Number of Fixed Telephone Subscriptions

This key economic indicator for the Fixed Line sector has been recently updated.

  1. In 2018, Number of Fixed Telephone Subscriptions in France was down by 0.3% compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Japan Number of Fixed Telephone Subscriptions decreased by 0.2% year on year at 63,442,828 Units.
  3. In 2018 France was ranked number 5 in Number of Fixed Telephone Subscriptions.
  4. In 2018 Vietnam was number 15 in Number of Fixed Telephone Subscriptions to 14,296,301 Units, compared to 32 in 2017.

Top Countries in Number of Fixed Telephone Subscriptions

# 205 Countries Units Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1
China
182,248,000 2018 -5.9 % -7.3 % View data
2
United States
116,724,000 2018 -1.9 % -2.6 % View data
3
Japan
63,442,828 2018 -0.8 % -0.2 % View data
4
Germany
43,000,000 2018 -3.1 % -2.5 % View data
5
France
38,620,000 2018 -0.3 % -0.2 % View data
6
Brazil
38,307,231 2018 -5.1 % -3.2 % View data
7
United Kingdom
31,973,308 2018 -0.7 % -0.9 % View data
8
Russia
31,630,496 2018 -1.0 % -4.8 % View data
9
Iran
30,494,276 2018 -2.2 % +0.5 % View data
10
South Korea
25,906,849 2018 -3.5 % -3.1 % View data
11
India
21,868,192 2018 -5.9 % -5.5 % View data
12
Mexico
21,361,470 2018 +2.9 % +2.8 % View data
13
Italy
20,396,603 2018 -1.5 % -0.7 % View data
14
Spain
19,649,564 2018 -0.2 % +0.3 % View data
15
Vietnam
14,296,301 2018 +226.0 % +16.3 % View data
16
Canada
13,900,000 2018 -3.9 % -3.9 % View data
17
Turkey
11,633,461 2018 +2.9 % -3.0 % View data
18
Indonesia
11,207,516 2018 +1.4 % -18.3 % View data
19
Argentina
9,714,081 2018 -0.3 % +0.1 % View data
20
Australia
8,090,000 2018 -4.4 % -4.8 % View data
21
Egypt
7,865,286 2018 +19.1 % +2.9 % View data
22
Poland
7,613,518 2018 +2.7 % -1.6 % View data
23
Colombia
6,973,573 2018 -0.2 % -0.5 % View data
24
Malaysia
6,433,300 2018 -2.2 % +7.2 % View data
25
Ukraine
6,074,255 2018 -15.5 % -12.5 % View data
26
Netherlands
5,900,000 2018 -9.9 % -3.7 % View data
27
Venezuela
5,547,291 2018 -6.4 % -6.5 % View data
28
Saudi Arabia
5,387,405 2018 +15.6 % +1.8 % View data
29
Portugal
5,073,527 2018 +5.0 % +2.3 % View data
30
Greece
4,948,550 2018 -4.4 % -1.7 % View data
31
Belarus
4,488,821 2018 -0.2 % +0.1 % View data
32
Hong Kong
4,219,466 2018 -0.7 % -0.9 % View data
33
Algeria
4,158,518 2018 +1.4 % +5.8 % View data
34
Belgium
4,105,557 2018 -3.4 % -2.2 % View data
35
Philippines
4,084,818 2018 -1.9 % +5.3 % View data
36
Austria
3,772,429 2018 +0.3 % +2.5 % View data
37
Romania
3,660,000 2018 -5.9 % -5.0 % View data
38
Uzbekistan
3,552,173 2018 +3.1 % +12.2 % View data
39
Kazakhstan
3,350,900 2018 -9.1 % -5.3 % View data
40
Switzerland
3,345,000 2018 -5.9 % -6.2 % View data
41
Israel
3,200,000 2018 -1.2 % -1.2 % View data
42
Peru
3,120,705 2018 +1.3 % -0.5 % View data
43
South Africa
3,103,750 2018 -35.5 % -4.3 % View data
44
Hungary
3,016,878 2018 -3.7 % +0.3 % View data
45
Chile
2,997,192 2018 -6.3 % -2.2 % View data
46
Thailand
2,929,000 2018 -15.5 % -13.5 % View data
47
Pakistan
2,798,606 2018 -4.8 % -15.2 % View data
48
Syria
2,740,000 2018 +0.5 % -9.2 % View data
49
Iraq
2,705,028 2018 -16.5 % +7.3 % View data
50
Sri Lanka
2,466,256 2018 -5.3 % -1.8 % View data
51
Guatemala
2,436,093 2018 -1.0 % +5.5 % View data
52
Serbia
2,430,000 2018 -6.9 % -4.3 % View data
53
Sweden
2,392,386 2018 -8.8 % -9.4 % View data
54
Ecuador
2,360,581 2018 -2.3 % -0.3 % View data
55
United Arab Emirates
2,341,392 2018 +0.9 % +2.3 % View data
56
Morocco
2,199,140 2018 +7.5 % -5.5 % View data
57
Singapore
1,966,600 2018 -1.3 % +0.0 % View data
58
Ireland
1,829,147 2018 -2.3 % -2.1 % View data
59
New Zealand
1,760,000 2018 -1.7 % -1.0 % View data
60
Azerbaijan
1,681,407 2018 -0.4 % -0.9 % View data
61
Libya
1,559,130 2018 -1.1 % +14.6 % View data
62
Czech Republic
1,494,704 2018 -8.9 % -5.7 % View data
63
Laos
1,482,276 2018 +31.7 % +16.1 % View data
64
Cuba
1,444,480 2018 +7.1 % +3.1 % View data
65
Croatia
1,355,662 2018 -3.3 % -4.1 % View data
66
Tunisia
1,302,015 2018 +17.0 % +5.0 % View data
67
Dominican Republic
1,277,239 2018 -4.0 % +1.8 % View data
68
Yemen
1,218,641 2018 +2.4 % +1.3 % View data
69
North Korea
1,198,431 2018 +1.6 % +0.3 % View data
70
Uruguay
1,153,533 2018 +1.5 % +1.9 % View data
71
Ethiopia
1,140,000 2018 -3.5 % +8.4 % View data
72
Denmark
1,131,064 2018 -8.3 % -11.6 % View data
73
Bulgaria
1,120,392 2018 -13.1 % -10.4 % View data
74
Moldova
1,108,200 2018 -3.1 % -1.9 % View data
75
Lebanon
893,529 2018 -1.6 % +0.5 % View data
76
El Salvador
881,334 2018 -3.7 % -1.7 % View data
77
Nepal
799,368 2018 -7.2 % -0.7 % View data
78
Costa Rica
774,075 2018 -5.0 % -4.4 % View data
79
Slovakia
722,704 2018 -4.8 % -5.7 % View data
80
Bolivia
711,961 2018 -16.4 % -4.0 % View data
81
Bangladesh
709,871 2018 +0.3 % -8.1 % View data
82
Puerto Rico
703,266 2018 -10.3 % +1.3 % View data
83
Turkmenistan
698,742 2018 +2.5 % +3.0 % View data
84
Slovenia
694,709 2018 -3.1 % -2.7 % View data
85
Panama
673,054 2018 +1.6 % +3.1 % View data
86
Bosnia and Herzegovina
652,502 2018 -14.1 % -5.1 % View data
87
Cameroon
607,991 2018 -31.4 % -5.3 % View data
88
Georgia
580,736 2018 -18.6 % -13.5 % View data
89
Norway
563,250 2018 -18.0 % -14.6 % View data
90
Oman
560,326 2018 +9.9 % +9.8 % View data
91
Honduras
532,004 2018 +8.3 % -3.0 % View data
92
Myanmar
520,863 2018 -6.3 % -0.5 % View data
93
Kuwait
515,542 2018 -4.9 % +0.3 % View data
94
Tajikistan
491,816 2018 +2.7 % +3.0 % View data
95
Armenia
474,526 2018 -5.3 % -3.9 % View data
96
Palestine
469,741 2018 -1.4 % +3.1 % View data
97
Qatar
452,088 2018 -2.0 % +1.9 % View data
98
Mauritius
434,300 2018 +5.1 % +3.6 % View data
99
Lithuania
427,066 2018 -12.3 % -7.4 % View data
100
Macedonia
375,441 2018 +2.4 % -1.1 % View data
101
Mongolia
369,853 2018 +26.4 % +16.1 % View data
102
Jamaica
363,820 2018 +22.5 % +7.8 % View data
103
Estonia
345,690 2018 -4.5 % -4.1 % View data
104
Kyrgyzstan
331,140 2018 -8.6 % -6.4 % View data
105
Nicaragua
325,821 2018 -13.3 % +0.1 % View data
106
Finland
323,000 2018 -14.6 % -15.6 % View data
107
Trinidad and Tobago
321,434 2018 +24.9 % +2.0 % View data
108
Jordan
319,040 2018 -2.7 % -3.4 % View data
109
Cyprus
311,559 2018 -1.8 % -2.3 % View data
110
Paraguay
302,754 2018 +2.9 % -7.1 % View data
111
Ivory Coast
302,398 2018 -1.0 % +2.1 % View data
112
Senegal
302,243 2018 +4.0 % -2.5 % View data
113
Bahrain
288,288 2018 -3.8 % -0.2 % View data
114
Ghana
278,379 2018 -7.7 % +0.6 % View data
115
Luxembourg
273,530 2018 -0.6 % +0.4 % View data
116
Zimbabwe
268,849 2018 +1.8 % -2.4 % View data
117
Latvia
266,214 2018 -22.2 % -8.8 % View data
118
Malta
255,437 2018 +6.3 % +2.0 % View data
119
Albania
247,428 2018 +0.3 % -2.5 % View data
120
Mali
228,097 2018 +6.1 % +12.5 % View data
121
Uganda
186,902 2018 -28.7 % -7.3 % View data
122
Montenegro
172,880 2018 +13.6 % +0.5 % View data
123
Angola
171,858 2018 +6.7 % -4.4 % View data
124
Namibia
169,809 2018 -12.0 % -1.5 % View data
125
Papua New Guinea
163,746 2018 +3.6 % +3.2 % View data
126
Botswana
142,481 2018 +0.9 % -3.9 % View data
127
Guyana
140,821 2018 +3.7 % -2.1 % View data
128
Nigeria
140,491 2018 +0.8 % -17.2 % View data
129
Sudan
136,923 2018 -4.4 % -19.9 % View data
130
Iceland
136,713 2018 -6.5 % -4.0 % View data
131
Niger
131,631 2018 +15.1 % +5.5 % View data
132
Afghanistan
127,794 2018 +7.6 % +5.9 % View data
133
Barbados
127,393 2018 +5.8 % -3.0 % View data
134
Tanzania
124,238 2018 -2.3 % -5.5 % View data
135
Bahamas
113,455 2018 -0.3 % -3.6 % View data
136
Zambia
100,444 2018 -1.0 % -2.8 % View data
137
Cambodia
88,157 2018 -33.7 % -26.9 % View data
138
Suriname
88,098 2018 -1.1 % +0.7 % View data
139
New Caledonia
86,313 2018 +1.8 % +0.3 % View data
140
Brunei
78,322 2018 +8.8 % NA View data
141
Burkina Faso
76,760 2018 +1.0 % -11.0 % View data
142
Fiji
76,522 2018 +0.8 % +1.7 % View data
143
United States Virgin Islands
76,000 2015 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
144
Madagascar
69,046 2018 +0.4 % -13.9 % View data
145
Guam
68,581 2018 +0.3 % +0.5 % View data
146
Eritrea
68,570 2018 +3.6 % +2.1 % View data
147
Kenya
65,644 2018 -6.0 % -20.3 % View data
148
Mozambique
63,006 2018 -21.8 % -4.1 % View data
149
Cape Verde
62,680 2018 -3.5 % -1.1 % View data
150
French Polynesia
60,968 2018 +1.4 % -0.3 % View data
151
Mauritania
59,959 2018 +5.1 % +2.1 % View data
152
Benin
48,508 2018 -14.6 % -21.2 % View data
153
Gambia
44,000 2018 +37.3 % -7.3 % View data
154
Monaco
43,374 2018 -7.7 % -1.5 % View data
155
Swaziland
41,139 2018 +0.3 % -2.2 % View data
156
Andorra
39,375 2018 +2.5 % +0.4 % View data
157
Togo
37,691 2018 +4.4 % -9.6 % View data
158
Djibouti
36,855 2018 +0.8 % +12.2 % View data
159
Saint Lucia
36,469 2018 +4.2 % +1.7 % View data
160
Aruba
35,048 2018 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
161
Cayman Islands
34,589 2018 -0.5 % -1.2 % View data
162
Grenada
31,143 2018 -4.2 % +1.7 % View data
163
Burundi
24,810 2018 +6.0 % +3.1 % View data
164
Antigua and Barbuda
22,244 2018 -7.3 % -7.7 % View data
165
Northern Mariana Islands
22,075 2018 -0.2 % -0.8 % View data
166
Bhutan
22,015 2018 +3.0 % -3.6 % View data
167
Gabon
21,818 2018 +2.8 % +2.5 % View data
168
Belize
20,869 2018 -1.0 % -2.8 % View data
169
Seychelles
20,290 2018 +3.3 % -1.4 % View data
170
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
19,219 2018 -4.3 % +0.2 % View data
171
Gibraltar
18,870 2018 -4.5 % NA View data
172
Maldives
18,754 2018 -8.0 % -3.6 % View data
173
Faroe Islands
18,094 2018 +0.4 % -3.5 % View data
174
Saint Kitts and Nevis
17,325 2018 +0.2 % -2.0 % View data
175
San Marino
17,296 2018 -3.9 % -1.6 % View data
176
Bermuda
17,273 2018 -21.1 % -24.8 % View data
177
Republic of the Congo
17,229 2018 +1.4 % +1.9 % View data
178
Sierra Leone
16,472 2018 -3.1 % +0.6 % View data
179
Liechtenstein
15,237 2018 -0.7 % -3.6 % View data
180
Malawi
14,992 2018 -13.5 % -14.9 % View data
181
Tonga
13,001 2018 -11.5 % -15.9 % View data
182
Rwanda
12,960 2018 +5.1 % -22.2 % View data
183
Equatorial Guinea
10,848 2018 -3.0 % -6.1 % View data
184
Comoros
10,320 2018 -40.0 % -14.8 % View data
185
American Samoa
9,938 2018 -0.1 % -0.1 % View data
186
Liberia
9,106 2018 +2.6 % -3.7 % View data
187
Samoa
9,053 2018 +7.1 % +1.6 % View data
188
Chad
9,036 2018 +4.3 % -22.0 % View data
189
Somalia
8,522 2018 +13,010.8 % -33.2 % View data
190
Lesotho
8,328 2018 -21.7 % -30.2 % View data
191
Greenland
8,060 2018 -13.0 % -14.8 % View data
192
Solomon Islands
7,430 2018 +0.3 % -0.5 % View data
193
Palau
7,188 2018 -0.0 % -0.2 % View data
194
Federated States of Micronesia
6,734 2018 -3.1 % -7.7 % View data
195
British Virgin Islands
6,222 2018 -34.8 % -12.4 % View data
196
Haiti
5,922 2018 +0.0 % -32.1 % View data
197
Sao Tome and Principe
5,299 2018 -4.8 % -5.3 % View data
198
Vanuatu
4,356 2018 -3.4 % -4.5 % View data
199
Turks and Caicos Islands
4,125 2018 +0.8 % +0.6 % View data
200
Dominica
2,660 2018 -79.5 % -31.1 % View data
201
Marshall Islands
2,361 2014 NA NA View data
202
East Timor
2,206 2018 -7.3 % -6.0 % View data
203
Central African Republic
2,193 2018 +4.2 % +22.4 % View data
204
Tuvalu
2,099 2018 +5.0 % +7.7 % View data
205
Kiribati
0 2018 -100.0 % -100.0 % View data

Source: World Bank

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