Number of Fixed Telephone Subscriptions

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

  1. Brazil Number of Fixed Telephone Subscriptions grew 2.4% in 2019, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Japan Number of Fixed Telephone Subscriptions rose 0.1% year on year reaching 64,008,710 Units.
  3. In 2019 Germany was number 4 in Number of Fixed Telephone Subscriptions.
  4. In 2014 Marshall Islands was ranked number 200 in Number of Fixed Telephone Subscriptions at 2,361 Units, jumping from 204 in 2013.

Top Countries in Number of Fixed Telephone Subscriptions

# 204 Countries Units Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
China
187,285,428 2019 -2.5 % -5.6 % View data
2 #2
United States
107,945,942 2019 -1.8 % -3.4 % View data
3 #3
Japan
64,008,710 2019 +0.8 % +0.1 % View data
4 #4
Germany
42,458,441 2019 -0.1 % -2.0 % View data
5 #5
Brazil
39,220,177 2019 +2.4 % -2.3 % View data
6 #6
France
38,903,494 2019 +0.7 % +0.1 % View data
7 #7
United Kingdom
31,945,764 2019 +0.1 % -0.8 % View data
8 #8
Iran
31,577,892 2019 +3.6 % +1.5 % View data
9 #9
Russia
29,845,178 2019 -0.9 % -4.8 % View data
10 #10
South Korea
26,363,392 2019 +1.8 % -2.2 % View data
11 #11
Mexico
21,785,454 2019 +0.7 % +3.3 % View data
12 #12
India
21,325,188 2019 -2.5 % -4.6 % View data
13 #13
Italy
20,178,866 2019 -1.1 % -0.4 % View data
14 #14
Spain
19,593,157 2019 +0.6 % +0.4 % View data
15 #15
Canada
13,669,916 2019 -1.2 % -3.6 % View data
16 #16
Turkey
11,105,738 2019 -4.5 % -2.4 % View data
17 #17
Argentina
9,890,900 2019 +1.3 % +0.1 % View data
18 #18
Australia
8,022,839 2019 -0.8 % -2.7 % View data
19 #19
Indonesia
7,574,625 2019 -8.8 % -22.0 % View data
20 #20
Egypt
7,381,423 2019 -6.2 % +3.2 % View data
21 #21
Colombia
6,993,579 2019 +0.3 % -0.5 % View data
22 #22
Poland
6,715,862 2019 +2.1 % -7.2 % View data
23 #23
Malaysia
6,553,797 2019 +1.9 % +8.2 % View data
24 #24
Ukraine
5,989,002 2019 -1.4 % -10.6 % View data
25 #25
Netherlands
5,976,283 2019 +1.3 % -3.0 % View data
26 #26
Venezuela
5,823,958 2019 +5.0 % -5.7 % View data
27 #27
Saudi Arabia
5,263,145 2019 -2.3 % NA View data
28 #28
Portugal
5,076,635 2019 +0.1 % +2.0 % View data
29 #29
Greece
5,061,906 2019 -0.3 % -1.0 % View data
30 #30
Belarus
4,585,883 2019 +2.2 % +0.3 % View data
31 #31
Algeria
4,273,517 2019 +1.7 % +6.6 % View data
32 #32
Philippines
4,196,763 2019 +1.6 % +6.3 % View data
33 #33
Belgium
4,117,898 2019 +0.3 % -1.9 % View data
34 #34
Vietnam
3,992,635 2019 -7.1 % -9.9 % View data
35 #35
Austria
3,783,117 2019 +0.3 % +1.5 % View data
36 #36
Romania
3,691,731 2019 +0.9 % -4.1 % View data
37 #37
South Africa
3,673,820 2019 +9.8 % +0.1 % View data
38 #38
Uzbekistan
3,613,030 2019 +4.4 % +7.6 % View data
39 #39
Kazakhstan
3,488,450 2019 +4.1 % -4.3 % View data
40 #40
Switzerland
3,253,469 2019 -1.5 % -5.8 % View data
41 #41
Israel
3,232,000 2019 +1.0 % -1.2 % View data
42 #42
Peru
3,154,240 2019 +1.1 % +0.8 % View data
43 #43
Chile
3,061,100 2019 +2.1 % -2.2 % View data
44 #44
Hungary
3,053,848 2019 +1.2 % +0.3 % View data
45 #45
Iraq
2,915,053 2019 +7.8 % +8.4 % View data
46 #46
Thailand
2,887,603 2019 -1.4 % -12.7 % View data
47 #47
Syria
2,746,647 2019 +0.2 % -5.4 % View data
48 #48
Pakistan
2,657,771 2019 -5.0 % -11.5 % View data
49 #49
Serbia
2,560,521 2019 -0.6 % -2.2 % View data
50 #50
Guatemala
2,551,799 2019 +4.8 % +8.2 % View data
51 #51
Sri Lanka
2,530,445 2019 +2.3 % -1.4 % View data
52 #52
Ecuador
2,438,948 2019 +3.3 % -0.0 % View data
53 #53
United Arab Emirates
2,421,639 2019 +3.4 % +2.9 % View data
54 #54
Sweden
2,242,094 2019 -6.3 % -9.9 % View data
55 #55
Morocco
2,130,362 2019 -3.1 % -3.0 % View data
56 #56
Singapore
2,013,953 2019 +0.7 % +0.2 % View data
57 #57
Ireland
1,835,145 2019 +0.3 % -1.9 % View data
58 #58
New Zealand
1,764,931 2019 +0.3 % -0.9 % View data
59 #59
Azerbaijan
1,724,825 2019 +2.6 % -0.8 % View data
60 #60
Libya
1,619,350 2019 +3.9 % +12.1 % View data
61 #61
Laos
1,502,540 2019 +1.4 % +10.3 % View data
62 #62
Cuba
1,460,364 2019 +1.1 % +2.9 % View data
63 #63
Czech Republic
1,458,455 2019 -3.5 % -6.1 % View data
64 #64
Croatia
1,337,911 2019 -1.3 % -3.1 % View data
65 #65
Dominican Republic
1,328,844 2019 +4.0 % +1.6 % View data
66 #66
Bangladesh
1,263,453 2019 -12.8 % +5.3 % View data
67 #67
Tunisia
1,250,765 2019 -3.9 % +5.7 % View data
68 #68
Ethiopia
1,245,457 2019 +3.5 % +8.7 % View data
69 #69
Yemen
1,243,716 2019 +2.1 % +1.3 % View data
70 #70
North Korea
1,210,260 2019 +1.0 % +0.5 % View data
71 #71
Uruguay
1,169,083 2019 +1.4 % +1.5 % View data
72 #72
Moldova
1,134,210 2019 +2.4 % -1.4 % View data
73 #73
Bulgaria
1,074,447 2019 -4.1 % -10.0 % View data
74 #74
Denmark
1,021,681 2019 -9.7 % -11.4 % View data
75 #75
Lebanon
980,058 2019 +9.7 % +0.3 % View data
76 #76
Cameroon
961,204 2019 +6.5 % -3.6 % View data
77 #77
El Salvador
930,606 2019 +0.8 % -0.5 % View data
78 #78
Nepal
837,291 2019 +4.7 % +0.0 % View data
79 #79
Bosnia and Herzegovina
772,678 2019 -2.5 % -1.8 % View data
80 #80
Costa Rica
760,183 2019 -1.8 % -2.9 % View data
81 #81
Bolivia
759,922 2019 +6.7 % -2.8 % View data
82 #82
Panama
730,256 2019 +0.3 % +4.4 % View data
83 #83
Turkmenistan
715,315 2019 +2.4 % +2.8 % View data
84 #84
Puerto Rico
708,536 2019 +0.8 % -3.0 % View data
85 #85
Slovakia
697,497 2019 -3.5 % -5.4 % View data
86 #86
Slovenia
687,360 2019 -1.1 % -2.2 % View data
87 #87
Georgia
626,430 2019 +3.6 % -10.6 % View data
88 #88
Oman
566,179 2019 +1.0 % +8.6 % View data
89 #89
Myanmar
537,862 2019 +3.3 % +0.4 % View data
90 #90
Kuwait
525,776 2019 +2.0 % +1.3 % View data
91 #91
Honduras
513,974 2019 -3.4 % -0.5 % View data
92 #92
Tajikistan
503,885 2019 +2.5 % +2.7 % View data
93 #93
Norway
486,575 2019 -13.3 % -14.8 % View data
94 #94
Palestine
483,454 2019 +2.9 % +3.7 % View data
95 #95
Armenia
477,995 2019 +0.0 % -3.5 % View data
96 #96
Qatar
474,747 2019 +5.0 % +2.6 % View data
97 #97
Mauritius
436,035 2019 +0.4 % +3.2 % View data
98 #98
Lithuania
415,040 2019 -2.8 % -6.7 % View data
99 #99
Macedonia
372,329 2019 -2.8 % -0.6 % View data
100 #100
Mongolia
360,306 2019 -2.6 % +9.6 % View data
101 #101
Jordan
356,928 2019 -3.3 % -1.0 % View data
102 #102
Nicaragua
350,436 2019 +7.5 % +0.6 % View data
103 #103
Jamaica
347,732 2019 -4.4 % +6.4 % View data
104 #104
Estonia
340,928 2019 -1.4 % -3.5 % View data
105 #105
Kyrgyzstan
331,734 2019 +0.2 % -5.6 % View data
106 #106
Finland
323,000 2018 -14.6 % -15.6 % View data
107 #107
Ivory Coast
306,818 2019 +1.5 % +4.8 % View data
108 #108
Cyprus
306,253 2019 -1.7 % -1.4 % View data
109 #109
Trinidad and Tobago
304,974 2019 -5.1 % +1.1 % View data
110 #110
Senegal
301,859 2019 -0.1 % -0.7 % View data
111 #111
Paraguay
300,967 2019 -0.6 % -4.1 % View data
112 #112
Bahrain
286,723 2019 +4.4 % +0.1 % View data
113 #113
Ghana
284,987 2019 +2.4 % +1.8 % View data
114 #114
Luxembourg
276,132 2019 +0.9 % +0.4 % View data
115 #115
Zimbabwe
267,129 2019 -0.6 % -4.1 % View data
116 #116
Latvia
261,263 2019 -1.9 % -8.2 % View data
117 #117
Malta
253,820 2019 -0.6 % +2.0 % View data
118 #118
Albania
246,281 2019 -0.9 % +0.9 % View data
119 #119
Mali
236,909 2019 +3.9 % +8.9 % View data
120 #120
Uganda
218,070 2019 +16.7 % -7.6 % View data
121 #121
Angola
181,371 2019 +5.5 % -8.8 % View data
122 #122
Papua New Guinea
168,779 2019 +3.1 % +3.1 % View data
123 #123
Namibia
168,311 2019 +8.7 % -1.6 % View data
124 #124
Montenegro
165,985 2019 -4.0 % +0.2 % View data
125 #125
Botswana
143,127 2019 +0.5 % -3.3 % View data
126 #126
Guyana
141,767 2019 +0.7 % -2.4 % View data
127 #127
Nigeria
140,491 2018 +0.8 % -17.2 % View data
128 #128
Iceland
136,884 2019 +0.1 % -4.4 % View data
129 #129
Niger
136,534 2019 +3.7 % +5.3 % View data
130 #130
Afghanistan
134,555 2019 +5.3 % +5.7 % View data
131 #131
Barbados
127,033 2019 -0.8 % -1.3 % View data
132 #132
Tanzania
122,759 2019 -1.2 % -4.1 % View data
133 #133
Bahamas
113,069 2019 -0.3 % -2.1 % View data
134 #134
Sudan
107,216 2019 -21.7 % -23.7 % View data
135 #135
Zambia
101,811 2019 +1.4 % -2.3 % View data
136 #136
Cambodia
97,938 2019 +11.1 % -23.0 % View data
137 #137
French Polynesia
90,586 2019 +0.3 % +8.3 % View data
138 #138
Suriname
89,447 2019 +1.5 % +1.1 % View data
139 #139
New Caledonia
87,838 2019 +1.8 % -0.1 % View data
140 #140
Brunei
82,986 2019 +0.5 % +3.0 % View data
141 #141
United States Virgin Islands
76,000 2015 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
142 #142
Fiji
73,647 2019 -3.8 % -0.6 % View data
143 #143
Burkina Faso
73,138 2019 -4.7 % -10.1 % View data
144 #144
Madagascar
70,688 2019 +2.4 % -13.8 % View data
145 #145
Eritrea
70,211 2019 +2.4 % +1.9 % View data
146 #146
Somalia
69,412 2019 -7.2 % +4.0 % View data
147 #147
Guam
68,810 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
148 #148
Mozambique
67,467 2019 +7.1 % -4.9 % View data
149 #149
Kenya
65,644 2018 -6.0 % -20.3 % View data
150 #150
Cape Verde
63,357 2019 +1.1 % +1.2 % View data
151 #151
Mauritania
59,731 2019 -0.4 % +3.0 % View data
152 #152
Benin
51,523 2019 +6.2 % -23.4 % View data
153 #153
Monaco
45,065 2019 +3.9 % -2.3 % View data
154 #154
Swaziland
40,870 2019 -0.7 % -1.6 % View data
155 #155
Gambia
40,418 2019 -8.1 % -6.3 % View data
156 #156
Andorra
39,464 2019 +0.2 % +0.6 % View data
157 #157
Djibouti
38,028 2019 +3.2 % +11.7 % View data
158 #158
Saint Lucia
35,954 2019 -1.4 % +1.8 % View data
159 #159
Aruba
35,052 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
160 #160
Cayman Islands
34,641 2019 +0.1 % +1.0 % View data
161 #161
Togo
33,740 2019 -10.5 % -8.7 % View data
162 #162
Grenada
31,485 2019 +1.1 % +2.9 % View data
163 #163
Burundi
24,096 2019 -2.9 % +2.1 % View data
164 #164
Northern Mariana Islands
22,034 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
165 #165
Bhutan
21,615 2019 -1.8 % -1.9 % View data
166 #166
Antigua and Barbuda
21,513 2019 -3.3 % +1.6 % View data
167 #167
Gabon
20,692 2019 -5.2 % +2.3 % View data
168 #168
Belize
20,229 2019 -3.1 % -2.3 % View data
169 #169
Seychelles
20,088 2019 -1.0 % -1.1 % View data
170 #170
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
19,407 2019 +1.0 % -4.1 % View data
171 #171
Maldives
18,581 2019 -0.9 % -3.8 % View data
172 #172
Gibraltar
17,656 2019 -0.1 % -5.5 % View data
173 #173
Republic of the Congo
17,402 2019 +1.0 % +1.3 % View data
174 #174
San Marino
17,185 2019 -0.6 % -1.6 % View data
175 #175
Saint Kitts and Nevis
17,153 2019 -1.0 % -2.4 % View data
176 #176
Faroe Islands
17,117 2019 -0.4 % -4.0 % View data
177 #177
Sierra Leone
16,144 2019 -2.0 % -0.4 % View data
178 #178
Malawi
14,992 2018 -13.5 % -14.9 % View data
179 #179
Liechtenstein
14,982 2019 -1.7 % -3.6 % View data
180 #180
Bermuda
14,488 2019 -16.1 % -13.1 % View data
181 #181
Tonga
13,735 2019 -6.5 % +2.7 % View data
182 #182
Comoros
11,337 2019 +9.8 % -13.6 % View data
183 #183
Rwanda
11,121 2019 -14.2 % -25.9 % View data
184 #184
Equatorial Guinea
10,955 2019 +1.0 % -6.2 % View data
185 #185
American Samoa
9,926 2019 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
186 #186
Liberia
9,337 2019 +2.5 % -1.4 % View data
187 #187
Samoa
9,062 2019 +0.1 % -5.1 % View data
188 #188
Lesotho
8,328 2018 -21.7 % -30.2 % View data
189 #189
Chad
7,448 2019 -17.6 % -20.6 % View data
190 #190
Solomon Islands
7,415 2019 -0.2 % -0.3 % View data
191 #191
Greenland
7,335 2019 -9.0 % -15.7 % View data
192 #192
Palau
7,188 2019 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
193 #193
British Virgin Islands
6,814 2019 +9.5 % -10.5 % View data
194 #194
Federated States of Micronesia
6,591 2019 -2.1 % -1.3 % View data
195 #195
Haiti
5,922 2018 +0.0 % -32.1 % View data
196 #196
Sao Tome and Principe
5,263 2019 -0.7 % -5.0 % View data
197 #197
Dominica
4,692 2019 +76.4 % -22.2 % View data
198 #198
Turks and Caicos Islands
4,156 2019 +0.8 % +0.3 % View data
199 #199
Vanuatu
4,053 2019 -2.4 % -6.7 % View data
200 #200
Marshall Islands
2,361 2014 NA NA View data
201 #201
East Timor
2,237 2019 +1.4 % -8.9 % View data
202 #202
Tuvalu
2,175 2019 +3.6 % +7.7 % View data
203 #203
Central African Republic
2,130 2019 -2.9 % +21.6 % View data
204 #204
Kiribati
0 2018 -100.0 % -100.0 % View data

Source: World Bank

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