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Middle Eastern and North Africa: 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.
  • Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • 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.
  • Televisions per 1000: The total number of televisions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICAN TOTAL MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICAN AVERAGE DATES
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 783.27 per 1,000 people
11% more than average
2005
Households with television 92.6%
3% less than average
2004
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 57.56
85% less than average
2012
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 18,138 Mbps
2% of surveyed countries
2,267.25 Mbps
4 times less than average
2005
Internet > Users > Per capita 224.28 per 1,000 people
27% less than average
2007
Internet > Users per 1000 205.12
37% less than average
2007
Internet users 4.51 million
3 times more than average
2009
Internet users > Per 100 people 28.83
2% more than average
2008
Personal computers > Per capita 72.91 per 1,000 people
98% less than average
2005
Personal computers per 1000 76.93
88% less than average
2005
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 2,248.34
11% of surveyed countries
124.91
24% more than average
2012
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 239.61 per 1,000 people
3 times more than average
2009
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 788.43 per 1,000 people
10% more than average
2009
Television receivers > Per capita 218.96 per 1,000 people
8% more than average
1997
Televisions per 1000 196.1
9% less than average
2003

Citation

"Middle East and North African Media Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Media