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Trivia Tidbit Of The Day: Part 14 -- Global Cell Phone Penetration.

The United States has approximately 158,722,000 cellular telephones in use today, good for either second or third place, depending on how one counts the European Union:

1. European Union 314,644,700

2. China 269,000,000

3. United States 158,722,000

4. Japan 86,658,600

5. Germany 64,800,000

6. Italy 55,918,000

7. United Kingdom 49,677,000

8. Brazil 46,373,300

9. France 41,683,100

10. Spain 37,506,700

And others of note:

33. Saudi Arabia 7,238,200

40. Israel 6,334,000 (with a population of 6,199,008)

92. Lebanon 775,100

Source:

The World Factbook, published by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States, based on latest information available.

In light of recent reports detailing America's massive intelligence failures, there might be, shall we say, discrepancies, in the data. But in general they do paint a picture of power and wealth in the world.


Previous trivia tidbits:

Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4; Part 5; Part 6; Part 7; Part 8; Part 9; Part 10; Part 11; Part 12; Part 13.


Stay tuned to WILLisms.com for more daily trivia tidbits.

Posted by Will Franklin · 12 April 2005 06:29 AM

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