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Media > Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Telephone lines (per 100 people). Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Monaco 125.54 2012
2 Bermuda 105.82 2012
3 Cayman Islands 65.34 2012
4 South Korea 61.95 2012
5 France 61.92 2012
6 Germany 61.84 2012
7 Hong Kong 60.61 2012
8 San Marino 58.54 2012
9 Iceland 57.57 2012
10 Switzerland 56.66 2012
11 Malta 54.8 2012
12 Liechtenstein 54.67 2012
13 United Kingdom 52.57 2012
14 Barbados 52.45 2012
15 Canada 51.94 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 51.23 2012
16 Luxembourg 50.96 2012
17 Japan 50.84 2012
18 Faeroe Islands 48.9 2012
19 Greece 47.83 2012
20 Israel 46.71 2012
21 Belarus 46.26 2012
22 Australia 45.69 2012
23 Sweden 45.51 2012
24 European Union 45.11 2011
25 Andorra 44.56 2012
26 United States 44.02 2012
27 Ireland 43.84 2012
28 Denmark 43.47 2012
29 Belgium 42.93 2012
30 Portugal 42.6 2012
31 Netherlands 42.4 2012
Tourist destinations average (profile) 42.29 2012
32 New Zealand 42.14 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 42 2012
33 Spain 41.09 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 40.5 2012
34 Slovenia 40.43 2012
35 Austria 39.65 2012
36 Aruba 39.6 2012
37 The Bahamas 39 2012
38 Antigua and Barbuda 38.67 2012
39 Iran 38.03 2012
40 Singapore 37.85 2012
Europe average (profile) 37.61 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 37.49 2012
41 Croatia 37.38 2012
European Union average (profile) 37.36 2012
42 Saint Kitts and Nevis 37.25 2012
43 Northern Mariana Islands 37.01 2012
44 Guam 36.35 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 36.3 2012
45 Italy 35.52 2012
46 Palau 35.07 2012
47 Moldova 34.26 2012
48 Estonia 33.45 2012
49 Seychelles 33.11 2012
50 Cyprus 33.05 2012
51 Greenland 33 2012
52 New Caledonia 30.92 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 30.78 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 30.57 2012
53 Bulgaria 30.45 2012
54 Serbia 30.23 2012
55 Russia 30.06 2012
56 Uruguay 29.81 2012
57 Hungary 29.76 2012
58 Georgia 29.65 2012
59 Norway 29.55 2012
60 Macau 28.64 2012
61 Tonga 28.6 2012
62 Ukraine 27.11 2012
63 Grenada 27.06 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 26.69 2012
64 Mauritius 26.57 2012
65 Kazakhstan 26.5 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 26.43 2012
66 Montenegro 25.76 2012
67 Venezuela 25.59 2012
68 Argentina 24.31 2012
69 United Arab Emirates 24.27 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 24.07 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 23.54 2012
70 Bosnia and Herzegovina 23.46 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 23.18 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 22.65 2012
71 Latvia 22.42 2012
72 Brazil 22.34 2012
73 Romania 21.88 2012
74 Dominica 21.55 2012
75 Bahrain 21.33 2012
76 Costa Rica 21.23 2012
77 Trinidad and Tobago 21.21 2012
78 Syria 20.95 2012
79 Puerto Rico 20.84 2012
80 Saint Lucia 20.72 2012
81 China 20.6 2012
82 Lebanon 20.46 2012
83 Guyana 20.35 2012
84 Lithuania 20.27 2012
85 Czech Republic 19.88 2012
86 French Polynesia 19.87 2012
87 Republic of Macedonia 19.74 2012
88 Chile 18.8 2012
89 Armenia 18.79 2012
90 Turkey 18.6 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 18.47 2012
91 Azerbaijan 18.4 2012
92 Slovakia 17.79 2012
93 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 17.72 2012
94 Panama 17.66 2012
95 Kuwait 17.64 2012
96 Mexico 17.41 2012
97 Brunei 17.18 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 17.06 2012
98 El Salvador 16.91 2012
99 Qatar 16.87 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 16.78 2012
100 Saudi Arabia 16.73 2012
101 Finland 16.47 2012
102 Sri Lanka 16.25 2012
103 Poland 15.99 2012
104 Malaysia 15.65 2012
105 Suriname 15.54 2012
106 Ecuador 15.53 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 15.52 2012
107 Indonesia 15.52 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 15.25 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 15.02 2012
108 Tuvalu 14.7 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 14.32 2012
109 American Samoa 14.15 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 13.91 2012
110 Cape Verde 13.9 2012
111 Colombia 13.23 2012
112 Libya 12.58 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 12.26 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 12.01 2012
113 Guatemala 11.52 2012
114 Peru 11.51 2012
115 Vietnam 11.36 2012
116 Turkmenistan 11.12 2012
117 Samoa 10.82 2005
118 Cuba 10.81 2012
119 Marshall Islands 10.6 2004
120 Oman 10.49 2012
121 Dominican Republic 10.46 2012
122 Tunisia 10.33 2012
123 Egypt 10.19 2012
124 Fiji 10.1 2012
125 Morocco 10.06 2012
126 Albania 9.67 2012
127 Jamaica 9.58 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 9.53 2012
128 Thailand 9.14 2012
129 Kyrgyzstan 8.97 2012
130 Algeria 8.78 2012
131 Kiribati 8.77 2012
132 Bolivia 8.59 2012
133 South Africa 7.94 2012
134 Belize 7.84 2012
135 Botswana 7.82 2012
136 Honduras 7.72 2012
137 Federated States of Micronesia 7.49 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 7.32 2012
138 Namibia 7.24 2012
139 Maldives 7.14 2012
140 Uzbekistan 6.99 2012
141 Jordan 6.73 2012
142 Mongolia 6.16 2012
143 Paraguay 5.63 2012
144 Tajikistan 5.55 2012
145 Iraq 5.55 2012
146 Nicaragua 5.37 2012
147 North Korea 4.81 2012
148 Sao Tome and Principe 4.65 2012
149 Yemen 4.32 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.22 2012
150 Philippines 4.08 2012
151 Cambodia 4.04 2012
152 Swaziland 3.99 2012
153 Cameroon 3.6 2012
154 Bhutan 3.6 2012
155 Togo 3.58 2012
156 The Gambia 3.52 2012
157 Pakistan 3.22 2012
158 Comoros 3.1 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.1 2012
159 Nepal 2.72 2012
160 Senegal 2.58 2012
161 India 2.47 2012
162 Zimbabwe 2.32 2012
163 Vanuatu 2.3 2012
164 Equatorial Guinea 2.01 2012
South Asia average (profile) 1.99 2012
165 Djibouti 1.95 2012
166 Lesotho 1.94 2012
167 Papua New Guinea 1.94 2012
168 Mauritania 1.8 2012
169 Laos 1.76 2012
170 Benin 1.68 2012
171 Angola 1.5 2012
172 Malawi 1.43 2012
173 Solomon Islands 1.42 2012
174 Cote d'Ivoire 1.3 2012
failed states average (profile) 1.27 2012
175 Burma 1.14 2012
176 Ghana 1.12 2012
177 Gabon 1.09 2012
178 Eritrea 1.08 2012
179 Somalia 1.02 2012
180 Sudan 0.929 2012
181 Ethiopia 0.922 2012
182 Uganda 0.884 2012
183 Burkina Faso 0.809 2012
184 Mali 0.686 2012
185 Madagascar 0.655 2012
186 Bangladesh 0.631 2012
187 Niger 0.604 2012
188 Zambia 0.595 2012
189 Kenya 0.588 2012
190 Haiti 0.488 2012
191 Rwanda 0.394 2012
192 Tanzania 0.37 2012
193 Mozambique 0.36 2012
194 Republic of the Congo 0.353 2012
195 Guinea-Bissau 0.317 2012
196 Sierra Leone 0.294 2012
197 East Timor 0.253 2012
198 Chad 0.253 2012
199 Nigeria 0.251 2012
200 Burundi 0.199 2012
201 Guinea 0.172 2012
202 Central African Republic 0.123 2012
203 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.0836 2012
204 Afghanistan 0.0404 2012
205 South Sudan 0.00141 2012
206 Liberia 0.000236 2012

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"Countries Compared by Media > Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Media/Telecoms/Telephone-lines/Per-100-people

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