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Barbados

Barbadian and Bajan Media Stats

Definitions

  • Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people: Fixed lines are telephone mainlines connecting a customer's equipment to the public switched telephone network. Mobile phone subscribers refer to users of portable telephones subscribing to an automatic public mobile telephone service using cellular technology that provides access to the public switched telephone network.
  • 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.
  • International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes: International voice traffic is the sum of international incoming and outgoing telephone traffic (in minutes).
  • Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000: Broadband subscribers are the total number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technologies. Reporting countries may have different definitions of broadband, so data are not strictly comparable across countries. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers: 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.
  • 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 > Hosts per 1000: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet > IP addresses per capita: Number of IPv4 internet address allocated per 1000 residents.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Internet > Internet Service Providers: The number of Internet Service Providers within a country. An ISP is defined as a company that provides access to the Internet.
  • Internet > Internet penetration: Penetration.
  • Internet > Internet users: Internet users.
  • Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users (per 100 people). Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Internet > Internet users per thousand people: Internet users. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Internet > Percent using internet: Percentage of individuals using the Internet.
  • Internet > TLD: 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).
  • Internet > Top level domain: Country top level domain.
  • Internet > Users: 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.
  • 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.
  • Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Mobile phone subscribers: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology.
  • Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Mobile phone subscribers per 1000: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Newspapers > List of newspapers: List of newspapers.
  • Personal computers: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual.
  • 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.
  • Radio > List of radio stations: List of radio stations.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • Radio receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Radio receivers per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Radios per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people: Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people: Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions: Mobile cellular subscriptions. 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.
  • 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.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000: Mobile cellular subscriptions. 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecoms > Telephone lines: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.
  • Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes: Cost of international call to U.S. is the cost of a three-minute, peak rate, fixed line call from the country to the United States.
  • Telephone mainlines per 1000: Telephone mainlines are fixed telephone lines connecting a subscriber to the telephone exchange equipment. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 > Main lines in use: The total number of main telephone lines in use.
  • 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 > Main lines in use per 1000: The total number of main telephone lines in use. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Television > List of TV stations: List of TV stations.
  • Television broadcast stations: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations.
  • Television broadcast stations > Per capita: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Television receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Television receivers per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Televisions: The total number of televisions
  • Televisions per 1000: The total number of televisions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
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
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,265.3 per 1,000 people 2005 34th out of 140
Households with television 92.78% 2002 40th out of 142
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 163.8 million min. 2003 66th out of 109
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 116.76 2005 25th out of 114
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 65,400 2012 108th out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 230.92 2012 36th out of 188
Internet > Hosts per 1000 0.375 2008 137th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 486.67 2014 64th out of 233
Internet > ISP 19 2000 36th out of 161
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 600 Mbps 2005 34th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 2,225.88 Mbps per 1 million peop 2005 11th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 2,193.24 Mbps 2005 11th out of 87
Internet > Internet Service Providers 19 2003 54th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 73.3% 2013 43th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 210,994 2013 153th out of 209
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 > Percent using internet 73.33% 2012 38th out of 200
Internet > TLD .bb 2008
Internet > Top level domain .bb 2013
Internet > Users 160,000 2005 114th out of 184
Internet > Users > Per capita 593.57 per 1,000 people 2005 18th out of 183
Internet > Users per 1000 584.86 2005 17th out of 172
Internet hosts 2012 166th out of 231
Internet users 188,000 2008 5th out of 9
Internet users > Per 100 people 73.67 2008 16th out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 206,190 2005 139th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 764.92 per 1,000 people 2005 45th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 753.71 2005 45th out of 167
Newspapers > List of newspapers

The Barbados Advocate - daily

The Nation - daily

The Broad Street Journal - business

2012
Personal computers 40,000 2005 46th out of 58
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
Radio broadcast stations AM 2, FM 6, shortwave 0 2004
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.898 per capita 1997 20th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 895.67 1997 20th out of 179
Radios per 1000 875.04 2003 26th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 50.84 2012 14th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,225.19 2012 55th out of 197
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 347,000 2012 168th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 126.4 2012 51st out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,225.19 2012 58th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 144,000 2012 134th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 508.44 2012 15th out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 1.95$ 2004 45th out of 111
Telephone mainlines per 1000 493.03 2005 15th out of 141
Telephone system > General assessment island-wide automatic telephone system 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 1-246; landing point for the East Caribbean Fiber System (ECFS) submarine cable with links to 13 other islands in the eastern Caribbean extending from the British Virgin Islands to Trinidad; satellite earth stations - 1 (Intelsat -Atlantic Ocean); tropospheric scatter to Trinidad and Saint Lucia 2010
Telephones > Main lines in use 140,700 2011 134th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 500.45 per 1,000 people 2005 22nd out of 171
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 486.37 2009 17th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 347,900 2011 163th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 878.01 per 1,000 people 2006 45th out of 148
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 1,208.22 2009 40th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

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

2012
Television broadcast stations 1 2004 32nd out of 34
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 3.72 per 1 million people 2004 22nd out of 33
Television receivers 76,000 1997 136th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 288.12 per 1,000 people 1997 52nd out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 287.22 1997 50th out of 176
Televisions 76,000 2003 139th out of 214
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; 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.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and 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.; 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.; http://www.iana.org/numbers; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users ("Percentage of Individuals using the Internet 2000-2012" , International Telecommunications Union (Geneva), June 2013, retrieved 22 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); 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.; International Telecommunications Union. Source tables; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. 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.; 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.; International Telecommunications Union; International Telecommunications Union. Source tables. 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. 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. 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.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. 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/All-stats