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

DEFINITION: International voice traffic is the sum of international incoming and outgoing telephone traffic (in minutes). Figures expressed per capita for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 San Marino 6,208.16 min. 2004
2 Liechtenstein 2,991.31 min. 2001
3 Luxembourg 1,607.51 min. 2003
4 Cayman Islands 1,522.85 min. 2003
5 Andorra 1,247.8 min. 1998
6 Qatar 1,112.47 min. 2004
7 Hong Kong 1,064.25 min. 2004
8 Singapore 726.37 min. 2001
9 Ireland 709.56 min. 2000
10 Macau 668.64 min. 2004
11 Switzerland 664.79 min. 2000
12 Grenada 646.43 min. 2002
13 Barbados 604.78 min. 2003
14 Aruba 596.93 min. 1998
15 Antigua and Barbuda 595.77 min. 2003
16 The Bahamas 584.5 min. 2003
17 Saint Kitts and Nevis 559.99 min. 2003
18 Bahrain 528.67 min. 2003
19 Cyprus 501.96 min. 2003
20 El Salvador 450.09 min. 2005
21 Puerto Rico 449.1 min. 1995
22 Canada 438.73 min. 2000
23 United Arab Emirates 390.18 min. 1997
24 Trinidad and Tobago 384.05 min. 2004
25 New Zealand 361.1 min. 2004
26 Dominica 359.82 min. 1996
27 Denmark 337.64 min. 2004
Catholic countries average (profile) 326.97 min. 1997
Europe average (profile) 321.23 min. 1997
28 Belgium 316.36 min. 2000
29 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 313.79 min. 2003
30 Netherlands 310.82 min. 2000
31 Israel 305.6 min. 2002
Eurozone average (profile) 295.05 min. 2000
32 Austria 293.3 min. 2003
33 United States 280.26 min. 2004
34 Iceland 275.72 min. 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 270.25 min. 2000
35 United Kingdom 263.92 min. 2001
36 Norway 260.33 min. 2004
37 Italy 235.97 min. 2003
38 Jamaica 233.58 min. 2003
European Union average (profile) 231.14 min. 2000
39 Malta 222.36 min. 2003
40 Dominican Republic 220.7 min. 2001
41 Saint Lucia 216.36 min. 2003
42 New Caledonia 215.03 min. 2003
43 Australia 213.77 min. 2001
44 Sweden 210.04 min. 1997
NATO countries average (profile) 206.77 min. 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 199.95 min. 2000
Non-religious countries average (profile) 196.63 min. 2000
45 Germany 190.76 min. 2000
46 Bosnia and Herzegovina 190.72 min. 2004
47 Oman 190.27 min. 2004
48 Belize 190.03 min. 2004
49 Kuwait 188.13 min. 1999
50 Suriname 182.79 min. 2004
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 181.91 min. 1999
51 Finland 178.3 min. 2000
Cold countries average (profile) 174.23 min. 1997
52 France 170.76 min. 2004
53 Croatia 170.59 min. 2004
54 Greece 163.15 min. 2002
55 Samoa 152.74 min. 2003
56 Brunei 143.46 min. 2000
57 Albania 141.81 min. 2002
58 Cape Verde 138.52 min. 2004
59 Portugal 136.62 min. 2004
60 Seychelles 136.56 min. 1999
61 Slovenia 134.54 min. 1998
62 Jordan 129.49 min. 2004
63 Guatemala 128.54 min. 2004
64 Lebanon 126.87 min. 1999
65 Saudi Arabia 125.15 min. 2002
Former British colonies average (profile) 124.66 min. 1997
66 Spain 116.82 min. 2003
67 Guyana 115.49 min. 2004
68 Fiji 111.64 min. 2002
69 Mexico 110.9 min. 2004
70 Estonia 108.94 min. 2004
71 Moldova 108.23 min. 2004
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 102.3 min. 1997
OPEC countries average (profile) 99.65 min. 1997
72 Mauritius 91.56 min. 2003
73 Maldives 90.56 min. 2004
74 Slovakia 88.19 min. 2004
75 Marshall Islands 86.6 min. 2003
76 Honduras 85.16 min. 2004
77 Tunisia 83.76 min. 2005
78 Malaysia 83.23 min. 2002
79 Federated States of Micronesia 82.22 min. 2003
80 Costa Rica 81.95 min. 2004
81 South Korea 80.84 min. 2003
82 French Polynesia 77.36 min. 1993
83 Czech Republic 73.08 min. 2004
84 Botswana 72.52 min. 2004
85 Peru 64.63 min. 2003
86 Belarus 64.6 min. 2004
87 Gabon 62.18 min. 2004
88 Nicaragua 61.81 min. 2004
89 Georgia 60.63 min. 2003
90 Poland 60.6 min. 2003
91 Uruguay 60.59 min. 2000
92 Namibia 57.55 min. 2002
93 Senegal 56.9 min. 2004
94 Colombia 55.1 min. 2004
95 Morocco 54.86 min. 2004
96 Panama 53.01 min. 2001
97 Latvia 52.5 min. 2004
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 51.01 min. 2000
Muslim countries average (profile) 51 min. 1997
98 Ecuador 50 min. 2001
99 Algeria 49.82 min. 2004
100 Romania 49.12 min. 2002
Eastern Europe average (profile) 48.36 min. 1997
101 Swaziland 48.27 min. 2003
102 Chile 48.14 min. 2005
103 Bolivia 47.78 min. 2004
104 Sao Tome and Principe 46.6 min. 2004
105 Syria 45.77 min. 2004
106 Hungary 44.68 min. 2004
107 Japan 43.41 min. 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 41.03 min. 2001
108 Bhutan 40.21 min. 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 36.79 min. 2001
109 Bulgaria 36.55 min. 2004
110 Lithuania 36.52 min. 2004
111 Ukraine 35.89 min. 2003
112 Comoros 33.6 min. 2002
113 Turkey 33.05 min. 2004
114 Azerbaijan 32.63 min. 2004
115 Armenia 29.43 min. 2003
116 Cuba 28.66 min. 2004
117 Philippines 27.88 min. 2004
118 Paraguay 27.58 min. 2004
119 Djibouti 27.51 min. 2003
120 South Africa 27.47 min. 2002
121 Kiribati 26.6 min. 2001
122 Kazakhstan 26.37 min. 2002
123 Lesotho 25.92 min. 1996
124 Argentina 24.99 min. 2000
125 Zimbabwe 24.96 min. 2005
126 Egypt 23.88 min. 2004
127 Solomon Islands 23.39 min. 2000
128 Venezuela 23.02 min. 2000
129 Togo 22.97 min. 2005
130 The Gambia 19.84 min. 1997
131 Sri Lanka 19.79 min. 2002
132 Mauritania 19.22 min. 2003
133 Cote d'Ivoire 18.03 min. 2004
134 Kyrgyzstan 16.48 min. 2004
135 Mozambique 16.18 min. 2004
136 Russia 15.31 min. 2002
137 Ghana 15.24 min. 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 13.83 min. 1997
138 Libya 13.71 min. 1997
139 Sudan 12.58 min. 2004
140 Yemen 12.44 min. 2002
141 Thailand 12.23 min. 2004
142 Brazil 11.71 min. 2001
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 11.27 min. 1995
143 Pakistan 11.08 min. 2002
South and Central Asia average (profile) 10.67 min. 2000
144 Tajikistan 10.22 min. 2003
145 Guinea-Bissau 9.55 min. 2000
146 Eritrea 9.05 min. 2004
147 Vietnam 8.43 min. 2002
148 Papua New Guinea 7.98 min. 2000
149 Benin 7.68 min. 2004
150 Iran 7.45 min. 2003
151 Mali 7.2 min. 2001
152 Zambia 6.97 min. 2003
153 Burkina Faso 6.95 min. 2004
154 Angola 6.6 min. 2002
155 Nepal 6.4 min. 2004
156 Guinea 6.4 min. 2002
157 Uzbekistan 6.24 min. 2000
158 Turkmenistan 6 min. 2000
159 Cameroon 5.51 min. 1999
160 Indonesia 5.18 min. 2004
161 Kenya 5.07 min. 2004
162 Malawi 4.93 min. 2002
163 Bangladesh 4.63 min. 2004
164 China 4.62 min. 2004
165 Mongolia 4.08 min. 2003
166 Equatorial Guinea 3.91 min. 1995
167 Sierra Leone 3.6 min. 1995
168 Laos 3.5 min. 2003
169 India 2.88 min. 2002
170 Burma 2.62 min. 2004
171 Central African Republic 2.45 min. 2000
172 Nigeria 2.37 min. 2001
173 Uganda 2.28 min. 2003
174 Ethiopia 2.12 min. 2004
175 Chad 2.07 min. 2003
176 Cambodia 1.8 min. 2003
177 Burundi 1.56 min. 2001
178 Tanzania 1.43 min. 2002
179 Madagascar 1.37 min. 2004
180 Niger 0.688 min. 1992
181 North Korea 0.293 min. 1993
182 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.0687 min. 1995

Citation

"Countries Compared by Media > International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Media/International-voice-traffic/Out-and-in/Minutes-per-capita

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