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France

France Media Stats

Definitions

  • 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 > 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 > Internet users per thousand people: Internet users. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • News Agencies > List of news agencies: List of news agencies.
  • 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 > List of radio stations: List of radio stations.
  • 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.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Television > List of TV stations: List of TV stations.
  • Television receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Televisions per 1000: The total number of televisions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media a mix of both publicly operated and privately owned TV stations; state-owned France Televisions operates 4 networks, one of which is a network of regional stations, and has part-interest in several thematic cable/satellite channels and international channels; a large number of privately owned regional and local TV stations; multi-channel satellite and cable services provide a large number of channels; public broadcaster Radio France operates 7 national networks, a series of regional networks, and operates services for overseas territories and foreign audiences; Radio France Internationale (RFI), under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is a leading international broadcaster; a large number of commercial FM stations, with many of them consolidating into commercial networks 2008
Households with television 95% 2004 18th out of 37
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 364.71 2012 7th out of 188
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 825.96 2013 22nd out of 205
Internet > Users > Per capita 483.65 per 1,000 people 2006 26th out of 154
Internet > Users per 1000 464.04 2006 27th out of 152
Internet users 44.63 million 2010 3rd out of 45
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Agence France Presse (AFP) - Paris-based, founded in 1835

2014
Personal computers > Per capita 574.97 per 1,000 people 2005 5th out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

Radio France - operates national and regional outlets, including speech-based France Inter and all-news France Info

Radio France Internationale (RFI) - international broadcaster, via shortwave and FM relays worldwide

Europe 1 - major commercial station, news and entertainment


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2014
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 98.14 2012 112th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 789.48 per 1,000 people 2005 47th out of 183
Television > List of TV stations

France 2 - national, main public TV network

France 3 - national, public

France 5 - national, public, educational


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2014
Television receivers > Per capita 597.86 per 1,000 people 1997 9th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 559.1 2003 15th 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; 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; 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. 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

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

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