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Media > Households with television: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Faroe Islands 112.04% 2000
2 Norway 99.97% 2002
3 Switzerland 99.83% 2002
4 Greece 99.5% 2004
5 Spain 99.48% 2005
6 Netherlands 99.42% 2002
7 Portugal 99.4% 2004
8 Cyprus 99.3% 2005
=9 Canada 99% 2003
=9 Slovakia 99% 2005
=9 Hong Kong 99% 2004
=9 Japan 99% 2004
13 Saudi Arabia 98.68% 2002
14 Singapore 98.6% 2002
15 Luxembourg 98.4% 2004
16 Brunei 98.33% 2001
17 New Zealand 98.1% 2003
18 Liechtenstein 98.07% 2002
19 Russia 98.03% 2002
20 South Korea 98.01% 1995
=21 Latvia 98% 2005
=21 Belgium 98% 2005
23 United States 97.84% 2002
24 Lithuania 97.8% 2005
25 United Kingdom 97.5% 2001
26 Czech Republic 97.41% 2001
27 Ukraine 97.34% 2002
28 Bulgaria 97.3% 2004
29 Belarus 97.1% 2005
30 Puerto Rico 97.03% 2002
=31 Denmark 97% 2005
=31 Iceland 97% 2004
33 Argentina 96.97% 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 96.87% 2002
34 Samoa 96.73% 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 96.51% 2004
35 Jordan 96.3% 2002
36 Australia 96.28% 2003
37 Hungary 96.2% 2003
38 Slovenia 96% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 95.92% 2001
39 Italy 95.5% 2004
40 Kuwait 95.44% 2002
41 Bahrain 95.42% 2002
42 Ireland 95.3% 2004
NATO countries average (profile) 95.28% 2001
43 Libya 95.06% 2000
=44 France 95% 2004
=44 Germany 95% 2004
46 Austria 94.9% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 94.57% 2001
European Union average (profile) 94.34% 2000
47 Finland 94.1% 2005
48 Macau 94% 2003
49 Sweden 93.91% 2002
50 Grenada 93.75% 2000
=51 Romania 93.7% 2004
=51 Croatia 93.7% 2004
=53 Turkmenistan 93.2% 2000
=53 Estonia 93.2% 2003
55 Malta 93.18% 2002
=56 Lebanon 92.9% 2002
=56 Uruguay 92.9% 2002
=58 Mauritius 92.8% 2002
=58 Costa Rica 92.8% 2005
60 Barbados 92.78% 2002
61 Mexico 92.7% 2005
62 Israel 92.6% 2004
63 Turkey 92.19% 2004
64 French Polynesia 92.06% 2003
65 Colombia 92.02% 2002
66 Maldives 92% 2003
67 Thailand 91.93% 2002
68 Serbia and Montenegro 91.81% 2002
69 Kazakhstan 91.8% 1999
70 Tunisia 91.68% 2002
71 Brazil 90.9% 2004
72 Poland 90.73% 2002
73 Armenia 90.61% 2002
74 Uzbekistan 90.5% 1999
75 San Marino 90.04% 1988
76 Qatar 89.95% 2002
77 Albania 89.9% 2002
78 China 89.17% 2002
79 Georgia 89% 2004
80 Malaysia 88.91% 2002
81 Seychelles 88.85% 2002
82 Ecuador 88.8% 2002
83 Guam 88.67% 2002
=84 Egypt 88.6% 2002
=84 Antigua and Barbuda 88.6% 2001
86 Algeria 88.06% 2002
87 Trinidad and Tobago 87.52% 2002
88 Bosnia and Herzegovina 87.16% 2002
89 Chile 87% 2002
90 United Arab Emirates 85.91% 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 85.62% 2002
91 El Salvador 84.53% 2001
92 Kyrgyzstan 83.93% 1999
93 Venezuela 82.92% 2002
94 Vietnam 82.78% 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 82.34% 2002
95 Syria 80.1% 2002
96 Tajikistan 79.46% 2001
97 Oman 79.16% 2002
98 Saint Lucia 79% 2001
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 78.62% 2001
99 New Caledonia 77.97% 2003
100 Panama 77.35% 2002
101 Iran 76.58% 2002
102 Paraguay 76.1% 2004
103 Morocco 76.07% 2002
104 Dominica 76.01% 2001
105 Dominican Republic 75.8% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 73.75% 2000
106 Virgin Islands 73.71% 1998
OPEC countries average (profile) 72.46% 2002
107 Saint Kitts and Nevis 70.78% 2001
108 Belize 70.2% 2000
109 Jamaica 70.04% 2002
110 Peru 68.7% 2003
111 Moldova 67% 1995
112 Suriname 65.93% 2002
113 Indonesia 65.38% 2004
114 Philippines 63.1% 2003
115 Mayotte 61.3% 2002
116 South Africa 59.2% 2004
117 Nicaragua 59.1% 2001
118 Fiji 57.97% 2003
119 Bhutan 57.72% 2003
120 Honduras 57.6% 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 54.18% 2001
121 Gabon 53.85% 2002
Muslim countries average (profile) 53.05% 2001
122 Togo 51.23% 2002
123 Sudan 49.5% 2002
South and Central Asia average (profile) 46.99% 1999
124 Pakistan 46.52% 2003
125 Bolivia 46.14% 2000
126 Cambodia 42.79% 2003
127 Yemen 42.61% 2002
128 Djibouti 40.82% 2002
129 Guatemala 40.38% 2001
130 Cape Verde 40% 2002
131 Namibia 39.22% 2002
Former French colonies average (profile) 37.23% 2002
132 Sao Tome and Principe 35.71% 2002
133 Cote d'Ivoire 34.53% 2002
134 India 32% 2002
135 Sri Lanka 31.64% 2002
136 Laos 30.3% 2002
137 Mongolia 30% 2003
138 Senegal 28.52% 2002
139 Haiti 26.52% 2003
140 Zimbabwe 26.5% 2002
141 Kiribati 26.32% 2003
142 Ghana 26% 2003
143 Zambia 25.99% 2002
144 Guinea-Bissau 25.74% 2002
145 Nigeria 25.6% 2002
South Asia average (profile) 23.4% 2001
146 Bangladesh 22.9% 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 22.7% 2002
failed states average (profile) 22.57% 2002
147 Mauritania 20.53% 2002
148 Benin 19.66% 2002
149 Swaziland 18.29% 2002
150 Cameroon 17.71% 2002
151 Kenya 17.08% 2002
152 Federated States of Micronesia 15.12% 2003
153 Mali 14.8% 2002
154 Eritrea 14.37% 2003
155 Burundi 13.6% 2002
156 Nepal 13.18% 2001
157 The Gambia 12.37% 2002
158 Lesotho 11.5% 2002
159 Comoros 11.18% 2002
160 Botswana 9.8% 2001
161 Guinea 9.47% 2002
162 Papua New Guinea 9.36% 2003
163 Angola 8.97% 2002
164 Somalia 8.45% 2002
165 Madagascar 7.86% 2002
166 Burkina Faso 6.82% 2002
167 Sierra Leone 6.69% 2002
168 Afghanistan 6.29% 2001
169 Mozambique 6.21% 2002
170 Tanzania 6.1% 2004
171 Congo, Republic of the 6.02% 2002
172 Vanuatu 5.77% 2003
173 Niger 5.45% 2002
174 Guyana 4.68% 1987
175 Uganda 4.51% 2002
176 Solomon Islands 4.06% 2003
177 Burma 3.02% 2003
178 Malawi 3% 2002
179 Rwanda 2.48% 2002
180 Ethiopia 2.41% 2002
181 Chad 2.29% 2002
182 Central African Republic 1.81% 2002
183 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.69% 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Media > Households with television. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Media/Households-with-television

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