82.06 billion min. 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 15.8 billion min. 2000
2 Germany 15.68 billion min. 2000
3 United Kingdom 15.6 billion min. 2001
4 Italy 13.59 billion min. 2003
5 Canada 13.5 billion min. 2000
6 Mexico 12.13 billion min. 2004
7 France 10.71 billion min. 2004
8 Hong Kong 7.22 billion min. 2004
9 China 5.98 billion min. 2004
10 Japan 5.55 billion min. 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.32 billion min. 2000
11 Netherlands 4.95 billion min. 2000
12 Spain 4.91 billion min. 2003
13 Switzerland 4.78 billion min. 2000
Non-religious countries average (profile) 4.39 billion min. 2000
14 Australia 4.15 billion min. 2001
15 South Korea 3.87 billion min. 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 3.54 billion min. 2000
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 3.54 billion min. 1999
Eurozone average (profile) 3.5 billion min. 2000
16 Belgium 3.24 billion min. 2000
European Union average (profile) 3.14 billion min. 2000
17 India 3.1 billion min. 2002
18 Singapore 3.01 billion min. 2001
19 El Salvador 2.73 billion min. 2005
20 Saudi Arabia 2.73 billion min. 2002
21 Ireland 2.7 billion min. 2000
Cold countries average (profile) 2.45 billion min. 1997
22 Austria 2.38 billion min. 2003
23 Philippines 2.35 billion min. 2004
24 Colombia 2.34 billion min. 2004
25 Poland 2.32 billion min. 2003
26 Russia 2.22 billion min. 2002
27 Turkey 2.21 billion min. 2004
28 Brazil 2.07 billion min. 2001
29 Malaysia 2.03 billion min. 2002
30 Israel 2.01 billion min. 2002
31 Dominican Republic 1.94 billion min. 2001
32 Sweden 1.86 billion min. 1997
33 Denmark 1.82 billion min. 2004
34 Greece 1.79 billion min. 2002
35 Peru 1.75 billion min. 2003
36 Ukraine 1.72 billion min. 2003
37 Egypt 1.69 billion min. 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 1.67 billion min. 2001
38 Algeria 1.67 billion min. 2004
39 Pakistan 1.66 billion min. 2002
40 Puerto Rico 1.65 billion min. 1995
41 Morocco 1.64 billion min. 2004
Europe average (profile) 1.59 billion min. 1997
42 Guatemala 1.59 billion min. 2004
43 New Zealand 1.48 billion min. 2004
44 Portugal 1.43 billion min. 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 1.33 billion min. 1997
45 South Africa 1.25 billion min. 2002
46 Norway 1.2 billion min. 2004
47 Indonesia 1.15 billion min. 2004
48 Romania 1.07 billion min. 2002
49 United Arab Emirates 1.02 billion min. 1997
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 965.09 million min. 2000
Catholic countries average (profile) 964.67 million min. 1997
50 Finland 922.9 million min. 2000
51 Argentina 922.3 million min. 2000
52 Serbia and Montenegro 914.27 million min. 2003
53 Tunisia 840 million min. 2005
54 Syria 809 million min. 2004
55 Qatar 801.4 million min. 2004
56 Thailand 795.83 million min. 2004
57 Chile 786.48 million min. 2005
58 Croatia 757.25 million min. 2004
59 Czech Republic 746.63 million min. 2004
60 Bosnia and Herzegovina 741.27 million min. 2004
61 Luxembourg 726 million min. 2003
62 Jordan 685 million min. 2004
63 Vietnam 670.59 million min. 2002
64 Bangladesh 653.61 million min. 2004
65 Ecuador 639.09 million min. 2001
66 Belarus 628.55 million min. 2004
67 Senegal 624 million min. 2004
68 Jamaica 613.3 million min. 2003
69 Honduras 575.9 million min. 2004
70 Venezuela 561.8 million min. 2000
Eastern Europe average (profile) 513.32 million min. 1997
71 Iran 510.9 million min. 2003
72 Cyprus 501.03 million min. 2003
73 Trinidad and Tobago 495.57 million min. 2004
74 Slovakia 474.7 million min. 2004
75 Oman 468.84 million min. 2004
76 Albania 462.8 million min. 2002
77 Hungary 451.63 million min. 2004
78 Bolivia 438.98 million min. 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 423.39 million min. 2001
79 Bahrain 408.16 million min. 2003
80 Lebanon 400.5 million min. 1999
OPEC countries average (profile) 399.59 million min. 1997
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 394.05 million min. 1997
81 Kazakhstan 391.8 million min. 2002
South and Central Asia average (profile) 391.66 million min. 2000
82 Moldova 390.06 million min. 2004
83 Sudan 387.1 million min. 2004
84 Sri Lanka 374.44 million min. 2002
85 Costa Rica 348 million min. 2004
86 Kuwait 342.1 million min. 1999
87 Nicaragua 332.93 million min. 2004
88 Mozambique 330.7 million min. 2004
89 Cuba 323.11 million min. 2004
90 Zimbabwe 317.27 million min. 2005
91 Ghana 309.36 million min. 2003
92 Cote d'Ivoire 309.05 million min. 2004
93 Macau 306.6 million min. 2004
94 Nigeria 298.74 million min. 2001
95 Bulgaria 284.37 million min. 2004
Muslim countries average (profile) 277.29 million min. 1997
96 Azerbaijan 271 million min. 2004
97 Slovenia 266.6 million min. 1998
98 Georgia 262.46 million min. 2003
99 Yemen 230.77 million min. 2002
100 Uruguay 201.22 million min. 2000
101 The Bahamas 184.48 million min. 2003
102 San Marino 181.84 million min. 2004
103 Kenya 176.58 million min. 2004
104 Panama 165.2 million min. 2001
105 Barbados 163.8 million min. 2003
106 Paraguay 159.8 million min. 2004
107 Nepal 159.43 million min. 2004
108 Ethiopia 157.24 million min. 2004
109 Netherlands Antilles 156.78 million min. 1998
110 Uzbekistan 153.75 million min. 2000
111 Estonia 146.99 million min. 2004
112 Botswana 134.5 million min. 2004
Former French colonies average (profile) 134.03 million min. 1997
113 Burma 130.64 million min. 2004
114 Togo 127.25 million min. 2005
115 Lithuania 125.48 million min. 2004
116 Latvia 121.41 million min. 2004
117 Namibia 112.7 million min. 2002
118 Mauritius 111.97 million min. 2003
119 Liechtenstein 100.13 million min. 2001
120 Angola 98.2 million min. 2002
121 Fiji 91.12 million min. 2002
122 Burkina Faso 90.64 million min. 2004
123 Suriname 90.19 million min. 2004
124 Armenia 89.36 million min. 2003
125 Malta 88.63 million min. 2003
126 Guyana 87.42 million min. 2004
127 Cameroon 85.49 million min. 1999
128 Kyrgyzstan 84.15 million min. 2004
129 Gabon 83.77 million min. 2004
130 Iceland 80.53 million min. 2004
131 Andorra 79.61 million min. 1998
132 Mali 76.02 million min. 2001
133 Zambia 75.9 million min. 2003
134 Cayman Islands 70.1 million min. 2003
135 Libya 67.5 million min. 1997
136 Tajikistan 66.71 million min. 2003
137 Grenada 66 million min. 2002
138 Cape Verde 65.6 million min. 2004
139 Uganda 61.26 million min. 2003
140 Benin 60.84 million min. 2004
141 Malawi 58.79 million min. 2002
142 Guinea 57.86 million min. 2002
143 Mauritania 57 million min. 2003
144 Swaziland 52.51 million min. 2003
145 Aruba 52.1 million min. 1998
146 Tanzania 51.37 million min. 2002
147 Belize 50.37 million min. 2004
148 New Caledonia 48.54 million min. 2003
149 Antigua and Barbuda 48.2 million min. 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 47.89 million min. 1995
150 Brunei 47.6 million min. 2000
151 Lesotho 46.11 million min. 1996
152 Papua New Guinea 42.95 million min. 2000
153 Eritrea 42.21 million min. 2004
154 Saint Lucia 35 million min. 2003
155 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 34 million min. 2003
156 Samoa 27.14 million min. 2003
157 Turkmenistan 27 million min. 2000
158 Saint Kitts and Nevis 26.7 million min. 2003
159 Maldives 26.49 million min. 2004
160 Dominica 25.6 million min. 1996
161 Bhutan 25.49 million min. 2004
162 Madagascar 24.36 million min. 2004
163 Cambodia 23.34 million min. 2003
164 The Gambia 22.36 million min. 1997
165 Djibouti 20.77 million min. 2003
166 Laos 19.65 million min. 2003
167 Chad 19.28 million min. 2003
168 Comoros 18.68 million min. 2002
169 French Polynesia 16.12 million min. 1993
170 Sierra Leone 14.14 million min. 1995
171 Guinea-Bissau 12.16 million min. 2000
172 Seychelles 10.98 million min. 1999
173 Burundi 10.68 million min. 2001
174 Mongolia 10.06 million min. 2003
175 Solomon Islands 9.65 million min. 2000
176 Central African Republic 8.9 million min. 2000
177 Federated States of Micronesia 8.78 million min. 2003
178 Sao Tome and Principe 7.03 million min. 2004
179 North Korea 6.2 million min. 1993
180 Niger 5.69 million min. 1992
181 Marshall Islands 4.51 million min. 2003
182 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.88 million min. 1995
183 Kiribati 2.24 million min. 2001
184 Equatorial Guinea 1.73 million min. 1995

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"Countries Compared by Media > International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Media/International-voice-traffic/Out-and-in/Minutes

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