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Media > Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Mobile cellular subscriptions. 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Macau 2,897.82 2012
2 Hong Kong 2,292.66 2012
3 Antigua and Barbuda 2,018.31 2012
4 Saudi Arabia 1,874.03 2012
5 Suriname 1,827.74 2012
6 Russia 1,824.57 2012
7 Montenegro 1,812.97 2012
8 Gabon 1,794.71 2012
9 Panama 1,780.28 2012
10 Finland 1,721.37 2012
11 Kazakhstan 1,710.46 2012
12 Kuwait 1,700.05 2012
13 Lithuania 1,673.84 2012
14 Cayman Islands 1,672.61 2012
15 Maldives 1,656.26 2012
16 Bahrain 1,611.67 2012
17 Austria 1,605.68 2012
18 Italy 1,596.01 2012
19 Oman 1,592.51 2012
20 Seychelles 1,575.12 2012
21 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1,567.63 2012
22 Libya 1,557.69 2012
23 Estonia 1,545.88 2012
24 Botswana 1,537.86 2012
25 Dominica 1,524.75 2012
26 Singapore 1,517.77 2012
27 Vietnam 1,510.17 2012
28 United Arab Emirates 1,496.39 2012
29 Bulgaria 1,475.88 2012
30 Uruguay 1,471.31 2012
31 Luxembourg 1,432.55 2012
32 Argentina 1,426.23 2012
33 Jordan 1,422.01 2012
34 Malaysia 1,413.3 2012
35 Trinidad and Tobago 1,408.43 2012
36 Bermuda 1,404.19 2012
37 Chile 1,381.68 2012
38 Guatemala 1,378.19 2012
39 El Salvador 1,373.43 2012
Tourist destinations average (profile) 1,367.44 2012
40 South Africa 1,336.1 2012
41 Poland 1,319.06 2012
42 Aruba 1,318.57 2012
43 Germany 1,314.67 2012
44 Switzerland 1,307.97 2012
45 Ukraine 1,301.59 2012
46 United Kingdom 1,298.63 2012
47 Malta 1,289.43 2012
48 Cambodia 1,285.27 2012
49 Costa Rica 1,280.11 2012
50 Qatar 1,267.97 2012
European Union average (profile) 1,265.72 2012
51 Serbia 1,264.96 2012
52 Thailand 1,258.89 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 1,257.87 2012
53 Saint Lucia 1,255.05 2012
54 Brazil 1,250.02 2012
55 European Union 1,249.31 2011
56 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1,238.74 2012
57 Czech Republic 1,233.79 2012
58 Faeroe Islands 1,232.17 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 1,228.92 2012
59 Barbados 1,225.19 2012
60 Sweden 1,223.46 2012
Europe average (profile) 1,219.96 2012
61 Kyrgyzstan 1,217.79 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 1,216.94 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1,214.28 2012
62 Grenada 1,213.47 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1,213.24 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 1,208.76 2012
63 Mongolia 1,206.95 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 1,205.35 2012
64 Morocco 1,199.72 2012
65 Egypt 1,199.16 2012
66 Tunisia 1,191.49 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 1,189.76 2012
67 Greece 1,183.82 2012
68 Denmark 1,180.04 2012
69 Netherlands 1,171.48 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 1,171.35 2012
70 Portugal 1,169.56 2012
71 Israel 1,166.55 2012
72 Croatia 1,165.07 2012
73 Hungary 1,164.49 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 1,159.47 2012
74 Belgium 1,155.89 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 1,153.87 2012
75 San Marino 1,152.11 2012
76 Mauritius 1,150.48 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 1,146.86 2012
77 Moldova 1,146.26 2012
78 Indonesia 1,142.18 2012
79 Norway 1,142.05 2012
80 Latvia 1,140.47 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1,140.35 2012
81 Brunei 1,139.49 2012
82 Belarus 1,128.11 2012
83 Slovakia 1,126.46 2012
84 Armenia 1,119.15 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 1,117.87 2012
85 New Zealand 1,110.28 2012
86 Albania 1,106.87 2012
87 Spain 1,096.17 2012
88 Slovenia 1,091.11 2012
89 Azerbaijan 1,089.02 2012
90 Japan 1,084.68 2012
91 Iceland 1,080.79 2012
92 Namibia 1,077.92 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 1,076.52 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 1,073.74 2012
93 Australia 1,072.93 2012
94 South Korea 1,072.4 2012
95 Ireland 1,069.11 2012
96 Philippines 1,065.08 2012
97 Romania 1,064.38 2012
98 Ecuador 1,062.26 2012
99 Republic of Macedonia 1,061.69 2012
100 Mauritania 1,059.96 2012
101 Greenland 1,046.01 2012
102 Georgia 1,041.4 2012
103 Liechtenstein 1,036.67 2012
104 Colombia 1,028.55 2012
105 Venezuela 1,018.82 2012
106 Paraguay 1,015.9 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 1,013.26 2012
107 Ghana 1,009.93 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 1,009.91 2012
108 Sri Lanka 999.81 2012
109 Cote d'Ivoire 999.35 2012
110 Republic of the Congo 987.57 2012
111 United States 987.53 2012
112 Cyprus 984 2012
113 Mali 983.79 2012
114 Jamaica 982.91 2012
115 Fiji 981.79 2012
116 Peru 980 2012
117 Algeria 979.48 2012
118 Laos 976.85 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 974.58 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 972.27 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 959.46 2012
119 France 947.99 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 946.85 2012
120 Honduras 928.7 2012
121 Zimbabwe 919.09 2012
122 Turkey 914.64 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 907.56 2012
123 Bolivia 904.47 2012
124 Lebanon 903.98 2012
125 New Caledonia 894.93 2012
126 Nicaragua 892.23 2012
127 Monaco 883.34 2012
128 Dominican Republic 879.48 2012
129 Bosnia and Herzegovina 874.39 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 874.34 2012
130 Cape Verde 860.25 2012
131 The Gambia 852.04 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 847.73 2012
132 Benin 836.54 2012
133 Senegal 835.69 2012
134 Puerto Rico 834.48 2012
135 Mexico 833.99 2012
136 Andorra 829.5 2012
137 Palau 826.39 2012
138 French Polynesia 825.38 2012
139 Iraq 821.29 2012
140 Tajikistan 815.08 2012
141 China 814.4 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 796.74 2012
142 Turkmenistan 764.17 2012
143 Iran 760.98 2012
144 Bhutan 756.1 2012
145 Canada 752.94 2012
146 Zambia 747.75 2012
147 Sudan 743.6 2012
148 Kenya 711.74 2012
149 India 699.22 2012
150 Guyana 687.79 2012
151 The Bahamas 682.87 2012
152 Uzbekistan 680.87 2012
153 Equatorial Guinea 680.54 2012
South Asia average (profile) 671.54 2012
154 Pakistan 670.64 2012
155 Nigeria 667.98 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 664.6 2012
156 Guinea-Bissau 659.43 2012
157 Swaziland 653.95 2012
158 Sao Tome and Principe 648.6 2012
159 Lesotho 639.39 2012
160 Bangladesh 628.2 2012
161 Guam 619.49 2004
162 Burkina Faso 606.08 2012
163 Cameroon 604.07 2012
164 Afghanistan 603.53 2012
165 Haiti 599.08 2012
166 Nepal 596.19 2012
167 Yemen 582.75 2012
168 Syria 577.16 2012
169 Liberia 571.21 2012
170 Tanzania 569.64 2012
171 Vanuatu 554.07 2012
failed states average (profile) 550.23 2012
172 Solomon Islands 549.76 2012
173 Tonga 533.63 2012
174 Togo 529.59 2012
175 East Timor 513.12 2012
176 Belize 506.55 2012
177 Rwanda 496.67 2012
178 Samoa 471.91 2007
179 Angola 470.74 2012
180 Uganda 450.02 2012
181 Guinea 417.51 2012
182 Madagascar 384.14 2012
183 Papua New Guinea 377.98 2012
184 Sierra Leone 369.64 2012
185 Comoros 348.43 2012
186 Chad 337.29 2012
187 Mozambique 321.72 2012
188 Niger 314.48 2012
189 Northern Mariana Islands 309.54 2004
190 Democratic Republic of the Congo 296.58 2012
191 Tuvalu 283.98 2012
192 Malawi 277.85 2012
193 Federated States of Micronesia 266.94 2012
194 Djibouti 243.12 2012
195 Central African Republic 236.5 2012
196 Burundi 228.14 2012
197 Ethiopia 223.75 2012
198 South Sudan 184.54 2012
199 Kiribati 158.75 2012
200 Cuba 149.2 2012
201 Burma 103.04 2012
202 North Korea 68.65 2012
203 Somalia 64.54 2012
204 Eritrea 49.79 2012
205 American Samoa 37.97 2004
206 Marshall Islands 12.68 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Media > Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates. 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/Telecoms/Mobile-cellular-subscriptions-per-1000

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