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Sub-Saharan Africa: Media stats

Definitions

  • 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 > Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users (per 100 people). Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • 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.
  • Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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: The total number of televisions
  • Televisions per 1000: The total number of televisions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT SUB-SAHARAN TOTAL SUB-SAHARAN AVERAGE DATES
Households with television 32.65%
3 times less than average
2004
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 8.19
13 times less than average
2012
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 557.47
6% of surveyed countries
11.61
4 times less than average
2012
Internet > Users > Per capita 61.27 per 1,000 people
5 times less than average
2007
Internet > Users per 1000 61.09
5 times less than average
2007
Internet users 1.62 million
1% more than average
2009
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 33.49 per 1,000 people
5 times less than average
2000
Personal computers > Per capita 37.23 per 1,000 people
4 times less than average
2005
Personal computers per 1000 38.67
4 times less than average
2005
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 3,268.56
16% of surveyed countries
66.71
51% less than average
2012
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 4.02 per 1,000 people
20 times less than average
2010
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 409.31 per 1,000 people
76% less than average
2010
Television receivers > Per capita 35.17 per 1,000 people
6 times less than average
1997
Televisions 30.27 million
2% of surveyed countries
703,882.33
10 times less than average
2003
Televisions per 1000 37.11
6 times less than average
2003

Citation

"Sub-Saharan Media Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Media