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

Related News

Mobile connectivity in Africa has already arrived
Brookings - 3/18/2015 9:29:14 AM
Most families in rich countries own a car, but only a few people living in the developing world do. On per capita basis ... your drop in productivity when your cell phone battery dies). In SSA, the contribution of mobile technologies to GDP was even ...

'Patent claims by foreign firms to hit mobile mfg plans'
Post - 3/22/2015 12:23:27 PM
The Indian Cellular Association ... Ericsson are levied on Indian mobile phone makers, then other global players will follow suit pushing up production cost by 100 per cent, making them the most expensive companies of the world, it added.

Your phone on steroids
The Economist online - 3/23/2015 2:23:57 PM
NEW MOBILE networks come along once every decade or so. Starting around 1980, the first generation of cellular phones relied on analogue ... allowing travellers to use their personal phones anywhere in the world, without the hassle of having to swap ...

Are Cellphones Really Changing the World?
News Week - 1/28/2015 12:21:53 PM
Global mobile phone penetration ... of the world’s population has access to the Internet. This is important, because research links Internet use to economic growth. For example, according to one 2010 report, a 10 percent increase in per capita GDP ...

Mobile phones per capita: The top 10 nations
Rediff India Abroad - 5/16/2013 12:26:25 AM
thanks to people owning multiple cell phones. China with over 1 billion active mobile phone users is the world's largest market for phones. However, in terms of mobile phone per capita, China does not figure among the top 10. Mobile phone per capita is the ...

Sony’s PS4 Hits China With Few Games to Lure Players Away From Their Phones
Bloomberg - 3/19/2015 9:38:12 PM
(Bloomberg) -- Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 debuted in China on Friday with few games and bare-bone online services as the company navigates tight censorship rules to get a toehold in the world’s biggest ... about 2,400 yuan per capita disposable income ...

Cameroon: MTN Cameroon - Here Comes a Bold, New Digital World
AllAfrica - 3/16/2015 1:13:31 PM
The over 10 million Cameroonian consumers and foreign residents using the Mobile Telephone Network ... The company projects to deploy 700 sites across the country and hopes to cover at least 75 per cent of the population. Access to 3G is expected to ...

Memphis, Pittsburgh, Chicago O’Hare clock best airport cell service, San Francisco and San Diego score poorly
VentureBeat - 3/23/2015 11:10:41 AM
You can bet that your mobile phone will connect to data and voice service best if you happen to be flying through Memphis, Pittsburgh, or Chicago O’Hare. Those three airports (respectively) have the best cellular ... country’s busiest airports. The ...

Emerging Nations Embrace Internet, Mobile Technology
pewglobal.org - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
Similarly, smartphone ownership is more common in countries with higher levels of per capita ... % of cell phone owners in Uganda saying they regularly use social networking sites (SNS) on their mobile device such as Facebook, Twitter, and other country ...

Postulation; The Cell Phone Is Responsible For The Entirety Of Poor World Economic Growth
Forbes - 2/15/2015 1:40:45 PM
That the entirety of poor country economic growth is coming from the simple introduction of cell phone ... of GDP per capita would be 1.4 percentage points higher. Even higher in fact. The study found that marginal effect of mobile phone penetration ...

Americans Sending/Receiving Five Times As Many Texts Compared To Phone Calls Each Day
Newsroom America - 3/26/2015 8:46:57 PM
(Newsroom America) -- Smartphone users around the world are increasing the frequency of their communications with each other but, most of the time, it's not in the form of a phone call. This is the key finding of a monthly report from Informate Mobile ...

Uncapped mobile data while roaming
MyBroadband - 3/11/2015 11:03:26 AM
KnowRoaming, a mobile operator aimed at providing ... In South Africa, ReachMe costs $4.50 per month, but KnowRoaming says the price varies between $0 and $12 depending on your home country. You can unsubscribe from ReachMe when you’re not travelling.

Samsung, Apple Or Nokia: What’s The Most Popular Brand Of Mobile Phones In Your Country? [Map]
International Business Times - 11/14/2013 2:44:19 PM
Apple’s hold on the world ... per capita income. Both Apple and Nokia are dominant in just a little more than 60 countries. Here’s a map of the most dominant mobile phone brands in 230 countries. Click on any country to what market share the most ...

Patent claims by foreign firms to hit mobile manufacturing plans in India
BGR - 3/22/2015 2:50:47 AM
The Indian Cellular Association has submitted ... has demanded 2 percent royalty of total value of mobile phone from Indian firms. “This in complete contrast to regimes such as China, where 0.019 per cent royalty can be charged and USA, where the Courts ...

Cell Phones Vital in Developing World
Washington Post - 1/26/2007 11:59:22 PM
But these days, Vietnam has 33 telephones per 100 people _ and two-thirds of the phones are mobile. Now Truc can make calls on his cell phone from virtually anywhere in the country for about ... States and Europe after World War II. Some developing nations ...


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview