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Bahrain

Bahraini Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media state-run Bahrain Radio and Television Corporation (BRTC) operates 5 terrestrial TV networks and several radio stations; satellite TV systems provide access to international broadcasts; 1 private FM station directs broadcasts to Indian listeners; radio and TV broadcasts from countries in the region are available 2007
Households with television 95.42% 2002 28th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 131.41 2012 61st out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 88 2012 12th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 857.35 2013 15th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 242.17 2007 69th out of 149
Internet users 419,500 2009 120th out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - state-run, English-language pages

Bahrain Mirror - opposition-leaning news website

2013
Personal computers > Per capita 169.04 per 1,000 people 2004 44th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

Bahrain Radio and Television Corporation (BRTC) - state-run; operates General Programme in Arabic, Second Programme featuring cultural and local programmes, Holy Koran Programme, Sports Service, English-language Radio Bahrain

Voice FM - private, for Indian listeners

2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 156.23 2012 22nd out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,575 per 1,000 people 2007 3rd out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Bahrain Radio and Television Corporation (BRTC) - state-run; operates five terrestrial TV networks

2013
Television receivers > Per capita 442.24 per 1,000 people 1997 27th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 356.19 2003 42nd out of 191

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.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; 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.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. 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; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbook, December 2003. 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.

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