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Netherlands

Netherlands Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media more than 90% of households are connected to cable or satellite TV systems that provide a wide range of domestic and foreign channels; public service broadcast system includes multiple broadcasters, 3 with a national reach and the remainder operating in regional and local markets; 2 major nationwide commercial television companies, each with 3 or more stations, and many commercial TV stations in regional and local markets; nearly 600 radio stations with a mix of public and private stations providing national or regional coverage 2008
Households with television 99.42% 2002 5th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 393.14 2012 4th out of 188
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 925.88 2013 5th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 915.66 2007 2nd out of 149
Internet users 14.87 million 2010 9th out of 45
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANP) - news agency

DutchNews.nl - news in English

2012
Personal computers > Per capita 682.36 per 1,000 people 2004 8th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

NOS - public radio, operates news and information station Radio 1, music network Radio 2, pop station 3FM, cultural station Radio 4

Radio Netherlands - international broadcaster, language services include English

Sky Radio - popular commercial FM station, continuous music


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2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 4, FM 246, shortwave 3 2004
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 117.52 2012 67th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,056.72 per 1,000 people 2006 25th out of 148
Television > List of TV stations

NOS - public broadcaster

BVN TV - public, for Dutch-speakers abroad

RTL - commercial, operates RTL4, RTL5, RTL7 and RTL8


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2012
Television receivers > Per capita 519 per 1,000 people 1997 19th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 499.22 2003 24th 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; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; 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.

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