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Media > Telephone subscribers: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Telephone subscribers are the total of fixed-line subscribers plus mobile.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 743.86 million 2005
2 United States 360.35 million 2004
3 Russia 160.1 million 2005
4 Japan 153.53 million 2005
5 India 139.75 million 2005
6 Germany 134.25 million 2005
7 Brazil 107.99 million 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 100.16 million 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 100 million 2005
8 United Kingdom 97.3 million 2005
9 Italy 97.25 million 2005
10 France 83.76 million 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 69.99 million 2005
11 Mexico 66.97 million 2005
12 Turkey 62.59 million 2005
13 South Korea 62.09 million 2005
14 Indonesia 59.68 million 2005
15 Spain 59.65 million 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 42.31 million 2004
16 Poland 40.97 million 2005
17 South Africa 38.69 million 2005
18 Philippines 38.15 million 2005
19 Canada 34.88 million 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 34.24 million 2005
20 Thailand 34.19 million 2004
South Asia average (profile) 33.85 million 2005
21 Argentina 30.9 million 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 30.41 million 2005
22 Australia 29.88 million 2005
23 Colombia 29.53 million 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 28.09 million 2002
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 28.09 million 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 27.72 million 2005
European Union average (profile) 26.25 million 2005
24 Iran 26.21 million 2005
25 Ukraine 25.88 million 2004
26 Vietnam 25.44 million 2005
27 Egypt 24.03 million 2005
28 Malaysia 23.91 million 2005
29 Netherlands 23.43 million 2005
Europe average (profile) 20.35 million 2004
30 Nigeria 19.81 million 2005
31 Pakistan 18.05 million 2005
32 Romania 17.74 million 2005
33 Saudi Arabia 17.1 million 2005
34 Greece 16.35 million 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 16.24 million 2004
35 Algeria 16.23 million 2005
36 Sweden 16.22 million 2004
37 Venezuela 16.1 million 2005
38 Portugal 15.68 million 2005
39 Czech Republic 14.99 million 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 14.9 million 2004
Eastern Europe average (profile) 14.76 million 2004
40 Chile 14.01 million 2005
41 Belgium 13.93 million 2004
42 Morocco 13.73 million 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 13.73 million 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 13.67 million 2004
43 Hungary 12.68 million 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 12.61 million 2003
44 Hong Kong 12.49 million 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 12.05 million 2005
45 Switzerland 11.97 million 2005
46 Austria 11.87 million 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 11.8 million 2005
47 Israel 10.69 million 2005
48 Bangladesh 10.07 million 2005
49 Denmark 8.82 million 2005
50 Bulgaria 8.73 million 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 8.43 million 2004
51 Ecuador 7.95 million 2005
52 Peru 7.83 million 2005
53 Serbia and Montenegro 7.42 million 2004
54 Belarus 7.38 million 2005
55 Finland 7.35 million 2005
56 Tunisia 6.94 million 2005
57 Norway 6.88 million 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 6.67 million 2003
58 Ireland 6.24 million 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 6.24 million 2004
59 Singapore 6.23 million 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 6.23 million 2004
60 Syria 5.85 million 2005
61 United Arab Emirates 5.77 million 2005
62 Guatemala 5.76 million 2005
63 Slovakia 5.74 million 2005
Tourist destinations average (profile) 5.45 million 2001
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 5.34 million 2003
64 New Zealand 5.26 million 2005
65 Kazakhstan 5.26 million 2004
66 Lithuania 5.15 million 2005
67 Kenya 4.89 million 2005
68 Croatia 4.87 million 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 4.82 million 2003
69 Sri Lanka 4.61 million 2005
70 Dominican Republic 4.52 million 2005
71 Puerto Rico 3.79 million 2004
72 El Salvador 3.38 million 2005
73 Azerbaijan 3.33 million 2005
74 Ghana 3.16 million 2005
75 Bolivia 3.07 million 2005
76 Jamaica 3.04 million 2005
77 Kuwait 2.89 million 2005
78 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.76 million 2005
79 Latvia 2.6 million 2005
80 Slovenia 2.58 million 2005
81 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.56 million 2005
82 Sudan 2.5 million 2005
83 Costa Rica 2.49 million 2005
failed states average (profile) 2.29 million 2004
Former French colonies average (profile) 2.29 million 2004
84 Jordan 2.26 million 2004
85 Paraguay 2.21 million 2005
86 Uruguay 2.16 million 2005
87 Tanzania 2.09 million 2004
88 Uzbekistan 2.04 million 2003
89 Moldova 2.02 million 2005
90 Senegal 2 million 2005
91 Lebanon 1.98 million 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 1.95 million 2003
92 Cote d'Ivoire 1.93 million 2004
93 Estonia 1.89 million 2005
94 Yemen 1.87 million 2004
95 Panama 1.79 million 2005
96 Honduras 1.78 million 2005
97 Cameroon 1.64 million 2004
98 Uganda 1.63 million 2005
99 Iraq 1.61 million 2004
100 Oman 1.6 million 2005
101 Albania 1.53 million 2004
102 Georgia 1.52 million 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 1.5 million 2004
103 Nicaragua 1.34 million 2005
104 Afghanistan 1.3 million 2005
105 Angola 1.19 million 2005
106 Cyprus 1.14 million 2005
107 Trinidad and Tobago 1.12 million 2005
108 Mauritius 1.07 million 2005
109 Zambia 1.04 million 2005
110 Zimbabwe 1.03 million 2005
111 Ethiopia 1.02 million 2005
112 Cuba 984,407 2005
113 Kyrgyzstan 979,810 2005
114 Luxembourg 964,450 2005
115 Botswana 955,104 2005
116 Bahrain 945,218 2005
117 Mali 944,576 2005
118 Qatar 922,149 2005
119 North Korea 916,000 2002
120 Libya 877,000 2003
121 Benin 826,267 2005
122 Mauritania 786,615 2005
123 Armenia 785,799 2004
124 Mozambique 777,676 2004
125 Laos 713,505 2005
126 Mongolia 713,252 2005
127 Macau 707,147 2005
128 Nepal 697,459 2005
129 Gabon 688,935 2005
130 Burkina Faso 669,600 2005
131 Burma 659,603 2005
132 Somalia 600,000 2005
133 Madagascar 571,560 2005
134 Haiti 540,000 2004
135 Cambodia 534,747 2003
136 Malawi 532,029 2005
137 Malta 526,096 2005
138 Togo 502,269 2005
139 Iceland 497,853 2005
140 Namibia 414,030 2004
141 Congo, Republic of the 397,473 2004
142 Guyana 391,504 2005
143 Turkmenistan 385,287 2003
144 Barbados 341,068 2005
145 The Bahamas 325,943 2004
146 Niger 323,853 2005
147 Brunei 316,790 2005
148 Suriname 313,841 2005
149 Lesotho 293,016 2005
150 Tajikistan 292,809 2003
151 The Gambia 291,478 2005
152 Swaziland 235,042 2005
153 Fiji 211,905 2003
154 New Caledonia 189,575 2005
155 Maldives 185,689 2005
156 Guinea 181,100 2004
157 Rwanda 161,700 2004
158 Cape Verde 153,133 2005
159 French Polynesia 140,389 2005
160 Chad 136,000 2004
161 Virgin Islands 135,088 2004
162 Burundi 128,304 2004
163 Belize 126,371 2005
164 Guam 112,600 2001
165 Central African Republic 110,000 2005
166 Netherlands Antilles 109,000 1999
167 Equatorial Guinea 106,900 2005
168 Andorra 100,004 2005
169 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 93,125 2005
170 Antigua and Barbuda 92,000 2004
171 Sierra Leone 91,000 2002
172 Aruba 90,132 2001
173 Bermuda 86,000 2002
174 Papua New Guinea 84,000 2004
175 Seychelles 78,407 2005
176 Eritrea 78,150 2005
177 Grenada 76,018 2004
178 Bhutan 70,551 2005
179 Saint Lucia 65,434 2002
180 Dominica 62,801 2004
181 Cayman Islands 55,000 2001
182 Djibouti 54,832 2005
183 Liechtenstein 47,454 2005
184 Greenland 45,254 2002
185 San Marino 37,839 2004
186 Saint Kitts and Nevis 35,000 2004
187 Comoros 33,004 2005
188 Mayotte 30,300 2002
189 Federated States of Micronesia 26,543 2005
190 Samoa 23,787 2003
191 Vanuatu 17,263 2004
192 Sao Tome and Principe 14,795 2004
193 Tonga 14,555 2002
194 Solomon Islands 13,407 2005
195 American Samoa 12,604 2004
196 Guinea-Bissau 11,833 2003
197 Liberia 8,800 2001
198 Marshall Islands 5,059 2003
199 Kiribati 4,969 2002

Citation

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

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