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Definition: This entry gives the totalnumber of mobile cellular telephone subscribers, as well as the number of subscriptions per 100 inhabitants. Note that because of the ubiquity of mobile phone use in developed countries, the number of subscriptions per 100 inhabitants can exceed 100.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Telephones - mobile cellular 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 - mobile cellular bar chart

 

CountryTelephones - mobile cellularYear
China1,305,737,9842015
India1,011,054,0162015
United States382,307,0082015
Indonesia338,425,9842015
Brazil257,814,0002015
Russia227,288,0002015
Japan158,591,0082015
Nigeria150,830,0002015
Bangladesh133,720,0002015
Pakistan125,900,0002015
Vietnam122,000,0002015
Philippines120,255,0002015
Mexico106,831,0002015
Germany96,360,0002015
Egypt94,016,0002015
Italy92,520,0002015
South Africa85,197,0002015
Thailand84,797,0002015
United Kingdom80,284,0002015
Iran74,219,0002015
Turkey73,639,0002015
France66,681,0002015
Ukraine60,720,0002015
Argentina60,664,0002015
Korea, South58,935,0002015
Colombia57,327,0002015
Poland56,838,0002015
Saudi Arabia52,796,0002015
Spain50,926,0002015
Algeria45,928,0002015
Malaysia44,111,0002015
Morocco43,080,0002015
Ethiopia42,312,0002015
Burma41,529,0002015
Tanzania39,666,0002015
Congo, Democratic Republic of the37,753,0002015
Kenya37,716,0002015
Ghana35,008,0002015
Peru34,236,0002015
Iraq33,559,0002015
Australia31,770,0002015
Kazakhstan31,390,0002015
Taiwan29,681,0002015
Canada29,390,0002015
Venezuela29,094,0002015
Sudan27,939,0002015
Nepal27,516,0002015
Cote d'Ivoire25,408,0002015
Sri Lanka24,385,0002015
Chile23,206,0002015
Romania23,120,0002015
Mali22,699,0002015
Uzbekistan21,783,0002015
Cambodia20,851,0002015
Netherlands20,809,0002015
Uganda20,220,0002015
Mozambique20,135,0002015
Afghanistan19,709,0002015
Guatemala18,121,0002015
United Arab Emirates17,943,0002015
Yemen17,359,0002015
Cameroon16,807,0002015
Hong Kong16,736,0002015
Senegal14,959,0002015
Tunisia14,598,0002015
Burkina Faso14,447,0002015
Syria13,904,0002015
Angola13,885,0002015
Jordan13,798,0002015
Austria13,471,0002015
Belgium12,938,0002015
Ecuador12,888,0002015
Zimbabwe12,757,0002015
Greece12,682,0002015
Sweden12,639,0002015
Hungary11,786,0002015
Portugal11,715,0002015
Switzerland11,700,0002015
Zambia11,558,0002015
Belarus11,448,0002015
Madagascar11,152,0002015
Guinea10,764,0002015
Azerbaijan10,697,0002015
Israel10,570,0002015
Bolivia10,163,0002015
Libya9,918,0002015
El Salvador9,334,0002015
Benin9,318,0002015
Bulgaria9,195,0002015
Serbia9,156,0002015
Niger8,959,0002015
Dominican Republic8,797,0002015
Rwanda8,760,0002015
Tajikistan8,489,0002015
Kuwait8,305,0002015
Singapore8,211,0002015
Honduras8,048,0002015
Turkmenistan7,842,0002015
Kyrgyzstan7,579,0002015
Costa Rica7,536,0002015
Haiti7,412,0002015
Paraguay7,412,0002015
Finland7,399,0002015
Denmark7,266,0002015
Nicaragua7,264,0002015
Panama6,947,0002015
Slovakia6,676,0002015
Oman6,647,0002015
Malawi6,116,0002015
Norway5,841,0002015
Somalia5,836,0002015
Sierra Leone5,657,0002015
New Zealand5,600,0002015
Georgia5,551,0002015
Uruguay5,495,0002015
Chad5,466,0002015
Congo, Republic of the5,216,0002015
Burundi4,998,0002015
Ireland4,902,0002015
Togo4,657,0002015
Croatia4,416,0002015
Lebanon4,400,0002015
Lithuania4,184,0002015
Laos3,727,0002015
Moldova3,713,0002015
Liberia3,652,0002015
Mauritania3,644,0002015
Qatar3,610,0002015
Papua New Guinea3,560,0002015
Botswana3,475,0002015
Bosnia and Herzegovina3,444,0002015
Armenia3,442,0002015
Albania3,401,0002015
Cuba3,335,0002015
Korea, North3,240,0002015
Puerto Rico3,205,0002015
Jamaica3,137,0002015
Mongolia3,068,0002015
Gabon2,958,0002015
Gambia, The2,586,0002015
Latvia2,579,0002015
Bahrain2,519,0002015
Namibia2,443,0002012
Slovenia2,354,0002015
Lesotho2,237,0002015
Macedonia2,223,0002015
Trinidad and Tobago2,123,0002015
Estonia1,904,0002015
Macau1,896,0002015
Mauritius1,762,0002015
East Timor1,377,0002015
Guinea-Bissau1,238,0002015
Montenegro1,008,0002015
Monaco1002015
Malta1002015
New Caledonia1002015
Palau1002015
Nauru1002012
Suriname1002015
Vanuatu1002015
Luxembourg1002015
Liechtenstein1002015
Kiribati1002015
Iceland1002015
Eritrea1002015
Equatorial Guinea1002015
Djibouti1002015
Dominica1002015
Cape Verde1002015
Central African Republic1002015
Comoros1002015
Cayman Islands1002015
Fiji1002015
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)1002015
Guyana1002015
Grenada1002015
Greenland1002015
Barbados1002015
Antigua and Barbuda1002015
Andorra1002015
Bahamas, The1002015
Belize1002015
Solomon Islands1002015
Bhutan1002015
Brunei1002015
Sao Tome and Principe1002015
Tuvalu1002015
Tonga1002015
San Marino1002015
Saint Lucia1002015
Saint Kitts and Nevis1002015
Seychelles1002015
Samoa1002015
Swaziland1002015
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines1002015