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Definition: This entry gives the total number of fixed telephone lines in use, as well as the number of subscriptions per 100 inhabitants.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Telephones - main lines in use varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2017

See also: Telephones - main lines in use bar chart

 

CountryTelephones - main lines in useYear
China230,996,0002015
United States121,991,0002015
Germany45,352,0002015
France38,929,0002015
United Kingdom33,613,0002015
India25,518,0002015
Indonesia22,386,0002015
Canada15,902,0002015
Australia9,080,0002015
Vietnam5,900,0002015
Thailand5,309,0002015
Romania4,270,0002015
Poland4,245,0002015
Switzerland4,140,0002015
Syria4,082,0002015
Israel3,412,0002015
Philippines3,039,0002015
Iraq1,997,0002015
New Zealand1,850,0002015
Yemen1,195,0002015
Korea, North1,180,0002015
Kiribati1002015
Korea, South1002015
Kuwait1002015
Kazakhstan1002015
Laos1002015
Lebanon1002015
Latvia1002015
Lithuania1002015
Liberia1002015
Slovakia1002015
Liechtenstein1002015
Lesotho1002015
Luxembourg1002015
Libya1002015
Madagascar1002015
Macau1002015
Moldova1002015
Mongolia1002015
Malawi1002015
Montenegro1002015
Macedonia1002015
Mali1002015
Monaco1002015
Morocco1002015
Mauritius1002015
Mauritania1002015
Malta1002015
Oman1002015
Mexico1002015
Malaysia1002015
Mozambique1002015
New Caledonia1002015
Niger1002015
Vanuatu1002015
Nigeria1002015
Netherlands1002015
Norway1002015
Nepal1002015
Nauru1002009
Suriname1002015
Nicaragua1002015
Paraguay1002015
Peru1002015
Pakistan1002015
United Arab Emirates1002015
Trinidad and Tobago1002015
Panama1002015
Portugal1002015
Papua New Guinea1002015
Palau1002015
Guinea-Bissau1002012
Qatar1002015
Serbia1002015
Puerto Rico1002015
Russia1002015
Rwanda1002015
Saudi Arabia1002015
Saint Kitts and Nevis1002015
Seychelles1002015
South Africa1002015
Senegal1002015
Slovenia1002015
Sierra Leone1002015
San Marino1002015
Singapore1002015
Somalia1002015
Spain1002015
Saint Lucia1002015
Sudan1002015
Sweden1002015
Japan1002015
Jamaica1002015
Jordan1002015
Kenya1002015
Kyrgyzstan1002015
Italy1002015
Cote d'Ivoire1002015
Iran1002015
Greece1002015
Guatemala1002015
Guinea1002011
Guyana1002015
Haiti1002015
Hong Kong1002015
Honduras1002015
Croatia1002015
Hungary1002015
Iceland1002015
Cambodia1002015
Chad1002015
Sri Lanka1002015
Congo, Republic of the1002015
Congo, Democratic Republic of the1002012
Gambia, The1002015
Gabon1002015
Georgia1002015
Ghana1002015
Grenada1002015
Greenland1002015
Antigua and Barbuda1002015
Afghanistan1002015
Algeria1002015
Azerbaijan1002015
Albania1002015
Armenia1002015
Andorra1002015
Angola1002015
Argentina1002015
Austria1002015
Bahrain1002015
Barbados1002015
Botswana1002015
Belgium1002015
Bahamas, The1002015
Bangladesh1002015
Belize1002015
Bosnia and Herzegovina1002015
Bolivia1002015
Burma1002015
Benin1002015
Belarus1002015
Solomon Islands1002015
Brazil1002015
Bhutan1002015
Bulgaria1002015
Brunei1002015
Burundi1002015
Chile1002015
Cayman Islands1002015
Cameroon1002015
Comoros1002015
Colombia1002015
Costa Rica1002015
Central African Republic1002015
Cuba1002015
Cape Verde1002015
Denmark1002015
Djibouti1002015
Dominica1002015
Dominican Republic1002015
Ecuador1002015
Egypt1002015
Ireland1002015
Equatorial Guinea1002015
Estonia1002015
Eritrea1002015
El Salvador1002015
Ethiopia1002015
Finland1002015
Fiji1002015
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)1002015
Zambia1002015
Zimbabwe1002015
Ukraine1002015
Tajikistan1002015
Tonga1002015
Togo1002015
Sao Tome and Principe1002015
Tunisia1002015
East Timor1002015
Turkey1002015
Tuvalu1002015
Taiwan1002015
Turkmenistan1002015
Tanzania1002015
Uganda1002015
Namibia1002015
Samoa1002015
Swaziland1002015
Burkina Faso1002015
Uruguay1002015
Uzbekistan1002015
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines1002015
Venezuela1002015