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STAT Sweden United States HISTORY
Main lines in use 4.6 million
Ranked 35th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 32 times more than Sweden

Main lines in use > Per capita 609.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 12% more than United States
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.

Main lines in use per 1000 553.42
Ranked 10th. 20% more than United States
Ranked 20th.

Mobile cellular 11.19 million
Ranked 66th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 26 times more than Sweden

Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,148.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th. 36% more than United States
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.

Mobile cellular per 1000 1,228.8
Ranked 37th. 32% 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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