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Jamaica

Jamaica Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media privately owned Radio Jamaica Limited and its subsidiaries operate multiple TV stations, subscription cable services, and radio stations; 2 other privately owned television stations; roughly 70 radio stations 2007
Households with television 70.04% 2002 79th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 44.12 2012 99th out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 46.5 2012 90th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 461.72 2013 93th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 560.58 2007 26th out of 149
Internet users 1.58 million 2009 78th out of 206
Personal computers > Per capita 62.83 per 1,000 people 2004 77th out of 155
Personal computers per 1000 62.92 2004 76th out of 153
Radio > List of radio stations

Radio Jamaica Ltd (RJR) - operates RJR 94 FM; entertainment station FAME-FM; music-based Hitz 92

Kool 97 - commercial

NewsTalk 93 - commercial


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2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 96.54 2012 115th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 936.65 per 1,000 people 2006 41st out of 148
Television > List of TV stations

Television Jamaica Limited (TVJ) - formerly Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, privatised in 1997

CVM TV - private

Love TV - religious

2013
Television receivers > Per capita 181.53 per 1,000 people 1997 78th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 175.19 2003 89th 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; 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; 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

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

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