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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Media Stats

Definitions

  • Active military personnel: Active military.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Average cost of local call: Telephone average cost of local call (US$ per three minutes). Cost of local call is the cost of a three-minute call within the same exchange area using the subscriber's equipment (that is, not from a public phone).
  • Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people: Fixed lines are telephone mainlines connecting a customer's equipment to the public switched telephone network. Mobile phone subscribers refer to users of portable telephones subscribing to an automatic public mobile telephone service using cellular technology that provides access to the public switched telephone network.
  • Households with television: Households with television are the share of households with a television set. Some countries report only the number of households with a color television set, and therefore the true number may be higher than reported.
  • International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes: International voice traffic is the sum of international incoming and outgoing telephone traffic (in minutes).
  • Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology.
  • Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet > Hosts: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity.
  • Internet > Hosts per 1000: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet > IP addresses per capita: Number of IPv4 internet address allocated per 1000 residents.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Internet > Internet Service Providers: The number of Internet Service Providers within a country. An ISP is defined as a company that provides access to the Internet.
  • Internet > Internet penetration: Penetration.
  • Internet > Internet users: Internet users.
  • Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users (per 100 people). Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Internet > Internet users per thousand people: Internet users. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Internet > Percent using internet: Percentage of individuals using the Internet.
  • Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month: Price basket for Internet is calculated based on the cheapest available tariff for accessing the Internet 20 hours a month (10 hours peak and 10 hours off-peak). The basket does not include the telephone line rental but does include telephone usage charges if applicable. Data are compiled in the national currency and converted to U.S. dollars using the annual average exchange rate.
  • Internet > Users: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months.
  • Internet > Users > Per capita: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Internet > Users per 1000: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people: Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included."
  • Mobile phone subscribers: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology.
  • Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Mobile phone subscribers per 1000: Mobile telephone subscribers are subscribers to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • News Agencies > List of news agencies: List of news agencies.
  • Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation: Estimated number of daily newspapers circulated each day.
  • Newspapers > List of newspapers: List of newspapers.
  • Radio > List of radio stations: List of radio stations.
  • Radio broadcast stations: The total number of AM, FM, and shortwave broadcast stations.
  • Radio receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Radio receivers per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Radios per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines: Fixed telephone lines.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions: Mobile cellular subscriptions. Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people: Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people). Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included.
  • Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000: Mobile cellular subscriptions. Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions are subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service using cellular technology, which provide access to the public switched telephone network. Post-paid and prepaid subscriptions are included. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telecoms > Telephone lines: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included.
  • Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000: Telephone lines. Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange. Integrated services digital network channels ands fixed wireless subscribers are included. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes: Cost of international call to U.S. is the cost of a three-minute, peak rate, fixed line call from the country to the United States.
  • Telephone mainlines per 1000: Telephone mainlines are fixed telephone lines connecting a subscriber to the telephone exchange equipment. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telephone system > General assessment: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic and international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa.
  • Telephone system > International: A brief characterization of the system with details on international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa. Arabsat
  • Telephones > Main lines in use: The total number of main telephone lines in use.
  • Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita: The total number of main telephone lines in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000: The total number of main telephone lines in use. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000: The total number of mobile cellular telephones in use. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Television > List of TV stations: List of TV stations.
  • Television broadcast stations: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations.
  • Television broadcast stations > Per capita: This entry gives the total number of separate broadcast stations plus any repeater stations. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Television receivers > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Television receivers per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Televisions: The total number of televisions
  • Televisions per 1000: The total number of televisions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 10,500 2014 96th out of 147
Average cost of local call 0.03 1999 6th out of 7
Broadcast media 1 2007
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 18.6 per 1,000 people 2002 163th out of 188
Households with television 6.69% 2002 129th out of 142
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 14.14 million min. 1995 142nd out of 163
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 0.0 2007 196th out of 200
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 0.0 2007 196th out of 200
Internet > Hosts 8 2008 215th out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 0.00145 2008 192nd out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 3.27 2014 203th out of 233
Internet > ISP 1 2001 30th out of 31
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 0.51 Mbps 2002 162nd out of 166
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 0.104 Mbps per 1 million peop 2002 158th out of 163
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 0.114 Mbps 2002 160th out of 164
Internet > Internet Service Providers 1 2003 211th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 1.3% 2013 205th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 71,318 2013 176th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 1.3 2012 197th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 12.71 2013 201st out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 1.3% 2012 195th out of 200
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 10.56$/month 2005 149th out of 175
Internet > Users 13,000 2007 152nd out of 154
Internet > Users > Per capita 2.12 per 1,000 people 2007 150th out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 2.4 2007 147th out of 149
Internet hosts 2012 190th out of 231
Internet users 14,900 2009 191st out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 0.25 2008 185th out of 186
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 18.14 2008 161st out of 182
Mobile phone subscribers 113,214 2003 143th out of 195
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 22.12 per 1,000 people 2003 162nd out of 195
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 24.02 2003 151st out of 189
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Cotton Tree News - news website, operated by NGOs

Sierra Leone News Agency

2012
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 20,000 1996 132nd out of 183
Newspapers > List of newspapers

Awoko

Concord Times

The Exclusive


Full Article
2012
Radio > List of radio stations

Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) - national broadcaster

Radio Democracy 98.1 FM - Freetown station, once the voice of the exiled Kabbah government, regarded as pro-government

Kiss FM - private station in Bo


Full Article
2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 1, FM 9, shortwave 1 2001
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.266 per capita 1997 109th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 285.11 1997 96th out of 179
Radios per 1000 237.65 2003 123th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 18,000 2012 183th out of 211
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 2.21 million 2012 140th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 36.07 2012 181st out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 369.64 2012 181st out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 18,000 2012 183th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 3.01 2012 192nd out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 2.74$ 1999 102nd out of 140
Telephone mainlines per 1000 5.34 2002 172nd out of 191
Telephone system > General assessment marginal telephone service with poor infrastructure 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 232; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) 2012
Telephones > Main lines in use 14,000 2010 194th out of 220
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 4.91 per 1,000 people 2002 81st out of 91
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 5.81 2009 178th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 2.14 million 2011 133th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 126.29 per 1,000 people 2007 141st out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 205.63 2009 168th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) - terrestrial network with limited coverage

ABC TV - private

2012
Television broadcast stations 2 1999 13th out of 13
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.457 per 1 million people 1999 10th out of 13
Television receivers 53,000 1997 148th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 12.58 per 1,000 people 1997 148th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 13.49 1997 147th out of 176
Televisions 53,000 2003 153th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 11.25 2003 167th out of 191

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of countries by number of military and paramilitary personnel (The list); CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Development Indicators 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; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. 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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.

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