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List of countries by number of mobile phones in use

Rank Country or region Number of mobile phones Population  % of population Last updated date
 World Over 5.6 billion 7,012,000,000[1] 79.86 2011[2]
1 China China 1,046,510,000 1,341,000,000[3] 75.32 June 2012[4]
2 India India 913,486,112 1,210,193,422[5] 75.21 July 2012[6]
3 United States United States 327,577,529 310,866,000[7] 103.9 June 2011[8]
4 Indonesia Indonesia 265,100,000 237,556,363 109.28 September 2012[9]
5 Brazil Brazil 234,948,934 192,379,287[10] 126.52 June 2012[11]
6 Russia Russia 224,260,000 142,905,200[12] 154.5 July 2011[13]
7 Japan Japan 121,246,700 127,628,095 95.1 June 2011[14]
8 Pakistan Pakistan 119,860,799 178,854,781[15] 68.60 May 2012[16][17]
9 Germany Germany 107,000,000 81,882,342 130.1 2009[18]
10 Nigeria Nigeria 101,271,578 140,000,000 72.3 May 2012[19]
11 Iran Iran 96,165,000 73,973,000 130 February 2012[20]
12 Bangladesh Bangladesh 92,120,000 148,090,000 62 July 2012[21]
13 Mexico Mexico 88,797,186 112,322,757 79.8 Sep. 2010[22]
14 Italy Italy 88,580,000 60,090,400 147.4 Dec. 2008[23]
15 Philippines Philippines 86,000,000 94,013,200 91.5 October 2011[24]
16 United Kingdom United Kingdom 75,750,000 61,612,300 122.9 Dec. 2008[25]
17 Vietnam Vietnam 72,300,000 90,549,390 79 October 2010[26]
18 Egypt Egypt 71,460,000 78,300,000 91.3 Egypt Ministry of Communications & IT, February 2011[27]
19 Thailand Thailand 69,000,000 65,001,021 105 2010[28]
20 Turkey Turkey 66,000,000 71,517,100 92.2 2009[29]
21 France France 58,730,000 65,073,842 90.2 Dec. 2008[30]
22 Ukraine Ukraine 54,103,347 45,579,904 118.7 April. 2012[31]
23 South Korea South Korea 52,510,000 48,580,000 108.1 2011[32]
24 Spain Spain 50,890,000 45,828,172 111.0 Dec. 2008[33]
25 Argentina Argentina 50,409,800 40,134,425 125.6 2010[34]
26 Poland Poland 47,153,200 38,186,860[35] 123.48 2010[36]
27 Colombia Colombia 46,147,937 45,393,050 101.6 2011[37]
28 South Africa South Africa 59,474,500 50,586,757 117.6 2011 GSM African Mobile Observatory report [38]
29 Algeria Algeria 33,000,000 35,000,000 94.2 2011[39]
30 Taiwan Taiwan 28,610,000 23,197,947 123.33 September 2011[40]
31 Kenya Kenya 28,080,000 42,000,000 71.3 2012[41]
32 Venezuela Venezuela 27,400,000 28,200,000 98.0 2008[citation needed]
33 Peru Peru 27,100,000 29,000,000 95.5 Dec. 2010[42]
34 Romania Romania 22,800,000 21,438,000 108.5 March 2008[citation needed]
35 Canada Canada 25,543,862 34,482,779 74.1 Q3 2011[43]
36 Morocco Morocco 36,550,000 31,968,361 113.6 Q1 2012[44]
37 Netherlands Netherlands 20,000,000 16,515,057 121.1 Nov. 2009[45]
38 Australia Australia 21,260,000 21,179,211 100.4 Jun 2007[46]
39 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 46,000,000 27,137,000 169.5 Jun 2010[47]
40 Malaysia Malaysia 30,379,000 28,250,000 106 2010[48]
41 Chile Chile 21,000,000 17,094,270 122.9 Dec. 2010[49]
42 Guatemala Guatemala 17,571,895 14,713,763 119.4 Jun. 2010[50]
43 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 17,359,312 21,000,000 80.95 Dec. 2010[51]
44 Ecuador Ecuador 15,900,000 14,300,000 111.18 Jan. 2012[52]
45 Portugal Portugal 14,500,000 10,632,000 137.0 2008[citation needed]
46 Nepal Nepal 14,240,670 28,500,000 53.5 Mar. 2011[53]
47 Hong Kong Hong Kong 13,264,896 7,008,900[54] 187.9 Nov. 2010[55]
48 Belgium Belgium 11,822,000 10,414,000 113.6 2009[citation needed]
49  Hungary 11,833,000 10,020,000 118.3 Sept. 2010[citation needed]
50 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 11,540,040 8,264,070 139.6 Nov 2011[56]
51 Bulgaria Bulgaria 10,655,000 7,600,000 140.2 2008[53]
52 Israel Israel 9,319,000 7,310,000 127.5 2008[53]
53 Denmark Denmark 7,000,000 5,543,819 126.2 February 2008[57]
54 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 7,000,000 8,900,000 78.7 November 2009[58]
55 Jordan Jordan 6,010,000 5,950,000 101.0 March 2010[59]
56 Singapore Singapore 7,289,000 5,076,700 143.5 December 2010[60]
57  New Zealand 4,620,000 4,252,277 108.6 2008[61]
58 Estonia Estonia 1,982,000 1,340,602 147.8 April 2009[citation needed]
59 Lebanon Lebanon 2,720,000 4,224,000 64.4 Oct 2010[62]
60 Lithuania Lithuania 4,960,000 3,341,966 148.4 February 2010[63]
61 Cuba Cuba 1,300,000 11,200,000 11.6 December 2011[64]
62 Montenegro Montenegro 1,294,167 672,180 192.53 Dec 2009[65]

taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_number_of_mobile_phones_in_use

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