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Malaysia

Malaysia Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media state-owned TV broadcaster operates 2 TV networks with relays throughout the country, and the leading private commercial media group operates 4 TV stations with numerous relays throughout the country; satellite TV subscription service is available; state-owned radio broadcaster operates multiple national networks as well as regional and local stations; many private commercial radio broadcasters and some subscription satellite radio services are available; about 55 radio stations overall 2012
Households with television 88.91% 2002 57th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 84.13 2012 80th out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 65.8 2012 49th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 648.04 2013 54th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 591.78 2007 23th out of 149
Internet users 15.36 million 2009 26th out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Bernama - state-run agency

Malaysiakini - English-language news site

The Malaysian Insider - English-language news site

2013
Personal computers > Per capita 196.83 per 1,000 people 2004 36th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) - state-run, operates some 30 radio stations and external service Voice of Malaysia

Era FM - private

Hot FM - private


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2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 140.94 2012 33th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 940.6 per 1,000 people 2007 48th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) - state-run, operates TV1, TV2

TV3 - commercial terrestrial network

ntv7 - commercial terrestrial network


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2013
Television receivers > Per capita 168.01 per 1,000 people 1997 83th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 433.9 2003 34th 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; 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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"Malaysia Media Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Malaysia/Media

Did you know

  • Malaysia ranked first for internet > users > per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2007.
  • Malaysia ranked #6 for televisions amongst Hot countries in 2003.
  • Malaysia ranked second for telecoms > mobile cellular subscriptions > per 100 people amongst Religious countries in 2012.