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Media > Telephone subscribers > Per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Telephone subscribers are the total of fixed-line subscribers plus mobile. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Luxembourg 2,111.74 per 1,000 people 2005
2 Sweden 1,804.05 per 1,000 people 2004
3 Hong Kong 1,798.48 per 1,000 people 2005
4 Iceland 1,677.68 per 1,000 people 2005
5 Italy 1,659.34 per 1,000 people 2005
6 Denmark 1,628.45 per 1,000 people 2005
7 Germany 1,627.83 per 1,000 people 2005
8 United Kingdom 1,615.5 per 1,000 people 2005
9 Switzerland 1,609.5 per 1,000 people 2005
10 Israel 1,544.47 per 1,000 people 2005
11 Macau 1,536.73 per 1,000 people 2005
12 Andorra 1,510.63 per 1,000 people 2005
13 Lithuania 1,509.7 per 1,000 people 2005
14 Cyprus 1,502.87 per 1,000 people 2005
15 Ireland 1,501.05 per 1,000 people 2005
16 Norway 1,488.86 per 1,000 people 2005
17 Portugal 1,486.5 per 1,000 people 2005
18 Greece 1,472.09 per 1,000 people 2005
19 Australia 1,469.82 per 1,000 people 2005
20 Czech Republic 1,465.03 per 1,000 people 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 1,445.87 per 1,000 people 2005
21 Austria 1,441.1 per 1,000 people 2005
22 Netherlands 1,435.92 per 1,000 people 2005
23 Singapore 1,434.66 per 1,000 people 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1,426.66 per 1,000 people 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1,425.86 per 1,000 people 2005
24 Estonia 1,402.08 per 1,000 people 2005
25 Finland 1,401.23 per 1,000 people 2005
European Union average (profile) 1,391.28 per 1,000 people 2005
26 France 1,375.95 per 1,000 people 2005
27 Spain 1,374.48 per 1,000 people 2005
28 Bermuda 1,370.52 per 1,000 people 2002
29 Liechtenstein 1,365.58 per 1,000 people 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 1,365.52 per 1,000 people 2005
30 San Marino 1,351.39 per 1,000 people 2004
31 Belgium 1,336.97 per 1,000 people 2004
32 Malta 1,303.83 per 1,000 people 2005
33 Bahrain 1,300.85 per 1,000 people 2005
34 Slovenia 1,287.48 per 1,000 people 2005
35 South Korea 1,285.61 per 1,000 people 2005
36 New Zealand 1,283.03 per 1,000 people 2005
37 United Arab Emirates 1,273.14 per 1,000 people 2005
38 Barbados 1,265.3 per 1,000 people 2005
39 Hungary 1,256.67 per 1,000 people 2005
40 Virgin Islands 1,241.9 per 1,000 people 2004
41 United States 1,227.11 per 1,000 people 2004
42 Japan 1,201.54 per 1,000 people 2005
Europe average (profile) 1,160.16 per 1,000 people 2004
43 Jamaica 1,145.98 per 1,000 people 2005
44 Kuwait 1,139.88 per 1,000 people 2005
45 Qatar 1,134.47 per 1,000 people 2005
46 Latvia 1,131.32 per 1,000 people 2005
47 Antigua and Barbuda 1,130.15 per 1,000 people 2004
48 Bulgaria 1,127.67 per 1,000 people 2005
49 Russia 1,118.69 per 1,000 people 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 1,117.49 per 1,000 people 2005
50 Croatia 1,096.79 per 1,000 people 2005
51 Canada 1,079.8 per 1,000 people 2005
52 Poland 1,073.47 per 1,000 people 2005
53 Slovakia 1,065.05 per 1,000 people 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 1,029.03 per 1,000 people 2004
54 The Bahamas 1,022.53 per 1,000 people 2004
55 Puerto Rico 974.01 per 1,000 people 2004
56 Malaysia 943.33 per 1,000 people 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 939.23 per 1,000 people 2004
57 Seychelles 927.96 per 1,000 people 2005
58 Serbia and Montenegro 917.16 per 1,000 people 2004
59 Dominica 878.69 per 1,000 people 2004
60 Turkey 868.48 per 1,000 people 2005
61 Mauritius 862.5 per 1,000 people 2005
62 Trinidad and Tobago 860.75 per 1,000 people 2005
63 Chile 859.49 per 1,000 people 2005
64 Brunei 847.44 per 1,000 people 2005
65 South Africa 825.13 per 1,000 people 2005
66 Romania 820.22 per 1,000 people 2005
67 New Caledonia 808.5 per 1,000 people 2005
68 Greenland 799.54 per 1,000 people 2002
69 Argentina 797.48 per 1,000 people 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 794.09 per 1,000 people 2005
70 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 782.23 per 1,000 people 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 758.16 per 1,000 people 2004
71 Belarus 755.17 per 1,000 people 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 749.69 per 1,000 people 2004
72 Saint Kitts and Nevis 744.93 per 1,000 people 2004
73 Saudi Arabia 739.65 per 1,000 people 2005
74 Grenada 718.87 per 1,000 people 2004
75 Guam 712.89 per 1,000 people 2001
Christian countries average (profile) 704.93 per 1,000 people 2004
76 Suriname 698.61 per 1,000 people 2005
77 Tunisia 691.81 per 1,000 people 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 665.09 per 1,000 people 2005
78 Colombia 656.99 per 1,000 people 2005
79 Bosnia and Herzegovina 656.05 per 1,000 people 2005
80 Uruguay 653.69 per 1,000 people 2005
81 Mexico 649.67 per 1,000 people 2005
82 Oman 622.7 per 1,000 people 2005
83 Netherlands Antilles 616.64 per 1,000 people 1999
84 Venezuela 605.83 per 1,000 people 2005
85 Ecuador 600.82 per 1,000 people 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 593.09 per 1,000 people 2004
86 Brazil 587.17 per 1,000 people 2004
87 Costa Rica 575.32 per 1,000 people 2005
88 China 570.23 per 1,000 people 2005
89 Maldives 564.07 per 1,000 people 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 560.35 per 1,000 people 2004
90 Panama 554.56 per 1,000 people 2005
91 French Polynesia 547.11 per 1,000 people 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 546.16 per 1,000 people 2004
92 Ukraine 545.46 per 1,000 people 2004
93 Botswana 541.16 per 1,000 people 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 540.76 per 1,000 people 2004
94 Thailand 536.79 per 1,000 people 2004
95 Guyana 521.16 per 1,000 people 2005
96 Moldova 520.86 per 1,000 people 2005
97 Gabon 497.84 per 1,000 people 2005
98 Algeria 494.11 per 1,000 people 2005
99 Lebanon 493.67 per 1,000 people 2005
100 Albania 493.02 per 1,000 people 2004
101 El Salvador 491.68 per 1,000 people 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 481.7 per 1,000 people 2005
102 Dominican Republic 477.27 per 1,000 people 2005
103 Philippines 459.29 per 1,000 people 2005
104 Guatemala 457.04 per 1,000 people 2005
105 Morocco 455.63 per 1,000 people 2005
106 Belize 433.07 per 1,000 people 2005
107 Jordan 427.58 per 1,000 people 2004
108 Saint Lucia 411.19 per 1,000 people 2002
109 Azerbaijan 397.4 per 1,000 people 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 390.95 per 1,000 people 2003
Landlocked countries average (profile) 386.21 per 1,000 people 2003
110 Iran 384 per 1,000 people 2005
111 Paraguay 374.2 per 1,000 people 2005
112 Kazakhstan 350.3 per 1,000 people 2004
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 347.27 per 1,000 people 2002
113 Georgia 337.28 per 1,000 people 2004
114 Bolivia 334.1 per 1,000 people 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 325.68 per 1,000 people 2004
115 Egypt 324.53 per 1,000 people 2005
116 Syria 307.36 per 1,000 people 2005
117 Vietnam 306.1 per 1,000 people 2005
118 Cape Verde 302.15 per 1,000 people 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 287.84 per 1,000 people 2003
119 Peru 280.1 per 1,000 people 2005
120 Mongolia 279.27 per 1,000 people 2005
121 Indonesia 270.6 per 1,000 people 2005
122 Nicaragua 260.28 per 1,000 people 2005
123 Armenia 259.68 per 1,000 people 2004
124 Mauritania 256.33 per 1,000 people 2005
125 Fiji 254.18 per 1,000 people 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 250.98 per 1,000 people 2003
126 Honduras 246.48 per 1,000 people 2005
127 Federated States of Micronesia 240.24 per 1,000 people 2005
128 Sri Lanka 234.68 per 1,000 people 2005
129 American Samoa 221.12 per 1,000 people 2004
130 Equatorial Guinea 212.31 per 1,000 people 2005
131 Swaziland 207.82 per 1,000 people 2005
132 Namibia 206.06 per 1,000 people 2004
133 The Gambia 192.13 per 1,000 people 2005
134 Kyrgyzstan 190.5 per 1,000 people 2005
135 Senegal 171.27 per 1,000 people 2005
136 Lesotho 163.26 per 1,000 people 2005
137 Libya 155.81 per 1,000 people 2003
138 Tonga 143.82 per 1,000 people 2002
139 Ghana 143.08 per 1,000 people 2005
140 Kenya 142.86 per 1,000 people 2005
141 Nigeria 140.14 per 1,000 people 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 138.34 per 1,000 people 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 132.31 per 1,000 people 2004
142 Samoa 130.44 per 1,000 people 2003
143 India 127.67 per 1,000 people 2005
144 Laos 125.97 per 1,000 people 2005
145 Pakistan 115.87 per 1,000 people 2005
146 Bhutan 110.75 per 1,000 people 2005
147 Cote d'Ivoire 108.12 per 1,000 people 2004
148 Congo, Republic of the 102.36 per 1,000 people 2004
149 Cameroon 102.01 per 1,000 people 2004
150 Benin 97.91 per 1,000 people 2005
151 Sao Tome and Principe 96.72 per 1,000 people 2004
South Asia average (profile) 93.75 per 1,000 people 2005
152 Yemen 91.99 per 1,000 people 2004
South and Central Asia average (profile) 91.13 per 1,000 people 2003
153 Zambia 89.23 per 1,000 people 2005
154 Cuba 87.35 per 1,000 people 2005
155 Marshall Islands 85.74 per 1,000 people 2003
156 Vanuatu 83.26 per 1,000 people 2004
157 Turkmenistan 82.02 per 1,000 people 2003
158 Togo 81.74 per 1,000 people 2005
159 Uzbekistan 79.7 per 1,000 people 2003
160 Zimbabwe 78.94 per 1,000 people 2005
161 Angola 74.55 per 1,000 people 2005
162 Somalia 72.92 per 1,000 people 2005
163 Bangladesh 71 per 1,000 people 2005
164 Mali 69.87 per 1,000 people 2005
165 Djibouti 69.14 per 1,000 people 2005
166 Sudan 68.94 per 1,000 people 2005
167 Haiti 64.23 per 1,000 people 2004
168 Iraq 63.38 per 1,000 people 2004
169 Uganda 56.42 per 1,000 people 2005
170 Tanzania 55.73 per 1,000 people 2004
171 Comoros 54.96 per 1,000 people 2005
failed states average (profile) 54.73 per 1,000 people 2004
172 Kiribati 52.47 per 1,000 people 2002
173 Burkina Faso 50.62 per 1,000 people 2005
174 Democratic Republic of the Congo 47.9 per 1,000 people 2005
175 Tajikistan 45.82 per 1,000 people 2003
176 Afghanistan 43.44 per 1,000 people 2005
177 North Korea 41.36 per 1,000 people 2002
178 Malawi 41.29 per 1,000 people 2005
179 Mozambique 40.04 per 1,000 people 2004
180 Cambodia 39.52 per 1,000 people 2003
181 Madagascar 30.72 per 1,000 people 2005
182 Solomon Islands 28.06 per 1,000 people 2005
183 Central African Republic 27.24 per 1,000 people 2005
184 Nepal 25.71 per 1,000 people 2005
185 Niger 23.2 per 1,000 people 2005
186 Guinea 20.5 per 1,000 people 2004
187 Sierra Leone 18.6 per 1,000 people 2002
188 Rwanda 18.2 per 1,000 people 2004
189 Eritrea 17.76 per 1,000 people 2005
190 Burundi 17.62 per 1,000 people 2004
191 Papua New Guinea 14.55 per 1,000 people 2004
192 Chad 14.39 per 1,000 people 2004
193 Ethiopia 14.33 per 1,000 people 2005
194 Burma 13.06 per 1,000 people 2005
195 Guinea-Bissau 7.92 per 1,000 people 2003
196 Liberia 2.78 per 1,000 people 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by Media > Telephone subscribers > Per capita. 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/Per-capita

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