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Iraq

Iraq Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media the number of private radio and television stations has increased rapidly since 2003; government-owned TV and radio stations are operated by the publicly-funded Iraqi Public Broadcasting Service; private broadcast media are mostly linked to political, ethnic, or religious groups; satellite TV is available to an estimated 70% of viewers and many of the broadcasters are based abroad; transmissions of multiple international radio broadcasters are accessible 2007
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 0.00249 2010 196th out of 199
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 69.37 2013 174th out of 205
Internet > Users > Per capita 1.96 per 1,000 people 2007 151st out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 1.88 2007 148th out of 149
Internet users 325,900 2009 123th out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Voices of Iraq - pooled news service launched by Reuters Foundation and UN Development Programme, English-language pages

National Iraqi News Agency (Nina) - private, English-language pages

Iraqi News - news site, in English

2013
Personal computers per 1000 7.92 2002 127th out of 161
Radio > List of radio stations

Republic of Iraq Radio - state-run

Radio Basra - state-run

Voice of Iraq - private, Baghdad


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2013
Radio broadcast stations after 17 months of unregulated media growth, there are approximately 80 radio stations (types NA) on the air inside Iraq 2004
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 79.39 2012 139th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 509.86 per 1,000 people 2007 90th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Al-Iraqiya - state-run

Al-Sharqiya - private, based in Dubai, satellite and terrestrial

Al-Sumaria - private, based in Beirut, satellite and terrestrial


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2013
Television receivers > Per capita 76.04 per 1,000 people 1997 108th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 67.41 2003 126th out of 191

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; 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; World Development Indicators 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.; 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.

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