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Media > Mobile cellular subscriptions: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 641.23 million 2008
2 European Union 607.15 million 2008
3 India 346.89 million 2008
4 United States 270.5 million 2008
5 Russia 199.52 million 2008
6 Brazil 150.64 million 2008
7 Indonesia 140.58 million 2008
8 Japan 110.39 million 2008
9 Germany 105.52 million 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 104.88 million 2008
South Asia average (profile) 97.54 million 2008
10 Italy 90.34 million 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 88.73 million 2008
11 Pakistan 88.02 million 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 87.69 million 2008
12 United Kingdom 77.36 million 2008
13 Mexico 75.31 million 2008
14 Vietnam 70 million 2008
15 Philippines 68.12 million 2008
16 Turkey 65.82 million 2008
17 Nigeria 62.99 million 2008
18 Thailand 62 million 2008
19 France 57.97 million 2008
20 Ukraine 55.69 million 2008
21 Spain 49.68 million 2008
22 Argentina 46.51 million 2008
23 South Africa 45 million 2008
24 Bangladesh 44.64 million 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 44.41 million 2008
25 Poland 43.93 million 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 41.48 million 2008
26 Colombia 41.36 million 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 41.32 million 2008
27 Saudi Arabia 36 million 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 33.98 million 2008
28 Algeria 31.87 million 2008
29 Malaysia 27.71 million 2008
30 Venezuela 27.08 million 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 24.98 million 2008
31 Romania 24.47 million 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 23.78 million 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 23.7 million 2008
32 Morocco 22.82 million 2008
Europe average (profile) 22.74 million 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 22.34 million 2008
33 Australia 22.12 million 2008
34 Canada 22.09 million 2008
European Union average (profile) 21.89 million 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 21.69 million 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 21.59 million 2008
35 Peru 20.95 million 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 20.88 million 2008
36 Netherlands 20.63 million 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 20.1 million 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 18.24 million 2008
37 Iraq 17.53 million 2008
Christian countries average (profile) 16.5 million 2008
38 Kenya 16.3 million 2008
failed states average (profile) 16.2 million 2008
Hot countries average (profile) 15.99 million 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 15.68 million 2008
39 Guatemala 14.95 million 2008
40 Kazakhstan 14.91 million 2008
41 Portugal 14.91 million 2008
42 Chile 14.8 million 2008
43 Greece 13.8 million 2008
44 Czech Republic 13.78 million 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 13.43 million 2008
45 Tanzania 13.01 million 2008
46 Uzbekistan 12.73 million 2008
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 12.25 million 2008
47 Hungary 12.22 million 2008
48 Sudan 11.99 million 2008
49 Belgium 11.82 million 2008
50 Ghana 11.57 million 2008
51 Ecuador 11.54 million 2008
52 Sri Lanka 11.08 million 2008
53 Sweden 10.89 million 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 10.87 million 2008
54 Austria 10.82 million 2008
55 Bulgaria 10.5 million 2008
56 Cote d'Ivoire 10.45 million 2008
57 Serbia and Montenegro 9.62 million 2008
58 United Arab Emirates 9.36 million 2008
59 Israel 8.98 million 2008
60 Switzerland 8.9 million 2008
61 Tunisia 8.6 million 2008
62 Uganda 8.55 million 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 8.19 million 2008
63 Belarus 8.13 million 2008
64 Afghanistan 7.9 million 2008
65 Dominican Republic 7.21 million 2008
66 Syria 7.06 million 2008
67 El Salvador 6.95 million 2008
68 Denmark 6.86 million 2008
69 Finland 6.83 million 2008
70 Angola 6.77 million 2008
71 Azerbaijan 6.55 million 2008
72 Singapore 6.38 million 2008
73 Honduras 6.21 million 2008
74 Cameroon 6.16 million 2008
75 Paraguay 5.95 million 2008
76 Croatia 5.88 million 2008
77 Slovakia 5.52 million 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 5.44 million 2008
78 Senegal 5.39 million 2008
79 Ireland 5.36 million 2008
80 Jordan 5.31 million 2008
81 Norway 5.25 million 2008
82 Lithuania 5.02 million 2008
83 Madagascar 4.84 million 2008
84 Bolivia 4.83 million 2008
85 Libya 4.83 million 2008
86 New Zealand 4.62 million 2008
87 Mozambique 4.41 million 2008
Landlocked countries average (profile) 4.27 million 2008
88 Cambodia 4.24 million 2008
89 Nepal 4.2 million 2008
90 Panama 3.92 million 2008
Tourist destinations average (profile) 3.91 million 2004
91 Guinea 3.84 million 2008
92 Tajikistan 3.67 million 2008
93 Zambia 3.54 million 2008
94 Uruguay 3.51 million 2008
95 Mali 3.44 million 2008
96 Benin 3.44 million 2008
97 Kyrgyzstan 3.39 million 2008
98 Puerto Rico 3.35 million 2005
99 Oman 3.22 million 2008
100 Haiti 3.2 million 2008
101 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.18 million 2008
102 Albania 3.14 million 2008
103 Nicaragua 3.11 million 2008
104 Armenia 3.08 million 2008
105 Kuwait 2.91 million 2008
106 Georgia 2.76 million 2008
107 Jamaica 2.72 million 2008
108 Burkina Faso 2.55 million 2008
109 Estonia 2.52 million 2008
110 Moldova 2.42 million 2008
111 Latvia 2.23 million 2008
112 Mauritania 2.09 million 2008
113 Slovenia 2.05 million 2008
114 Laos 2.02 million 2008
115 Ethiopia 1.95 million 2008
116 Niger 1.9 million 2008
117 Costa Rica 1.89 million 2008
118 Chad 1.81 million 2008
119 Congo, Republic of the 1.81 million 2008
120 Malawi 1.78 million 2008
121 Mongolia 1.76 million 2008
122 Qatar 1.68 million 2008
123 Zimbabwe 1.65 million 2008
124 Togo 1.55 million 2008
125 Trinidad and Tobago 1.5 million 2008
126 Botswana 1.49 million 2008
127 Bahrain 1.44 million 2008
128 Lebanon 1.43 million 2008
129 Rwanda 1.32 million 2008
130 Gabon 1.3 million 2008
131 The Gambia 1.17 million 2008
132 Turkmenistan 1.14 million 2008
133 Namibia 1.05 million 2008
134 Mauritius 1.03 million 2008
135 Cyprus 1.02 million 2008
136 Sierra Leone 1.01 million 2008
137 Liberia 732,000 2008
138 Luxembourg 707,000 2008
139 Somalia 627,000 2008
=140 Fiji 600,000 2008
=140 Papua New Guinea 600,000 2008
142 Lesotho 581,000 2008
143 Swaziland 531,643 2008
144 Guinea-Bissau 500,156 2008
145 Burundi 480,584 2008
146 Maldives 435,627 2008
147 Suriname 416,000 2008
148 Barbados 406,000 2008
149 Malta 385,636 2008
150 Brunei 376,000 2008
151 Burma 367,388 2008
152 The Bahamas 358,050 2008
153 Equatorial Guinea 346,000 2008
154 Iceland 342,711 2008
155 Cuba 331,736 2008
156 Guyana 281,368 2005
157 Cape Verde 277,670 2008
158 Bhutan 251,000 2008
159 Netherlands Antilles 200,000 2004
160 New Caledonia 196,474 2008
161 Saint Lucia 169,600 2008
162 Belize 160,032 2008
163 Central African Republic 154,000 2008
164 Antigua and Barbuda 136,592 2008
165 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 130,098 2008
166 Samoa 124,000 2008
167 Aruba 120,806 2008
168 Djibouti 112,848 2008
169 Eritrea 108,631 2008
170 Dominica 100,000 2008
171 Comoros 98,428 2008
172 Guam 98,000 2004
173 Seychelles 93,476 2008
174 Virgin Islands 80,300 2005
175 Saint Kitts and Nevis 80,000 2008
176 Bermuda 79,000 2008
177 Grenada 60,022 2008
178 Greenland 55,816 2008
179 Tonga 50,472 2008
180 Sao Tome and Principe 49,000 2008
181 Mayotte 48,100 2004
182 Vanuatu 36,000 2008
183 Liechtenstein 34,000 2008
184 Cayman Islands 33,800 2004
185 Solomon Islands 30,000 2008
186 San Marino 24,000 2008
187 Northern Mariana Islands 20,474 2004
188 Palau 12,208 2008
189 American Samoa 2,250 2004
=190 Marshall Islands 1,000 2008
=190 Kiribati 1,000 2008

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