Country Comparison > Telephones - mobile cellular

RankCountryTelephones - mobile cellular
1China986,253,000
2India752,000,000
3United States279,000,000
4Brazil242,232,000
5Russia238,000,000
6Indonesia220,000,000
7Vietnam154,000,000
8Japan121,000,000
9Pakistan111,000,000
10Germany105,000,000
11Mexico91,363,000
12Nigeria87,298,000
13Bangladesh85,000,000
14Italy82,000,000
15United Kingdom80,799,000
16Philippines79,896,000
17Egypt70,661,000
18Thailand69,683,000
19Iran67,500,000
20France64,000,000
21Turkey61,770,000
22Argentina55,000,000
23Ukraine53,929,000
24Saudi Arabia51,564,000
25Spain51,493,000
26Korea, South50,767,000
27South Africa50,372,000
28Colombia46,200,000
29Poland46,000,000
30Algeria35,406,000
31Malaysia34,456,000
32Morocco31,928,000
33Peru29,115,000
34Venezuela27,880,000
35Taiwan27,840,000
36Canada25,858,000
37Kenya24,969,000
38Romania24,640,000
39Australia24,490,000
40Iraq24,000,000
41Chile22,400,000
42Tanzania20,984,000
43Uzbekistan20,952,000
44Kazakhstan19,768,000
45Netherlands19,310,000
46Guatemala18,068,000
47Sudan17,654,000
48Afghanistan17,558,000
49Ghana17,436,000
50Cote d'Ivoire17,416,000
51Sri Lanka17,359,000
52Congo, Democratic Republic of the15,673,000
53Ecuador15,333,000
54Portugal15,195,000
55Hong Kong13,416,000
56Austria13,023,000
57Uganda12,828,000
58Czech Republic12,810,000
59Belgium12,541,000
60Greece12,293,000
61Hungary12,012,000
62Syria11,696,000
63Tunisia11,114,000
64Yemen11,085,000
65United Arab Emirates10,926,000
66Libya10,900,000
67Belarus10,695,000
68Sweden10,650,000
69Bulgaria10,475,000
70Cameroon10,475,000
71Azerbaijan10,120,000
72Cambodia10,000,000
73Serbia9,915,000
74Israel9,875,000
75Switzerland9,527,000
76Honduras9,505,000
77Angola9,491,000
78Nepal9,196,000
79Dominican Republic8,771,000
80Finland8,390,000
81Bolivia8,353,000
82Senegal8,344,000
83Madagascar8,242,000
84Benin7,765,000
85El Salvador7,700,000
86Burkina Faso7,682,000
87Zimbabwe7,500,000
88Mali7,326,000
89Singapore7,307,000
90Mozambique7,224,000
91Denmark7,047,000
92Jordan6,620,000
93Ethiopia6,517,000
94Panama6,496,000
95Tajikistan5,941,000
96Slovakia5,925,000
97Paraguay5,915,000
98Norway5,525,000
99Kyrgyzstan5,275,000
100Croatia5,115,000
101New Zealand5,020,000
102Zambia4,947,000
103Lithuania4,891,000
104Ireland4,702,000
105Oman4,606,000
106Uruguay4,437,000
107Kuwait4,400,000
108Costa Rica4,358,000
109Laos4,003,000
110Guinea4,000,000
111Haiti4,000,000
112Congo, Republic of the3,885,000
113Niger3,806,000
114Nicaragua3,771,000
115Chad3,666,000
116Rwanda3,549,000
117Armenia3,211,000
118Turkmenistan3,198,000
119Georgia3,193,000
120Bosnia and Herzegovina3,171,000
121Moldova3,165,000
122Jamaica3,103,000
123Albania3,100,000
124Malawi3,038,000
125Puerto Rico2,934,000
126Botswana2,900,000
127Lebanon2,875,000
128Mauritania2,745,000
129Mongolia2,510,000
130Togo2,452,000
131West Bank2,405,000
132Gaza Strip2,405,000
133Qatar2,329,000
134Latvia2,306,000
135Macedonia2,153,000
136Slovenia2,122,000
137Sierra Leone2,000,000
138Burundi1,980,000
139Papua New Guinea1,909,000
140Trinidad and Tobago1,894,000
141Bahrain1,694,000
142Estonia1,653,000
143Gabon1,610,000
144Liberia1,571,000
145Namibia1,535,000
146Gambia, The1,478,000
147Cuba1,315,000
148Burma1,244,000
149Mauritius1,191,000
150Montenegro1,170,000
151Central African Republic1,124,000
152Macau1,122,000
153Fiji1,000,000
154Suriname890,000
155Swaziland732,700
156Luxembourg727,000
157Lesotho698,800
158Somalia648,200
159East Timor600,600
160Guinea-Bissau594,100
161Kosovo562,000
162Guyana555,400
163Maldives494,400
164Bhutan484,200
165Malta455,400
166Brunei443,200
167Equatorial Guinea399,300
168Cape Verde396,400
169Iceland348,100
170Barbados347,900
171Bahamas, The298,800
172Vanuatu285,300
173New Caledonia220,800
174Comoros216,400
175French Polynesia215,900
176Belize203,000
177Djibouti193,000
178Eritrea185,300
179Saint Lucia179,300
180Samoa167,400
181Antigua and Barbuda162,800
182Aruba131,800
183Saint Vincent and the Grenadines131,800
184Grenada121,900
185Seychelles117,600
186Dominica111,000
187Sao Tome and Principe102,500
188Guam98,000
189Cayman Islands95,100
190Bermuda88,200
191Saint Kitts and Nevis84,600
192Jersey83,900
193Virgin Islands80,300
194Andorra65,000
195Faroe Islands59,400
196Greenland57,300
197Tonga54,300
198British Virgin Islands46,800
199Guernsey43,800
200Liechtenstein35,500
201Gibraltar30,000
202Solomon Islands30,000
203Micronesia, Federated States of27,500
204Monaco26,300
205Anguilla26,000
206Turks and Caicos Islands25,100
207San Marino24,000
208Northern Mariana Islands20,500
209Palau14,500
210Kiribati10,000
211Cook Islands7,800
212Nauru6,200
213Montserrat4,200
214Marshall Islands3,800
215Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)3,300
216Tuvalu2,500
217American Samoa2,200
218Niue600

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, 2012

See also: Telephones - mobile cellular map

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