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Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media broadcast media is government controlled and censored; 7 state-owned TV and 4 state-owned radio networks; satellite dishes and programming provide an alternative to the state-run media; officials sometimes limit access to satellite TV by removing satellite dishes 2007
Households with television 93.2% 2000 41st out of 159
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 0.271 2012 171st out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 7.2 2012 168th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 71.14 2013 173th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 14.41 2007 134th out of 149
Internet users 80,400 2009 160th out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary (TDH) - state news agency

News Central Asia - Turkmenistan-based agency, registered in US

2012
Radio > List of radio stations

Turkmen radio - state-owned, operates four networks

2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 16, FM 8, shortwave 2 1998
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 76.47 2012 141st out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 44.29 per 1,000 people 2006 142nd out of 148
Television > List of TV stations

Turkmen TV - state-owned, networks include main channel Altyn Asyr (Golden Age)

2012
Television receivers > Per capita 189.19 per 1,000 people 1997 76th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 176.42 2003 88th 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; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; 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

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

  • Turkmenistan ranked 17 places from the bottom for telecoms > mobile cellular subscriptions > per 100 people amongst Muslim countries in 2012.
  • Turkmenistan ranked last for internet > fixed broadband internet subscribers per 1000 amongst Former Soviet republics in 2012.