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European Union: Media stats

Definitions

  • Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people: Fixed lines are telephone mainlines connecting a customer's equipment to the public switched telephone network. Mobile phone subscribers refer to users of portable telephones subscribing to an automatic public mobile telephone service using cellular technology that provides access to the public switched telephone network.
  • Households with television: Households with television are the share of households with a television set. Some countries report only the number of households with a color television set, and therefore the true number may be higher than reported.
  • Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic.
  • Internet > Users > Per capita: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Internet > Users per 1000: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Personal computers > Per capita: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Personal computers per 1000: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people: Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people). Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita: The total number of main telephone lines in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Television receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Television viewing: Mean hours of television watched by each person per week.
  • Televisions per 1000: The total number of televisions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT EUROPEAN UNION TOTAL EUROPEAN UNION AVERAGE DATES
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,391.28 per 1,000 people
98% more than average
2005
Households with television 97.36%
2% more than average
2005
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 258.01
2 times more than average
2012
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 265,373.5 Mbps
34% of surveyed countries
24,124.86 Mbps
3 times more than average
2005
Internet > Users > Per capita 514.81 per 1,000 people
80% more than average
2007
Internet > Users per 1000 506.26
81% more than average
2007
Internet users 10.69 million
7 times more than average
2010
Personal computers > Per capita 429.98 per 1,000 people
3 times more than average
2005
Personal computers per 1000 426.4
3 times more than average
2005
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 3,518.88
17% of surveyed countries
125.67
24% more than average
2012
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 595.34 per 1,000 people
7 times more than average
2009
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,283.59 per 1,000 people
78% more than average
2009
Television receivers > Per capita 456.19 per 1,000 people
2 times more than average
1997
Television viewing 219 hours per person per wee
76% of surveyed countries
21.9 hours per person per wee
1% less than average
2002
Televisions per 1000 462.34
2 times more than average
2003

Citation

"European Union Media Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/European-Union/Media