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Vietnam

Vietnam Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media government controls all broadcast media exercising oversight through the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC); government-controlled national television provider, Vietnam Television (VTV), operates a network of 9 channels with several regional broadcasting centers; programming is relayed nationwide via a network of provincial and municipal TV stations; law limits access to satellite TV but many households are able to access foreign programming via home satellite equipment; government-controlled Voice of Vietnam, the national radio broadcaster, broadcasts on 6 channels and is repeated on AM, FM, and shortwave stations throughout Vietnam 2008
Households with television 82.78% 2002 69th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 50.09 2012 95th out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 39.49 2012 104th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 390.81 2013 109th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 212.18 2007 77th out of 149
Internet users 23.38 million 2009 17th out of 206
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Vietnam News Agency - government-owned, English-language pages

VietNamNet - news site run by Information Ministry, English-language pages

2012
Personal computers > Per capita 12.73 per 1,000 people 2004 125th out of 155
Radio > List of radio stations

Voice of Vietnam - operates national networks and an external service

Dai Tieng Noi Nhan Dan - Ho Chi Minh City

2012
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 149.41 2012 27th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 389.39 per 1,000 people 2007 104th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

VTV - Vietnam Television

2012
Television receivers > Per capita 47.31 per 1,000 people 1997 123th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 44.37 2003 139th 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

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

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