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


STAT Russia United States HISTORY
Main lines in use 44.15 million
Ranked 5th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Russia

Main lines in use > Per capita 308.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 41st.
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 76% more than Russia

Main lines in use per 1000 315.71
Ranked 48th.
Ranked 20th. 46% more than Russia

Mobile cellular 236.7 million
Ranked 6th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 23% more than Russia

Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,202.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 42% more than United States
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.

Mobile cellular per 1000 1,624.27
Ranked 4th. 74% more than United States
Ranked 78th.

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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