Hot countries Compared by Media > Telecoms > Telephone lines

DEFINITION: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.


1 Brazil 44.31 million 2012
2 Indonesia 37.98 million 2012
3 India 31.08 million 2012
4 Mexico 20.22 million 2012
5 Australia 10.47 million 2012
6 Vietnam 10.19 million 2012
7 Egypt 8.56 million 2012
8 Venezuela 7.65 million 2012
9 Thailand 6.39 million 2012
10 Colombia 6.29 million 2012
11 Pakistan 5.8 million 2012
12 Saudi Arabia 4.8 million 2012
13 Malaysia 4.59 million 2012
14 Hong Kong 4.36 million 2012
15 Philippines 3.94 million 2012
16 Sri Lanka 3.45 million 2012
17 Algeria 3.2 million 2012
18 Ecuador 2.31 million 2012
19 Singapore 1.99 million 2012
20 Iraq 1.87 million 2012
21 Guatemala 1.74 million 2012
22 Cuba 1.22 million 2012
23 Yemen 1.1 million 2012
24 Dominican Republic 1.07 million 2012
25 El Salvador 1.06 million 2012
26 Costa Rica 1.02 million 2012
27 Bangladesh 961,589 2012
28 Bolivia 880,625 2012
29 Libya 814,000 2012
30 Ethiopia 797,501 2012
31 Cameroon 737,445 2012
32 Panama 640,057 2012
33 Honduras 610,506 2012
34 Cambodia 584,475 2012
35 Burma 556,000 2012
36 Kuwait 510,000 2012
37 Sudan 424,586 2012
38 Nigeria 418,166 2012
39 Paraguay 376,030 2012
40 Mauritius 349,100 2012
41 Senegal 338,167 2012
42 Qatar 327,000 2012
43 Nicaragua 320,000 2012
44 Uganda 314,956 2012
45 Oman 304,545 2012
46 Angola 303,000 2012
47 Zimbabwe 301,650 2012
48 Bahrain 289,990 2012
49 Trinidad and Tobago 286,605 2012
50 Ghana 284,981 2012
51 Cote d'Ivoire 267,997 2012
52 Jamaica 264,465 2012
53 Kenya 251,567 2012
54 Malawi 227,295 2012
55 Togo 225,000 2012
56 Tanzania 176,367 2012
57 Macau 162,533 2012
58 Botswana 160,488 2012
59 Benin 156,715 2012
60 Guyana 154,207 2012
61 Barbados 144,000 2012
62 Madagascar 143,690 2012
63 Burkina Faso 141,358 2012
64 Papua New Guinea 139,000 2012
65 The Bahamas 137,000 2012
66 Laos 112,000 2012
67 Mali 111,979 2012
68 Niger 100,537 2012
69 Somalia 100,000 2012
70 Fiji 88,417 2012
71 Mozambique 88,140 2012
72 Suriname 83,000 2012
73 Zambia 82,542 2012
74 New Caledonia 80,000 2012
75 Brunei 70,933 2012
76 Cape Verde 70,220 2012
77 Bermuda 69,000 2012
78 Mauritania 65,069 2012
79 Eritrea 60,090 2012
80 Democratic Republic of the Congo 58,197 2012
81 Haiti 50,000 2012
82 Swaziland 48,645 2012
83 Saint Lucia 36,842 2012
84 Antigua and Barbuda 35,000 2012
85 Tonga 30,000 2012
86 Chad 29,886 2012
87 Seychelles 28,865 2012
88 Grenada 28,500 2012
89 Belize 25,415 2012
90 Comoros 24,000 2012
91 Maldives 23,140 2012
92 Samoa 19,500 2005
93 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 19,379 2012
=94 Djibouti 18,000 2012
=94 Sierra Leone 18,000 2012
=94 Guinea 18,000 2012
97 Gabon 17,000 2012
98 Equatorial Guinea 14,868 2012
99 Dominica 14,579 2012
100 Kiribati 9,000 2012
101 Solomon Islands 8,060 2012
102 Marshall Islands 5,510 2004
103 Guinea-Bissau 5,000 2012
104 Tuvalu 1,450 2012
105 Liberia 10 2012


Hot countries Compared by Media > Telecoms > Telephone lines


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Statistics and graphs related to agriculture are found here. How many agricultural workers are there per hectare? Tractors? Which country produces the maximum cotton? Who is the biggest exporter of bananas? Click in if these interest you.

TOP STATS: Arable land > Hectares, Rural population, Agricultural land > Sq. km and 322 more


What is the background of the country? National bird? Get a quick summary of countries in this section.

TOP STATS: Overview, National tree, Full name and 21 more


TOP STATS: Terrorism > Global Terrorism Index, Civil war and unrest > Arab Spring death toll, War > World War I > Total deaths and 29 more

Cost of living

TOP STATS: Average monthly disposable salary > After tax, Local purchasing power, Prices at markets > Cigarettes > Pack of Marlboro and 52 more


No explanation needed for this section. Murders. Guns. Jails. Crimes. Judges. We have all of that and more out here. Actually we go deeper than your routine crime beat sections. How many adults were prosecuted? What percentage were convicted? How many were women? What is the death penalty rate in different countries? How safe do the citizens perceive they are? Do they trust the police? Will they report a crime? You'll find surprising answers here.

TOP STATS: Violent crime > Murder rate, Violent crime > Murder rate per million people, Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate and 183 more


TOP STATS: Happy Planet Index, Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts, Food and drink > Beer consumption and 67 more


The tsunami rocked the civilized world with its widespread devastation. Learn the details of the losses incurred by the countries affected. How are the developed countries helping out? Who has pledged the most money? How do they compare? Check out...

TOP STATS: Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country), Storm deaths > 2009, Tsunami > Death toll and 47 more


This category is all about money. GDP. Aid. Gross national income. Debt. Inflation. Trade balance. Foreign investment. Government spending. You get the idea.

TOP STATS: GDP, GDP per capita, Gross National Income and 3717 more


Any and every statistic which can be collected about schooling and the whole education sector can be found here. What is the duration of education in different countries? Is the percentage of enrollment different for sexes? How long do students spend learning their mother tongues? What is the mathematical aptitude of the average 8 year old? How many university degrees are awarded to females? What is the percentage of students who find school boring? We've tabulated them all for you.

TOP STATS: Children out of school, primary, Pupil-teacher ratio, primary, Compulsary education duration and 908 more


How does your country fare in Traditional Fuel Consumption? In Geothermal Energy Consumption? How many barrels of oil were imported into your country last year? Does your production of hydroelectricity match your consumption? Which countries in the world successfully produce nuclear energy for consumption? What is the average energy usage per person? All your questions regarding different forms of energy, their generation and consumption have been answered here.

TOP STATS: Commercial energy use, Electricity > Consumption > Per capita, Electricity > Consumption and 2387 more


How much area is declared as protected in the different countries of the world? How many endangered species of reptiles, mammals, birds etc are found in different countries? What are the national levels of pollution? Emissions? Nuclear waste generation? Salination of water resources and expenditure for waste treatment. International treaties, ratification and complaince. You'll find almost all statistics related to environmental pollution and conservational efforts here.

TOP STATS: Marine fish catch, Ecological footprint, Pollution perceptions > Air pollution and 331 more


All the stats pertaining to the physical features of the country in question can be found here. This implies that if you are looking for the co-ordinates or map references of countries, the land area, climate, boundaries, terrain, natural resources or coastlines, your search ends here.

TOP STATS: Land area > Square miles, Area > Comparative, Climate and 102 more


This category is all about the functioning of the government machinery. So, you'll find stats on the goverment administrative divisions, the executive, legistative and judiciary branches, constitution, parliamentary seats, secession attemps, suffrage, corruption - everything connected with our esteemed politicians.

TOP STATS: Government type, Legal system, Legislative branch and 392 more


Statistics about the health of a country's citizens are present in this category. You can find stats related to birth weights, rates on smoking, HIV incidence, incidence of cancer, circulatory and other diseases, stats on infant and maternal mortality, life expectancy, suicide rates, teenage pergnancy and other health related topics. We also have some details on health expenditure and health care funding out here.

TOP STATS: Physicians > Per 1,000 people, Births and maternity > Total fertility rate, Human height > Average female height and 529 more


Lists all industry related stats like production of cars, buses trucks, LCVs, different industries like biotech firms and so on.

TOP STATS: Manufacturing output, Manufacturing, value added > Current US$ per capita, Manufacturing, value added > Current US$ and 94 more


You can find detailed stats on the economic activity of the labor force broken over different age-groups and sexes. We also have stats on employment in different sectors, trade union memberships, the average work time, the average number of days the workers take off or even just don't show up! How many female decision makers does a country have? Doctors? What is the normal gender division of the housework? What are the unemployment details and benefits available? How long does an average person need to work to buy a loaf of bread? A car? A television set? Compare these values for different countries.

TOP STATS: Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage, Average monthly wage > Local currency > Net, Labor force > By occupation and 374 more


What are the main languages spoken in the countries? How many English language speakers are there per country? How about French and Spanish? Check out the results here..

TOP STATS: Languages, Major language(s), French status and 21 more


Here we rank countries based on amphetamine and cannabis use. But more interestingly, we go into their mindset. What do the citizens of different countries think of their armed forces? Will they report a crime? Do they trust their neighbours? What about their governments? Are they happy with life in general? How charitable are they? What is their political orientation? Are they proud of their countries? Will they fight for their countries? This is an utterly captivating category.

TOP STATS: Quality of life index, Happiness level > Very happy, Happiness net and 110 more


Countries are ranked here depending on the penetration level of computers, phones, fax machines, radios, television sets, mobile phones etc. We also have other stats related to media like vastness of different networks, revenue and employment in different telecom sectors here.

TOP STATS: Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita, Internet > Internet users per thousand people, Internet users and 429 more


Want to know the size of the army in Iran? The number of tanks in Germany? Want to compare the weapon holdings in North and South Korea? Worried about the WMDs world over? Need to know the exact number of countries who have signed terrorism conventions? Or just curious about the coalition forces in the Gulf War? We've tried to collect all details available in the public domain for you here.

TOP STATS: Air force > Combat aircraft, Army > Main battle tanks, Budget and 285 more


Facts relating to the actual life of people are found here. So we have birth and death rates, marriage and divorce rates, single parents, one-person households and teenage pregnancies, size of households and elderly institutions, ethnicity and chinese population - just about every stat you always wanted to know! What is the average age of women when they first get married? How happy are they when compared to their mothers? What is the gender development index in different countries? What will the population be in 2020? Don't miss this category even if you didn't come searching for it specifically.

TOP STATS: Population, Age distribution > Population aged 0-14, Population > Population growth, past and future and 1058 more


Where else could you find the number of Catholics, Catholic priests, Catholic parishes, Jehovahs Witnesses and the number of permanent deacons, and compare them all between major nations in a per-capita format? Check them all here.

TOP STATS: Religions, Religions > All, Major religion(s) and 111 more


Who scored the maximum medals in the olympics? What about the summer and winter olympics? What are the latest FIFA rankings? Which country has the maximum number of Mt. Everest ascents? Get all the answers in this sports section.

TOP STATS: Chess > GrandMasters, Chess > GrandMasters per million, Winter olympic medals > All time and 508 more


This is a category which needs particular highlighting as the growing concern and need for awareness continues to press upon our front pages, in the minds of our leadership and politicians, and indeed, in our everyday conversations. We hope to expand this category into timely and essential data you can rely on to make sense of global and national security, political and societal violence, and our perceptions which are shaped by these notions.

TOP STATS: Global Terrorism Indicator, Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present, Background and 30 more


Here you can find the numbers on the different modes of transportation. How many cars does a country have? Airports? What is the lenght of its highways? What proportion is paved? What about runways, heliports and ports? Lets not leave out waterways or the merchant navy. We have them all here.

TOP STATS: Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people, Road network length > Km, Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area and 446 more


TOP STATS: Inbound tourism > Arrivals, Outbound tourism > Departures, Inbound tourism > Tourist expenditure per capita and 19 more


TOP STATS: Temperature > Highest temperature ever recorded, Precipitation, Precipitation per capita and 4 more

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