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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 IslandsFaroe Islands 112.04% 2000
2 NorwayNorway 99.97% 2002
3 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 99.83% 2002
4 GreeceGreece 99.5% 2004
5 SpainSpain 99.48% 2005
6 NetherlandsNetherlands 99.42% 2002
7 PortugalPortugal 99.4% 2004
8 CyprusCyprus 99.3% 2005
9 CanadaCanada 99% 2003
10 SlovakiaSlovakia 99% 2005
11 Hong KongHong Kong 99% 2004
12 JapanJapan 99% 2004
13 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 98.68% 2002
14 SingaporeSingapore 98.6% 2002
15 LuxembourgLuxembourg 98.4% 2004
16 BruneiBrunei 98.33% 2001
17 New ZealandNew Zealand 98.1% 2003
18 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 98.07% 2002
19 RussiaRussia 98.03% 2002
20 South KoreaSouth Korea 98.01% 1995
21 LatviaLatvia 98% 2005
22 BelgiumBelgium 98% 2005
23 United StatesUnited States 97.84% 2002
24 LithuaniaLithuania 97.8% 2005
25 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 97.5% 2001
26 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 97.41% 2001
27 UkraineUkraine 97.34% 2002
28 BulgariaBulgaria 97.3% 2004
29 BelarusBelarus 97.1% 2005
30 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 97.03% 2002
31 DenmarkDenmark 97% 2005
32 IcelandIceland 97% 2004
33 ArgentinaArgentina 96.97% 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 96.87% 2002
34 SamoaSamoa 96.73% 2003
Eurozone averageEurozone average 96.51% 2004
35 JordanJordan 96.3% 2002
36 AustraliaAustralia 96.28% 2003
37 HungaryHungary 96.2% 2003
38 SloveniaSlovenia 96% 2005
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 95.92% 2001
39 ItalyItaly 95.5% 2004
40 KuwaitKuwait 95.44% 2002
41 BahrainBahrain 95.42% 2002
42 IrelandIreland 95.3% 2004
NATO countries averageNATO average 95.28% 2001
43 LibyaLibya 95.06% 2000
44 FranceFrance 95% 2004
45 GermanyGermany 95% 2004
46 AustriaAustria 94.9% 2005
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 94.57% 2001
European Union averageEuropean Union average 94.34% 2000
47 FinlandFinland 94.1% 2005
48 MacauMacau 94% 2003
49 SwedenSweden 93.91% 2002
50 GrenadaGrenada 93.75% 2000
51 RomaniaRomania 93.7% 2004
52 CroatiaCroatia 93.7% 2004
53 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 93.2% 2000
54 EstoniaEstonia 93.2% 2003
55 MaltaMalta 93.18% 2002
56 LebanonLebanon 92.9% 2002
57 UruguayUruguay 92.9% 2002
58 MauritiusMauritius 92.8% 2002
59 Costa RicaCosta Rica 92.8% 2005
60 BarbadosBarbados 92.78% 2002
61 MexicoMexico 92.7% 2005
62 IsraelIsrael 92.6% 2004
63 TurkeyTurkey 92.19% 2004
64 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 92.06% 2003
65 ColombiaColombia 92.02% 2002
66 MaldivesMaldives 92% 2003
67 ThailandThailand 91.93% 2002
68 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 91.81% 2002
69 KazakhstanKazakhstan 91.8% 1999
70 TunisiaTunisia 91.68% 2002
71 BrazilBrazil 90.9% 2004
72 PolandPoland 90.73% 2002
73 ArmeniaArmenia 90.61% 2002
74 UzbekistanUzbekistan 90.5% 1999
75 San MarinoSan Marino 90.04% 1988
76 QatarQatar 89.95% 2002
77 AlbaniaAlbania 89.9% 2002
78 ChinaChina 89.17% 2002
79 GeorgiaGeorgia 89% 2004
80 MalaysiaMalaysia 88.91% 2002
81 SeychellesSeychelles 88.85% 2002
82 EcuadorEcuador 88.8% 2002
83 GuamGuam 88.67% 2002
84 EgyptEgypt 88.6% 2002
85 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 88.6% 2001
86 AlgeriaAlgeria 88.06% 2002
87 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 87.52% 2002
88 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 87.16% 2002
89 ChileChile 87% 2002
90 United Arab EmiratesUAE 85.91% 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 85.62% 2002
91 El SalvadorEl Salvador 84.53% 2001
92 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 83.93% 1999
93 VenezuelaVenezuela 82.92% 2002
94 VietnamVietnam 82.78% 2002
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 82.34% 2002
95 SyriaSyria 80.1% 2002
96 TajikistanTajikistan 79.46% 2001
97 OmanOman 79.16% 2002
98 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 79% 2001
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 78.62% 2001
99 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 77.97% 2003
100 PanamaPanama 77.35% 2002
101 IranIran 76.58% 2002
102 ParaguayParaguay 76.1% 2004
103 MoroccoMorocco 76.07% 2002
104 DominicaDominica 76.01% 2001
105 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 75.8% 2005
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 73.75% 2000
106 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 73.71% 1998
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 72.46% 2002
107 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 70.78% 2001
108 BelizeBelize 70.2% 2000
109 JamaicaJamaica 70.04% 2002
110 PeruPeru 68.7% 2003
111 MoldovaMoldova 67% 1995
112 SurinameSuriname 65.93% 2002
113 IndonesiaIndonesia 65.38% 2004
114 PhilippinesPhilippines 63.1% 2003
115 MayotteMayotte 61.3% 2002
116 South AfricaSouth Africa 59.2% 2004
117 NicaraguaNicaragua 59.1% 2001
118 FijiFiji 57.97% 2003
119 BhutanBhutan 57.72% 2003
120 HondurasHonduras 57.6% 2004
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 54.18% 2001
121 GabonGabon 53.85% 2002
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 53.05% 2001
122 TogoTogo 51.23% 2002
123 SudanSudan 49.5% 2002
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 46.99% 1999
124 PakistanPakistan 46.52% 2003
125 BoliviaBolivia 46.14% 2000
126 CambodiaCambodia 42.79% 2003
127 YemenYemen 42.61% 2002
128 DjiboutiDjibouti 40.82% 2002
129 GuatemalaGuatemala 40.38% 2001
130 Cape VerdeCape Verde 40% 2002
131 NamibiaNamibia 39.22% 2002
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 37.23% 2002
132 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 35.71% 2002
133 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 34.53% 2002
134 IndiaIndia 32% 2002
135 Sri LankaSri Lanka 31.64% 2002
136 LaosLaos 30.3% 2002
137 MongoliaMongolia 30% 2003
138 SenegalSenegal 28.52% 2002
139 HaitiHaiti 26.52% 2003
140 ZimbabweZimbabwe 26.5% 2002
141 KiribatiKiribati 26.32% 2003
142 GhanaGhana 26% 2003
143 ZambiaZambia 25.99% 2002
144 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 25.74% 2002
145 NigeriaNigeria 25.6% 2002
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 23.4% 2001
146 BangladeshBangladesh 22.9% 2004
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 22.7% 2002
Failed states averageFailed states average 22.57% 2002
147 MauritaniaMauritania 20.53% 2002
148 BeninBenin 19.66% 2002
149 SwazilandSwaziland 18.29% 2002
150 CameroonCameroon 17.71% 2002
151 KenyaKenya 17.08% 2002
152 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 15.12% 2003
153 MaliMali 14.8% 2002
154 EritreaEritrea 14.37% 2003
155 BurundiBurundi 13.6% 2002
156 NepalNepal 13.18% 2001
157 The GambiaThe Gambia 12.37% 2002
158 LesothoLesotho 11.5% 2002
159 ComorosComoros 11.18% 2002
160 BotswanaBotswana 9.8% 2001
161 GuineaGuinea 9.47% 2002
162 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 9.36% 2003
163 AngolaAngola 8.97% 2002
164 SomaliaSomalia 8.45% 2002
165 MadagascarMadagascar 7.86% 2002
166 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 6.82% 2002
167 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 6.69% 2002
168 AfghanistanAfghanistan 6.29% 2001
169 MozambiqueMozambique 6.21% 2002
170 TanzaniaTanzania 6.1% 2004
171 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 6.02% 2002
172 VanuatuVanuatu 5.77% 2003
173 NigerNiger 5.45% 2002
174 GuyanaGuyana 4.68% 1987
175 UgandaUganda 4.51% 2002
176 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 4.06% 2003
177 BurmaBurma 3.02% 2003
178 MalawiMalawi 3% 2002
179 RwandaRwanda 2.48% 2002
180 EthiopiaEthiopia 2.41% 2002
181 ChadChad 2.29% 2002
182 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 1.81% 2002
183 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 1.69% 2002

Citation

"All countries compared for Media > Households with television", 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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