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Australia

Australia Media Stats

Definitions

  • Films produced: Amount of films created in specified country as catalogued by IMDB
  • 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 country code: This entry includes the two-letter codes maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in the ISO 3166 Alpha-2 list and used by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) to establish country-coded top-level domains (ccTLDs).
  • Mobile phones: Mobile cellular per 100 population (2002).
  • 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.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • Telephone system > Domestic: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa.
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  • Telephone system > General assessment: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic and international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa.
  • Telephone system > International: A brief characterization of the system with details on international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa. Arabsat
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use.
  • 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: The total number of televisions
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
Films produced 16 2003 37th out of 50
Households with television 96.28% 2003 15th out of 52
Internet country code .au 2013
Internet hosts None 2012 8th out of 231
Mobile phones 63.97 per 100 people 2002 25th out of 43
Personal computers > Per capita 682.86 per 1,000 people 2004 7th out of 155
Radio broadcast stations AM 262, FM 345, shortwave 1 1998
Telephone system > Domestic domestic satellite system; significant use of radiotelephone in areas of low population density; rapid growth of mobile telephones 2013
Telephone system > General assessment excellent domestic and international service 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 61; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-3 optical telecommunications submarine cable with links to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; the Southern Cross fiber optic submarine cable provides links to New Zealand and the United States; satellite earth stations - 19 (10 Intelsat - 4 Indian Ocean and 6 Pacific Ocean, 2 Inmarsat - Indian and Pacific Ocean regions, 2 Globalstar, 5 other) 2007
Telephones > Mobile cellular 24.49 million 2011 40th out of 192
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; Internet Movie Database 2003; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; International Telecommunication Union; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; 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

Citation

"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

Kara

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