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Ghana

Ghana Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media state-owned TV station, 2 state-owned radio networks; several privately owned TV stations and a large number of privately owned radio stations; transmissions of multiple international broadcasters are accessible; several cable and satellite TV subscription services are obtainable 2007
Households with television 26% 2003 46th out of 52
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 2.54 2012 147th out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 17.11 2012 140th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 167.36 2013 144th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 28.86 2007 127th out of 149
Internet users 1.3 million 2009 91st out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Ghana News Agency - state-run

GhanaWeb - news/information portal

2013
Personal computers > Per capita 5.17 per 1,000 people 2004 138th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) - state-run, operates Radio 1 in English and Ghanaian vernaculars, commercial service Radio 2 and local services including Accra's Uniiq FM

Adom FM - private

Peace FM - private


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2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 100.28 2012 108th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 331.6 per 1,000 people 2007 116th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) - state-run, operates Ghana TV (GTV) and digital networks, including news channel GBC 24

Metro TV - jointly owned by government and private company

TV3 - private


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2013
Television receivers > Per capita 93.08 per 1,000 people 1997 104th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 93.59 2003 116th 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.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; 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; 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

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

  • Ghana ranked first for radios per 1000 amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2003.
  • Ghana ranked 13 places from the bottom for internet > fixed broadband internet subscribers per 1000 amongst Former British colonies in 2012.