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Japan

Japan Media Stats

Definitions

  • Households with television: Households with television are the share of households with a television set. Some countries report only the number of households with a color television set, and therefore the true number may be higher than reported.
  • Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet > Internet users per thousand people: Internet users. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Internet > Users > Per capita: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Internet > Users per 1000: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • News Agencies > List of news agencies: List of news agencies.
  • Personal computers > Per capita: Personal computers are self-contained computers designed to be used by a single individual. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Radio > List of radio stations: List of radio stations.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people: Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people). Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Television > List of TV stations: List of TV stations.
  • Television receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Televisions per 1000: The total number of televisions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media a mixture of public and commercial broadcast TV and radio stations; 6 national terrestrial TV networks including 1 public broadcaster; the large number of radio and TV stations available provide a wide range of choices; satellite and cable services provide access to international channels 2012
Households with television 99% 2004 5th out of 37
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 276.69 2012 24th out of 188
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 791.21 2013 31st out of 205
Internet > Users > Per capita 691.42 per 1,000 people 2007 12th out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 689.59 2007 12th out of 149
Internet users 99.18 million 2009 3rd out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Kyodo - English-language pages

Japan Today - online news, in English

2012
Personal computers > Per capita 541.63 per 1,000 people 2004 17th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

NHK - public, operates news/speech-based Radio 1, cultural/educational network Radio 2, classical music-based network FM Radio, external service Radio Japan

Inter FM - Tokyo commercial music station

J-Wave - Tokyo commercial music station


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2012
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 109.43 2012 86th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 842.31 per 1,000 people 2007 60th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

NHK - public, operates the General TV, Educational TV channels. NHK also runs HD satellite channels BS1 and BS Premium. NHK World is the organisation's international English-language channel.

TV Asahi - national commercial network

Fuji TV - national commercial network


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2012
Television receivers > Per capita 686.01 per 1,000 people 1997 6th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 677.27 2003 6th 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.; 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; 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

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

Did you know

  • Japan ranked second for internet hosts globally in 2012.
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  • Japan ranked first for televisions per 1000 amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2003.

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Japanese Anime Rules! especially Fist of the Northstar.

Posted on 02 Jun 2010

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