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Qatar Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media TV and radio broadcast licensing and access to local media markets are state controlled; home of the satellite TV channel Al-Jazeera, which was originally owned and financed by the Qatari government, but has evolved to independent corporate status; Al-Jazeera claims editorial independence in broadcasting; local radio transmissions include state, private, and international broadcasters on FM frequencies in Doha 2012
Households with television 89.95% 2002 53th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 77.54 2012 84th out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 88.1 2012 11th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 841.85 2013 18th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 304.57 2007 57th out of 149
Internet users 563,800 2009 115th out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Qatar News Agency - state-run, English-language pages

Doha News - news website, in English

2013
Personal computers > Per capita 171.19 per 1,000 people 2004 43th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

Qatar Broadcasting Service (QBS) - state-run, programmes in Arabic, English, French, Urdu

2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 134.11 2012 42nd out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,393.25 per 1,000 people 2007 6th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Al-Jazeera - influential pan-Arab satellite broadcaster, financed by the Qatar government

Qatar TV - state-run; operates main Arabic service, Koran channel, English channel, satellite channel

2013
Television receivers > Per capita 420.58 per 1,000 people 1997 31st out of 178
Televisions per 1000 348.36 2003 46th 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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