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Syria

Syria Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media - 2007
Households with television 80.1% 2002 70th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 16.88 2012 121st out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 24.3 2012 130th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 243.8 2013 135th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 177.39 2007 84th out of 149
Internet users 4.47 million 2009 52nd out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Syrian Arab News Agency (Sana) - state-run, in Arabic, English and French

2013
Personal computers > Per capita 42.01 per 1,000 people 2005 33th out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

Syrian Arab Republic Radio - state-run

Al-Madina FM - first private radio

2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 61.22 2012 159th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 346.88 per 1,000 people 2007 114th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Syrian TV - state-run, operates domestic and satellite networks

Al-Dunya TV - private, pro-government

Orient News - opposition, via satellite, based in Dubai


Full Article
2013
Television receivers > Per capita 67.5 per 1,000 people 1997 112th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 60.7 2003 131st 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.

Citation

"Syria Media Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Syria/Media

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  • Syria ranked second last for television receivers > per capita amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 1997.