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Telephones - main lines in use

See how world countries compare to each other in terms of Telephones - main lines in use. Follow the color coded map to visually see how Telephones - main lines in use is distributed between world countries. The darker the color, the higher the value. You can filter which regions to display in the table. When filters are used the two ranks are displayed: the one within the current filter set and the global rank.

This entry gives the total number of main telephone lines in use.

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# Country Value Last update
1 / 1 Flag of China China 278,860,000 2012
2 / 2 Flag of United States United States 139,000,000 2012
3 / 3 Flag of Japan Japan 64,273,000 2012
4 / 4 Flag of Germany Germany 50,700,000 2012
5 / 5 Flag of Brazil Brazil 44,300,000 2012
6 / 6 Flag of Russia Russia 42,900,000 2012
7 / 7 Flag of France France 39,290,000 2012
8 / 8 Flag of Indonesia Indonesia 37,983,000 2012
9 / 9 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 33,010,000 2012
10 / 10 Flag of India India 31,080,000 2012
11 / 11 Flag of Korea, South Korea, South 30,100,000 2012
12 / 12 Flag of Iran Iran 28,760,000 2012
13 / 13 Flag of Italy Italy 21,656,000 2012
14 / 14 Flag of Mexico Mexico 20,220,000 2012
15 / 15 Flag of Spain Spain 19,220,000 2012
16 / 16 Flag of Canada Canada 18,010,000 2012
17 / 17 Flag of Taiwan Taiwan 15,998,000 2012
18 / 18 Flag of Turkey Turkey 13,860,000 2012
19 / 19 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 12,182,000 2012
20 / 20 Flag of Australia Australia 10,470,000 2012
21 / 21 Flag of Vietnam Vietnam 10,191,000 2012
22 / 22 Flag of Argentina Argentina 10,000,000 2012
23 / 23 Flag of Egypt Egypt 8,557,000 2012
24 / 24 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 7,650,000 2012
25 / 25 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 7,086,000 2012
26 / 26 Flag of Thailand Thailand 6,391,000 2012
27 / 27 Flag of Colombia Colombia 6,291,000 2012
28 / 28 Flag of Poland Poland 6,125,000 2012
29 / 29 Flag of Pakistan Pakistan 5,803,000 2012
30 / 30 Flag of Greece Greece 5,461,000 2012
31 / 31 Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 4,800,000 2012
32 / 32 Flag of Romania Romania 4,680,000 2012
33 / 33 Flag of Belgium Belgium 4,631,000 2012
34 / 34 Flag of Malaysia Malaysia 4,589,000 2012
35 / 35 Flag of Portugal Portugal 4,558,000 2012
36 / 36 Flag of Syria Syria 4,425,000 2012
37 / 37 Flag of Belarus Belarus 4,407,000 2012
38 / 38 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 4,382,000 2012
39 / 39 Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong 4,362,000 2012
40 / 40 Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 4,340,000 2012
41 / 41 Flag of Sweden Sweden 4,321,000 2012
42 / 42 Flag of South Africa South Africa 4,030,000 2012
43 / 43 Flag of Philippines Philippines 3,939,000 2012
44 / 44 Flag of Israel Israel 3,594,000 2012
45 / 45 Flag of Peru Peru 3,420,000 2012
46 / 46 Flag of Austria Austria 3,342,000 2012
47 / 47 Flag of Morocco Morocco 3,280,000 2012
48 / 48 Flag of Chile Chile 3,276,000 2012
49 / 49 Flag of Algeria Algeria 3,200,000 2012
50 / 50 Flag of Serbia Serbia 2,977,000 2012
51 / 51 Flag of Hungary Hungary 2,960,000 2012
52 / 52 Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 2,796,000 2013
53 / 53 Flag of Denmark Denmark 2,431,000 2012
54 / 54 Flag of Ecuador Ecuador 2,310,000 2012
55 / 55 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 2,253,000 2012
56 / 56 Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic 2,100,000 2012
57 / 57 Flag of Ireland Ireland 2,007,000 2012
58 / 58 Flag of Singapore Singapore 1,990,000 2012
59 / 59 Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 1,967,000 2012
60 / 60 Flag of Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 1,963,000 2012
61 / 61 Flag of New Zealand New Zealand 1,880,000 2012
62 / 62 Flag of Iraq Iraq 1,870,000 2012
63 / 63 Flag of Guatemala Guatemala 1,744,000 2012
64 / 64 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 1,734,000 2012
65 / 65 Flag of Croatia Croatia 1,640,000 2012
66 / 66 Flag of Norway Norway 1,465,000 2012
67 / 67 Flag of Georgia Georgia 1,276,000 2012
68 / 68 Flag of Cuba Cuba 1,217,000 2012
69 / 69 Flag of Moldova Moldova 1,206,000 2012
70 / 70 Flag of Korea, North Korea, North 1,180,000 2011
71 / 71 Flag of Tunisia Tunisia 1,105,000 2012
72 / 72 Flag of Yemen Yemen 1,100,000 2012
73 / 73 Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 1,065,000 2012
74 / 74 Flag of El Salvador El Salvador 1,060,000 2012
75 / 75 Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica 1,018,000 2012
76 / 76 Flag of Uruguay Uruguay 1,010,000 2012
77 / 77 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 975,000 2012
78 / 78 Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh 962,000 2012
79 / 79 Flag of Finland Finland 890,000 2012
80 / 80 Flag of Bolivia Bolivia 880,600 2012
81 / 81 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 878,000 2012
82 / 82 Flag of Lebanon Lebanon 878,000 2012
83 / 83 Flag of Nepal Nepal 834,000 2013
84 / 84 Flag of Slovenia Slovenia 825,000 8012
85 / 85 Flag of Libya Libya 814,000 2012
86 / 86 Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia 797,500 2012
87 / 87 Flag of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 780,200 2012
88 / 88 Flag of Cameroon Cameroon 737,400 2012
89 / 89 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania 667,300 2012
90 / 90 Flag of Panama Panama 640,000 2012
91 / 91 Flag of Honduras Honduras 610,000 2012
92 / 92 Flag of Armenia Armenia 584,000 2012
93 / 93 Flag of Cambodia Cambodia 584,000 2012
94 / 94 Flag of Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 575,000 2012
95 / 95 Flag of Burma Burma 556,000 2012
96 / 96 Flag of Kuwait Kuwait 510,000 2012
97 / 97 Flag of Latvia Latvia 501,000 2012
98 / 98 Flag of Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 489,000 2012
99 / 99 Flag of Estonia Estonia 448,200 2012
100 / 100 Flag of Jordan Jordan 435,000 2012
101 / 101 Flag of Sudan Sudan 425,000 2012
102 / 102 Flag of Nigeria Nigeria 418,200 2012
103 / 103 Flag of Macedonia Macedonia 407,900 2012
104 / 104 Flag of Gaza Strip Gaza Strip 406,000 2012
105 / 105 Flag of West Bank West Bank 406,000 2012
106 / 106 Flag of Tajikistan Tajikistan 393,000 2012
107 / 107 Flag of Paraguay Paraguay 376,000 2012
108 / 108 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 373,200 2012
109 / 109 Flag of Mauritius Mauritius 349,100 2012
110 / 110 Flag of Senegal Senegal 338,200 2012
111 / 111 Flag of Qatar Qatar 327,000 2012
112 / 112 Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua 320,000 2012
113 / 113 Flag of Uganda Uganda 315,000 2012
114 / 114 Flag of Albania Albania 312,000 2012
115 / 115 Flag of Oman Oman 305,000 2012
116 / 116 Flag of Angola Angola 303,000 2012
117 / 117 Flag of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 301,600 2012
118 / 118 Flag of Bahrain Bahrain 290,000 2012
119 / 119 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 287,000 2012
120 / 120 Flag of Ghana Ghana 285,000 2012
121 / 121 Flag of Cote d'Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire 268,000 2012
122 / 122 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 266,700 2012
123 / 123 Flag of Jamaica Jamaica 265,000 2011
124 / 124 Flag of Kenya Kenya 251,600 2012
125 / 125 Flag of Malta Malta 229,700 2012
126 / 126 Flag of Malawi Malawi 227,300 2012
127 / 127 Flag of Togo Togo 225,000 2012
128 / 128 Flag of Iceland Iceland 189,000 2012
129 / 129 Flag of Mongolia Mongolia 176,700 2012
130 / 130 Flag of Namibia Namibia 171,000 2012
131 / 131 Flag of Montenegro Montenegro 163,000 2012
132 / 132 Flag of Macau Macau 162,500 2012
133 / 133 Flag of Tanzania Tanzania 161,100 2011
134 / 134 Flag of Botswana Botswana 160,500 2012
135 / 135 Flag of Benin Benin 156,700 2012
136 / 136 Flag of Guyana Guyana 154,200 2012
137 / 137 Flag of Barbados Barbados 144,000 2012
138 / 138 Flag of Madagascar Madagascar 143,700 2012
139 / 139 Flag of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 141,400 2012
140 / 140 Flag of Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 139,000 2012
141 / 141 Flag of Bahamas, The Bahamas, The 137,000 2012
142 / 142 Flag of Laos Laos 112,000 2012
143 / 143 Flag of Mali Mali 112,000 2012
144 / 144 Flag of Kosovo Kosovo 106,300 2006
145 / 145 Flag of Niger Niger 100,500 2012
146 / 146 Flag of Somalia Somalia 100,000 2012
147 / 147 Flag of Fiji Fiji 88,400 2012
148 / 148 Flag of Mozambique Mozambique 88,100 2012
149 / 149 Flag of Suriname Suriname 83,000 2012
150 / 150 Flag of Zambia Zambia 82,500 2012
151 / 151 Flag of New Caledonia New Caledonia 80,000 2012
152 / 152 Flag of Virgin Islands Virgin Islands 75,800 2010
153 / 153 Flag of Jersey Jersey 73,800 2010
154 / 154 Flag of Brunei Brunei 70,933 2012
155 / 155 Flag of Cape Verde Cape Verde 70,200 2012
156 / 156 Flag of Bermuda Bermuda 69,000 2012
157 / 157 Flag of Guam Guam 67,000 2012
158 / 158 Flag of Mauritania Mauritania 65,100 2012
159 / 159 Flag of Gambia, The Gambia, The 64,200 2012
160 / 160 Flag of Eritrea Eritrea 60,000 2012
161 / 161 Flag of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the 58,200 2012
162 / 162 Flag of French Polynesia French Polynesia 55,000 2012
163 / 163 Flag of Haiti Haiti 50,000 2012
164 / 164 Flag of Swaziland Swaziland 48,600 2012
165 / 165 Flag of Guernsey Guernsey 45,100 2010
166 / 166 Flag of Monaco Monaco 44,500 2012
167 / 167 Flag of Rwanda Rwanda 44,400 2012
168 / 168 Flag of Lesotho Lesotho 43,100 2012
169 / 169 Flag of Aruba Aruba 43,000 2012
170 / 170 Flag of Andorra Andorra 39,000 2012
171 / 171 Flag of Cayman Islands Cayman Islands 37,400 2012
172 / 172 Flag of Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 36,800 2012
173 / 173 Flag of Samoa Samoa 35,300 2010
174 / 174 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 35,000 2012
175 / 175 Flag of Tonga Tonga 30,000 2012
176 / 176 Flag of Chad Chad 29,900 2012
177 / 177 Flag of Seychelles Seychelles 28,900 2012
178 / 178 Flag of Grenada Grenada 28,500 2012
179 / 179 Flag of Bhutan Bhutan 27,000 2012
180 / 180 Flag of Belize Belize 25,400 2012
181 / 181 Flag of Comoros Comoros 24,000 2012
182 / 182 Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 24,000 2012
183 / 183 Flag of Maldives Maldives 23,140 2012
184 / 184 Flag of Gibraltar Gibraltar 23,100 2012
185 / 185 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 20,000 2012
186 / 186 Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 20,000 2012
187 / 187 Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 19,400 2012
188 / 188 Flag of Greenland Greenland 18,900 2012
189 / 189 Flag of San Marino San Marino 18,700 2012
190 / 190 Flag of Djibouti Djibouti 18,000 2012
191 / 191 Flag of Guinea Guinea 18,000 2012
192 / 192 Flag of Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 18,000 2012
193 / 193 Flag of Burundi Burundi 17,400 2012
194 / 194 Flag of Gabon Gabon 17,000 2012
195 / 195 Flag of Congo, Republic of the Congo, Republic of the 14,900 2012
196 / 196 Flag of Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 14,900 2012
197 / 197 Flag of Dominica Dominica 14,600 2012
198 / 198 Flag of Afghanistan Afghanistan 13,500 2012
199 / 199 Flag of British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands 12,268 2012
200 / 200 Flag of American Samoa American Samoa 10,000 2012
201 / 201 Flag of Kiribati Kiribati 9,000 2012
202 / 202 Flag of Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, Federated States of 8,400 2012
203 / 203 Flag of Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 8,060 2012
204 / 204 Flag of Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe 8,000 2012
205 / 205 Flag of Palau Palau 7,300 2012
206 / 206 Flag of Cook Islands Cook Islands 7,200 2009
207 / 207 Flag of Anguilla Anguilla 6,000 2012
208 / 208 Flag of Vanuatu Vanuatu 5,800 2012
209 / 209 Flag of Central African Republic Central African Republic 5,600 2012
210 / 210 Flag of Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 5,000 2012
211 / 211 Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Pierre and Miquelon 4,800 2010
212 / 212 Flag of Marshall Islands Marshall Islands 4,400 2010
213 / 213 Flag of Liberia Liberia 3,200 2011
214 / 214 Flag of Montserrat Montserrat 3,000 2012
215 / 215 Flag of Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 3,000 2012
216 / 216 Flag of Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 3,000 2012
217 / 217 Flag of South Sudan South Sudan 2,200 2012
218 / 218 Flag of Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 1,980 2012
219 / 219 Flag of Nauru Nauru 1,900 2009
220 / 220 Flag of Tuvalu Tuvalu 1,450 2012