United Kingdom - Telephone lines

Fixed telephone subscriptions

The value for Fixed telephone subscriptions in United Kingdom was 33,383,850 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 35,228,000 in 2000 and a minimum value of 5,037,000 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.

See also:

Year Value
1960 5,037,000
1965 6,534,000
1970 9,213,000
1975 13,230,000
1976 13,960,000
1977 15,070,000
1978 16,358,000
1979 17,326,000
1980 18,161,000
1981 18,797,000
1982 19,241,000
1983 19,871,000
1984 20,546,000
1985 21,175,000
1986 21,727,000
1987 22,664,000
1988 23,740,000
1989 24,797,000
1990 25,368,000
1991 25,911,000
1992 26,514,000
1993 27,336,000
1994 28,358,000
1995 29,411,410
1996 30,677,760
1997 31,879,000
1998 32,829,000
1999 34,021,000
2000 35,228,000
2001 34,579,000
2002 34,737,600
2003 34,550,320
2004 34,576,490
2005 34,068,430
2006 33,848,510
2007 33,462,200
2008 34,191,890
2009 33,506,000
2010 33,409,000
2011 33,252,350
2012 33,197,390
2013 33,383,850

Fixed telephone subscriptions (per 100 people)

The value for Fixed telephone subscriptions (per 100 people) in United Kingdom was 52.88 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 59.76 in 2000 and a minimum value of 9.59 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 9.59
1965 12.02
1970 16.56
1975 23.53
1976 24.81
1977 26.77
1978 29.06
1979 30.78
1980 32.26
1981 33.38
1982 34.15
1983 35.25
1984 36.41
1985 37.47
1986 38.37
1987 39.93
1988 41.72
1989 43.46
1990 44.34
1991 45.17
1992 46.10
1993 47.40
1994 49.03
1995 50.71
1996 52.74
1997 54.64
1998 56.09
1999 57.92
2000 59.76
2001 58.43
2002 58.45
2003 57.88
2004 57.64
2005 56.51
2006 55.84
2007 54.88
2008 55.75
2009 54.30
2010 53.83
2011 53.27
2012 52.88
2013 52.88

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Communications