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Telephones and Internet Users by Country, 1990 and 2005

(rates per 1,000 persons)

CountryTelephone
main lines
Cellular
phone
subscribers
Internet
users
199020051990200519902005
Argentina93227?5700177
Australia456564119066698
Austria418450109911486
Belgium3934614903?458
Brazil63230?4620195
Bulgaria25032108070206
Canada550566215144520
China6269?302085
Colombia6916804790104
Cuba3275012017
Czech Republic15731401,1510269
Ecuador481290472047
Egypt29140?184068
Finland535404529974534
France49558657891430
Germany40166739601455
Greece38956809040180
Guatemala2199?358079
Hungary96333?9240297
India645082055
Indonesia658?213073
Ireland28048971,0120276
Israel34942431,1201470
Italy39442751,232?478
Japan4414607742?668
South Korea3104922794?684
Lebanon14427702770196
Mexico6418914600181
Netherlands46446659703739
Norway503460461,0287735
Pakistan834?82067
Panama901360418064
Poland8630907640262
Russia14028008380152
Saudi Arabia751641575070
Singapore346425171,0100571
South Africa94101?7240109
Spain3254221952?348
Sweden683717549356764
Switzerland587689199216498
Thailand2411014300110
United Kingdom441528191,0881473
United States545606216808630
Venezuela75136?4700125
Source: Human Development Report, 2007/2008, United Nations. Web: hdr.undp.org.

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