Country Comparison > Telephones - mobile cellular per capita

RankCountryTelephones - mobile cellular per capita
1Qatar279.5
2United Arab Emirates227.7
3Saint Kitts and Nevis210.81
4Macau197.55
5Panama193.31
6Hong Kong190.16
7British Virgin Islands187.66
8Antigua and Barbuda185.24
9Cayman Islands185.08
10Suriname184.93
11Saudi Arabia179.75
12Vietnam177.08
13Montenegro174.06
14Libya172.73
15Anguilla172.25
16Russia169.95
17Kuwait163.5
18Finland159.8
19Austria158.48
20Singapore156.89
21Trinidad and Tobago153.99
22Dominica152.12
23Gaza Strip149.92
24Luxembourg147.83
25Bulgaria147.67
26Portugal141.9
27Italy141.07
28Botswana140.41
29Bahrain139.46
30Lithuania137.57
31Israel136.51
32Guatemala136.09
33Oman134.75
34Seychelles134.44
35Serbia134.36
36Grenada134.34
37Malaysia133.99
38Chile132.63
39United Kingdom132.21
40Argentina131.67
41Vanuatu130.56
42Bermuda129.2
43Kazakhstan128.37
44Germany127.54
45Denmark127.43
46Estonia127.22
47Spain127.06
48Uruguay126.98
49Saint Vincent and the Grenadines126.04
50Aruba126.02
51Turks and Caicos Islands125.78
52Czech Republic125.71
53Switzerland125.28
54Maldives124.74
55Honduras121.97
56Faroe Islands121.58
57Barbados121.34
58Hungary121.26
59Taiwan121.18
60Azerbaijan120.87
61Belgium120.22
62Poland119.53
63New Zealand119.14
64Brazil119.07
65Norway118.55
66Ukraine118.01
67Sweden117.55
68Netherlands115.52
69Greece114.49
70Croatia114.08
71Iceland113.5
72Australia112.51
73Malta112.4
74Saint Lucia111.88
75Ireland111.87
76Belarus111.67
77Romania110.91
78Brunei110.28
79Jamaica109.8
80Slovakia108.46
81Armenia108.19
82El Salvador107.16
83Gibraltar107.01
84Gabon106.27
85Tunisia105.99
86Fiji105.85
87Slovenia105.8
88Thailand105.73
89Korea, South104.65
90Jordan104.37
91Macedonia104.17
92Venezuela103.97
93Albania103.52
94Latvia103.34
95Colombia103.3
96South Africa102.69
97Ecuador102.17
98Liechtenstein102.13
99Iran101.61
100Algeria101.17
101France99.91
102Greenland99.48
103Peru98.54
104Kyrgyzstan97.11
105New Caledonia97.08
106Bahamas, The95.37
107Costa Rica95.22
108Japan95.22
109Mauritius92.74
110Jersey92.71
111Morocco91.59
112Indonesia91.56
113Congo, Republic of the91.54
114United States90.82
115Dominican Republic88.09
116Mauritania87.71
117Egypt85.05
118Paraguay84.55
119Benin83.27
120Iraq82.91
121Gambia, The82.9
122Montserrat82.69
123Bolivia82.55
124Mongolia82.53
125Mexico82.15
126Cote d'Ivoire80.99
127Tajikistan80.84
128Sri Lanka80.69
129Turkey80.42
130Philippines79.98
131Monaco79.78
132San Marino79.15
133Cape Verde76.81
134Andorra76.63
135Samoa76.09
136Canada75.98
137Uzbekistan75.9
138French Polynesia75.22
139Puerto Rico73.89
140Virgin Islands73.87
141China73.78
142Moldova73.25
143Ghana73.16
144Namibia72.79
145Guyana72.57
146Lebanon71.57
147Angola71.15
148Palau69.72
149Georgia69.18
150Bosnia and Herzegovina68.6
151Bhutan68.35
152Cambodia68.02
153Guernsey67.35
154Zimbabwe65.83
155Cook Islands65.71
156Turkmenistan65.47
157Swaziland65.19
158India64.1
159Kenya64.02
160Nicaragua64.01
161Belize63.22
162Equatorial Guinea63.04
163Pakistan62.98
164Senegal60.85
165Guam59
166Afghanistan58.85
167Laos58.57
168Nigeria58.5
169Syria57.96
170Mali57.84
171Bangladesh53.6
172Cameroon53.14
173East Timor53.07
174Nauru50.29
175Tanzania50.09
176Sao Tome and Principe48.19
177Yemen46.53
178Burkina Faso45.86
179Liberia45.64
180Tonga44.91
181Haiti44.27
182Sudan42.97
183Zambia41.7
184Togo40.73
185Madagascar39.91
186Guinea39.77
187Uganda39.63
188Guinea-Bissau38.73
189Chad34.07
190Rwanda33.89
191Mozambique33.34
192Lesotho32.79
193Nepal32.2
194Papua New Guinea31.52
195Sierra Leone31.06
196Niue27.83
197Comoros27.23
198Kosovo26.43
199Northern Mariana Islands26.2
200Micronesia, Federated States of25.6
201Djibouti25.49
202Niger24.87
203Central African Republic22.71
204Congo, Democratic Republic of the21.86
205Malawi21.29
206Tuvalu20.21
207Burundi19.38
208Cuba11.86
209Kiribati8.86
210Ethiopia7.65
211Somalia6.59
212Marshall Islands5.89
213Solomon Islands5.04
214American Samoa3.8
215Eritrea3.28
216Burma2.3

Definition: This entry gives the estimated number of mobile phone lines per 100 people. It is also known as the mobile phone penetration rate.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

See also: Telephones - mobile cellular per capita map

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