Country Comparisons

Telephones – fixed lines

Telephones - main lines in use compares the total number of main telephone lines in use.
222 Results
RankCountryDate of Information
1China191,033,000
2United States107,568,000
3Japan62,743,196
4Germany40,400,000
5France37,797,000
6Brazil33,712,877
7United Kingdom32,288,000
8Iran28,954,855
9Russia27,674,128
10Korea, South24,727,415
11Mexico22,717,180
12India21,004,534
13Spain19,639,778
14Italy19,519,434
15Canada13,267,000
16Taiwan12,971,902
17Turkey11,532,903
18Indonesia9,662,135
19Egypt8,760,436
20Australia7,820,000
21Argentina7,757,243
22Malaysia7,446,300
23Colombia7,012,306
24Poland6,824,896
25Netherlands5,560,000
26Thailand5,415,000
27Saudi Arabia5,377,978
28Venezuela5,351,312
29Portugal5,087,977
30Greece4,820,898
31Algeria4,635,217
32Belarus4,451,144
33Philippines4,255,808
34Ukraine4,182,994
35Hong Kong4,029,603
36Belgium3,930,410
37Austria3,722,128
38Vietnam3,658,005
39Uzbekistan3,553,310
40Romania3,380,000
41Israel3,140,000
42Switzerland3,102,504
43Peru3,099,172
44Kazakhstan3,072,500
45Hungary3,048,754
46Iraq2,859,094
47Syria2,843,103
48Chile2,750,272
49Serbia2,565,392
50Pakistan2,461,916
51United Arab Emirates2,362,602
52Sri Lanka2,291,464
53Ecuador2,195,840
54Morocco2,054,545
55South Africa2,024,730
56Guatemala1,974,006
57Singapore1,911,200
58New Zealand1,801,645
59Ireland1,766,937
60Sweden1,750,989
61Azerbaijan1,673,211
62Libya1,618,511
63Czechia1,494,175
64Laos1,490,831
65Tunisia1,454,183
66Bangladesh1,449,646
67Cuba1,447,134
68Croatia1,333,661
69Yemen1,253,287
70Dominican Republic1,211,081
71Korea, North1,183,806
72Uruguay1,165,373
73Ethiopia1,095,946
74Moldova1,071,514
75Denmark1,003,524
76Bulgaria975,355
77El Salvador882,498
78Lebanon882,175
79Cameroon856,411
80Nepal855,926
81Panama741,269
82Bosnia and Herzegovina728,322
83Slovenia707,059
84Puerto Rico686,901
85Slovakia675,297
86Bolivia652,272
87Turkmenistan648,223
88Costa Rica640,302
89Oman592,196
90Kuwait583,463
91Burma544,283
92Georgia518,624
93Honduras490,103
94Gaza Strip472,293 est.
95West Bank472,293 est.
96Tajikistan471,090
97Qatar461,289
98Mauritius458,700
99Armenia451,571
100Norway444,600
102Jamaica398,048
103Lithuania368,213
104Jordan355,537
105Mongolia351,361
106Trinidad and Tobago343,385
107Estonia324,388
108Cyprus323,914
109Kyrgyzstan298,855
110Ghana288,531
111Paraguay272,656
112Bahrain272,614
113Cote d'Ivoire271,724
114Finland269,000
115Luxembourg267,400
116Zimbabwe265,734
117Malta256,838
118Albania242,859
119Mali242,241
120Nicaragua228,782
121Latvia227,616
122Senegal207,592
123Montenegro188,175
124Botswana142,587
125Namibia139,698
126Sudan137,842
127Afghanistan134,636
128Papua New Guinea133,593
129Guyana130,497
130Barbados128,043
131Iceland125,567
132Angola124,726
133Macau119,355
134Kosovo117,317
135Eritrea116,882
136Niger116,352
137Nigeria107,154
138Zambia96,719
139Suriname92,756
140Bahamas, The91,129
141Brunei86,590
142New Caledonia82,111
143Mozambique80,791
144Fiji80,650
145Virgin Islands77,212
146Uganda76,492
147Tanzania76,288
148Burkina Faso75,291
149Somalia74,800
150Guam70,639
151Kenya70,394
152Madagascar68,426
153French Polynesia63,769
154Mauritania61,858
155Cabo Verde57,511
156Cambodia56,445
157Jersey55,938 est.
158Curacao53,500
159Monaco44,119
160Togo43,605
161Gambia, The41,179
162Eswatini40,003
163Andorra39,657
164Aruba39,582
165Djibouti37,107
166Guernsey36,547 est.
167Benin35,917
168Cayman Islands33,338
169Saint Lucia33,285
170Grenada33,011
171Bermuda24,808
172Antigua and Barbuda24,403
173Gabon22,291
174Bhutan21,581
175Burundi20,936
176Northern Mariana Islands20,398
177Seychelles20,122
178Faroe Islands19,137
179Belize18,500
180Saint Kitts and Nevis17,766
181Congo, Republic of the17,076
182Gibraltar16,968
183Maldives16,664
184San Marino16,000
185Liechtenstein13,727
186Lesotho13,426
187Malawi13,101
188Saint Vincent and the Grenadines12,934
189Rwanda11,393
190Comoros10,042
191American Samoa8,984
192Palau8,808
193Samoa8,770
194Liberia8,394
195British Virgin Islands7,640
196Anguilla7,461
197Greenland7,133
198Solomon Islands7,104
199Equatorial Guinea6,779
200Tonga6,637
201Chad6,524
202Micronesia, Federated States of6,420
203Turks and Caicos Islands6,096
204Haiti5,952
205Sao Tome and Principe4,784
206Saint Pierre and Miquelon4,086
207Wallis and Futuna4,012
208Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha3,921
209Vanuatu3,809
210Sierra Leone3,434
211Cook Islands3,305
212Montserrat3,227
213Marshall Islands3,172
214Central African Republic2,934
215Dominica2,751
216Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)2,255 est.
217Timor-Leste2,075
218Tuvalu1,978
219Nauru1,900 est.
220Tokelau300 est.
221Kiribati22
222Guinea0
223Guinea-Bissau0