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Media > Telephone subscribers per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Telephone subscribers are the total of fixed-line subscribers plus mobile. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Luxembourg 2,073.38 2005
2 Hong Kong 1,832.91 2005
3 Sweden 1,803.74 2004
4 Iceland 1,677.78 2005
5 Italy 1,659.34 2005
6 Germany 1,627.83 2005
7 Denmark 1,627.41 2005
8 United Kingdom 1,615.56 2005
9 Switzerland 1,609.5 2005
10 Israel 1,543.02 2005
11 Macau 1,510.52 2005
12 Lithuania 1,509.69 2005
13 Ireland 1,500.75 2005
14 Norway 1,488.86 2005
15 Portugal 1,486.5 2005
16 Greece 1,472.09 2005
17 Australia 1,465.08 2005
18 Czech Republic 1,464.78 2005
19 Singapore 1,460.22 2005
20 Austria 1,442.06 2005
21 Netherlands 1,435.92 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1,422.13 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1,418.24 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 1,417.12 2005
22 Estonia 1,402.09 2005
23 Finland 1,401.23 2005
24 United Arab Emirates 1,391.06 2005
25 Spain 1,374.48 2005
European Union average (profile) 1,372.45 2005
26 Bermuda 1,366.99 2002
27 Liechtenstein 1,365.98 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 1,364.15 2005
28 Belgium 1,336.97 2004
29 France 1,325.79 2005
30 Malta 1,302.74 2005
31 San Marino 1,291.87 2004
32 South Korea 1,289.78 2005
33 Slovenia 1,287.49 2005
34 New Zealand 1,272.16 2005
35 Cayman Islands 1,269.71 2001
36 Kuwait 1,258.58 2005
37 Hungary 1,256.67 2005
38 Barbados 1,246.74 2005
39 Andorra 1,231.23 2005
40 United States 1,230.67 2004
41 Japan 1,201.54 2005
42 Jamaica 1,147.75 2005
Europe average (profile) 1,145.02 2004
43 Latvia 1,131.31 2005
44 Bulgaria 1,127.69 2005
45 Antigua and Barbuda 1,125.82 2004
46 Qatar 1,122.98 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 1,120.65 2005
47 Russia 1,118.41 2005
48 Cyprus 1,102.93 2005
49 Croatia 1,097.12 2005
50 Canada 1,079.36 2005
51 Bahrain 1,074.68 2005
52 Poland 1,073.47 2005
53 Slovakia 1,065.05 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 1,022.68 2004
54 The Bahamas 1,010.99 2004
55 Puerto Rico 991.38 2004
56 Aruba 970.27 2001
57 Seychelles 945.8 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 933.32 2004
Tourist destinations average (profile) 929 2001
58 Malaysia 925.22 2005
59 Turkey 923.89 2005
60 Dominica 893.01 2004
61 Trinidad and Tobago 866.26 2005
62 Mauritius 862.5 2005
63 Brunei 861.28 2005
64 Chile 857.25 2005
65 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 856.33 2005
66 Romania 820.22 2005
67 South Africa 819.71 2005
68 New Caledonia 808.79 2005
69 Argentina 799.53 2005
70 Greenland 799.41 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 793.54 2005
71 Belarus 763.97 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 760.83 2004
72 Grenada 740.52 2004
Catholic countries average (profile) 737.99 2004
73 Saint Kitts and Nevis 722.83 2004
74 Guam 719.87 2001
Christian countries average (profile) 697.08 2004
75 Saudi Arabia 692.59 2005
76 Tunisia 691.81 2005
77 Colombia 683.79 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 681.45 2005
78 Bosnia and Herzegovina 660.65 2005
79 Uruguay 649.87 2005
80 Oman 633.73 2005
81 Suriname 628.28 2005
82 Maldives 624.01 2005
83 Mexico 604.83 2005
84 Venezuela 602.46 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 597.9 2004
85 Brazil 586.85 2004
86 Ecuador 576.89 2005
87 Costa Rica 576.26 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 574.4 2004
88 China 570.57 2005
89 Moldova 561.64 2005
90 El Salvador 557.13 2005
91 French Polynesia 550.8 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 547.54 2004
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 546.18 2004
92 Ukraine 545.33 2004
93 Panama 532.41 2005
94 Thailand 525.3 2004
95 Guyana 514.57 2005
96 Botswana 509.17 2005
97 Gabon 499.42 2005
98 Lebanon 496.63 2005
99 Dominican Republic 483.72 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 478.72 2005
100 Algeria 478 2005
101 Albania 477.01 2004
102 Belize 464.74 2005
103 Morocco 455.89 2005
104 Guatemala 454.16 2005
105 Philippines 444.49 2005
106 Jordan 427.58 2004
107 Saint Lucia 408.41 2002
108 Azerbaijan 397.22 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 389.76 2003
Landlocked countries average (profile) 381.66 2003
109 Paraguay 373.85 2005
110 Iran 373.59 2005
111 Georgia 352.88 2004
112 Kazakhstan 350.29 2004
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 347.26 2002
113 Egypt 334.72 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 333.77 2004
114 Bolivia 327.93 2005
115 Syria 322.18 2005
116 Cape Verde 319.93 2005
117 Vietnam 308.74 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 290.14 2003
118 Peru 282.57 2005
119 Mongolia 282.31 2005
120 Indonesia 265.87 2005
121 Armenia 259.71 2004
122 Fiji 259.3 2003
123 Honduras 257.41 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 252.38 2003
124 Mauritania 250.02 2005
125 Federated States of Micronesia 249.94 2005
126 Nicaragua 245.68 2005
127 Sri Lanka 234.46 2005
128 Swaziland 212.78 2005
129 American Samoa 212.68 2004
130 Namibia 206.67 2004
131 The Gambia 202.9 2005
132 Kyrgyzstan 189.79 2005
133 Senegal 177.16 2005
134 Equatorial Guinea 177.09 2005
135 Libya 161.73 2003
136 Lesotho 152.15 2005
137 Ghana 147.96 2005
138 Tonga 146.9 2002
139 Nigeria 141.92 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 139.35 2004
140 Kenya 136.75 2005
141 Samoa 133.88 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 132.28 2004
142 India 123.99 2005
143 Laos 123.22 2005
144 Pakistan 114.25 2005
145 Cote d'Ivoire 112.71 2004
146 Bhutan 108.47 2005
147 Benin 100.98 2005
148 Sao Tome and Principe 98.08 2004
149 Marshall Islands 97.07 2003
150 Yemen 95.35 2004
South Asia average (profile) 93.87 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 93.21 2003
151 Cameroon 92.56 2004
152 Zambia 90.78 2005
153 Togo 90.66 2005
154 Cuba 87.18 2005
155 Vanuatu 84.57 2004
156 Turkmenistan 82.89 2003
157 Zimbabwe 80.8 2005
158 Uzbekistan 79.71 2003
159 Mali 79.1 2005
160 Sudan 79.08 2005
161 Angola 71.83 2005
162 Somalia 70.86 2005
163 Djibouti 70.61 2005
164 Bangladesh 70.35 2005
165 Iraq 60.29 2004
166 Haiti 59.15 2004
167 Kiribati 57.91 2002
168 Uganda 56.6 2005
failed states average (profile) 55.63 2004
169 Tanzania 55.35 2004
170 Comoros 54.94 2005
171 Afghanistan 52.29 2005
172 Democratic Republic of the Congo 51.02 2005
173 Burkina Faso 49.89 2005
174 Tajikistan 44.84 2003
175 Cambodia 41.34 2003
176 Malawi 41.16 2005
177 North Korea 39.4 2002
178 Mozambique 38.05 2004
179 Madagascar 31.25 2005
180 Solomon Islands 28.57 2005
181 Central African Republic 27.77 2005
182 Nepal 27.58 2005
183 Niger 24.56 2005
184 Sierra Leone 20.25 2002
185 Guinea 19.31 2004
186 Rwanda 17.47 2004
187 Burundi 17.08 2004
188 Eritrea 16.1 2005
189 Papua New Guinea 14.12 2004
190 Chad 14.07 2004
191 Ethiopia 13.4 2005
192 Burma 13.14 2005
193 Guinea-Bissau 8.7 2003
194 Liberia 2.93 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by Media > Telephone subscribers per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. 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/Telephone-subscribers-per-1000

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