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Media > Telephone mainlines: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Telephone mainlines are fixed telephone lines connecting a subscriber to the telephone exchange equipment.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 350.43 million 2005
2 United States 177.95 million 2004
3 Japan 58.78 million 2005
4 Germany 55.05 million 2005
5 India 49.75 million 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 44.07 million 2005
6 Brazil 42.38 million 2004
7 Russia 40.1 million 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 37.44 million 2005
8 France 35.7 million 2005
9 United Kingdom 31.8 million 2005
10 Italy 25.05 million 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 24.61 million 2005
11 South Korea 23.75 million 2005
12 Mexico 19.51 million 2005
13 Iran 18.99 million 2005
14 Turkey 18.98 million 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 18.95 million 2004
15 Spain 18.32 million 2005
16 Canada 18.28 million 2005
17 Vietnam 15.85 million 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 13.2 million 2002
18 Indonesia 12.77 million 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 12.17 million 2005
19 Ukraine 12.14 million 2004
20 Poland 11.8 million 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 11.68 million 2004
21 Australia 11.46 million 2005
South Asia average (profile) 11.25 million 2005
22 Egypt 10.4 million 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 10.33 million 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 9.66 million 2005
23 Argentina 8.8 million 2005
European Union average (profile) 8.74 million 2005
24 Colombia 7.68 million 2005
25 Netherlands 7.6 million 2005
Europe average (profile) 7.41 million 2004
26 Thailand 7.03 million 2005
27 Sweden 6.45 million 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.31 million 2004
28 Greece 6.3 million 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 6.07 million 2003
Christian countries average (profile) 5.87 million 2004
Catholic countries average (profile) 5.41 million 2004
29 Pakistan 5.28 million 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 5.22 million 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 5.15 million 2004
30 Switzerland 5.12 million 2005
31 Belgium 4.8 million 2004
32 South Africa 4.73 million 2005
33 Romania 4.39 million 2005
34 Malaysia 4.37 million 2005
35 Portugal 4.23 million 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 4.09 million 2003
36 Saudi Arabia 3.8 million 2005
37 Hong Kong 3.79 million 2005
38 Austria 3.71 million 2005
39 Venezuela 3.61 million 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 3.58 million 2005
40 Chile 3.44 million 2005
41 Philippines 3.37 million 2005
42 Hungary 3.36 million 2005
43 Denmark 3.35 million 2005
44 Belarus 3.28 million 2005
45 Czech Republic 3.22 million 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 3.02 million 2004
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.94 million 2005
46 Israel 2.94 million 2005
47 Syria 2.9 million 2005
48 Serbia and Montenegro 2.69 million 2004
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.67 million 2004
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 2.6 million 2003
49 Algeria 2.57 million 2005
50 Kazakhstan 2.5 million 2004
51 Bulgaria 2.48 million 2005
Tourist destinations average (profile) 2.37 million 2001
52 Peru 2.25 million 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 2.21 million 2004
53 Norway 2.13 million 2005
54 Finland 2.12 million 2005
55 Ireland 2.03 million 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 1.96 million 2003
56 Croatia 1.89 million 2005
57 Singapore 1.84 million 2005
58 New Zealand 1.73 million 2005
59 Uzbekistan 1.72 million 2003
60 Ecuador 1.7 million 2005
61 Costa Rica 1.39 million 2005
62 Morocco 1.34 million 2005
63 Tunisia 1.26 million 2005
64 Guatemala 1.25 million 2005
65 Sri Lanka 1.24 million 2005
66 United Arab Emirates 1.24 million 2005
67 Nigeria 1.22 million 2005
68 Slovakia 1.2 million 2005
69 Puerto Rico 1.11 million 2004
70 Azerbaijan 1.09 million 2005
71 Bangladesh 1.07 million 2005
72 Iraq 1.03 million 2004
73 Uruguay 1.01 million 2005
74 Lebanon 990,000 2005
75 North Korea 980,000 2003
76 El Salvador 971,455 2005
77 Bosnia and Herzegovina 968,857 2005
78 Moldova 929,400 2005
79 Dominican Republic 896,252 2005
80 Cuba 849,927 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 825,702.12 2004
81 Slovenia 816,365 2005
82 Lithuania 801,110 2005
83 Yemen 798,136 2004
Landlocked countries average (profile) 782,898.85 2003
84 Libya 750,000 2003
85 Latvia 731,000 2005
86 Georgia 683,230 2004
87 Sudan 670,000 2005
failed states average (profile) 665,405.71 2004
88 Bolivia 646,291 2005
89 Jordan 637,811 2004
90 Ethiopia 610,347 2005
91 Armenia 582,490 2004
92 Kuwait 510,295 2005
93 Honduras 494,359 2005
94 Burma 476,169 2005
95 Nepal 448,639 2005
96 Estonia 442,045 2005
97 Panama 440,129 2005
98 Kyrgyzstan 438,158 2005
99 Cyprus 420,030 2005
100 Turkmenistan 376,100 2003
101 Mauritius 359,000 2005
102 Jamaica 342,000 2005
103 Zimbabwe 328,000 2005
104 Trinidad and Tobago 323,477 2005
105 Ghana 321,526 2005
106 Paraguay 320,294 2005
107 Kenya 281,764 2005
108 Albania 274,557 2004
109 Senegal 266,612 2005
110 Oman 265,237 2005
111 Cote d'Ivoire 257,932 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 256,626.09 2004
112 Tajikistan 245,192 2003
113 Luxembourg 244,500 2005
114 Nicaragua 220,869 2005
115 Qatar 205,386 2005
116 Malta 202,116 2005
117 Bahrain 196,515 2005
118 Iceland 193,852 2005
119 Macau 174,389 2005
120 Mongolia 156,045 2005
121 Tanzania 148,360 2004
122 Haiti 140,000 2004
123 The Bahamas 139,936 2004
124 Barbados 134,878 2005
125 Botswana 132,034 2005
126 Namibia 127,935 2004
127 Guyana 110,136 2005
128 Malawi 102,724 2005
129 Fiji 102,023 2003
130 Uganda 100,777 2005
=131 Afghanistan 100,000 2005
=131 Somalia 100,000 2005
133 Cameroon 99,439 2004
134 Burkina Faso 97,400 2005
135 Zambia 94,665 2005
136 Angola 94,280 2005
137 Brunei 83,890 2005
138 Suriname 81,056 2005
139 Netherlands Antilles 81,000 2001
140 Guam 80,000 2001
141 Benin 76,267 2005
142 Laos 75,303 2005
143 Mali 75,000 2005
144 Cape Verde 71,412 2005
145 Virgin Islands 70,888 2004
146 Mozambique 69,676 2004
147 Madagascar 66,900 2005
148 Papua New Guinea 62,000 2004
149 Togo 58,634 2005
150 Bermuda 56,000 2002
151 New Caledonia 55,310 2005
152 French Polynesia 53,389 2005
153 Saint Lucia 51,121 2002
154 Lesotho 47,964 2005
155 The Gambia 44,000 2005
156 Mauritania 41,000 2005
157 Gabon 39,128 2005
=158 Cayman Islands 38,000 2001
=158 Antigua and Barbuda 38,000 2004
160 Eritrea 37,712 2005
161 Aruba 37,132 2001
162 Cambodia 36,359 2003
163 Andorra 35,444 2005
164 Swaziland 35,042 2005
165 Belize 33,282 2005
166 Bhutan 32,709 2005
167 Grenada 32,705 2004
168 Maldives 32,296 2005
169 Burundi 27,744 2004
170 Guinea 26,200 2004
171 Greenland 25,330 2002
172 Saint Kitts and Nevis 25,000 2004
173 Sierra Leone 24,000 2002
174 Niger 23,954 2005
175 Rwanda 22,972 2004
176 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 22,505 2005
177 Seychelles 21,404 2005
178 Northern Mariana Islands 20,990 2000
179 Dominica 20,963 2004
180 San Marino 20,754 2004
181 Faroe Islands 20,111 2003
182 Liechtenstein 19,951 2005
183 Comoros 16,939 2005
184 Congo, Republic of the 13,820 2004
185 Samoa 13,287 2003
186 Chad 13,000 2004
187 Federated States of Micronesia 12,449 2005
188 Tonga 11,201 2002
189 Djibouti 10,779 2005
190 Democratic Republic of the Congo 10,579 2005
191 Guinea-Bissau 10,558 2003
192 American Samoa 10,354 2004
=193 Central African Republic 10,000 2005
=193 Equatorial Guinea 10,000 2005
=193 Mayotte 10,000 2002
196 Solomon Islands 7,407 2005
197 Sao Tome and Principe 7,050 2004
198 Liberia 6,900 2002
199 Vanuatu 6,759 2004
200 Kiribati 4,474 2002
201 Marshall Islands 4,461 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Media > Telephone mainlines. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Media/Telephone-mainlines

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