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Germany

Germany 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 mixture of publicly operated and privately owned TV and radio stations; national and regional public broadcasters compete with nearly 400 privately owned national and regional TV stations; more than 90% of households have cable or satellite TV; hundreds of radio stations including multiple national radio networks, regional radio networks, and a large number of local radio stations 2008
Households with television 95% 2004 19th out of 37
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 340.79 2012 11th out of 188
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 841.64 2013 19th out of 205
Internet > Users > Per capita 515.77 per 1,000 people 2007 35th out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 516.61 2007 33th out of 149
Internet users 65.12 million 2010 1st out of 45
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa) Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)

2012
Personal computers > Per capita 545.35 per 1,000 people 2004 15th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

ARD - umbrella organisation of public radio services, including those of individual regions

Deutschlandradio - operates national public stations Deutschlandfunk and Deutschlandradio Kultur, both offering current affairs and cultural programmes

Deutsche Welle - international radio,, services in many languages

2012
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 131.3 2012 46th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,283.59 per 1,000 people 2009 1st out of 8
Television > List of TV stations

ARD - organisation of regional public broadcasters; operates Das Erste, the main national public TV channel

ZDF - operates second national public TV channel

n-tv - commercial, rolling-news


Full Article
2012
Television receivers > Per capita 566.58 per 1,000 people 1997 11th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 622.77 2003 10th 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

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

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