Country Comparisons

Telephones – fixed lines

Telephones - main lines in use compares the total number of main telephone lines in use.
224 Results
RankCountryDate of Information
1China185,097,221
2United States107,667,642
3Japan62,775,494
4France39,234,941
5Germany38,847,530
6Brazil33,585,164
7Russia31,171,043
8United Kingdom31,160,866
9Iran29,330,454
10Korea, South24,924,607
11Mexico22,471,647
12Spain21,065,700
13India20,198,012
14Italy20,196,475
15Canada13,258,721
16Taiwan12,863,860
17Turkey11,283,768
18Indonesia9,272,754
19Egypt8,885,103
20Australia7,792,701
21Argentina7,791,464
22Poland6,907,937
23Colombia6,774,363
24Malaysia6,530,410
25Netherlands5,598,798
26Venezuela5,501,135
27Saudi Arabia5,276,773
28Portugal5,179,685
29Greece5,080,386
30Algeria4,558,502
31Belarus4,513,255
32Ukraine4,378,911
33Philippines4,140,108
34Belgium3,967,054
35Hong Kong3,942,605
36Romania3,731,047
37Vietnam3,710,210
38Austria3,700,006
39Kazakhstan3,275,584
40Uzbekistan3,262,896
41Peru3,099,172
42Syria3,097,164
43Hungary3,084,836
44Israel3,050,693
45Switzerland3,012,224
46Iraq2,678,046
47Sri Lanka2,641,982
48Chile2,620,195
49Pakistan2,607,495
50Thailand2,580,166
51United Arab Emirates2,380,238
52Ecuador2,111,291
53Serbia2,060,005
54Singapore2,003,594
55Morocco1,982,934
56Sweden1,941,360
57South Africa1,934,778
58Guatemala1,894,179
59Ireland1,854,605
60New Zealand1,801,645
61Azerbaijan1,686,316
62Libya1,618,511
63Laos1,526,232
64Cuba1,475,679
65Czechia1,473,846
66Tunisia1,444,631
67Bangladesh1,433,460
68Croatia1,371,999
69Yemen1,253,287
70Korea, North1,183,806
71Dominican Republic1,172,083
72Uruguay1,137,193
73Ethiopia1,095,946
74Denmark1,017,009
75Bulgaria974,056
76Cameroon966,035
77Bosnia and Herzegovina920,407
78Moldova901,317
79El Salvador882,498
80Nepal855,926
81Puerto Rico758,869
82Lebanon752,547
83Bolivia719,399
84Slovenia715,283
85Slovakia673,341
86Panama671,799
87Turkmenistan648,223
88Georgia638,092
89Costa Rica630,386
90Norway571,958
91Burma544,283
92Gaza Strip472,293 est.
93West Bank472,293 est.
94Tajikistan471,090
95Mauritius470,166
96Cyprus469,305
97Armenia462,725
98Honduras458,696
99Oman456,940
101Qatar392,048
102Mongolia385,191
103Jamaica379,420
104Jordan375,576
105Lithuania368,515
106Kuwait368,305
107Paraguay309,221
108Estonia302,606
109Trinidad and Tobago298,493
110Cote d'Ivoire284,799
111Kyrgyzstan275,311
112Ghana272,801
113Finland269,980
114Luxembourg268,043
115Malta264,557
116Albania258,474
117Zimbabwe258,419
118Bahrain246,603
119Mali227,831
120Latvia227,149
121Nicaragua215,055
122Senegal195,288
123Uganda184,065
124Montenegro183,387
125Nigeria146,075
126Namibia144,575
127Sudan141,922
128Barbados141,618
129Botswana139,735
130Papua New Guinea133,593
131Guyana130,497
132Iceland128,597
133Afghanistan125,232
134Angola122,566
135Macau119,355
136Kosovo117,317
137Eritrea116,882
138Niger116,352
139Suriname96,310
140Zambia91,422
141Brunei91,415
142New Caledonia82,111
143Fiji80,650
144Bahamas, The78,439
145Virgin Islands77,212
146Burkina Faso75,066
147Somalia74,800
148Tanzania74,081
149Guam70,639
150Madagascar68,426
151Kenya68,072
152French Polynesia63,769
153Mozambique61,575
154Cabo Verde60,233
155Curacao57,443
156Cambodia56,749
157Jersey55,938 est.
158Mauritania53,742
159Togo45,311
160Andorra44,050
161Gambia, The41,179
162Eswatini40,003
163Aruba39,582
164Benin37,305
165Guernsey36,547 est.
166Monaco34,903
167Djibouti34,671
168Cayman Islands33,338
169Saint Lucia33,285
170Grenada33,011
171Bermuda24,808
172Antigua and Barbuda24,403
173Gabon22,412
174Bhutan21,916
175Burundi20,758
176Northern Mariana Islands20,398
177Seychelles19,627
178Faroe Islands19,137
179Belize18,617
180Saint Kitts and Nevis17,766
181Congo, Republic of the17,076
182San Marino16,070
183Gibraltar14,865
184Malawi14,357
185Liechtenstein14,337
186Maldives12,316
187Saint Vincent and the Grenadines11,889
188Rwanda11,215
189Comoros9,840
190American Samoa8,984
191Palau8,808
192Samoa8,770
193Liberia8,394
194Lesotho7,865
195British Virgin Islands7,640
196Anguilla7,461
197Greenland7,259
198Solomon Islands7,130
199Equatorial Guinea6,779
200Tonga6,748
201Chad6,540
202Micronesia, Federated States of6,420
203Turks and Caicos Islands6,096
204Haiti5,464
205Sao Tome and Principe4,614
206Saint Pierre and Miquelon4,086
207Wallis and Futuna4,012
208Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha3,921
209Vanuatu3,724
210Cook Islands3,305
211Montserrat3,227
212Marshall Islands3,172
213Central African Republic2,934
214Dominica2,751
215Sierra Leone2,586
216Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)2,255 est.
217Timor-Leste2,164
218Tuvalu1,978
219Nauru1,900 est.
220Tokelau300 est.
221Kiribati22
222Congo, Democratic Republic of the0
223Guinea0
224Guinea-Bissau0
225South Sudan0