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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
6.379 million (2005)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
705.2 (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular
Definition - World rank and map
9.087 million (2005)
Telephones - mobile cellular subscribers per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
1,004.6 (2005)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: highly developed telecommunications infrastructure; ranked among leading countries for fixed-line, mobile-cellular, Internet and broadband penetration
domestic: coaxial and multiconductor cables carry most of the voice traffic; parallel microwave radio relay systems carry some additional telephone channels
international: country code - 46; submarine cables provide links to other Nordic countries and Europe; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean), 1 Eutelsat, and 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions); note - Sweden shares the Inmarsat earth station with the other Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Norway)
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
AM 1, FM 265, shortwave 1 (1998)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
169 (plus 1,299 repeaters) (1995)
Internet country code
Definition
.se
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
3.318 million (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
366.8 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
6.981 million (2006)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
771.8 (2006)
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
250 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 152
over 3,047 m: 3
2,438 to 3,047 m: 12
1,524 to 2,437 m: 75
914 to 1,523 m: 24
under 914 m: 38 (2007)
Airports - with unpaved runways
Definition
total: 98
914 to 1,523 m: 6
under 914 m: 92 (2007)
Heliports
Definition
2 (2007)
Pipelines
Definition
gas 798 km (2007)
Railways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 11,528 km
standard gauge: 11,528 km 1.435-m gauge (7,527 km electrified) (2006)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 425,300 km
paved: 139,300 km (includes 1,740 km of expressways)
unpaved: 286,000 km (2008)
Waterways
Definition
2,052 km (2005)
Merchant marine
Definition - World rank and map
total: 195 ships (1000 GRT or over) 3,987,610 GRT/2,374,430 DWT
by type: bulk carrier 6, cargo 23, carrier 1, chemical tanker 47, passenger 4, passenger/cargo 36, petroleum tanker 15, roll on/roll off 37, specialized tanker 3, vehicle carrier 23
foreign-owned: 40 (Denmark 4, Estonia 3, Finland 12, Germany 4, Italy 8, Norway 7, UK 2)
registered in other countries: 201 (Antigua and Barbuda 1, Bahamas 4, Barbados 7, Bermuda 20, Cook Islands 9, Cyprus 2, Denmark 4, Finland 2, France 9, Germany 1, Gibraltar 12, Isle of Man 2, Italy 1, Liberia 10, Malaysia 3, Malta 2, Marshall Islands 1, Netherlands 27, Netherlands Antilles 1, Norway 30, Panama 6, Portugal 3, Singapore 19, St Vincent and the Grenadines 2, Tuvalu 1, UK 17, US 5) (2008)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Brofjorden, Goteborg, Helsingborg, Lulea, Malmo, Stenungsund, Stockholm, Trelleborg, Visby


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