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
1China181,908,0002020
2United States103,052,0002020
3Japan62,252,8372020
4Germany38,300,0002020
5France37,759,0002020
6United Kingdom32,078,0002020
7Brazil30,653,8132020
8Iran29,093,5872020
9Russia27,674,1282019
10Korea, South23,858,2392020
11Mexico23,800,1052020
12India20,052,1622020
13Spain19,455,7792020
14Italy19,430,5592020
15Canada13,926,0002020
16Taiwan12,750,4292020
17Turkey12,448,6042020
18Egypt9,858,3312020
19Indonesia9,186,3702020
20Malaysia7,467,9002020
21Argentina7,356,1652020
22Colombia7,248,0262020
23Australia6,200,0002020
24Poland5,777,4282020
25Saudi Arabia5,749,0582020
26Venezuela5,276,2742020
27Portugal5,212,5072020
28Thailand5,003,0002020
29Netherlands4,937,0002020
30Algeria4,784,3062020
31Greece4,743,3102020
32Belarus4,406,5852020
33Philippines4,255,8082019
34Iraq4,166,4612020
35Hong Kong3,934,1292020
36Austria3,786,7252020
37Belgium3,634,6392020
38Uzbekistan3,550,0692020
39Ukraine3,314,2632020
40Vietnam3,205,7752020
41Peru3,082,0402018
42Israel3,080,0002020
43Romania3,025,0002020
44Hungary2,970,3472020
45Switzerland2,952,0002020
46Syria2,892,5152020
47Pakistan2,876,7942020
48Kazakhstan2,616,5002020
49Serbia2,572,1692020
50Chile2,567,9382020
51Sri Lanka2,428,9572020
52United Arab Emirates2,380,8662020
53Morocco2,357,2862020
54Guatemala2,272,4672020
55South Africa2,098,8022020
56Ecuador2,063,044
57Singapore1,891,6002020
58New Zealand1,760,0002018
59Ireland1,678,6512020
60Azerbaijan1,652,6882020
61Sweden1,624,2712020
62Libya1,576,0002018
63Tunisia1,533,2732020
64Cuba1,502,2302020
65Laos1,490,8312019
66Bangladesh1,450,3212020
67Czechia1,316,3162020
68Croatia1,300,1052020
69Yemen1,190,0002018
70Korea, North1,183,806
71Uruguay1,165,3732019
72Dominican Republic1,155,4932020
73Ethiopia1,140,0002018
74Moldova1,027,6892020
75Denmark937,4692020
76El Salvador893,6302019
77Cameroon883,0152020
78Lebanon875,4802020
79Bulgaria872,3232020
80Nepal799,3682018
81Puerto Rico711,5122020
82Bosnia and Herzegovina706,1352020 est.
83Slovenia704,9092020
84Turkmenistan682,0002018
85Panama616,6982020
86Slovakia616,1482020
87Bolivia598,0822020
88Oman594,5502020
89Kuwait583,4632020
90Costa Rica559,8822020
91Honduras531,7632020
92Burma520,8632018
93Tajikistan479,0002018
94Mauritius478,7002020
95Gaza Strip472,293 est.
96West Bank466,2832020 est.
97Qatar454,7012020
98Jamaica436,2492020
99Armenia427,5392020
101Jordan391,4862020
102Georgia378,4982020
103Norway348,8082020
104Trinidad and Tobago323,9052020
105Lithuania322,1082020
106Cyprus311,4392020
107Ghana307,6682020
108Estonia304,7282020
109Kyrgyzstan298,8552019
110Mali281,6382020
111Paraguay272,6562019
112Luxembourg268,0902020
113Bahrain266,6592020
114Cote d'Ivoire264,0732020
115Malta256,838
116Zimbabwe252,0672020
117Finland225,0002020
118Albania223,4692020
119Latvia211,8492020
120Nicaragua210,9812020
121Senegal207,5922019
122Montenegro191,7682020
123Mongolia160,1532020
124Papua New Guinea158,0002018
125Botswana142,5872020
126Namibia141,3342020
127Guyana135,7952018
128Afghanistan134,6362019
129Sudan129,4082020
130Barbados128,0432019
131Macau123,4692018
132Angola119,1642020
133Kosovo117,317
134Niger114,3522018
135Iceland107,0322020
136Nigeria107,0312020
137Brunei103,8852020
138Suriname103,2402020
139Bahamas, The91,1292019
140Uganda90,7742020
141Mozambique80,7912019
142New Caledonia77,7192018
143Fiji76,5222018
144Virgin Islands76,0002018
145Burkina Faso75,0392020
146Somalia74,8002018
147Tanzania72,4692020
148Zambia71,8442020
149Madagascar69,0462018
150Guam68,0002018
151Kenya66,6462020
152Eritrea66,1702017
153Mauritania62,0992020
154French Polynesia60,1232018
155Cabo Verde57,6682020
156Cambodia56,4452019
157Curacao53,5002019
158Jersey48,3102020 est.
159Togo46,4992020
160Gambia, The44,0002018
161Monaco43,7062020
162Eswatini41,0002018
163Andorra39,6572019
164Djibouti38,8662020
165Saint Lucia36,4692018
166Aruba35,0002018
167Cayman Islands34,7682018
168Guernsey33,9402020 est.
169Grenada32,4912018
170Benin32,3862020
171Gabon25,4282020
172Antigua and Barbuda24,0002018 est.
173Bhutan22,9872020
174Northern Mariana Islands22,0002018
175Bermuda21,8832018
176Seychelles18,8822020
177Belize18,5002019
178Burundi18,3002020
179Saint Kitts and Nevis17,2932018
180Congo, Republic of the17,0002018 est.
181Gibraltar16,9682019
182San Marino16,0002019
183Faroe Islands15,3412020
184Maldives14,5082020
185Liechtenstein12,7232020
186Saint Vincent and the Grenadines12,4832020
187Malawi12,4652020
188Rwanda11,6712020
189Lesotho11,5742020
190Equatorial Guinea10,8482018
191American Samoa10,0002018 est.
192Samoa8,4542018
193Liberia8,0002018
194Comoros7,5732020
195British Virgin Islands7,3112019
196Palau7,2042018
197Greenland7,1332019
198Solomon Islands7,1042019
199Micronesia, Federated States of6,9472018
200Tonga6,6372019
201Cook Islands6,5762018
202Anguilla6,0002018
203Haiti5,9522019
204Chad5,3402020
205Saint Pierre and Miquelon4,086
206Turks and Caicos Islands4,0002018
207Vanuatu3,4722020
208Wallis and Futuna3,1322017
209Montserrat3,0002018
210Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha3,0002018
211Sao Tome and Principe2,7202020
212Dominica2,6602018
213Marshall Islands2,3612018
214Central African Republic2,1932018
215Timor-Leste2,0122020
216Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)2,0002018 est.
217Tuvalu2,0002018
218Niue1,0002018
219Sierra Leone1892020
220Kiribati332020
221Congo, Democratic Republic of the02019
222Guinea02018
223Guinea-Bissau02018
224Nauru02018 est.
225Tokelau02018 est.