Fixed telephone subscriptions

per 100 people, 1960–2020

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    1960 Ranking
    1. Canada 27.95
    2. Sweden 27.92
    3. United States 26.39
    4. New Zealand 22.64
    5. Bermuda 20.68
    6. Switzerland 20.66
    7. Iceland 18.79
    8. Denmark 18.21
    9. Monaco 16.30
    10. Australia 15.25
    11. Norway 12.70
    12. Luxembourg 11.60
    13. Finland 9.66
    14. United Kingdom 9.62
    15. Faroe Islands 9.27
    16. Netherlands 9.12
    17. Belgium 8.50
    18. Gibraltar 8.37
    19. Italy 6.15
    20. Austria 6.07
    21. France 4.80
    22. Argentina 4.47
    23. Germany 4.39
    24. Uruguay 4.33
    25. Spain 4.29
    26. Ireland 3.96
    27. Guam 3.96
    28. Japan 3.88
    29. South Africa 3.80
    30. Israel 3.15
    31. New Caledonia 3.07
    32. Barbados 3.00
    33. Malta 2.96
    34. Ukraine 2.81
    35. Hong Kong 2.60
    36. Hungary 2.43
    37. Singapore 2.27
    38. Greece 2.20
    39. Cuba 2.18
    40. Slovakia 1.92
    41. Cyprus 1.86
    42. Poland 1.81
    43. Namibia 1.74
    44. Colombia 1.71
    45. Chile 1.62
    46. Venezuela 1.54
    47. Lithuania 1.46
    48. Zimbabwe 1.46
    49. Macau 1.37
    50. Fiji 1.31
    51. Qatar 1.27
    52. Jordan 1.24
    53. Kuwait 1.23
    54. Jamaica 1.22
    55. Grenada 1.17
    56. Belize 1.11
    57. Portugal 1.08
    58. French Polynesia 1.06
    59. Guyana 0.93
    60. Belarus 0.92
    61. Mauritius 0.92
    62. Brazil 0.90
    63. Mexico 0.90
    64. Tonga 0.86
    65. Syria 0.85
    66. Egypt 0.83
    67. Costa Rica 0.75
    68. Moldova 0.68
    69. Turkey 0.66
    70. Morocco 0.64
    71. Tunisia 0.63
    72. Malaysia 0.59
    73. Libya 0.58
    74. Saint Thomas and Principe 0.55
    75. Iran 0.53
    76. Zambia 0.49
    77. Paraguay 0.43
    78. Guatemala 0.42
    79. Albania 0.42
    80. Swaziland 0.36
    81. Senegal 0.30
    82. Sri Lanka 0.23
    83. Sudan 0.17
    84. Pakistan 0.15
    85. Thailand 0.14
    86. Mozambique 0.13
    87. Angola 0.12
    88. Ivory Coast 0.11
    89. Uganda 0.10
    90. Malawi 0.10
    91. Indonesia 0.09
    92. Cape Verde 0.09
    93. Benin 0.09
    94. Afghanistan 0.09
    95. Tanzania 0.08
    96. Botswana 0.08
    97. Togo 0.07
    98. India 0.07
    99. Guinea 0.06
    100. Guinea Bissau 0.05
    101. Burma (Myanmar) 0.05
    102. Lesotho 0.05
    103. Rwanda 0.05
    104. Nigeria 0.05
    105. Somalia 0.05
    106. Ethiopia 0.04
    107. Laos 0.04
    108. Mali 0.03
    109. Cambodia 0.03
    110. Vietnam 0.02
    111. Niger 0.02
    2020 Ranking
    1. Monaco 111.38
    2. Malta 58.76
    3. France 57.85
    4. Hong Kong 52.48
    5. Portugal 51.12
    6. Japan 49.22
    7. United Kingdom 47.25
    8. Belarus 46.63
    9. South Korea 46.54
    10. Germany 45.71
    11. Greece 45.51
    12. Luxembourg 42.83
    13. Austria 42.05
    14. Spain 41.61
    15. Mauritius 37.64
    16. Serbia 37.43
    17. Canada 36.90
    18. Israel 35.58
    19. Cyprus 35.07
    20. Iran 34.64
    21. Switzerland 34.11
    22. Ireland 34.00
    23. Slovenia 33.91
    24. Liechtenstein 33.37
    25. Singapore 32.33
    26. Italy 32.14
    27. Croatia 31.67
    28. Faroe Islands 31.40
    29. Iceland 31.37
    30. Belgium 31.36
    31. United States 31.13
    32. Hungary 30.75
    33. Montenegro 30.53
    34. Netherlands 28.81
    35. Moldova 25.48
    36. Puerto Rico 24.87
    37. Australia 24.31
    38. United Arab Emirates 24.07
    39. Brunei 23.75
    40. Trinidad and Tobago 23.15
    41. Malaysia 23.07
    42. Estonia 22.97
    43. Bosnia and Herzegovina 21.52
    44. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 19.61
    45. Seychelles 19.20
    46. Venezuela 18.56
    47. Mexico 18.46
    48. Suriname 17.60
    49. Kazakhstan 16.56
    50. Syria 16.53
    51. Saudi Arabia 16.51
    52. Azerbaijan 16.30
    53. Argentina 16.28
    54. Denmark 16.19
    55. Sweden 16.08
    56. Qatar 15.78
    57. Romania 15.72
    58. Bahrain 15.67
    59. Poland 15.27
    60. Turkey 14.76
    61. Jamaica 14.73
    62. Armenia 14.43
    63. Brazil 14.42
    64. Panama 14.29
    65. Colombia 14.25
    66. Kuwait 13.66
    67. Chile 13.43
    68. Cuba 13.26
    69. Tunisia 12.97
    70. Lebanon 12.83
    71. Guatemala 12.68
    72. Oman 12.68
    73. China 12.64
    74. Bulgaria 12.55
    75. Czech Republic 12.29
    76. Lithuania 11.83
    77. Ecuador 11.69
    78. Sri Lanka 11.34
    79. Slovakia 11.29
    80. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 11.25
    81. Latvia 11.23
    82. Costa Rica 10.99
    83. Algeria 10.91
    84. Dominican Republic 10.65
    85. Uzbekistan 10.61
    86. Cape Verde 10.37
    87. Iraq 10.36
    88. Egypt 9.63
    89. Georgia 9.49
    90. West Bank and Gaza 9.14
    91. Ukraine 7.94
    92. Albania 7.77
    93. Thailand 7.17
    94. Norway 6.43
    95. Morocco 6.39
    96. Botswana 5.95
    97. Namibia 5.56
    98. Honduras 5.37
    99. Bolivia 5.12
    100. Mongolia 4.89
    101. Finland 4.06
    102. Djibouti 3.93
    103. Jordan 3.84
    104. South Africa 3.54
    105. Indonesia 3.36
    106. Cameroon 3.33
    107. Vietnam 3.29
    108. Nicaragua 3.19
    109. Bhutan 2.98
    110. Maldives 2.68
    111. Zimbabwe 1.70
    112. India 1.45
    113. Mali 1.39
    114. Mauritania 1.34
    115. Pakistan 1.30
    116. Saint Thomas and Principe 1.24
    117. Gabon 1.14
    118. Vanuatu 1.13
    119. Ivory Coast 1.00
    120. Ghana 0.99
    121. Bangladesh 0.88
    122. Comoros 0.87
    123. Togo 0.56
    124. Lesotho 0.54
    125. Zambia 0.39
    126. Afghanistan 0.38
    127. Angola 0.36
    128. Burkina Faso 0.36
    129. Sudan 0.30
    130. Benin 0.27
    131. Uganda 0.20
    132. Burundi 0.15
    133. Timor Leste 0.15
    134. Kenya 0.12
    135. Tanzania 0.12
    136. Rwanda 0.09
    137. Malawi 0.07
    138. Nigeria 0.05
    139. Chad 0.03
    140. Kiribati 0.03
    141. Sierra Leone 0.00

    Fixed telephone subscriptions refers to the sum of active number of analogue fixed telephone lines, voice-over-IP (VoIP) subscriptions, fixed wireless local loop (WLL) subscriptions, ISDN voice-channel equivalents and fixed public payphones.

    Source: World Bank