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Country
Telephones - main lines in use
Afghanistan 100,000 (2005)
Albania 255,000 (2003)
Algeria 2.572 million (2005)
American Samoa 15,000 (2001)
Andorra 35,000 (2001)
Angola 94,300 (2005)
Anguilla 6,200 (2002)
Antarctica 0; note - information for US bases only (2001)
Antigua and Barbuda 38,000 (2004)
Argentina 8.8 million (2005)
Armenia 582,500 (2004)
Aruba 37,100 (2002)
Australia 11.66 million (2004)
Austria 3.791 million (2004)
Azerbaijan 1,091,400 (2005)
Bahamas, The 139,900 (2004)
Bahrain 196,500 (2005)
Bangladesh 1.07 million (2005)
Barbados 134,900 (2005)
Belarus 3,284,300 (2005)
Belgium 4.801 million (2004)
Belize 33,300 (2005)
Benin 76,300 (2005)
Bermuda 56,000 (2002)
Bhutan 32,700 (2005)
Bolivia 646,300 (2005)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 928,000 (2004)
Botswana 132,000 (2005)
Brazil 42,382,200 (2004)
British Indian Ocean Territory NA
British Virgin Islands 11,700 (2002)
Brunei 90,000 (2002)
Bulgaria 2,726,800 (2004)
Burkina Faso 97,400 (2005)
Burma 424,900 (2004)
Burundi 27,700 (2005)
Cambodia 36,400 (2003)
Cameroon 99,400 (2004)
Canada 18,276,400 (2005)
Cape Verde 71,400 (2005)
Cayman Islands 38,000 (2002)
Central African Republic 10,000 (2004)
Chad 13,000 (2004)
Chile 3,435,900 (2005)
China 350.433 million (2005)
Christmas Island NA
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 287 (1992)
Colombia 7,678,800 (2005)
Comoros 16,900 (2005)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 10,600 (2005)
Congo, Republic of the 13,800 (2004)
Cook Islands 6,200 (2002)
Costa Rica 1,388,500 (2005)
Cote d'Ivoire 257,900 (2004)
Croatia 1,887,600 (2004)
Cuba 849,900 (2005)
Cyprus Republic of Cyprus: 418,400 (2004); north Cyprus: 86,228 (2002)
Czech Republic 3,427,700 (2004)
Denmark 3,487,800 (2004)
Djibouti 11,100 (2004)
Dominica 21,000 (2004)
Dominican Republic 894,500 (2005)
East Timor NA
Ecuador 1,701,500 (2005)
Egypt 10,396,100 (2005)
El Salvador 971,500 (2005)
Equatorial Guinea 10,000 (2005)
Eritrea 37,700 (2005)
Estonia 444,000 (2004)
Ethiopia 610,300 (2005)
European Union 238,763,162 (2002)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 2,400 (2002)
Faroe Islands 24,000 (2004)
Fiji 102,000 (2003)
Finland 2.368 million (2004)
France 33,870,200 (2004)
French Guiana 51,000 (2001)
French Polynesia 53,300 (2004)
Gabon 39,100 (2005)
Gambia, The 44,000 (2005)
Gaza Strip 357,300 (total for Gaza Strip and West Bank) (2004)
Georgia 683,200 (2004)
Germany 54.574 million (2004)
Ghana 321,500 (2005)
Gibraltar 24,512 (2002)
Greece 6,348,800 (2004)
Greenland 25,300 (2002)
Grenada 32,700 (2004)
Guadeloupe 210,000 (2001)
Guam 84,134 (2001)
Guatemala 1,132,100 (2004)
Guernsey 55,100 (2004)
Guinea 26,200 (2003)
Guinea-Bissau 10,600 (2003)
Guyana 110,100 (2005)
Haiti 140,000 (2004)
Holy See (Vatican City) 5,120 (2005)
Honduras 494,400 (2005)
Hong Kong 3,794,600 (2005)
Hungary 3,577,300 (2004)
Iceland 190,500 (2004)
India 49.75 million (2005)
Indonesia 9.99 million (2004)
Iran 14,571,100 (2003)
Iraq 1,034,200 (2004)
Ireland 2,019,100 (2004)
Isle of Man 51,000 (1999)
Israel 3 million (2004)
Italy 25.957 million (2004)
Jamaica 342,000 (2005)
Japan 58.788 million (2004)
Jersey 73,900 (2001)
Jordan 617,300 (2004)
Kazakhstan 2.5 million (2004)
Kenya 281,800 (2005)
Kiribati 4,500 (2002)
Korea, North 980,000 (2003)
Korea, South 26,595,100 (2004)
Kuwait 497,000 (2004)
Kyrgyzstan 416,400 (2004)
Laos 90,067 (2006)
Latvia 650,500 (2004)
Lebanon 630,000 (2004)
Lesotho 48,000 (2005)
Liberia 6,900 (2002)
Libya 750,000 (2003)
Liechtenstein 19,900 (2002)
Lithuania 820,000 (2004)
Luxembourg 360,100 (2003)
Macau 174,389 (2005)
Macedonia 525,000 (2003)
Madagascar 66,900 (2005)
Malawi 102,700 (2005)
Malaysia 4,446,300 (2004)
Maldives 31,500 (2004)
Mali 75,000 (2005)
Malta 206,500 (2004)
Marshall Islands 5,510 (2004)
Martinique 172,000 (2001)
Mauritania 41,000 (2005)
Mauritius 359,000 (2005)
Mayotte 10,000 (2002)
Mexico 19.512 million (2005)
Micronesia, Federated States of 12,000 (2004)
Moldova 863,400 (2004)
Monaco 33,700 (2002)
Mongolia 142,300 (2004)
Montenegro 177,663 (2005)
Montserrat NA
Morocco 1,341,200 (2005)
Mozambique 69,700 (2004)
Namibia 127,900 (2004)
Nauru 1,900 (2002)
Nepal 417,900 (2004)
Netherlands 7.861 million (2004)
Netherlands Antilles 81,000 (2001)
New Caledonia 53,300 (2004)
New Zealand 1,800,500 (2004)
Nicaragua 220,900 (2005)
Niger 24,000 (2005)
Nigeria 1,395,786 (2006)
Niue 1,100 est (2002)
Norfolk Island 2,532; note - a mix of analog (2500) and digital (32) circuits (2004)
Northern Mariana Islands 21,000 (2000)
Norway 2.228 million (2003)
Oman 242,700 (2004)
Pakistan 4,502,200 (2004)
Palau 6,700 (2002)
Panama 440,100 (2005)
Papua New Guinea 62,000 (2002)
Paraguay 320,300 (2005)
Peru 2,250,500 (2005)
Philippines 3,437,500 (2004)
Pitcairn Islands 1 (there are 17 telephones on one party line); (2004)
Poland 12.458 million (2004)
Portugal 4,238,300 (2004)
Puerto Rico 1,111,900 (2004)
Qatar 190,900 (2004)
Reunion 300,000 (2001)
Romania 4,389,100 (2004)
Russia 39.616 million (2004)
Rwanda 23,200 (2002)
Saint Helena 2,200 (2002)
Saint Kitts and Nevis 25,000 (2004)
Saint Lucia 51,100 (2002)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 4,800 (2002)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 22,500 (2005)
Samoa 13,300 (2003)
San Marino 20,600 (2002)
Sao Tome and Principe 7,000 (2003)
Saudi Arabia 3,695,100 (2004)
Senegal 266,600 (2005)
Serbia 2,685,400 (2004)
Seychelles 21,400 (2005)
Sierra Leone 24,000 (2002)
Singapore 1,847,800 (2005)
Slovakia 1,250,400 (2004)
Slovenia 812,300 (2003)
Solomon Islands 6,200 (2003)
Somalia 100,000 (2005)
South Africa 4.729 million (2005)
Spain 17,934,500 (2004)
Sri Lanka 1,130,923 (2005)
Sudan 670,000 (2005)
Suriname 81,300 (2004)
Svalbard NA
Swaziland 35,000 (2005)
Sweden 6.447 million (2004)
Switzerland 5,262,600 (2004)
Syria 2.66 million (2004)
Taiwan 13,529,900 (2004)
Tajikistan 245,200 (2004)
Tanzania 148,400 (2004)
Thailand 6.797 million (2004)
Togo 58,600 (2005)
Tokelau 300 (2002)
Tonga 11,200 (2002)
Trinidad and Tobago 323,500 (2005)
Tunisia 1,257,500 (2005)
Turkey 19,125,200 (2004)
Turkmenistan 376,100 (2003)
Turks and Caicos Islands 5,700 (2002)
Tuvalu 700 (2002)
Uganda 100,800 (2005)
Ukraine 12.142 million (2004)
United Arab Emirates 1,187,700 (2004)
United Kingdom 32.943 million (2005)
United States 268 million (2003)
Uruguay 1 million (2004)
Uzbekistan 1,717,100 (2003)
Vanuatu 6,800 (2004)
Venezuela 3,605,500 (2005)
Vietnam 10,124,900 (2004)
Virgin Islands 70,900 (2004)
Wallis and Futuna 1,900 (2002)
West Bank 357,300 (total for West Bank and Gaza Strip) (2004)
Western Sahara about 2,000 (1999 est.)
World 1,206,315,500 (2004)
Yemen 798,100 (2004)
Zambia 94,700 (2005)
Zimbabwe 328,000 (2005)

This page was last updated on 17 October, 2006


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