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Media > Mobile phone subscribers per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Luxembourg 1,547.75 2005
2 Hong Kong 1,275.96 2005
3 Lithuania 1,275.06 2005
4 Italy 1,231.93 2005
5 Czech Republic 1,150.46 2005
6 Macau 1,138.01 2005
7 Israel 1,119.32 2005
8 United Arab Emirates 1,092.94 2005
9 United Kingdom 1,087.6 2005
10 Portugal 1,085.15 2005
11 Estonia 1,073.7 2005
12 Kuwait 1,036.36 2005
13 Norway 1,028.37 2005
14 Singapore 1,027.85 2005
15 Iceland 1,024.49 2005
16 Jamaica 1,018.71 2005
17 Ireland 1,012.04 2005
18 Denmark 1,009.21 2005
19 Finland 997.12 2005
20 Aruba 996.43 2004
21 Austria 991.76 2005
22 Netherlands 970.23 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 968.03 2005
23 Germany 960.36 2005
European Union average (profile) 952.33 2005
24 Spain 952.3 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 944.82 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 940.07 2005
25 Sweden 934.32 2005
26 Hungary 923.96 2005
27 Switzerland 920.65 2005
28 Greece 904.42 2005
29 Australia 903.17 2005
30 Belgium 902.79 2005
31 Slovenia 879.41 2005
32 Qatar 872.87 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 854.03 2005
33 New Zealand 853.92 2005
34 Bahrain 851.25 2005
35 Slovakia 842.84 2005
36 Russia 838.28 2005
Europe average (profile) 831.4 2005
37 Latvia 813.56 2005
38 Bulgaria 806.82 2005
39 Malta 802.25 2005
40 South Korea 796.51 2005
41 Andorra 794.85 2005
42 Liechtenstein 791.68 2005
43 Bermuda 768.75 2004
Tourist destinations average (profile) 765.43 2004
44 Poland 764.21 2005
45 France 760.7 2005
46 Malaysia 756.28 2005
47 Barbados 753.71 2005
48 Japan 741.51 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 736.23 2005
49 South Africa 719.51 2005
50 Cayman Islands 714.6 2004
Cold countries average (profile) 710.96 2005
51 Puerto Rico 700.83 2004
52 Cyprus 696.16 2005
53 Seychelles 687.61 2005
54 United States 682.36 2005
55 Croatia 671.75 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 664.75 2005
56 Antigua and Barbuda 660.81 2004
57 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 649.39 2005
58 Chile 646.94 2005
59 Turkey 643.74 2005
60 Brunei 633.2 2005
61 Guam 619.49 2004
62 Romania 617.26 2005
63 Trinidad and Tobago 616.84 2005
64 Dominica 594.92 2004
65 San Marino 583.3 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 581.67 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 577.69 2005
66 The Bahamas 576.94 2004
67 Mauritius 573.74 2005
68 New Caledonia 572.82 2005
69 Argentina 571.83 2005
70 Saint Lucia 568.95 2004
71 Tunisia 566.43 2005
72 Greenland 565.8 2004
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 548.19 2005
73 Saudi Arabia 538.68 2005
74 Oman 528.57 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 523.66 2005
75 Maldives 515.48 2005
76 Canada 513.74 2005
77 Colombia 505.97 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 494.29 2004
78 Gabon 471.06 2005
79 Venezuela 467.55 2005
80 Suriname 466.01 2005
81 Brazil 463.14 2005
82 Ecuador 453.38 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 450.2 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 449.97 2005
83 Botswana 438.78 2005
84 Mexico 428.62 2005
85 Belarus 424.09 2005
86 Grenada 421.93 2004
87 Thailand 420.64 2004
88 Morocco 411.37 2005
89 Bosnia and Herzegovina 410.94 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 410.75 2005
90 Philippines 405.25 2005
91 Algeria 402.27 2005
92 Panama 401.65 2005
93 El Salvador 397.16 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 396.77 2004
94 Albania 391.64 2004
95 Dominican Republic 387.79 2005
96 Guyana 369.82 2005
97 Ukraine 365.44 2005
98 Guatemala 355.71 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 348.36 2005
99 Uruguay 347.33 2005
100 Belize 342.34 2005
101 French Polynesia 341.33 2005
102 Georgia 334.57 2005
103 Kazakhstan 327.14 2005
104 Paraguay 319.6 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 310.52 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 307.44 2005
105 Jordan 307.02 2004
106 Moldova 303.13 2005
107 China 301.77 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 297.35 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 292.76 2004
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 289.11 2004
108 Azerbaijan 267.16 2005
109 Bolivia 258.84 2005
110 Costa Rica 254.86 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 250.61 2004
111 Lebanon 248.32 2005
112 Namibia 244.2 2005
113 Mauritania 236.99 2005
114 Fiji 235.55 2005
115 Mongolia 220.54 2005
116 Indonesia 208.97 2005
117 Saint Kitts and Nevis 206.52 2004
118 Nicaragua 205.19 2005
119 Peru 201.4 2005
120 Egypt 189.89 2005
121 Honduras 185.75 2005
122 Swaziland 181.05 2005
123 The Gambia 172.27 2005
124 Sri Lanka 171.13 2005
125 Cape Verde 170.73 2005
126 Tonga 163.48 2004
127 Syria 162.38 2005
128 Equatorial Guinea 160.52 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 155.3 2005
129 Senegal 153.5 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 138.29 2005
130 Samoa 133.39 2005
131 Nigeria 133.16 2005
132 Ghana 132.92 2005
133 Federated States of Micronesia 132.71 2005
134 Kenya 128.88 2005
135 Lesotho 127.24 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 127.08 2005
136 Cote d'Ivoire 125.91 2005
137 Cameroon 124.55 2005
138 Vietnam 116.43 2005
139 Laos 110.21 2005
140 Armenia 106.14 2005
141 Kyrgyzstan 104.92 2005
142 Iran 102.95 2005
143 Yemen 99.31 2005
144 Benin 91.66 2005
145 Zambia 82.52 2005
146 Pakistan 80.85 2005
147 Togo 80.08 2005
148 India 79.85 2005
149 Cambodia 79.51 2005
150 Sao Tome and Principe 77.61 2005
151 Mali 72.82 2005
152 Angola 66.13 2005
South Asia average (profile) 66 2005
failed states average (profile) 63.33 2005
153 Bangladesh 62.88 2005
154 Vanuatu 60.62 2005
155 Somalia 59.05 2005
156 Bhutan 58.18 2005
157 Mozambique 58.07 2005
158 Sudan 57.87 2005
159 Djibouti 56.73 2005
160 Zimbabwe 54.99 2005
161 Uganda 53.09 2005
162 Tanzania 51.42 2004
163 Democratic Republic of the Congo 50.83 2005
164 Liberia 48.93 2005
165 Afghanistan 48.27 2005
166 Guinea-Bissau 47.13 2005
167 Northern Mariana Islands 43.84 2000
168 Haiti 43.81 2004
169 Libya 42.64 2004
170 Burkina Faso 42.63 2005
171 Tajikistan 38.94 2005
172 American Samoa 37.97 2004
173 Malawi 33.22 2005
174 Rwanda 30.75 2005
175 Madagascar 27.59 2005
176 Uzbekistan 27.52 2005
177 Comoros 26.74 2005
178 Central African Republic 25.25 2005
179 Sierra Leone 24.02 2003
180 Niger 22.75 2005
181 Iraq 21.52 2004
182 Chad 20.97 2005
183 Guinea 19.74 2005
184 Burundi 19.69 2005
185 Solomon Islands 12.78 2005
186 Marshall Islands 12.37 2004
187 Cuba 11.91 2005
188 Turkmenistan 10.67 2004
189 Nepal 9.84 2005
190 Eritrea 8.33 2005
191 Kiribati 6.92 2004
192 Ethiopia 5.39 2005
193 Papua New Guinea 4.27 2005
194 Burma 3.66 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Media > Mobile phone subscribers per 1000. 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/Mobile-phone-subscribers-per-1000

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