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Kuwait

Kuwait Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media state-owned TV broadcaster operates 4 networks and a satellite channel; several private TV broadcasters have emerged since 2003; satellite TV available with pan-Arab TV stations especially popular; state-owned Radio Kuwait broadcasts on a number of channels in Arabic and English; first private radio station emerged in 2005; transmissions of at least 2 international radio broadcasters are available 2007
Households with television 95.44% 2002 27th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 14.46 2012 124th out of 188
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 777.39 2013 34th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 352.26 2007 50th out of 149
Internet users 1.1 million 2009 94th out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 36.66 2008 59th out of 186
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Kuwait News Agency (Kuna) - in Arabic and English

2013
Personal computers > Per capita 236.65 per 1,000 people 2005 12th out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

Radio Kuwait - state-run, programmes in English and Arabic

Marina FM - first private radio station, music-based

2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 191.11 2012 4th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,107.14 per 1,000 people 2007 32nd out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Kuwaiti TV - state-run, operates four networks and satellite channel

Al-Rai - first private TV, via satellite

Al-Sabah - private


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2013
Television receivers > Per capita 441.92 per 1,000 people 1997 28th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 413.45 2003 37th 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. 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; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; 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.

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