What percentage of the world population has access to a telephone, or cellphone?
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04 Feb 2005 10:35 PST
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I checked the International Labor Organization, and UNESCO.
Re: What percentage of the world population has access to a telephone, or cellph
Answered By: blazius-ga on 07 Feb 2005 02:19 PST
According to the 2003 statistics of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU, a specialized agency of the United Nations)), there are 2 464 962 600 telephone lines in the world, corresponding to 40.32 phone subscription per 100 people. Detailed figures are avilable at http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/statistics/. The information is based on official data from 183 ogf the world's 193 countries. Search strategy: None - I knew about this website, and found the numbers you requested via a few clicks.
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great website ITU that I hadnt heard about. I will use this in the future. Thanks for your help.
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