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Germany

Germany Media Stats

Definitions

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 broadcasting 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 > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 566,056 Mbps 2004 3rd out of 129
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 841.64 2013 19th out of 205
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
Radio broadcast stations AM 51, FM 787, shortwave 4 1998
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.; 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. 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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