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Media > Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United Arab Emirates 1,709.04 per 1,000 people 2007
2 Bahrain 1,575 per 1,000 people 2007
3 Macau 1,569.07 per 1,000 people 2008
4 Hong Kong 1,511.37 per 1,000 people 2007
5 Estonia 1,506.18 per 1,000 people 2007
6 Qatar 1,393.25 per 1,000 people 2007
7 Lithuania 1,373.82 per 1,000 people 2007
8 Bulgaria 1,351.52 per 1,000 people 2007
9 Italy 1,341.47 per 1,000 people 2006
10 Antigua and Barbuda 1,317.99 per 1,000 people 2006
11 Germany 1,283.59 per 1,000 people 2009
12 Czech Republic 1,278.26 per 1,000 people 2007
13 Portugal 1,260.28 per 1,000 people 2007
14 Luxembourg 1,258.17 per 1,000 people 2007
15 Turks and Caicos Islands 1,257.77 per 1,000 people 2004
16 Singapore 1,234.13 per 1,000 people 2007
17 The Bahamas 1,223.6 per 1,000 people 2007
18 Israel 1,207.27 per 1,000 people 2009
19 Spain 1,206.8 per 1,000 people 2007
20 Russia 1,202.45 per 1,000 people 2007
21 Ireland 1,202.21 per 1,000 people 2007
22 Ukraine 1,193.09 per 1,000 people 2007
23 Austria 1,191.25 per 1,000 people 2007
24 United Kingdom 1,184.54 per 1,000 people 2007
25 Greenland 1,178.47 per 1,000 people 2007
European Union average (profile) 1,160.69 per 1,000 people 2007
26 Finland 1,160.65 per 1,000 people 2007
27 Iceland 1,150.92 per 1,000 people 2007
28 Sweden 1,148.37 per 1,000 people 2007
29 Denmark 1,141.71 per 1,000 people 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 1,130.96 per 1,000 people 2007
30 Norway 1,121.88 per 1,000 people 2007
31 Greece 1,120.56 per 1,000 people 2007
32 Croatia 1,120.55 per 1,000 people 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1,118.7 per 1,000 people 2007
33 Slovakia 1,113.9 per 1,000 people 2007
34 Hungary 1,107.86 per 1,000 people 2007
35 Kuwait 1,107.14 per 1,000 people 2007
36 Netherlands Antilles 1,105.77 per 1,000 people 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 1,080.31 per 1,000 people 2006
37 Poland 1,074.53 per 1,000 people 2007
38 Switzerland 1,071.66 per 1,000 people 2007
39 Taiwan 1,063.13 per 1,000 people 2007
40 Netherlands 1,056.72 per 1,000 people 2006
41 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 1,050.95 per 1,000 people 2009
42 Aruba 1,044.47 per 1,000 people 2006
43 Australia 1,040.41 per 1,000 people 2007
44 Faroe Islands 1,035.2 per 1,000 people 2006
45 New Zealand 1,031.4 per 1,000 people 2007
46 Saudi Arabia 1,028.26 per 1,000 people 2007
47 Romania 1,026.89 per 1,000 people 2007
48 European Union 1,019.8 per 1,000 people 2005
49 Argentina 1,002.48 per 1,000 people 2007
50 Belgium 984.39 per 1,000 people 2007
51 Latvia 981.06 per 1,000 people 2007
52 Philippines 981 per 1,000 people 2010
53 South Africa 961.41 per 1,000 people 2007
54 Slovenia 959.56 per 1,000 people 2007
55 Trinidad and Tobago 954 per 1,000 people 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 945.14 per 1,000 people 2006
56 Seychelles 943.89 per 1,000 people 2007
57 Bermuda 942.01 per 1,000 people 2006
58 Malaysia 940.6 per 1,000 people 2007
59 Jamaica 936.65 per 1,000 people 2006
60 Jersey 927.05 per 1,000 people 2004
61 Malta 924.4 per 1,000 people 2007
62 Venezuela 915.33 per 1,000 people 2007
63 Brunei 907.16 per 1,000 people 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 893.19 per 1,000 people 2007
64 South Korea 886.94 per 1,000 people 2007
65 El Salvador 883.27 per 1,000 people 2007
66 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 880.24 per 1,000 people 2007
67 Barbados 878.01 per 1,000 people 2006
68 Turkey 870.96 per 1,000 people 2007
69 Uruguay 868.06 per 1,000 people 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 864.83 per 1,000 people 2007
70 Maldives 861.17 per 1,000 people 2007
71 Puerto Rico 857.35 per 1,000 people 2005
72 Chile 856.94 per 1,000 people 2007
73 United States 846.78 per 1,000 people 2007
74 Japan 842.31 per 1,000 people 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 841.75 per 1,000 people 2007
75 Serbia and Montenegro 832.79 per 1,000 people 2007
76 Algeria 826.89 per 1,000 people 2007
77 Kazakhstan 823.56 per 1,000 people 2007
Europe average (profile) 818.46 per 1,000 people 2005
78 Gabon 803.51 per 1,000 people 2007
79 Guatemala 797.45 per 1,000 people 2007
80 New Caledonia 794.8 per 1,000 people 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 792.26 per 1,000 people 2006
81 Liechtenstein 791.37 per 1,000 people 2005
82 Thailand 789.59 per 1,000 people 2007
83 France 789.48 per 1,000 people 2005
84 Jordan 788.18 per 1,000 people 2007
85 Botswana 786.01 per 1,000 people 2007
86 Oman 780.06 per 1,000 people 2007
87 Cayman Islands 768.18 per 1,000 people 2004
88 Sri Lanka 767.72 per 1,000 people 2010
89 Andorra 767.11 per 1,000 people 2009
90 Colombia 764.79 per 1,000 people 2007
91 Tunisia 763.13 per 1,000 people 2007
92 Reunion 755.99 per 1,000 people 2004
93 Mauritius 748.27 per 1,000 people 2007
94 Libya 745.41 per 1,000 people 2007
95 Virgin Islands 738.68 per 1,000 people 2005
96 Panama 737.78 per 1,000 people 2007
97 Ecuador 733.22 per 1,000 people 2007
Cold countries average (profile) 709.94 per 1,000 people 2005
98 Suriname 708.64 per 1,000 people 2006
99 Guadeloupe 707.96 per 1,000 people 2004
100 Gaza Strip 692.12 per 1,000 people 2007
101 Guernsey 673.52 per 1,000 people 2004
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 663.41 per 1,000 people 2006
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 655.34 per 1,000 people 2005
102 Paraguay 649.26 per 1,000 people 2007
103 Saint Lucia 641.42 per 1,000 people 2005
104 Albania 638.8 per 1,000 people 2007
105 Brazil 636.7 per 1,000 people 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 633.81 per 1,000 people 2007
106 Mexico 627.91 per 1,000 people 2007
107 French Polynesia 626.61 per 1,000 people 2007
108 Belarus 613.42 per 1,000 people 2006
109 San Marino 608.04 per 1,000 people 2006
Eastern Europe average (profile) 597.45 per 1,000 people 2005
110 Morocco 593.33 per 1,000 people 2007
111 Montserrat 590.67 per 1,000 people 2008
112 Dominican Republic 588.63 per 1,000 people 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 587.79 per 1,000 people 2005
113 Guam 587.62 per 1,000 people 2004
114 Dominica 584.85 per 1,000 people 2004
115 Canada 575.89 per 1,000 people 2006
Muslim countries average (profile) 560.32 per 1,000 people 2007
116 Bosnia and Herzegovina 538.2 per 1,000 people 2007
117 Peru 537.65 per 1,000 people 2007
118 Azerbaijan 529.54 per 1,000 people 2007
119 Monaco 529.23 per 1,000 people 2005
120 Georgia 516.57 per 1,000 people 2007
121 French Guiana 512.26 per 1,000 people 2004
122 Iraq 509.86 per 1,000 people 2007
123 Pakistan 509.38 per 1,000 people 2008
124 Kenya 501.55 per 1,000 people 2009
125 Belize 485.59 per 1,000 people 2009
126 Fiji 475.69 per 1,000 people 2007
127 The Gambia 471.4 per 1,000 people 2007
128 Iran 455.22 per 1,000 people 2007
129 Moldova 435.83 per 1,000 people 2007
130 Grenada 427.19 per 1,000 people 2006
Former British colonies average (profile) 421.81 per 1,000 people 2005
131 China 414.03 per 1,000 people 2007
132 Tanzania 409.31 per 1,000 people 2010
133 Kyrgyzstan 407.26 per 1,000 people 2007
134 Samoa 401.37 per 1,000 people 2007
135 Equatorial Guinea 399.13 per 1,000 people 2007
136 Tonga 397.7 per 1,000 people 2007
137 Mauritania 397.55 per 1,000 people 2007
138 Armenia 394.19 per 1,000 people 2006
139 Cote d'Ivoire 391.38 per 1,000 people 2007
140 Namibia 389.43 per 1,000 people 2007
141 Vietnam 389.39 per 1,000 people 2007
142 Guyana 374.59 per 1,000 people 2005
143 Egypt 374.25 per 1,000 people 2007
144 Nicaragua 374.07 per 1,000 people 2007
145 Yemen 369.6 per 1,000 people 2009
146 Costa Rica 363.58 per 1,000 people 2007
147 Bolivia 356.83 per 1,000 people 2007
148 Congo, Republic of the 351 per 1,000 people 2007
149 Cape Verde 349.38 per 1,000 people 2007
150 Indonesia 348.69 per 1,000 people 2007
151 Syria 346.88 per 1,000 people 2007
152 Swaziland 335.37 per 1,000 people 2007
153 Ghana 331.6 per 1,000 people 2007
154 Senegal 329.26 per 1,000 people 2007
155 Lebanon 320.98 per 1,000 people 2007
Landlocked countries average (profile) 314.17 per 1,000 people 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 308.13 per 1,000 people 2007
156 Honduras 304.69 per 1,000 people 2006
157 Mongolia 299.96 per 1,000 people 2006
158 Nigeria 299.15 per 1,000 people 2007
159 Niue 278.29 per 1,000 people 2004
160 Angola 269.66 per 1,000 people 2007
161 Mayotte 267.22 per 1,000 people 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 265.35 per 1,000 people 2007
162 Northern Mariana Islands 262.15 per 1,000 people 2004
163 India 257.91 per 1,000 people 2008
164 Mali 257.76 per 1,000 people 2009
165 Federated States of Micronesia 254.03 per 1,000 people 2007
166 Haiti 252.69 per 1,000 people 2007
167 Cameroon 251.16 per 1,000 people 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) 239.11 per 1,000 people 2006
168 Benin 234.58 per 1,000 people 2007
169 Zambia 229.93 per 1,000 people 2007
170 Bangladesh 228.45 per 1,000 people 2007
171 Laos 226.62 per 1,000 people 2007
172 Lesotho 214.56 per 1,000 people 2007
173 Saint Kitts and Nevis 212.84 per 1,000 people 2004
174 Uzbekistan 208.78 per 1,000 people 2007
175 Togo 208.71 per 1,000 people 2007
176 Guinea-Bissau 201.12 per 1,000 people 2007
177 Sudan 189.54 per 1,000 people 2007
178 Cambodia 184.55 per 1,000 people 2007
179 Liberia 176.16 per 1,000 people 2007
180 Afghanistan 164.94 per 1,000 people 2008
South Asia average (profile) 158.79 per 1,000 people 2006
181 Mozambique 157.85 per 1,000 people 2007
182 Sao Tome and Principe 150.82 per 1,000 people 2007
183 Uganda 138.62 per 1,000 people 2007
184 Sierra Leone 126.29 per 1,000 people 2007
185 Vanuatu 122.66 per 1,000 people 2007
186 Madagascar 114.04 per 1,000 people 2007
187 Burkina Faso 112.45 per 1,000 people 2007
188 Tuvalu 111.72 per 1,000 people 2005
189 Democratic Republic of the Congo 100.26 per 1,000 people 2007
190 Zimbabwe 99.58 per 1,000 people 2007
191 Chad 92.9 per 1,000 people 2007
192 Djibouti 90.66 per 1,000 people 2007
193 Malawi 77.26 per 1,000 people 2007
194 Niger 69.8 per 1,000 people 2007
195 Somalia 65.8 per 1,000 people 2007
196 Bhutan 64.18 per 1,000 people 2007
197 Rwanda 64.1 per 1,000 people 2007
198 East Timor 63.6 per 1,000 people 2007
failed states average (profile) 57.17 per 1,000 people 2005
199 Comoros 56.23 per 1,000 people 2007
200 Papua New Guinea 51.76 per 1,000 people 2007
201 Turkmenistan 44.29 per 1,000 people 2006
202 Nepal 41.83 per 1,000 people 2006
203 Tajikistan 40.46 per 1,000 people 2005
204 American Samoa 38.6 per 1,000 people 2004
205 Burundi 29.8 per 1,000 people 2007
206 Central African Republic 29.75 per 1,000 people 2007
207 Guinea 20.99 per 1,000 people 2005
208 Solomon Islands 19.23 per 1,000 people 2007
209 Cuba 17.4 per 1,000 people 2007
210 Ethiopia 15.79 per 1,000 people 2007
211 Eritrea 14.27 per 1,000 people 2007
212 Marshall Islands 11.06 per 1,000 people 2005
213 Kiribati 7.07 per 1,000 people 2005
214 Burma 4.2 per 1,000 people 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Media > Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Media/Telephones/Mobile-cellular/Per-capita

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