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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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Interesting observations about Media > Households with television

All of the top 3 countries by households with television are Christian.
8 of the top 9 countries by households with television are European.
Democratic Republic of the Congo has ranked last for households with television since 2001.
Greece ranked first for households with television amongst European Union in 2004.
6 of the top 7 countries by households with television are High income OECD.
Spain ranked second for households with television amongst Eurozone in 2005.
95 of the top 181 countries by households with television are Hot countries.
Norway ranked first for households with television amongst Cold countries in 2002.
5 of the top 8 countries by households with television are Heavily indebted.
5 of the top 7 countries by households with television are NATO.

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