The bar chart shows the number of telephone calls in terms of local landline, national and international landline and mobiles in Finland over a 9 year period from 1995 to 2004.
Overall, the three categories: local landline, national-and-international landline and Mobile show a parallel increase after the starting point, although local landline category experienced a downward trend in the last four year of the course.
As per the bar chart, national-and-international calls increased gradually from 6000 million minutes in 1995 to 10000 million minutes in 2004, a rise about 4000 minutes calls. Occupying 12000 minutes calls in 1995, the local landline doubled in number compared to the national and international landline calls recorded in the same years. The local landline recorded as the main communication media using by Finland's residents. After a short peak period in 2001, the figure for local landline dropped consecutively to finish at 12000 calls, a similar number of such figure in 1995.
Finland residents were less likely to use mobiles, even though the record showed that it gained the highest improvement of the overall categories. It start closely to zero calls then underwent a little dip in 1999 prior to rose sharply nearly 10000 minutes in the last statistic year. However, the gap between three categories had narrowed considerably over the second half of the period in question, although local landlines were the still popular in 2004.