4.6. Post and telecommunication (1960–)

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Year Letter post consignment, millionsa Parcel turnover, millionsb Outgoing phonecalls, million Number of telephone main lines, thousandsc
1960 552.1 11.4 538.2 243.4
1961 558.7 12.0 558.3 255.0
1962 495.4 12.4 572.3 265.7
1963 529.0 12.2 596.1 276.9
1964 505.4 12.1 606.4 291.4
1965 559.5 12.0 553.3 303.8
1966 586.1 12.7 569.8 319.2
1967 615.9 12.8 596.9 336.9
1968 632.8 12.6 618.1 360.0
1969 638.2 12.1 645.1 382.6
1970 664.2 12.5 638.8 399.1
1971 709.0 12.5 696.4 424.1
1972 744.3 12.2 765.2 451.2
1973 756.1 12.1 719.9 470.6
1974 772.2 11.9 762.4 493.6
1975 793.6 12.0 765.4 508.0
1976 823.5 11.8 714.3 516.6
1977 875.1 11.7 802.0 523.0
1978 875.6 11.6 1 033.8 533.3
1979 768.3 11.3 871.6 560.6
1980 743.7 11.4 915.5 617.2
1981 735.7 10.8 952.0 636.6
1982 751.0 10.5 989.8 655.3
1983 798.2 10.6 1 021.8 676.4
1984 831.0 10.5 1 048.5 705.4
1985 872.3 9.4 1 042.0 738.8
1986 870.4 8.9 1 105.5 770.2
1987 744.6 8.8 1 184.8 812.7
1988 729.1 8.3 1 237.9 858.2
1989 781.4 7.9 1 242.1 915.9
1990 885.1 7.1 1 300.8 995.8
1991 901.3 7.5 1 456.1 1 129.1
1992 945.9 10.6 1 638.1 1 292.1
1993 869.1 13.6 1 838.9 1 497.6
1994 847.1 14.8 2 349.9 1 785.4
1995 777.4 12.8 2 922.0 2 157.2
1996 692.7 11.3 3 433.0 2 651.2
1997 847.0 11.1 3 788.7 3 095.3
1998 1 006.4 11.3 4 143.9 3 385.1
1999 1 074.0 11.1 4 250.3 3 609.1
2000 1 183.1 11.3 4 223.0 3 799.1
2001 1 234.6 11.1 3 921.2 3 745.6
2002 1 252.4 11.1 3 727.8 3 670.0
2003 1 291.2 9.4 3 537.0 3 607.0
2004 1 295.6 7.1 3 258.0 3 569.7
2005 1 302.0 7.8 2 999.4 3 453.1
2006 961.1 3.5 2 636.2 3 364.9
2007 906.5 1.9d 2 200.0 3 281.5
2008 889.1 1.6 1 981.4 3 114.9
2009 881.6 1.4 1 783.8e 3 110.4e
2010 868.0 1.4 1 678.0 2 933.0
2011 856.6 1.3 1 599.1 2 908.5
2012 797.8 1.3 1 425.6 2 927.4
2013 693.7 1.2 1 344.1 2 919.1
2014 653.4 1.0 1 187.8 3 011.6
2015 621.6 0.8 1 060.8 3 081.8
2016 632.2 0.7 946.5 3 155.2
2017 596.9 1.0 856.6 3 120.1
2018 571.8 1.0 761.1 3 082.0
aOwning to the change in the accounting method of ordinary letter post consignments, data before 1965 are not comparable. Due to the methodological change, since 2006, mails are in domestic circulation and are not comparable with the data before 2006.  bDue to the methodological change, from 2006 the Parcel turnover is in domestic traffic and it is not comparable with the data before 2006.  cFrom 1995 including the number of ISDN channels.  dFrom 2007 parcel.  eFrom 2009, fixed broadband VoIP channels (via DSL or optic cable) are included here.  Preliminary data 

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