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Media > Telephones Stats: compare key data on France & United States

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STAT France United States HISTORY
Main lines in use 39.88 million
Ranked 7th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than France

Main lines in use > Per capita 586.47 per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th. 8% more than United States
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.

Main lines in use per 1000 0.000563
Ranked 193th.
459.63
Ranked 20th. 816313 times more than France

Mobile cellular 59.84 million
Ranked 20th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than France

Mobile cellular > Per capita 789.48 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th. 7% more than France

Mobile cellular per 1000 0.000942
Ranked 187th.
932.29
Ranked 78th. 989695 times more than France

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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