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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media government owns all local radio and television stations; foreign shortwave broadcasts and satellite television are available to those who can afford antennas and receivers; in rural areas, access to television broadcasts is extremely limited 2007
Households with television 26.5% 2002 103th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 5.21 2012 139th out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 17.09 2012 141st out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 163.61 2013 146th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 106.04 2007 100th out of 149
Internet users 1.42 million 2009 82nd out of 206
Personal computers > Per capita 92.24 per 1,000 people 2005 23th out of 58
Personal computers per 1000 94.41 2005 24th out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) - state-run, operates National FM, Power FM, Radio Zimbabwe and S-FM

Star FM - operated by Zimpapers, publisher of government-owned The Herald

ZiFM Stereo - operated by AB Communications


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2012
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 96.93 2012 114th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 99.58 per 1,000 people 2007 146th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) - state-run, operates ZTV1

2012
Television receivers > Per capita 30.36 per 1,000 people 1997 130th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 29.2 2003 147th 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; World Development Indicators 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.; 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

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

  • Zimbabwe ranked first for telecoms > mobile cellular subscriptions > per 100 people amongst Failed states in 2012.
  • Zimbabwe has ranked last for information and communication technology spending > current US$ since 2003.

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Who's who in Southern African Broadcasting 2003 reported that there were 2 118 000 tv sets in Zimbabwe and 4 035 00 radio sets. Please give us balanced good reliable information that helps us create a progressive vibrant Africa by playing a part in sustainable development based on factual information.

Thank you
TK

Posted on 24 Feb 2010

Tonderai Katsande (TK)

Tonderai Katsande (TK)