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Belgium

Belgium 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.
    Arabsat -
  • 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 a segmented market with the three major communities (Flemish, French, and German-speaking) each having responsibility for their own broadcast media; multiple TV channels exist for each community; additionally, in excess of 90% of households are connected to cable and can access broadcasts of TV stations from neighboring countries; each community has a public radio network co-existing with private broadcasters 2007
Films produced 23 2003 29th out of 50
Households with television 98% 2005 5th out of 14
Internet country code .be 2013
Internet hosts None 2012 20th out of 231
Mobile phones 78.63 per 100 people 2002 18th out of 43
Personal computers > Per capita 348.04 per 1,000 people 2004 26th out of 155
Radio broadcast stations AM 7, FM 79, shortwave 1 1998
Telephone system > Domestic nationwide mobile-cellular telephone system; extensive cable network; limited microwave radio relay network 2013
Telephone system > General assessment highly developed, technologically advanced, and completely automated domestic and international telephone and telegraph facilities 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 32; landing point for a number of submarine cables that provide links to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia; satellite earth stations - 7 (Intelsat - 3) 2007
Telephones > Mobile cellular 12.54 million 2011 59th out of 192
Television receivers > Per capita 463.61 per 1,000 people 1997 25th out of 178
Television viewing 19 hours per person per wee 2002 10th out of 13
Televisions 4.72 million 2003 32nd 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

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

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