4.7.1. Main data of post and telecommunication (1990–)

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Year Letter post consignments, millionsa Parcel consignments, millionsb Number of telephone main lines, thousands Outgoing calls from fixed networks, millions Outgoing calls from mobile networks, millions Mobile telephone subscribers, thousands
1990 885.1 7.1 996 1 301 .. ..
1991 901.3 7.5 1 129 1 456 3 5
1992 945.9 10.6 1 292 1 638 16 23
1993 869.1 13.6 1 498 1 839 54 70
1994 847.1 14.8 1 785 2 350 123 142
1995 777.4 12.8 2 157 2 922 294 267
1996 692.7 11.3 2 651 3 433 532 473
1997 847.0 11.1 3 095 3 788 714 706
1998 1 006.4 11.3 3 385 4 144 949 1 034
1999 1 074.0 11.1 3 609 4 250 1 279 1 620
2000 1 183.1 11.3 3 799 4 223 2 258 3 076
2001 1 234.6 11.1 3 746 3 921 3 780 4 967
2002 1 252.4 11.1 3 670 3 728 4 399 6 886
2003 1 291.2 9.4 3 607 3 537 4 700 7 945
2004 1 295.6 7.1 3 570 3 258 5 124 8 727
2005 1 302.0 7.8 3 453 2 999 5 995 9 320
2006 961.1 3.5 3 365 2 636 6 759 9 966
2007 906.5c 1.9c 3 282 2 200 7 173 11 030
2008 889.1 1.6 3 115 1 981 7 777 12 224
2009 881.6 1.4 3 110d 1 784 7 789 11 792
2010 868.0 1.4 2 933 1 678 8 071 12 012
2011 856.6 1.3 2 908 1 599 8 368 11 690
2012 797.8 1.3 2 927 1 426 8 045 11 579
2013 693.7 1.2 2 919 1 344 8 080 11 676
2014 653.4 1.0 3 012 1 188 8 149 11 796
2015 621.6 0.8 3 082 1 061 8 140 11 865
2016 632.2 0.7 3 155 946 7 949 11 793
2017 596.9 1.0 3 171 857 7 898 11 738
2018 571.8 1.0 3 230 761 7 945 11 831
2019 542.9 1.0 3 183 662 7 972 12 532e
aDue to the methodological change, since 2006, mails are in domestic circulation and are not comparable with the data before 2006.  bParcel and value parcel until 2006. Due to the methodological change, from 2006 the Parcel turnover is in domestic traffic and it is not comparable with the data before 2006.  cDecrease in number was happened because of the changes in methodology, and does not mean decline of traffic.  dIn 2009 the number of data providers (cable phone) increased! From 2009, fixed broadband VoIP channels (via DSL or optic cable) are included here.  eIncludes the number of M2M cards. 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011