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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media multiple privately owned TV stations and 1 publicly owned TV station; cable network services are widely available; more than 100 privately owned radio stations and a public radio network 2007
Households with television 92.8% 2005 12th out of 14
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 100.17 2012 75th out of 188
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 468.98 2013 91st out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 336.08 2007 52nd out of 149
Internet users 1.49 million 2009 80th out of 206
Personal computers > Per capita 218.67 per 1,000 people 2004 34th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

Reloj - popular national radio

Radio Columbia - news and talk

Radio Monumental - news and talk


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2013
Radio broadcast stations AM 65, FM 51, shortwave 19 2002
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 128.32 2012 49th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 363.58 per 1,000 people 2007 109th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Teletica (channel 7) - private

Repretel (channels 4, 6, 11) - private

Canal 13 - public

2013
Television receivers > Per capita 143.64 per 1,000 people 1997 87th out of 178
Televisions 525,000 2003 99th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 125.86 2003 103th 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.; 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; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; 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

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

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