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Australian Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) runs multiple national and local radio networks and TV stations, as well as Australia Network, a TV service that broadcasts throughout the Asia-Pacific region and is the main public broadcaster; Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), a second large public broadcaster, operates radio and TV networks broadcasting in multiple languages; several large national commercial TV networks, a large number of local commercial TV stations, and hundreds of commercial radio stations are accessible; cable and satellite systems are available 2008
Households with television 96.28% 2003 15th out of 52
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 253.18 2012 30th out of 188
Internet > Internet users 18.13 million 2013 28th out of 209
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 814.36 2013 26th out of 205
Internet users 15.81 million 2009 25th out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

AAP - Australian Associated Press

ABC News - public broadcaster's news site

2012
Personal computers > Per capita 682.86 per 1,000 people 2004 7th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

ABC - public, operates speech-cultural network Radio National, ABC NewsRadio, youth network Triple J, ABC Classic FM and local services

Radio Australia - ABC's external service, targeted at Asia-Pacific

SBS Radio - public, multilingual

2012
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 106.19 2012 95th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,040.41 per 1,000 people 2007 36th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

ABC - national, public

ABC News 24 - ABC's news TV

Australia Network - international channel operated by ABC


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2012
Television receivers > Per capita 548.14 per 1,000 people 1997 12th out of 178
Television viewing 22 hours per person per wee 2002 7th out of 13
Televisions 10.15 million 2003 21st out of 214

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Development Indicators database; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013); Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; Figures for European countries are from Andries van den Broek, 'Leisure across Europe. Comparing 14 populations, conveying 1 pattern' (Paper to International Association for Time Use Research, Annual Conference, Lisbon, 2002). The American figure is from Sanchez-Tabernero, Media Concentration in Europe. The Australian figure is from Australian Commercial Television 1986-1995 (Bureau of Transport and Communication Economics, AGPS, Canberra, 1996); CIA World Factbook, December 2003

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"Australia Media Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Australia/Media

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Wow, I never would have thought that Australians watched that much television... 22 hours per person per week? That's slightly excessive in my opinion.

Posted on 18 Apr 2010

Kara

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