These statistics have been discontinued.

No new data will be produced from these statistics.

Table 1. Number of fixed telephone subscriber lines, number of subscriber lines per 100 population and share of ISDN channels of all fixed lines in 1990 and 1995-2006

Year Subscriber lines Change, % Subscriber
lines/100 pop.
Share of ISDN
channels,
% 3)
1990 2 669 697   53,4  
1995 2 799 379   54,7 0,8
19961) 2 801 924 0,1 54,6 3,0
1997 2 850 374 1,7 55,4 7,0
1998 2 841 497 -0,3 55,1 10,8
1999 2 850 305 0,3 55,1 16,8
2000 2 848 809 -0,1 55,0 21,6
2001 2 806 172 -1,5 54,0 23,3
20022) 2 725 607 -2,9 52,4 26,1
2003 2 567 592 -5,8 49,2 30,9
2004 2 390 197 -6,9 45,6 28,4
2005 2 139 713 -10,5 40,7 25,6
2006 1 909 165 -10,8 36,2 24,2

1) Revision of the compilation basis of statistics.

2) Number of primary ISDN subscriber lines has been multiplied by 30 to obtain number of channels (multiplier used in 2001 was 25).

3) Basic rate ISDN subscriber lines, which contain two independent data transmission channels, equal two conventional subscriber lines, while primary rate ISDN subscriber lines, formed of 30 data transmission channels, equal thirty conventional subscriber lines

Source: Telecommunications 2006, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mervi Niemi (09) 1734 3263, Kari-Pekka Niemi (09) 1734 3399

Director in charge: Kaija Hovi


Updated 5.6.2007

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Telecommunications [e-publication].
2006, Table 1. Number of fixed telephone subscriber lines, number of subscriber lines per 100 population and share of ISDN channels of all fixed lines in 1990 and 1995-2006 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.12.2019].
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