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


Country Comparison to the World

CountryTELEPHONES - MAIN LINES IN USE
Afghanistan total subscriptions: 100,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Albania total subscriptions: 250,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (2014 est.)
Algeria total subscriptions: 3.1 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (2014 est.)
American Samoa total subscriptions: 9,900
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 18 (2014 est.)
Andorra total subscriptions: 38,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 45 (2014 est.)
Angola total subscriptions: 280,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Anguilla total subscriptions: 5,900
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 37 (2014 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda total subscriptions: 32,400
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 35 (2014 est.)
Argentina total subscriptions: 9.4 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 22 (2014 est.)
Armenia total subscriptions: 560,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 18 (2014 est.)
Aruba total subscriptions: 35,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 32 (2014 est.)
Australia total subscriptions: 9.19 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 41 (2014 est.)
Austria total subscriptions: 3.27 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 38 (2014 est.)
Azerbaijan total subscriptions: 1.8 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 19 (2014 est.)
Bahamas, The total subscriptions: 140,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 43 (2014 est.)
Bahrain total subscriptions: 280,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 22 (2014 est.)
Bangladesh total subscriptions: 1.09 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Barbados total subscriptions: 150,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 52 (2014 est.)
Belarus total subscriptions: 4.5 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 47 (2014 est.)
Belgium total subscriptions: 4.7 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 42 (2014 est.)
Belize total subscriptions: 22,700
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 7 (2014 est.)
Benin total subscriptions: 200,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 2 (2014 est.)
Bermuda total subscriptions: 29,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 42 (2014 est.)
Bhutan total subscriptions: 23,800
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (2014 est.)
Bolivia total subscriptions: 880,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (2014 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina total subscriptions: 850,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 22 (2014 est.)
Botswana total subscriptions: 170,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (2014 est.)
Brazil total subscriptions: 44.1 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 22 (2014 est.)
British Virgin Islands total subscriptions: 11,800
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 36 (2014 est.)
Brunei total subscriptions: 48,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 11 (2014 est.)
Bulgaria total subscriptions: 1.8 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 25 (2014 est.)
Burkina Faso total subscriptions: 120,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Burma total subscriptions: 530,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Burundi total subscriptions: 21,700
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Cabo Verde total subscriptions: 58,500
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 11 (2014 est.)
Cambodia total subscriptions: 440,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (2014 est.)
Cameroon total subscriptions: 1.05 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 5 (2014 est.)
Canada total subscriptions: 16.6 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 48 (2014 est.)
Cayman Islands total subscriptions: 32,900
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 60 (2014 est.)
Central African Republic total subscriptions: 800
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Chad total subscriptions: 23,600
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Chile total subscriptions: 3.4 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 20 (2014 est.)
China total subscriptions: 249.4 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 18 (2014 est.)
Colombia total subscriptions: 7.2 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 16 (2014 est.)
Comoros total subscriptions: 23,500
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (2014 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the total subscriptions: 0
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Congo, Republic of the total subscriptions: 16,300
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Cook Islands total: 7,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 61 (2009)
Costa Rica total subscriptions: 880,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 19 (2014 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire total subscriptions: 240,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Croatia total subscriptions: 1.57 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 35 (2014 est.)
Cuba total subscriptions: 1.26 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 11 (2014 est.)
Cyprus total subscriptions: 330,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 28 (2014 est.)
Czechia total subscriptions: 1.89 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 18 (2014 est.)
Denmark total subscriptions: 1.88 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 34 (2014 est.)
Djibouti total subscriptions: 21,900
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (2014 est.)
Dominica total subscriptions: 17,600
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 24 (2014 est.)
Dominican Republic total subscriptions: 1.23 million (2014 est.)
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 10 (2015)
Ecuador total subscriptions: 2.44 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 16 (2014 est.)
Egypt total subscriptions: 6.32 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 7 (2014 est.)
El Salvador total subscriptions: 950,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 15 (2014 est.)
Equatorial Guinea total subscriptions: 15,100
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 2 (2014 est.)
Eritrea total subscriptions: 64,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Estonia total subscriptions: 410,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 32 (2014 est.)
Ethiopia total subscriptions: 820,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
European Union total: 213.8 million (2014 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) total subscriptions: 2,100
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 66 (2014 est.)
Faroe Islands total subscriptions: 17,300
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 35 (2014 est.)
Fiji total subscriptions: 74,700
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (2014 est.)
Finland total subscriptions: 640,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 12 (2014 est.)
France total subscriptions: 38.81 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 59 (2014 est.)
French Polynesia total subscriptions: 55,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 20 (2014 est.)
Gabon total subscriptions: 17,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Gambia, The total subscriptions: 55,800
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (2014 est.)
Gaza Strip 403,118 (includes the West Bank) (2014 est.)
Georgia total subscriptions: 1.1 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 22 (2014 est.)
Germany total subscriptions: 47.02 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 58 (2014 est.)
Ghana total subscriptions: 260,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Gibraltar total subscriptions: 23,400
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 80 (2014 est.)
Greece total subscriptions: 5.22 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 48 (2014 est.)
Greenland total subscriptions: 17,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 30 (2014 est.)
Grenada total subscriptions: 28,600
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 26 (2014 est.)
Guam total subscriptions: 67,400
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 42 (2014 est.)
Guatemala total subscriptions: 1.72 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 12 (2014 est.)
Guernsey total subscriptions: 45,100
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 70 (2014 est.)
Guinea-Bissau total subscriptions: 5,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Guinea total subscriptions: 0
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Guyana total subscriptions: 160,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 22 (2014 est.)
Haiti total subscriptions: 41,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Honduras total subscriptions: 530,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 6 (2014 est.)
Hong Kong total subscriptions: 4.43 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 62 (2014 est.)
Hungary total subscriptions: 3.01 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 30 (2014 est.)
Iceland total subscriptions: 170,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 52 (2014 est.)
India total subscriptions: 27 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 2 (2014 est.)
Indonesia total subscriptions: 29.64 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 12 (2014 est.)
Iran total subscriptions: 30.59 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 38 (2014 est.)
Iraq total subscriptions: 1.95 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 5 (2014 est.)
Ireland total subscriptions: 2.02 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 42 (2014 est.)
Israel total subscriptions: 2.9 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 37 (2014 est.)
Italy total subscriptions: 20.57 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 33 (2014 est.)
Jamaica total subscriptions: 250,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 9 (2014 est.)
Japan total subscriptions: 63.61 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 50 (2014 est.)
Jersey total subscriptions: 83,900
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 95 (2014 est.)
Jordan total subscriptions: 380,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 5 (2014 est.)
Kazakhstan total subscriptions: 4.34 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 24 (2014 est.)
Kenya total subscriptions: 180,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Kiribati total subscriptions: 9,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 9 (2014 est.)
Korea, North total subscriptions: 1.18 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 5 (2014 est.)
Korea, South total subscriptions: 29.48 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 60 (2014 est.)
Kosovo total: 110,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 6 (2006)
Kuwait total subscriptions: 490,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 18 (2014 est.)
Kyrgyzstan total subscriptions: 440,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (2014 est.)
Laos total subscriptions: 920,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 14 (2014 est.)
Latvia total subscriptions: 390,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 19 (2014 est.)
Lebanon total subscriptions: 970,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 16 (2014 est.)
Lesotho total subscriptions: 51,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (2014 est.)
Liberia total subscriptions: 10,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Libya total subscriptions: 710,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 11 (2014 est.)
Liechtenstein total subscriptions: 18,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 48 (2014 est.)
Lithuania total subscriptions: 590,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 20 (2014 est.)
Luxembourg total subscriptions: 270,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 48 (2014 est.)
Macau total: 160,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 28 (2012)
Macedonia total subscriptions: 390,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 19 (2014 est.)
Madagascar total subscriptions: 250,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Malawi total subscriptions: 64,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Malaysia total subscriptions: 4.41 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 15 (2014 est.)
Maldives total subscriptions: 21,500
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 5 (2014 est.)
Mali total subscriptions: 160,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Malta total subscriptions: 230,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 56 (2014 est.)
Marshall Islands total subscriptions: 2,400
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (2014 est.)
Mauritania total subscriptions: 51,400
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Mauritius total subscriptions: 370,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 28 (2014 est.)
Mexico total subscriptions: 21.1 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 18 (2014 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of total subscriptions: 7,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 7 (2014 est.)
Moldova total subscriptions: 1.22 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 34 (2014 est.)
Monaco total subscriptions: 50,600
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 166 (2014 est.)
Mongolia total subscriptions: 230,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (2014 est.)
Montenegro total subscriptions: 160,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 25 (2014 est.)
Montserrat total subscriptions: 3,100
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 59 (2014 est.)
Morocco total subscriptions: 2.49 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (2014 est.)
Mozambique total subscriptions: 68,800
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Namibia total subscriptions: 180,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (2014 est.)
Nauru total subscriptions: 0
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Nepal total subscriptions: 840,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (2014 est.)
Netherlands total subscriptions: 7.13 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 42 (2014 est.)
New Caledonia total subscriptions: 88,500
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 33 (2014 est.)
New Zealand total subscriptions: 1.85 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 42 (2014 est.)
Nicaragua total subscriptions: 340,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 6 (2014 est.)
Nigeria total subscriptions: 180,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 10 (2014 est.)
Niger total subscriptions: 110,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Norway total subscriptions: 1.16 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 22 (2014 est.)
Oman total subscriptions: 380,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 12 (2014 est.)
Pakistan total subscriptions: 4.9 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 2 (2014 est.)
Palau total subscriptions: 7,100
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 34 (2014 est.)
Panama total subscriptions: 590,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 16 (2014 est.)
Papua New Guinea total subscriptions: 150,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 2 (2014 est.)
Paraguay total subscriptions: 370,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 6 (2014 est.)
Peru total subscriptions: 3.03 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 10 (2014 est.)
Philippines total subscriptions: 3.09 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (2014 est.)
Poland total subscriptions: 5.04 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 13 (2014 est.)
Portugal total subscriptions: 4.59 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 42 (2014 est.)
Puerto Rico total subscriptions: 820,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 23 (2014 est.)
Qatar total subscriptions: 420,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 20 (2014 est.)
Romania total subscriptions: 4.6 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 23 (2014)
Russia total subscriptions: 39.43 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 28 (2014 est.)
Rwanda total subscriptions: 49,600
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha total: 3,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 39 (2012)
Saint Kitts and Nevis total subscriptions: 19,100
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 37 (2014 est.)
Saint Lucia total subscriptions: 32,800
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 20 (2014 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon total subscriptions: 4,800
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 81 (2014 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines total subscriptions: 23,900
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 23 (2014 est.)
Samoa total subscriptions: 11,800
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 6 (2014 est.)
San Marino total subscriptions: 18,600
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 57 (2014 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe total subscriptions: 6,800
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 4 (2014 est.)
Saudi Arabia total subscriptions: 3.92 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 14 (2014 est.)
Senegal total subscriptions: 310,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 2 (2014 est.)
Serbia total subscriptions: 2.86 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 40 (2014 est.)
Seychelles total subscriptions: 21,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 23 (2014 est.)
Sierra Leone total subscriptions: 16,500
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Singapore total subscriptions: 1.96 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 35 (2014 est.)
Slovakia total subscriptions: 920,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 17 (2014 est.)
Slovenia total subscriptions: 770,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 39 (2014 est.)
Solomon Islands total subscriptions: 7,500
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Somalia total subscriptions: 57,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
South Africa total subscriptions: 4.3 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (2014 est.)
Spain total subscriptions: 19.09 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 40 (2014 est.)
Sri Lanka total subscriptions: 2.7 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 12 (2014 est.)
Sudan total subscriptions: 420,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Suriname total subscriptions: 84,900
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 15 (2014 est.)
Swaziland total subscriptions: 44,400
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (2014 est.)
Sweden total subscriptions: 3.82 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 39 (2014 est.)
Switzerland total subscriptions: 4.37 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 54 (2014 est.)
Syria total subscriptions: 3.99 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 22 (2014 est.)
Taiwan total subscriptions: 14.04 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 60 (2014 est.)
Tajikistan total subscriptions: 440,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 5 (2014 est.)
Tanzania total subscriptions: 150,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Thailand total subscriptions: 5.69 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (2014 est.)
Timor-Leste total subscriptions: 3,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: less than 1 (2014 est.)
Togo total subscriptions: 63,200
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Tonga total subscriptions: 12,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 11 (2014 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago total subscriptions: 290,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 24 (2014 est.)
Tunisia total subscriptions: 950,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 9 (2014 est.)
Turkey total subscriptions: 12.53 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 16 (2014 est.)
Turkmenistan total subscriptions: 620,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 12 (2014 est.)
Tuvalu total subscriptions: 1,500
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 14 (2014 est.)
Uganda total subscriptions: 320,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Ukraine total subscriptions: 10.46 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 23 (2014 est.)
United Arab Emirates total subscriptions: 2.1 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 37 (2014 est.)
United Kingdom total subscriptions: 33.24 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 52 (2014 est.)
United States total subscriptions: 129.4 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 41 (2014 est.)
Uruguay total subscriptions: 1.08 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 32 (2014 est.)
Uzbekistan total subscriptions: 2.51 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 9 (2014 est.)
Vanuatu total subscriptions: 5,700
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 2 (2014 est.)
Venezuela total subscriptions: 7.81 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 27 (2014 est.)
Vietnam total subscriptions: 5.56 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 6 (2014 est.)
Virgin Islands total subscriptions: 76,100
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 73 (2014 est.)
West Bank total subscriptions: 400,000 (includes Gaza Strip)
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 15 (2014 est.)
World 1.1 billion (2014 est.)
Yemen total subscriptions: 1.17 million
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 4 (2014 est.)
Zambia total subscriptions: 110,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 1 (2014 est.)
Zimbabwe total subscriptions: 330,000
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 2 (2014 est.)