FIELD LISTING :: TELEPHONES - MAIN LINES IN USE
This entry gives the total number of main telephone lines in use.


Country Comparison to the World

CountryTELEPHONES - MAIN LINES IN USE
Afghanistan 13,500 (2012)
Albania 312,000 (2012)
Algeria 3.2 million (2012)
American Samoa 10,000 (2012)
Andorra 39,000 (2012)
Angola 303,000 (2012)
Anguilla 6,000 (2012)
Antigua and Barbuda 35,000 (2012)
Argentina 10 million (2012)
Armenia 584,000 (2012)
Aruba 43,000 (2012)
Australia 10.47 million (2012)
Austria 3.342 million (2012)
Azerbaijan 1.734 million (2012)
Bahamas, The 137,000 (2012)
Bahrain 290,000 (2012)
Bangladesh 962,000 (2012)
Barbados 144,000 (2012)
Belarus 4.407 million (2012)
Belgium 4.631 million (2012)
Belize 25,400 (2012)
Benin 156,700 (2012)
Bermuda 69,000 (2012)
Bhutan 27,000 (2012)
Bolivia 880,600 (2012)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 878,000 (2012)
Botswana 160,500 (2012)
Brazil 44.3 million (2012)
British Virgin Islands 12,268 (2012)
Brunei 70,933 (2012)
Bulgaria 2.253 million (2012)
Burkina Faso 141,400 (2012)
Burma 556,000 (2012)
Burundi 17,400 (2012)
Cabo Verde 70,200 (2012)
Cambodia 584,000 (2012)
Cameroon 737,400 (2012)
Canada 18.01 million (2012)
Cayman Islands 37,400 (2012)
Central African Republic 5,600 (2012)
Chad 29,900 (2012)
Chile 3.276 million (2012)
China 278.86 million (2012)
Colombia 6.291 million (2012)
Comoros 24,000 (2012)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 58,200 (2012)
Congo, Republic of the 14,900 (2012)
Cook Islands 7,200 (2009)
Costa Rica 1.018 million (2012)
Cote d'Ivoire 268,000 (2012)
Croatia 1.64 million (2012)
Cuba 1.217 million (2012)
Cyprus 373,200 (2012)
Czech Republic 2.1 million (2012)
Denmark 2.431 million (2012)
Djibouti 18,000 (2012)
Dominica 14,600 (2012)
Dominican Republic 1.065 million (2012)
Ecuador 2.31 million (2012)
Egypt 8.557 million (2012)
El Salvador 1.06 million (2012)
Equatorial Guinea 14,900 (2012)
Eritrea 60,000 (2012)
Estonia 448,200 (2012)
Ethiopia 797,500 (2012)
European Union 226 million (2011)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 1,980 (2012)
Faroe Islands 24,000 (2012)
Fiji 88,400 (2012)
Finland 890,000 (2012)
France 39.29 million (2012)
French Polynesia 55,000 (2012)
Gabon 17,000 (2012)
Gambia, The 64,200 (2012)
Gaza Strip 406,000 (includes West Bank) (2012)
Georgia 1.276 million (2012)
Germany 50.7 million (2012)
Ghana 285,000 (2012)
Gibraltar 23,100 (2012)
Greece 5.461 million (2012)
Greenland 18,900 (2012)
Grenada 28,500 (2012)
Guam 67,000 (2012)
Guatemala 1.744 million (2012)
Guernsey 45,100 (2010)
Guinea-Bissau 5,000 (2012)
Guinea 18,000 (2012)
Guyana 154,200 (2012)
Haiti 50,000 (2012)
Honduras 610,000 (2012)
Hong Kong 4.362 million (2012)
Hungary 2.96 million (2012)
Iceland 189,000 (2012)
India 31.08 million (2012)
Indonesia 37.983 million (2012)
Iran 28.76 million (2012)
Iraq 1.87 million (2012)
Ireland 2.007 million (2012)
Israel 3.594 million (2012)
Italy 21.656 million (2012)
Jamaica 265,000 (2011)
Japan 64.273 million (2012)
Jersey 73,800 (2010)
Jordan 435,000 (2012)
Kazakhstan 4.34 million (2012)
Kenya 251,600 (2012)
Kiribati 9,000 (2012)
Korea, North 1.18 million (2011)
Korea, South 30.1 million (2012)
Kosovo 106,300 (2006)
Kuwait 510,000 (2012)
Kyrgyzstan 489,000 (2012)
Laos 112,000 (2012)
Latvia 501,000 (2012)
Lebanon 878,000 (2012)
Lesotho 43,100 (2012)
Liberia 3,200 (2011)
Libya 814,000 (2012)
Liechtenstein 20,000 (2012)
Lithuania 667,300 (2012)
Luxembourg 266,700 (2012)
Macau 162,500 (2012)
Macedonia 407,900 (2012)
Madagascar 143,700 (2012)
Malawi 227,300 (2012)
Malaysia 4.589 million (2012)
Maldives 23,140 (2012)
Mali 112,000 (2012)
Malta 229,700 (2012)
Marshall Islands 4,400 (2010)
Mauritania 65,100 (2012)
Mauritius 349,100 (2012)
Mexico 20.22 million (2012)
Micronesia, Federated States of 8,400 (2012)
Moldova 1.206 million (2012)
Monaco 44,500 (2012)
Mongolia 176,700 (2012)
Montenegro 163,000 (2012)
Montserrat 3,000 (2012)
Morocco 3.28 million (2012)
Mozambique 88,100 (2012)
Namibia 171,000 (2012)
Nauru 1,900 (2009)
Nepal 834,000 (2013)
Netherlands 7.086 million (2012)
New Caledonia 80,000 (2012)
New Zealand 1.88 million (2012)
Nicaragua 320,000 (2012)
Nigeria 418,200 (2012)
Niger 100,500 (2012)
Norway 1.465 million (2012)
Oman 305,000 (2012)
Pakistan 5.803 million (2012)
Palau 7,300 (2012)
Panama 640,000 (2012)
Papua New Guinea 139,000 (2012)
Paraguay 376,000 (2012)
Peru 3.42 million (2012)
Philippines 3.939 million (2012)
Poland 6.125 million (2012)
Portugal 4.558 million (2012)
Puerto Rico 780,200 (2012)
Qatar 327,000 (2012)
Romania 4.68 million (2012)
Russia 42.9 million (2012)
Rwanda 44,400 (2012)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 3,000 (2012)
Saint Kitts and Nevis 20,000 (2012)
Saint Lucia 36,800 (2012)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 4,800 (2010)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 19,400 (2012)
Samoa 35,300 (2010)
San Marino 18,700 (2012)
Sao Tome and Principe 8,000 (2012)
Saudi Arabia 4.8 million (2012)
Senegal 338,200 (2012)
Serbia 2.977 million (2012)
Seychelles 28,900 (2012)
Sierra Leone 18,000 (2012)
Singapore 1.99 million (2012)
Slovakia 975,000 (2012)
Slovenia 825,000 (2012)
Solomon Islands 8,060 (2012)
Somalia 100,000 (2012)
South Africa 4.03 million (2012)
South Sudan 2,200 (2012)
Spain 19.22 million (2012)
Sri Lanka 2.796 million (2013)
Sudan 425,000 (2012)
Suriname 83,000 (2012)
Swaziland 48,600 (2012)
Sweden 4.321 million (2012)
Switzerland 4.382 million (2012)
Syria 4.425 million (2012)
Taiwan 15.998 million (2012)
Tajikistan 393,000 (2012)
Tanzania 161,100 (2011)
Thailand 6.391 million (2012)
Timor-Leste 3,000 (2012)
Togo 225,000 (2012)
Tonga 30,000 (2012)
Trinidad and Tobago 287,000 (2012)
Tunisia 1.105 million (2012)
Turkey 13.86 million (2012)
Turkmenistan 575,000 (2012)
Tuvalu 1,450 (2012)
Uganda 315,000 (2012)
Ukraine 12.182 million (2012)
United Arab Emirates 1.967 million (2012)
United Kingdom 33.01 million (2012)
United States 139 million (2012)
Uruguay 1.01 million (2012)
Uzbekistan 1.963 million (2012)
Vanuatu 5,800 (2012)
Venezuela 7.65 million (2012)
Vietnam 10.191 million (2012)
Virgin Islands 75,800 (2010)
West Bank 406,000 (includes Gaza Strip) (2012)
World 1.147 billion (2014 est.)
Yemen 1.1 million (2012)
Zambia 82,500 (2012)
Zimbabwe 301,600 (2012)