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Mauritius

Mauritius Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Average cost of local call 0.03 2001 81st out of 104
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 5 1998 53th out of 56
Broadcast media the government maintains control over TV broadcasting through the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), which operates 3 analog and 10 digital TV stations; MBC is a shareholder in a local company that operates 2 pay-TV stations; the state retains the largest radio broadcast network with multiple stations; several private radio broadcasters have entered the market since 2001; transmissions of at least 2 international broadcasters are available 2007
Cinema > Number of cinemas 17 2006 51st out of 61
Cinema > Number of cinemas per million people 13.57 2006 29th out of 60
Cinema > Number of distribution companies 4 2011 40th out of 49
Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 30 2011 37th out of 82
Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 23.33 2011 4th out of 82
Cinema attendance 1.32 million 2003 59th out of 78
Cinema attendance per capita 1.08 2003 33th out of 77
Cinemas 32 1999 33th out of 41
Cinemas > Annual attendance 1.3 million 1999 41st out of 52
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 1.11 1999 28th out of 51
Cinemas > Per capita 0.027 per 1,000 people 1999 24th out of 41
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 77.2 2004 40th out of 77
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 862.5 per 1,000 people 2005 50th out of 140
Households with television 92.8% 2002 39th out of 142
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 111.97 million min. 2003 74th out of 109
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 2.2 2004 75th out of 116
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 138,900 2012 93th out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 107.55 2012 70th out of 188
Internet > Hosts per 1000 7.57 2008 87th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 378.22 2014 78th out of 233
Internet > ISP 2 2000 118th out of 161
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 61 Mbps 2003 83th out of 134
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 49.88 Mbps per 1 million peop 2003 61st out of 134
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 49.89 Mbps 2003 61st out of 133
Internet > Internet Service Providers 2 2003 166th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 41.4% 2013 105th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 543,550 2013 129th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 41.39 2012 101st out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 411.08 2013 105th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 41.39% 2012 100th out of 200
Internet > TLD .mu 2008
Internet > Top level domain .mu 2013
Internet > Users 340,000 2007 99th out of 154
Internet > Users > Per capita 271.81 per 1,000 people 2007 63th out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 269.75 2007 63th out of 149
Internet hosts 2012 94th out of 231
Internet users 290,000 2009 128th out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 22.22 2008 95th out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 713,300 2005 111th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 573.74 per 1,000 people 2005 59th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 573.74 2005 58th out of 167
Newspaper circulation per 1000 112.85 2003 18th out of 50
Newspapers 5 2003 51st out of 67
Newspapers > List of newspapers

L'Express - daily

Le Mauricien - daily

Le Matinal - daily


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2012
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 116.27 per 1,000 people 2000 30th out of 57
Personal computers 200,000 2004 92nd out of 155
Personal computers > Per capita 162.16 per 1,000 people 2004 45th out of 155
Personal computers per 1000 162.16 2004 44th out of 153
Radio > List of radio stations

MBC - state-run, broadcasting in English, French, Indian languages and Chinese; networks include RM1, RM2, Kool FM, Taal FM, World Hit FM

Top FM - private, Bollywood music and Western pop

Radio One - first private radio station


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2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 4, FM 9, shortwave 0 2002
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.366 per capita 1997 78th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 365.76 1997 76th out of 179
Radios per 1000 343.47 2003 93th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 28.16 2012 59th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,150.48 2012 73th out of 197
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 1.49 million 2012 149th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 113.09 2012 77th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,150.48 2012 75th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 349,100 2012 106th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 270.32 2012 61st out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 1.59$ 2005 6th out of 12
Telephone mainlines per 1000 288.76 2005 43th out of 141
Telephone system > General assessment small system with good service 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 230; landing point for the SAFE submarine cable that provides links to Asia and South Africa where it connects to the SAT-3/WASC submarine cable that provides further links to parts of East Africa, and Europe; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean); new microwave link to Reunion; HF radiotelephone links to several countries 2012
Telephones > Main lines in use 374,600 2011 107th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 285.06 per 1,000 people 2006 46th out of 147
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 297.33 2009 51st out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 1.29 million 2011 144th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 748.27 per 1,000 people 2007 73th out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 852.53 2009 93th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

MBC - state-run, operates three main channels and digital networks

2012
Television > Total number of channels 11 2005 29th out of 72
Television broadcast stations 2 1997 63th out of 89
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 1.74 per 1 million people 1997 43th out of 67
Television receivers 258,000 1997 115th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 224.68 per 1,000 people 1997 71st out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 224.68 1997 69th out of 176
Televisions 258,000 2003 118th out of 214
Televisions > Households with TV 328,601 2011 5th out of 5
Televisions > Households with TV per thousand people 255.51 2011 3rd out of 5
Televisions per 1000 210.99 2003 80th out of 191

SOURCES: Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. 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.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. 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.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics, March 11, 2003; UNESCO Institute for Statistics, March 11, 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.; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. 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.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; World Development Indicators database; 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.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and 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.; 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.; http://www.iana.org/numbers; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users ("Percentage of Individuals using the Internet 2000-2012" , International Telecommunications Union (Geneva), June 2013, retrieved 22 June 2013); 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); 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.; International Telecommunications Union. Source tables; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; 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.; International Telecommunications Union; International Telecommunications Union. Source tables. 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. 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. 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.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. 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.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. 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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  • Mauritius ranked first for television receivers > per capita amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 1997.
  • Mauritius ranked #15 for internet > fixed broadband internet subscribers per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 2012.