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Media > Telecommunications investment > % of revenue: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Telecommunications investment refers to the expenditure associated with acquiring the ownership of telecommunication equipment infrastructure (including supporting land and buildings and intellectual and non-tangible property such as computer software). These include expenditure on initial installations and on additions to existing installations.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Andorra 2,180.05% 1997
2 Dominican Republic 274.69% 2003
3 Solomon Islands 167.65% 1999
Catholic countries average (profile) 156.35% 1992
4 Laos 95.45% 2003
Cold countries average (profile) 94.53% 1997
5 Rwanda 93.07% 1999
6 Mauritania 91.66% 2003
7 Saint Lucia 91.54% 1988
8 Guam 87.37% 1992
9 Papua New Guinea 82.64% 2000
10 Iran 73.68% 2003
11 Tajikistan 71.38% 2003
12 Sudan 70.71% 2002
13 San Marino 62.86% 2004
14 Lebanon 62.5% 1992
15 Eritrea 61.53% 2004
16 Sierra Leone 56.2% 1996
Former French colonies average (profile) 54.77% 1992
17 Fiji 53.55% 2002
18 Malawi 52.39% 1992
19 Serbia and Montenegro 52.28% 2004
20 Yemen 51.13% 2002
21 Lesotho 50.75% 2002
22 Vietnam 50.14% 1999
23 Aruba 49.65% 1992
24 Togo 48.6% 2002
25 Norway 48.01% 2002
26 Libya 47.06% 1996
27 Ghana 46.42% 2002
28 India 45.93% 2001
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 44.86% 1995
29 Bhutan 44.47% 2004
30 Colombia 44.13% 2001
31 Burkina Faso 43.62% 2004
32 New Caledonia 43.48% 2000
33 Liberia 43.38% 1997
34 Oman 43.31% 2004
35 Kiribati 43.27% 1998
36 Comoros 42.15% 2002
37 Belarus 41.27% 2004
38 Afghanistan 37.84% 2005
39 Swaziland 37.65% 2002
40 Djibouti 37.6% 2004
41 Trinidad and Tobago 36.84% 2001
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 36.76% 1992
42 Bosnia and Herzegovina 36.54% 2004
43 Costa Rica 36.2% 2004
44 Israel 36% 2002
45 Moldova 35.09% 2004
46 China 35.06% 2005
47 Luxembourg 35.05% 2003
48 Armenia 34.24% 2004
49 Georgia 33.75% 2003
50 Benin 33.39% 2001
51 Somalia 32.55% 1982
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 31.99% 1994
52 Brazil 31.94% 2001
Emerging markets average (profile) 31.35% 2001
53 Mali 29.96% 2001
54 Honduras 29.87% 2004
55 Ukraine 29.82% 2003
56 Zambia 29.34% 2004
57 Ethiopia 29.29% 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 29.03% 2001
58 Bermuda 28.58% 2002
Europe average (profile) 28.38% 1999
59 Indonesia 28.25% 2004
60 Cayman Islands 28.01% 1995
61 Gabon 27.6% 2004
62 United Kingdom 27.48% 2002
63 Kuwait 27.37% 2004
64 Nepal 26.66% 2003
65 Paraguay 26.42% 2001
66 Philippines 26.31% 2004
67 Slovakia 26.16% 2004
68 Greenland 25.67% 1995
South Asia average (profile) 25.59% 2001
69 Guatemala 25.23% 1992
Eurozone average (profile) 25.12% 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 24.86% 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 24.83% 2001
European Union average (profile) 24.75% 2002
70 Malta 24.67% 2003
71 Uganda 24.41% 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 24.37% 2002
72 Chile 24.32% 2002
73 Italy 24.27% 2003
74 Belgium 23.99% 2004
75 Nicaragua 23.98% 2003
76 Algeria 23.89% 2001
77 Jamaica 23.76% 2004
78 Puerto Rico 23.65% 1997
79 Liechtenstein 23.63% 1997
80 Bulgaria 23.17% 2004
81 Tonga 23.08% 1996
82 Malaysia 22.55% 2004
83 Sao Tome and Principe 22.37% 2004
84 Belize 22.31% 2004
85 Qatar 21.95% 2004
86 Tunisia 21.49% 2005
87 Iceland 21.47% 2001
88 Egypt 21.27% 2004
89 Chad 21.26% 1997
90 Uzbekistan 20.83% 2001
91 Burundi 20.69% 1998
92 Slovenia 20.19% 2003
93 Guyana 20.17% 2000
94 Netherlands 20.04% 2001
95 Sweden 19.98% 2001
96 Austria 19.63% 2002
97 Mexico 19.4% 2004
98 Poland 19.36% 2000
99 Senegal 19.31% 2004
100 Macau 19.18% 2004
101 Sri Lanka 19.15% 2004
102 Mozambique 19.06% 2004
103 Albania 19.02% 2003
104 Cyprus 18.91% 2004
105 Panama 18.78% 1995
South and Central Asia average (profile) 18.74% 2001
106 Brunei 18.71% 1991
107 Suriname 18.66% 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 18.51% 2002
108 Nigeria 18.06% 2002
109 Romania 17.47% 2002
110 Virgin Islands 17.46% 1997
111 France 17.18% 2002
112 El Salvador 16.97% 2004
113 Cameroon 16.81% 2003
114 Finland 16.75% 2002
115 Jordan 16.68% 2004
116 Barbados 16.36% 2004
117 South Korea 16.23% 2004
118 Venezuela 16.08% 2004
119 Guinea-Bissau 15.9% 1997
120 Hong Kong 15.65% 2004
121 Bangladesh 15.41% 2002
122 Mauritius 15.25% 2004
123 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 15.18% 2000
124 Maldives 15.15% 2004
125 Croatia 15.04% 2004
126 Denmark 15.03% 2004
127 Kazakhstan 14.53% 2002
128 Cote d'Ivoire 14.25% 2004
129 Portugal 13.89% 2004
130 Cape Verde 13.86% 2004
131 Greece 13.82% 2004
132 Switzerland 13.54% 2004
133 Uruguay 13.45% 2000
134 Samoa 13.33% 1999
135 Canada 13.26% 2003
136 Mongolia 13.12% 2003
137 Bahrain 13.02% 2003
138 United Arab Emirates 12.92% 2004
139 Japan 12.83% 2004
140 Lithuania 12.78% 2004
141 Niger 12.74% 1995
142 Singapore 12.64% 2004
143 Saint Kitts and Nevis 12.57% 1996
144 Spain 12.55% 2004
145 Peru 12.51% 2001
146 Saudi Arabia 12.3% 2004
147 Madagascar 12.28% 2003
148 The Gambia 12.26% 2002
149 Kenya 12.17% 2004
150 The Bahamas 12.16% 1995
151 French Polynesia 12.06% 1997
152 Pakistan 11.89% 2003
153 Azerbaijan 11.76% 2003
154 Latvia 11.45% 2004
155 Morocco 10.86% 2004
156 Czech Republic 10.7% 2004
157 Russia 10.53% 2001
158 Syria 10.43% 2004
159 Seychelles 10.27% 2000
160 Burma 10.05% 2004
161 Thailand 9.97% 2004
162 Ecuador 9.85% 1999
=163 Argentina 9.77% 2001
=163 South Africa 9.77% 2003
165 New Zealand 9.52% 2003
166 Hungary 9.39% 2004
167 Turkey 9.31% 2004
168 United States 9.22% 2003
169 Estonia 8.74% 2004
170 Germany 8.53% 2004
171 Botswana 8.1% 2003
172 Zimbabwe 8.09% 2005
173 Namibia 7.5% 2004
174 Ireland 7.1% 2003
175 Marshall Islands 7.02% 1996
176 Cuba 6.45% 2004
177 Vanuatu 6.36% 1978
178 Turkmenistan 5.14% 2001
179 Federated States of Micronesia 4.91% 2000
180 Haiti 4.75% 1996
181 Tanzania 4.32% 2001
182 Bolivia 3.81% 2004
183 Faroe Islands 3.7% 2003
184 Kyrgyzstan 3.01% 2004
185 Guinea 2.88% 2001
186 Central African Republic 1.07% 2002
187 Australia 0.53% 2003
=188 Congo, Republic of the 0.03% 1994
=188 Mayotte 0.03% 1999

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"Countries Compared by Media > Telecommunications investment > % of revenue. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Media/Telecommunications-investment/%-of-revenue

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