Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 2023 Country Ranks by Rank

% of household expenditures

SOURCE: 2023 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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RankCountryValueDate of Info
116 Afghanistan1500002021
196 AkrotiriN/A2023
112 Albania1976902021
26 Algeria5.1 million2021
174 American Samoa100002021
143 Andorra500002021
122 Angola1198262021
181 Anguilla60002021
196 AntarcticaN/A2023
154 Antigua and Barbuda270002021
22 Argentina6.9 million2021
91 Armenia4181222021
150 Aruba350002021
31 Australia4.0 million2021
33 Austria3.8 million2021
52 Azerbaijan1.6 million2021
129 Bahamas The910002020
104 Bahrain2667412021
76 Bangladesh5874762021
120 Barbados1209802021
30 Belarus4.3 million2021
35 Belgium3.3 million2021
160 Belize190002021
171 Benin114932021
157 Bermuda250002021
159 Bhutan196802021
81 Bolivia5394812021
74 Bosnia and Herzegovina6892952021
117 Botswana1324572021
196 Bouvet IslandN/A2023
9 Brazil28.9 million2021
196 British Indian Ocean TerritoryN/A2023
179 British Virgin Islands70002021
123 Brunei1122982021
68 Bulgaria7876372021
130 Burkina Faso813742021
82 Burma5221412021
164 Burundi159762021
141 Cabo Verde535862021
148 Cambodia402962021
69 Cameroon7395722021
17 Canada12.0 million2021
149 Cayman Islands360002021
189 Central African Republic20002021
182 Chad53002021
45 Chile2.5 million2021
2 China180.7 million2021
196 Christmas IslandN/A2023
196 Cocos (Keeling) IslandsN/A2023
21 Colombia7.0 million2021
178 Comoros74312021
196 Congo Democratic Republic of theN/A2021
162 Congo Republic of the170002020
179 Cook Islands70002021
196 Coral Sea IslandsN/A2023
80 Costa Rica5534552021
105 Cote d'Ivoire2655132021
59 Croatia1.3 million2021
54 Cuba1.5 million2021
142 Curacao530002021
98 Cyprus3045812021
58 Czechia1.3 million2021
72 Denmark7066042021
196 DhekeliaN/A2023
153 Djibouti273262021
177 Dominica75002021
60 Dominican Republic1.2 million2021
51 Ecuador1.8 million2021
18 Egypt11.0 million2021
65 El Salvador8560902021
173 Equatorial Guinea110002021
134 Eritrea660002021
101 Estonia2966202021
146 Eswatini460002021
63 Ethiopia8900002021
3 European Union160.1 million2020
189 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)20002021
165 Faroe Islands150002021
144 Fiji490002021
110 Finland2070002021
6 France38.0 million2021
125 French Polynesia1080512021
196 French Southern and Antarctic LandsN/A2023
152 Gabon317082021
136 Gambia The600002021
84 Gaza Strip4858292021
96 Georgia3379232021
6 Germany38.0 million2021
97 Ghana3152712021
162 Gibraltar170002021
29 Greece4.9 million2021
180 Greenland63522020
156 Grenada260002021
133 Guam700002021
47 Guatemala2.3 million2021
151 Guernsey339302021
195 Guinea02018
183 Guinea-Bissau48002009
118 Guyana1300002021
181 Haiti60002021
196 Heard Island and McDonald IslandsN/A2023
196 Holy See (Vatican City)N/A2023
87 Honduras4655212021
32 Hong Kong3.9 million2021
41 Hungary3.0 million2021
127 Iceland1004822021
12 India23.8 million2021
19 Indonesia9.0 million2021
8 Iran29.3 million2021
36 Iraq3.0 million2021
53 Ireland1.6 million2021
196 Isle of ManN/A2023
37 Israel3.0 million2021
14 Italy20.0 million2021
85 Jamaica4736172021
196 Jan MayenN/A2023
5 Japan61.6 million2021
145 Jersey481222021
89 Jordan4275172021
38 Kazakhstan3.0 million2021
135 Kenya610962021
194 Kiribati102021
62 Korea North1.0 million2021
13 Korea South23.2 million2021
93 Kosovo3837632022
77 Kuwait5800002020
100 Kyrgyzstan3000002021
57 Laos1.3 million2021
113 Latvia1917982021
64 Lebanon8800002021
175 Lesotho95592021
181 Liberia60002021
62 Libya1.0 million2021
170 Liechtenstein117122021
102 Lithuania2907112021
103 Luxembourg2700002021
124 Macau1100002021
155 Madagascar262712021
168 Malawi124652021
20 Malaysia8.2 million2021
166 Maldives140052021
99 Mali3010552021
107 Malta2594392021
188 Marshall Islands23612014
138 Mauritania580942021
86 Mauritius4691002021
10 Mexico24.4 million2021
179 Micronesia Federated States of70002021
61 Moldova1.0 million2021
147 Monaco428122021
92 Mongolia3992372021
114 Montenegro1895192021
186 Montserrat30002020
46 Morocco2.5 million2021
137 Mozambique596822021
128 Namibia918692021
196 NauruN/A2018
70 Nepal7300002021
28 Netherlands5.0 million2021
146 New Caledonia460002021
75 New Zealand6510002021
109 Nicaragua2075772021
139 Niger580002021
126 Nigeria1063852021
191 Niue10002021
196 Norfolk IslandN/A2023
90 North Macedonia4256462021
158 Northern Mariana Islands200002021
94 Norway3500002021
79 Oman5721662021
39 Pakistan3.0 million2021
176 Palau80002021
67 Panama7904862021
115 Papua New Guinea1700002021
111 Paraguay2039712021
48 Peru2.3 million2021
27 Philippines5.0 million2021
196 Pitcairn IslandsN/A2023
25 Poland5.3 million2021
24 Portugal5.3 million2021
71 Puerto Rico7267392021
88 Qatar4602402021
49 Romania2.0 million2021
11 Russia24.0 million2021
169 Rwanda118932021
196 Saint BarthelemyN/A2023
184 Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da Cunha40002021
163 Saint Kitts and Nevis160002021
167 Saint Lucia140002021
196 Saint MartinN/A2023
183 Saint Pierre and Miquelon48002015
172 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines113852021
181 Samoa60002021
163 San Marino160002021
187 Sao Tome and Principe26192021
23 Saudi Arabia6.6 million2021
106 Senegal2614402021
44 Serbia2.5 million2021
161 Seychelles187682021
193 Sierra Leone2692021
50 Singapore1.9 million2021
196 Sint MaartenN/A2023
78 Slovakia5773902021
73 Slovenia6954442021
179 Solomon Islands70002021
129 Somalia910002021
55 South Africa1.5 million2021
196 South SudanN/A2018
15 Spain19.1 million2021
42 Sri Lanka2.9 million2021
119 Sudan1294082021
121 Suriname1199772021
196 SvalbardN/A2023
56 Sweden1.4 million2021
40 Switzerland3.0 million2021
43 Syria2.8 million2021
16 Taiwan13.0 million2021
83 Tajikistan5000002021
132 Tanzania720002021
31 Thailand4.0 million2021
190 Timor-Leste19002021
140 Togo540002021
192 Tokelau3002010
173 Tonga110002021
95 Trinidad and Tobago3400002021
62 Tunisia1.0 million2021
17 Turkey (Turkiye)12.0 million2021
66 Turkmenistan8000002021
184 Turks and Caicos Islands40002021
189 Tuvalu20002021
124 Uganda1100002021
49 Ukraine2.0 million2021
49 United Arab Emirates2.0 million2021
7 United Kingdom33.0 million2021
4 United States98.0 million2021
62 Uruguay1.0 million2021
34 Uzbekistan3.5 million2021
185 Vanuatu36002021
37 Venezuela3.0 million2021
37 Vietnam3.0 million2021
131 Virgin Islands760002021
196 Wake IslandN/A2023
186 Wallis and Futuna30002021
84 West Bank4858292021
1 World901.3 million2020
62 Yemen1.0 million2021
134 Zambia660002021
108 Zimbabwe2434212021

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