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Number of Fixed Lines fell 4.55% to 13.3 mil in Canada in 2019

Number of Fixed Lines (mil), 2019
Telcos & Hi-Tech | Canada | January 1, 2021
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Number of fixed lines fell 4.55% to 13.3 mil in Canada in 2019, according to World Bank.

Historically, number of fixed lines in Canada reached an all time high of 21.1 mil in 2001 and an all time low of 4.99 mil in 1960. When compared to Canada's main peers, number of fixed lines in Australia amounted to 7.82 mil, 22.5 mil in Mexico, 32.0 mil in United Kingdom and 107 mil in USA in 2019.

Canada has been ranked 15th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of number of fixed lines, 1 place above the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Fixed Lines Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Australia mil 10.4 9.19 8.50 8.48 8.46
Belgium mil 4.59 4.53 4.49 4.37 4.25
Belize mil 0.024 0.023 0.024 0.022 0.021
Canada mil 16.9 16.4 15.6 15.2 14.5
China mil 267 249 231 207 194
France mil 39.1 38.8 38.9 39.0 38.7
Germany mil 48.7 47.0 45.4 45.3 44.4
Guatemala mil 1.86 1.72 1.72 2.45 2.46
Honduras mil 0.619 0.527 0.497 0.443 0.491
Indonesia mil 30.7 26.2 10.4 10.8 11.1
Ireland mil 2.03 2.02 1.93 1.92 1.87
Japan mil 64.0 63.6 63.7 64.1 64.0
Malaysia mil 4.54 4.41 4.49 4.84 6.58
Mexico mil 18.6 18.6 20.2 20.9 20.8
New Zealand mil 1.85 1.85 1.85 1.76 1.79
Papua New Guinea mil 0.140 0.145 0.150 0.154 0.158
USA mil 133 128 125 121 119
United Kingdom mil 33.4 33.2 33.2 33.6 32.2