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Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 150 countries was 118.2 subscribers per 100 people. The highest value was in Hong Kong: 291.91 subscribers per 100 people and the lowest value was in Mozambique: 42.07 subscribers per 100 people. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: subscribers per 100 people; Source: The International Telecommunication Union
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Countries Mobile phone subscribers, per 100 people, 2022 Global rank Available data
Hong Kong 291.91 1 1960 - 2022
UA Emirates 212.22 2 1982 - 2022
Libya 204.63 3 1960 - 2022
Montenegro 203.17 4 2004 - 2022
Seychelles 191.51 5 1960 - 2022
El Salvador 181.63 6 1960 - 2022
Kuwait 181 7 1960 - 2022
Thailand 176.32 8 1960 - 2022
Macao 174.52 9 1960 - 2022
Qatar 174.13 10 1960 - 2022
Ivory Coast 174.03 11 1960 - 2022
Japan 167.52 12 1960 - 2022
South Africa 167.4 13 1960 - 2022
Botswana 165.3 14 1960 - 2022
Iran 164.5 15 1960 - 2022
Mauritius 161.36 16 1960 - 2022
Singapore 156.48 17 1960 - 2022
Panama 156.31 18 1960 - 2022
Georgia 156.09 19 1960 - 2022
Colombia 155.79 20 1960 - 2022
Estonia 155.03 21 1960 - 2022
Israel 152.22 22 1990 - 2022
Costa Rica 152.03 23 1960 - 2022
Suriname 150.29 24 1960 - 2022
South Korea 148.59 25 1960 - 2022
Bahrain 145.44 26 1960 - 2022
Philippines 144.04 27 1960 - 2022
Sri Lanka 143.08 28 1960 - 2022
Mongolia 142.29 29 1960 - 2022
Andorra 142.21 30 1960 - 2022
Malaysia 141.29 31 1960 - 2022
Vietnam 139.95 32 1960 - 2022
Lithuania 139.14 33 1960 - 2022
Uruguay 138.53 34 1960 - 2022
Maldives 136.54 35 1960 - 2022
Armenia 135.25 36 1960 - 2022
Chile 134.75 37 1960 - 2022
Italy 132.97 38 1960 - 2022
Palau 132.93 39 2002 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 132.38 40 1990 - 2022
Argentina 132.36 41 1960 - 2022
Poland 131.94 42 1960 - 2022
Slovakia 131.93 43 1960 - 2022
Malta 131.59 44 1960 - 2022
Tr.&Tobago 130.57 45 1960 - 2022
Kazakhstan 130.42 46 1960 - 2022
Tunisia 129.26 47 1960 - 2022
Finland 128.68 48 1960 - 2022
Czechia 128.41 49 1960 - 2022
Paraguay 127.7 50 1960 - 2022
Moldova 127.42 51 1960 - 2022
Denmark 126.55 52 1960 - 2022
Liechtenstein 126.28 53 1990 - 2022
Slovenia 126.18 54 1960 - 2022
G.-Bissau 125.93 55 1960 - 2022
Gabon 125.39 56 1960 - 2022
Germany 125.23 57 1960 - 2022
Sweden 125.07 58 1960 - 2022
China 124.88 59 1960 - 2022
Portugal 124.55 60 1960 - 2022
Spain 124.1 61 1960 - 2022
Belarus 123.45 62 1960 - 2022
Austria 123.43 63 1960 - 2022
Iceland 122.52 64 1960 - 2022
Swaziland 122.17 65 1960 - 2022
Peru 122.03 66 1960 - 2022
San Marino 121.81 67 1990 - 2022
Kenya 121.67 68 1960 - 2022
UK 120.82 69 1960 - 2022
Senegal 120.43 70 1960 - 2022
Puerto Rico 119.79 71 1960 - 2022
Ghana 119.62 72 1960 - 2022
Switzerland 119.56 73 1960 - 2022
France 118.85 74 1960 - 2022
Romania 118.11 75 1960 - 2022
Netherlands 118.07 76 1960 - 2022
Bosnia & Herz. 117.89 77 1960 - 2022
Brunei 117.76 78 1960 - 2022
Bulgaria 117.43 79 1960 - 2022
Latvia 117.1 80 1960 - 2022
Cambodia 116.33 81 1960 - 2022
Guatemala 115.18 82 1960 - 2022
Indonesia 114.9 83 1960 - 2022
Barbados 114.86 84 1960 - 2022
New Zealand 114.69 85 1960 - 2022
Mali 114.5 86 1960 - 2022
Ireland 113.28 87 1960 - 2022
Namibia 113.2 88 1960 - 2022
Mauritania 113.12 89 1960 - 2022
Gibraltar 112.43 90 1960 - 2022
Croatia 111.17 91 1960 - 2022
Norway 110.68 92 1960 - 2022
USA 110.17 93 1960 - 2022
Algeria 109.17 94 1960 - 2022
Greece 109.06 95 1960 - 2022
Benin 108.97 96 1960 - 2022
Australia 107.03 97 1960 - 2022
Azerbaijan 106.85 98 1960 - 2022
Monaco 106.82 99 1960 - 2022
Burma 106.7 100 1960 - 2022
Jamaica 106.2 101 1960 - 2022
Turkey 105.81 102 1960 - 2022
Bangladesh 105.26 103 1960 - 2022
Hungary 104.06 104 1960 - 2022
Uzbekistan 103.07 105 1960 - 2022
Belgium 101.87 106 1960 - 2022
Nigeria 101.69 107 1960 - 2022
St. Vincent & ... 100.46 108 1960 - 2022
Mexico 100.29 109 1960 - 2022
Comoros 100.24 110 1960 - 2022
Cape Verde 99.23 111 1960 - 2022
Zambia 99.1 112 1960 - 2022
Brazil 98.89 113 1960 - 2022
Bahamas 98.54 114 1960 - 2022
Iraq 98.18 115 1960 - 2022
Albania 97.89 116 1960 - 2022
North Macedonia 97.83 117 1960 - 2022
Ecuador 97.17 118 1960 - 2022
Bhutan 94.89 119 1960 - 2022
Egypt 93.21 120 1960 - 2022
Tanzania 91.9 121 1960 - 2022
Canada 91.23 122 1960 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 90.39 123 1960 - 2022
Zimbabwe 87.62 124 1960 - 2022
S.T.&Principe 86.78 125 1960 - 2022
Cameroon 82.78 126 1960 - 2022
Pakistan 81.75 127 1960 - 2022
India 80.65 128 1960 - 2022
Rwanda 79.86 129 1960 - 2022
Vanuatu 78.2 130 1960 - 2022
Honduras 76.08 131 1960 - 2022
Togo 74.18 132 1960 - 2022
Sudan 73.97 133 1960 - 2022
Madagascar 70.18 134 1960 - 2022
Uganda 69.99 135 1960 - 2022
Chad 68.2 136 1960 - 2022
Jordan 67.57 137 1960 - 2022
Lesotho 67.52 138 1960 - 2022
Angola 67.37 139 1960 - 2022
Venezuela 63.42 140 1960 - 2022
Samoa 60.4 141 1960 - 2022
Malawi 60.13 142 1960 - 2022
Burundi 57.96 143 1960 - 2022
Ethiopia 56.02 144 1960 - 2022
Eq. Guinea 53.34 145 1960 - 2022
DR Congo 50.34 146 1960 - 2022
Somalia 50.26 147 1960 - 2022
Kiribati 48.83 148 1960 - 2022
Djibouti 46.33 149 1960 - 2022
Mozambique 42.07 150 1960 - 2022



Definition: Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service that provide access to the PSTN using cellular technology. The indicator includes (and is split into) the number of postpaid subscriptions, and the number of active prepaid accounts (i.e. that have been used during the last three months). The indicator applies to all mobile cellular subscriptions that offer voice communications. It excludes subscriptions via data cards or USB modems, subscriptions to public mobile data services, private trunked mobile radio, telepoint, radio paging and telemetry services.
291.91
212.22
204.63
203.17
191.51
181.63
181.00
176.32
174.52
174.13
174.03
167.52
167.40
165.30
164.50
161.36
156.48
156.31
156.09
155.79
155.03
152.22
152.03
150.29
148.59
145.44
144.04
143.08
142.29
142.21
141.29
139.95
139.14
138.53
136.54
135.25
134.75
132.97
132.93
132.38
132.36
131.94
131.93
131.59
130.57
130.42
129.26
128.68
128.41
127.70
127.42
126.55
126.28
126.18
125.93
125.39
125.23
125.07
124.88
124.55
124.10
123.45
123.43
122.52
122.17
122.03
121.81
121.67
120.82
120.43
119.79
119.62
119.56
118.85
118.11
118.07
117.89
117.76
117.43
117.10
116.33
115.18
114.90
114.86
114.69
114.50
113.28
113.20
113.12
112.43
111.17
110.68
110.17
109.17
109.06
108.97
107.03
106.85
106.82
106.70
106.20
105.81
105.26
104.06
103.07
101.87
101.69
100.46
100.29
100.24
99.23
99.10
98.89
98.54
98.18
97.89
97.83
97.17
94.89
93.21
91.90
91.23
90.39
87.62
86.78
82.78
81.75
80.65
79.86
78.20
76.08
74.18
73.97
70.18
69.99
68.20
67.57
67.52
67.37
63.42
60.40
60.13
57.96
56.02
53.34
50.34
50.26
48.83
46.33
42.07
0
73
146
218.9
291.91
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