Country Comparison > Telephones - mobile cellular

RankCountryTelephones - mobile cellular
1China1,100,000,000
2India893,862,016
3United States310,000,000
4Indonesia281,960,000
5Russia261,900,000
6Brazil248,324,000
7Japan138,363,008
8Vietnam134,066,000
9Pakistan125,000,000
10Nigeria112,780,000
11Germany107,700,000
12Philippines103,000,000
13Mexico100,786,000
14Italy97,225,000
15Bangladesh97,180,000
16Egypt96,800,000
17Thailand84,075,000
18United Kingdom82,109,000
19South Africa68,400,000
20Turkey67,680,000
21France62,280,000
22Ukraine59,344,000
23Argentina58,600,000
24Iran58,160,000
25Korea, South53,625,000
26Saudi Arabia53,000,000
27Poland50,840,000
28Spain50,663,000
29Colombia49,066,000
30Malaysia41,325,000
31Morocco39,016,000
32Algeria37,692,000
33Kenya30,732,000
34Venezuela30,520,000
35Taiwan29,455,000
36Peru29,400,000
37Kazakhstan28,731,000
38Sudan27,659,000
39Tanzania27,220,000
40Iraq26,760,000
41Canada26,263,000
42Ghana25,618,000
43Australia24,400,000
44Chile24,130,000
45Romania22,700,000
46Guatemala20,787,000
47Ethiopia20,524,000
48Uzbekistan20,274,000
49Cote d'Ivoire19,827,000
50Netherlands19,643,000
51Sri Lanka19,533,000
52Congo, Democratic Republic of the19,487,000
53Cambodia19,100,000
54Nepal18,138,000
55Afghanistan18,000,000
56Ecuador16,457,000
57Hong Kong16,403,000
58Uganda16,355,000
59Mali14,613,000
60Yemen13,900,000
61United Arab Emirates13,775,000
62Austria13,590,000
63Greece13,354,000
64Cameroon13,100,000
65Czech Republic12,973,000
66Syria12,928,000
67Belgium12,880,000
68Tunisia12,840,000
69Zimbabwe12,614,000
70Portugal12,312,000
71Sweden11,643,000
72Hungary11,580,000
73Senegal11,470,000
74Bulgaria10,780,000
75Belarus10,675,000
76Zambia10,525,000
77Switzerland10,460,000
78Azerbaijan10,125,000
79Burkina Faso9,980,000
80Angola9,800,000
81Libya9,590,000
82Bolivia9,494,000
83Finland9,320,000
84Israel9,225,000
85Serbia9,138,000
86Dominican Republic9,038,000
87Jordan8,984,000
88El Salvador8,650,000
89Madagascar8,564,000
90Benin8,408,000
91Mozambique8,108,000
92Singapore8,063,000
93Honduras7,370,000
94Kyrgyzstan6,800,000
95Paraguay6,790,000
96Panama6,770,000
97Denmark6,600,000
98Tajikistan6,528,000
99Laos6,492,000
100Costa Rica6,151,000
101Slovakia6,095,000
102Haiti6,095,000
103Norway5,732,000
104Rwanda5,690,000
105Kuwait5,526,000
106Burma5,440,000
107Niger5,400,000
108Nicaragua5,346,000
109Oman5,278,000
110Lithuania5,000,000
111Uruguay5,000,000
112Croatia4,970,000
113New Zealand4,922,000
114Ireland4,906,000
115Guinea4,781,000
116Georgia4,699,000
117Malawi4,420,000
118Congo, Republic of the4,283,000
119Chad4,200,000
120Moldova4,080,000
121Mauritania4,024,000
122Lebanon4,000,000
123Turkmenistan3,953,000
124Togo3,518,000
125Albania3,500,000
126Mongolia3,375,000
127Bosnia and Herzegovina3,350,000
128Armenia3,223,000
129Botswana3,082,000
130Puerto Rico3,060,000
131West Bank3,041,000
132Gaza Strip3,041,000
133Gabon2,930,000
134Papua New Guinea2,709,000
135Jamaica2,665,000
136Qatar2,600,000
137Namibia2,435,000
138Liberia2,394,000
139Latvia2,310,000
140Burundi2,247,000
141Slovenia2,246,000
142Macedonia2,235,000
143Sierra Leone2,210,000
144Bahrain2,125,000
145Estonia2,070,000
146South Sudan2,000,000
147Trinidad and Tobago1,884,000
148Korea, North1,700,000
149Cuba1,682,000
150Macau1,613,000
151Gambia, The1,526,000
152Mauritius1,485,000
153Lesotho1,312,000
154Montenegro1,126,000
155Guinea-Bissau1,100,000
156Central African Republic1,070,000
157Suriname977,000
158Fiji858,800
159Swaziland805,000
160Luxembourg761,300
161Somalia658,000
162East Timor621,000
163Kosovo562,000
164Maldives560,000
165Bhutan560,000
166Guyana547,000
167Malta539,500
168Equatorial Guinea501,000
169Brunei469,700
170Cape Verde425,300
171Barbados347,000
172Iceland346,000
173Eritrea305,300
174Solomon Islands302,100
175Bahamas, The254,000
176Comoros250,000
177New Caledonia231,000
178Saint Lucia227,000
179French Polynesia226,000
180Djibouti209,000
181Antigua and Barbuda179,800
182Samoa167,400
183Belize164,200
184Seychelles138,300
185Vanuatu137,000
186Saint Vincent and the Grenadines135,500
187Aruba135,000
188Grenada128,000
189Sao Tome and Principe122,000
190Dominica109,300
191Jersey108,000
192Guam98,000
193Cayman Islands96,300
194Bermuda91,000
195Saint Kitts and Nevis84,000
196Virgin Islands80,300
197Andorra65,000
198Faroe Islands61,000
199Greenland59,455
200Tonga56,000
201British Virgin Islands48,700
202Guernsey43,800
203Liechtenstein38,000
204San Marino36,000
205Gibraltar34,750
206Monaco33,200
207Micronesia, Federated States of27,600
208Anguilla26,000
209Palau17,150
210Kiribati16,000
211Cook Islands7,800
212Nauru6,800
213Montserrat4,000
214Marshall Islands3,800
215Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)3,450
216Tuvalu2,800

Definition: This entry gives the total number of mobile cellular telephone subscribers.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Telephones - mobile cellular map

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