Swaziland - Telephone lines

Fixed telephone subscriptions

The value for Fixed telephone subscriptions in Swaziland was 46,000 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 75,825 in 2011 and a minimum value of 1,200 in 1960.

Definition: Fixed telephone subscriptions refers to the sum of active number of analogue fixed telephone lines, voice-over-IP (VoIP) subscriptions, fixed wireless local loop (WLL) subscriptions, ISDN voice-channel equivalents and fixed public payphones.

Source: International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.

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Year Value
1960 1,200
1965 2,000
1970 2,500
1975 3,358
1976 3,550
1977 3,600
1978 3,900
1979 4,600
1980 5,210
1981 6,039
1982 6,939
1983 7,430
1984 7,900
1985 8,300
1986 9,440
1987 9,816
1988 11,800
1989 12,500
1990 13,600
1991 14,350
1992 15,170
1993 16,338
1994 18,189
1995 21,130
1996 22,602
1997 25,073
1998 28,999
1999 31,314
2000 31,858
2001 33,739
2002 35,060
2003 46,199
2004 44,507
2005 44,091
2006 44,287
2007 44,849
2008 45,162
2009 45,162
2010 52,966
2011 75,825
2012 45,565
2013 46,000

Fixed telephone subscriptions (per 100 people)

The value for Fixed telephone subscriptions (per 100 people) in Swaziland was 3.68 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 6.26 in 2011 and a minimum value of 0.34 in 1960.

Definition: Fixed telephone subscriptions refers to the sum of active number of analogue fixed telephone lines, voice-over-IP (VoIP) subscriptions, fixed wireless local loop (WLL) subscriptions, ISDN voice-channel equivalents and fixed public payphones.

Source: International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 0.34
1965 0.51
1970 0.56
1975 0.65
1976 0.67
1977 0.65
1978 0.69
1979 0.79
1980 0.86
1981 0.97
1982 1.09
1983 1.13
1984 1.16
1985 1.18
1986 1.28
1987 1.28
1988 1.47
1989 1.50
1990 1.58
1991 1.62
1992 1.67
1993 1.76
1994 1.93
1995 2.19
1996 2.30
1997 2.49
1998 2.82
1999 2.99
2000 2.99
2001 3.14
2002 3.24
2003 4.25
2004 4.07
2005 3.99
2006 3.96
2007 3.95
2008 3.91
2009 3.85
2010 4.44
2011 6.26
2012 3.70
2013 3.68

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Communications