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Barbados

Barbadian and Bajan Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media government-owned Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) operates the lone terrestrial TV station; CBC also operates a multi-channel cable TV subscription service; roughly a dozen radio stations, consisting of a CBC-operated network operating alongside privately owned radio stations 2007
Households with television 92.78% 2002 40th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 230.92 2012 36th out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 73.33 2012 41st out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 730.78 2013 38th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 584.86 2005 17th out of 172
Internet users 188,000 2008 5th out of 9
Personal computers > Per capita 148.39 per 1,000 people 2005 15th out of 58
Personal computers per 1000 146.22 2005 15th out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) - government-owned, operates CBC Radio 94.7 FM, 98.1 The One, QFM

BBS FM - commercial, operated by Barbados Broadcasting Service

Faith 102 - religious, run by Barbados Broadcasting Service


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2012
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 126.4 2012 51st out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 878.01 per 1,000 people 2006 45th out of 148
Television > List of TV stations

Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) - government-owned, operates CBC TV

2012
Television receivers > Per capita 288.12 per 1,000 people 1997 52nd out of 178
Televisions per 1000 280.6 2003 59th 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; World Development Indicators 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.; 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.

Citation

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

  • Barbados ranked third for telecoms > telephone lines per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 2012.
  • Barbados ranked #7 for internet > fixed broadband internet subscribers per 1000 amongst Former British colonies in 2012.