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STAT Canada United States HISTORY
Main lines in use 18.2 million
Ranked 16th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Canada

Main lines in use > Per capita 645.03 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th. 19% more than United States
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.

Main lines in use per 1000 541.14
Ranked 13th. 18% more than United States
Ranked 20th.

Mobile cellular 27.39 million
Ranked 35th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than Canada

Mobile cellular > Per capita 575.89 per 1,000 people
Ranked 77th.
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th. 47% more than Canada

Mobile cellular per 1000 684.35
Ranked 113th.
Ranked 78th. 36% more than Canada

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. 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.


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