Which Country Employes the Most People in Telecommunication?

Telecommunication Employees (persons), 2009 or latest
Telcos & Hi-Tech | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 28 countries in 2009, Germany ranked the highest in telecommunication employees with 181,800 persons followed by France and Israel. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 1,323 persons, Malta with 1,865 persons and Cyprus with 3,178 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Telecommunication Employees indicator page.

Telecommunication Employees Unit 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Belgium persons ... 23,291 23,901 22,445 22,222 22,311
Bulgaria persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 33,551 34,201 28,891 25,390 23,358
Czech Republic persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 23,260 20,334 17,141 20,223 20,028
Denmark persons ... 20,471 19,739 16,693 16,597 17,700
France persons ... 138,716 142,000 140,000 133,000 130,000
Germany persons ... 230,600 225,300 224,100 214,700 204,600
Greece persons ... 26,600 26,900 24,400 22,400 22,830
Hungary persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 19,508 19,086 17,220 16,339 16,163
Israel persons ... ... ... 102,802 104,528 103,521 ... ...
Poland persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 53,928 50,455
Romania persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 53,614 47,538 44,330 48,856 51,862
Spain persons ... 85,169 88,005 88,519 88,766 85,005
Sweden persons ... 20,087 18,914 19,070 19,057 17,534
Switzerland persons ... 23,007 21,900 22,338 22,478 23,173
Turkey persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 70,333 60,981 60,631 49,792 45,000