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Lesotho

Lesotho Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media 1 m 2008
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 8.99 1998 69th out of 87
Households with television 11.5% 2002 121st out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 1.41 2012 154th out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 4.59 2012 179th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 45.76 2013 183th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 35.79 2007 126th out of 149
Internet users 76,800 2009 162nd out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Lesotho News Agency - state-run

2013
Radio > List of radio stations

Radio Lesotho - national, state-run

MoAfrika FM - private, Maseru-based

People's Choice FM - private


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2013
Radio broadcast stations AM 1, FM 2, shortwave 1 1998
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 59.17 2012 162nd out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 214.56 per 1,000 people 2007 129th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Lesotho Television - national, state-run

2013
Television receivers > Per capita 31.12 per 1,000 people 1997 129th out of 178

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; 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; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics

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