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Iraq

Iraq Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 271,400 2013 1st out of 1
Broadcast media the number of private radio and TV 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
Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 24 1997 18th out of 57
Cinemas > Per capita 0.006 per 1,000 people 1997 47th out of 59
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 57.32 per 1,000 people 2004 148th out of 176
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 77 2010 196th out of 199
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 0.00249 2010 196th out of 199
Internet > Hosts 3 2008 222nd out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 0.000102 2008 198th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 7.83 2014 189th out of 233
Internet > ISP 1 2000 132nd out of 161
Internet > Internet Service Providers 1 2003 182nd out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 7.1% 2013 177th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 2.21 million 2013 87th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 7.1 2012 169th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 69.37 2013 174th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 7.1% 2012 167th out of 200
Internet > Users 54,000 2007 135th out of 154
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
Internet users > Per 100 people 0.98 2008 175th out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 574,000 2004 110th out of 197
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 22.62 per 1,000 people 2004 174th out of 197
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 21.52 2004 170th out of 192
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
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 4 1996 104th out of 204
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 407,000 1996 66th out of 183
Newspapers > List of newspapers

Al-Sabah - sponsored by state-run Iraqi Media Network

Al-Zaman - private London-based daily, printed in Baghdad and Basra; English-language pages

Al-Mada - Baghdad, private daily


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2013
Number of PCs per million 7.5 2004 137th out of 162
Personal computers 200,000 2002 77th out of 163
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
Radio receivers 4.85 million 1997 56th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.211 per capita 1997 119th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 223.57 1997 116th out of 179
Radios 4.85 million 2003 59th out of 221
Radios per 1000 186.83 2003 138th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 1.87 million 2012 61st out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 5.71 2012 141st out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 26.76 million 2012 40th out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 26.76 million 2012 39th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 79.39 2012 139th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 821.29 2012 138th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 1.87 million 2012 61st out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 57.43 2012 140th out of 203
Telephone mainlines per 1000 38.77 2004 128th out of 173
Telephone system > General assessment the 2003 liberation of Iraq severely disrupted telecommunications throughout Iraq including international connections; widespread government efforts to rebuild domestic and international communications through fiber optic links are in progress; the mobile cellular market has expanded rapidly to some 27 million subscribers by the end of 2012 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 964; satellite earth stations - 4 (2 Intelsat - 1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean, 1 Intersputnik - Atlantic Ocean region, and 1 Arabsat (inoperative)); local microwave radio relay connects border regions to Jordan, Kuwait, Syria, and Turkey; international terrestrial fiber-optic connections have been established with Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Kuwait, Jordan, and Iran; links to the Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) and the Gulf Bridge International (GBI) submarine fiber-optic cables are planned 2012
Telephones > Main lines in use 1.79 million 2011 62nd out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 59.33 per 1,000 people 2005 118th out of 171
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 36.73 2009 142nd out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 27 million 2012 3rd out of 3
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 509.86 per 1,000 people 2007 90th out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 653.84 2009 117th out of 187
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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Television broadcast stations 21 2004 8th out of 34
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.828 per 1 million people 2004 28th out of 33
Television receivers 1.75 million 1997 63th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 76.04 per 1,000 people 1997 108th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 80.67 1997 106th out of 176
Televisions 1.75 million 2003 66th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 67.41 2003 126th out of 191

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of countries by number of military and paramilitary personnel (The list); CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; World Development Indicators database; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and 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.; 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.; http://www.iana.org/numbers; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users ("Percentage of Individuals using the Internet 2000-2012" , International Telecommunications Union (Geneva), June 2013, retrieved 22 June 2013); 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); 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.; International Telecommunications Union. Source tables; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; 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.; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; ITU. 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.; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. 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.; 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.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; International Telecommunications Union; International Telecommunications Union. Source tables; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates. 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. 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.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. 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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