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Media > Telephone lines > Per 100 people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Bermuda 89.72 2008
2 Cayman Islands 70.05 2008
3 San Marino 68.64 2008
4 Virgin Islands 67.55 2008
5 Switzerland 63.22 2008
6 Germany 62.6 2008
7 Iceland 60.97 2008
8 Barbados 58.78 2008
9 Malta 58.53 2008
10 Sweden 57.74 2008
11 France 56.2 2008
12 Liechtenstein 55.01 2008
13 Canada 54.79 2008
14 United Kingdom 54.08 2008
15 Luxembourg 53.33 2008
16 Greece 53.17 2008
17 United States 50.81 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 50.27 2008
18 Slovenia 49.96 2008
19 Ireland 49.79 2008
20 Denmark 45.34 2008
21 European Union 45.3 2008
22 Cyprus 45.08 2008
23 Netherlands Antilles 45.07 2008
24 Netherlands 44.49 2008
25 Spain 44.34 2008
26 Israel 44.11 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 43.98 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 43.87 2008
27 Antigua and Barbuda 43.86 2008
28 Australia 43.72 2008
Tourist destinations average (profile) 42.51 2008
29 Croatia 42.36 2008
30 Serbia and Montenegro 41.97 2008
31 Belgium 41.62 2008
32 Saint Kitts and Nevis 41.47 2008
33 New Zealand 40.99 2008
European Union average (profile) 40.81 2008
34 Greenland 40.51 2008
35 Norway 39.76 2008
36 Austria 39.4 2008
37 The Bahamas 39.32 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 38.93 2008
Europe average (profile) 38.87 2008
38 Portugal 38.7 2008
39 Belarus 38.41 2008
40 Singapore 38.37 2008
41 Japan 37.92 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 37.9 2008
42 Guam 37.31 2008
43 Estonia 37.16 2008
44 Aruba 36.47 2008
45 Palau 36.25 2008
46 Italy 35.51 2008
47 Vietnam 34.32 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 33.79 2008
48 United Arab Emirates 33.63 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 32.52 2008
49 Costa Rica 31.81 2008
50 Russia 31.63 2008
51 Finland 31.05 2008
52 Hungary 30.82 2008
53 Moldova 30.68 2008
54 Northern Mariana Islands 28.93 2008
55 Uruguay 28.77 2008
56 Mauritius 28.73 2008
57 Bulgaria 28.72 2008
58 Ukraine 28.49 2008
=59 Bahrain 28.42 2008
=59 Latvia 28.42 2008
61 Grenada 27.6 2008
62 Bosnia and Herzegovina 27.33 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 27.06 2008
63 Puerto Rico 26.25 2008
64 China 25.73 2008
65 Seychelles 25.67 2008
66 New Caledonia 25.54 2008
67 Poland 25.47 2008
Christian countries average (profile) 25.27 2008
68 Tonga 24.66 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 24.54 2008
69 Argentina 24.43 2008
70 Saint Lucia 24.05 2008
71 Dominica 23.91 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 23.9 2008
72 Turkey 23.68 2008
73 Romania 23.41 2008
74 Lithuania 23.37 2008
75 Trinidad and Tobago 23.02 2008
76 Venezuela 22.56 2008
77 Kazakhstan 22.06 2008
78 Czech Republic 21.72 2008
79 Brazil 21.43 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 21.32 2008
80 Chile 20.99 2008
81 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 20.87 2008
82 Qatar 20.56 2008
83 Armenia 20.34 2008
84 Slovakia 20.3 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 20.11 2008
85 Kuwait 19.83 2008
86 Brunei 19.53 2008
87 Mexico 19.43 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 17.89 2008
88 Colombia 17.89 2008
89 Lebanon 17.88 2008
90 Syria 17.65 2008
91 El Salvador 17.56 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 17.37 2008
92 Sri Lanka 17.1 2008
93 Saudi Arabia 16.53 2008
94 Libya 16.41 2008
95 Guyana 16.37 2008
96 Samoa 16.1 2008
97 Malaysia 15.89 2008
98 Suriname 15.82 2008
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 15.79 2008
99 American Samoa 15.73 2008
100 Panama 15.42 2008
101 Maldives 15.38 2008
102 Fiji 15.3 2008
103 Azerbaijan 15.1 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 14.56 2008
Landlocked countries average (profile) 14.47 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 14.42 2008
104 Cape Verde 14.41 2008
105 Georgia 14.35 2008
106 Ecuador 14.12 2008
107 Indonesia 13.36 2008
Hot countries average (profile) 12 2008
108 Tunisia 12 2008
109 Jamaica 11.78 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 11.57 2008
110 Honduras 11.28 2008
111 Albania 10.93 2008
112 Guatemala 10.59 2008
113 Thailand 10.42 2008
114 Peru 9.98 2008
115 Dominican Republic 9.9 2008
116 Cuba 9.85 2008
117 Oman 9.84 2008
118 Belize 9.66 2008
119 Algeria 9.64 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 9.59 2008
120 Turkmenistan 9.47 2008
121 Morocco 9.46 2008
122 Kyrgyzstan 9.37 2008
123 South Africa 9.07 2008
124 Jordan 8.93 2008
125 Paraguay 7.87 2008
126 Mongolia 7.59 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 7.56 2008
127 Botswana 7.41 2008
128 Marshall Islands 7.37 2008
129 Bolivia 7.12 2008
130 Uzbekistan 6.77 2008
131 Namibia 6.57 2008
132 Nicaragua 5.51 2008
133 Mayotte 5.23 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.92 2008
134 Sao Tome and Principe 4.81 2008
135 Philippines 4.51 2008
136 Vanuatu 4.45 2008
137 Tajikistan 4.2 2008
138 Kiribati 4.14 2008
139 Bhutan 4 2008
140 Swaziland 3.77 2008
141 Comoros 3.62 2008
142 Iraq 3.52 2008
143 India 3.32 2008
144 Lesotho 3.18 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.13 2008
145 The Gambia 2.94 2008
=146 Nepal 2.79 2008
=146 Zimbabwe 2.79 2008
148 Pakistan 2.66 2008
149 Mauritania 2.37 2008
South Asia average (profile) 2.23 2008
150 Togo 2.18 2008
151 Laos 2.06 2008
152 Senegal 1.95 2008
153 Benin 1.84 2008
154 Gabon 1.83 2008
155 Djibouti 1.76 2008
156 Cote d'Ivoire 1.73 2008
157 Burma 1.64 2008
158 Solomon Islands 1.57 2008
159 Equatorial Guinea 1.52 2008
failed states average (profile) 1.22 2008
160 Malawi 1.18 2008
161 Somalia 1.12 2008
162 Ethiopia 1.11 2008
163 Haiti 1.09 2008
164 Cameroon 1.04 2008
165 Burkina Faso 0.95 2008
166 Papua New Guinea 0.91 2008
167 Sudan 0.89 2008
=168 Madagascar 0.86 2008
=168 Nigeria 0.86 2008
170 Bangladesh 0.84 2008
171 Eritrea 0.82 2008
172 Zambia 0.72 2008
173 Mali 0.64 2008
=174 Kenya 0.63 2008
=174 Angola 0.63 2008
176 Ghana 0.62 2008
177 Congo, Republic of the 0.61 2008
178 Sierra Leone 0.57 2008
179 Uganda 0.53 2008
180 Niger 0.44 2008
181 Burundi 0.38 2008
=182 Afghanistan 0.35 2008
=182 Mozambique 0.35 2008
184 Cambodia 0.3 2008
=185 Tanzania 0.29 2008
=185 Guinea-Bissau 0.29 2008
187 Central African Republic 0.28 2008
188 Guinea 0.21 2008
189 Rwanda 0.17 2008
190 Chad 0.12 2008
191 Liberia 0.05 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Media > 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/Telephone-lines/Per-100-people

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