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Media Stats: compare key data on Australia & Russia

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Broadcast media the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) runs multiple national and local radio networks and TV stations, as well as Australia Network, a TV service that broadcasts throughout the Asia-Pacific region and is the main public broadcaster; Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), a second large public broadcaster, operates radio and TV networks broadcasting in multiple languages; several large national commercial TV networks, a large number of local commercial TV stations, and hundreds of commercial radio stations are accessible; cable and satellite systems are available 6 m
Households with television 96.28%
Ranked 15th.
98.03%
Ranked 13th. 2% more than Australia

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 253.18
Ranked 30th. 76% more than Russia
143.93
Ranked 54th.

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 82.35
Ranked 24th. 55% more than Russia
53.27
Ranked 77th.

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 814.36
Ranked 26th. 53% more than Russia
532.81
Ranked 78th.

Internet > Users per 1000 534.83
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than Russia
211.12
Ranked 78th.

Internet users 15.81 million
Ranked 25th.
59.7 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Australia

News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>AAP - Australian Associated Press</p> </p>ABC News - public broadcaster&#039;s news site</p> <p>Itar-Tass - state-owned news agency, pages in English</p> </p>RIA-Novosti - state-owned news agency, pages in English</p> </p>Interfax - private news agency, pages in English</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17840134">Full Article</a>
Personal computers > Per capita 682.86 per 1,000 people
Ranked 7th. 6 times more than Russia
121.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 19th.

Radio > List of radio stations <p>ABC - public, operates speech-cultural network Radio National, ABC NewsRadio, youth network Triple J, ABC Classic FM and local services</p> </p>Radio Australia - ABC&#039;s external service, targeted at Asia-Pacific</p> </p>SBS Radio - public, multilingual</p> <p>Radio Russia - national network run by state-owned Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK)</p> </p>Ekho Moskvy - editorially-independent station, majority owned by state-run Gazprom</p> </p>Radio Mayak - state-run national network</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17840134">Full Article</a>
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 106.19
Ranked 95th.
183.52
Ranked 8th. 73% more than Australia

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,040.41 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.
1,202.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 16% more than Australia

Television > List of TV stations <p>ABC - national, public</p> </p>ABC News 24 - ABC&#039;s news TV</p> </p>Australia Network - international channel operated by ABC</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15675260">Full Article</a> <p>Russia One - national network, run by state-owned Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK)</p> </p>Channel One - national network, 51% owned by state, 49% by private shareholders</p> </p>NTV - national network, owned by state-run Gazprom</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17840134">Full Article</a>
Television receivers > Per capita 548.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th. 33% more than Russia
410.71 per 1,000 people
Ranked 32nd.

Televisions per 1000 510.17
Ranked 23th. 22% more than Russia
418.4
Ranked 36th.
Personal computers per 1000 681.66
Ranked 8th. 6 times more than Russia
121.55
Ranked 19th.

Radio broadcast stations AM 262, FM 345, shortwave 1 AM 323, FM 1,500 est., shortwave 62
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 155.07
Ranked 26th. 69% more than Russia
91.78
Ranked 36th.

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,469.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 18th. 31% more than Russia
1,118.69 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd.

Internet > Users > Per capita 550.06 per 1,000 people
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than Russia
212.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 80th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 461.61
Ranked 22nd. 54% more than Russia
298.9
Ranked 54th.

Televisions 10.15 million
Ranked 21st.
60.5 million
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Australia
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 477.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 55% more than Russia
308.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 41st.

Internet users > Per 100 people 70.78
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Russia
31.88
Ranked 70th.

Internet > Internet users 18.13 million
Ranked 28th.
75.93 million
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Australia

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 120,000 Mbps
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Russia
14,365 Mbps
Ranked 25th.

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 5,902.9 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 4th. 59 times more than Russia
99.86 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 65th.

Personal computers 13.72 million
Ranked 12th.
17.4 million
Ranked 3rd. 27% more than Australia

Television broadcast stations 104
Ranked 7th.
7,306
Ranked 1st. 70 times more than Australia
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 4.15 billion min.
Ranked 10th. 87% more than Russia
2.22 billion min.
Ranked 12th.

Radios per 1000 1,281.7
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Russia
425.31
Ranked 80th.
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 1,112.09
Ranked 50th.
1,624.27
Ranked 4th. 46% more than Australia

Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $44.59 billion
Ranked 15th.
$50.05 billion
Ranked 12th. 12% more than Australia

Internet > Percent using internet 82.35%
Ranked 22nd. 55% more than Russia
53.27%
Ranked 76th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular 24.49 million
Ranked 40th.
236.7 million
Ranked 6th. 10 times more than Australia

Radio receivers > Per capita 1.38 per capita
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Russia
0.418 per capita
Ranked 72nd.

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 414.16
Ranked 29th. 31% more than Russia
315.71
Ranked 48th.

Telephone mainlines per 1000 561.91
Ranked 9th. Twice as much as Russia
280.13
Ranked 45th.

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>The Sydney Morning Herald - daily</p> </p>Herald Sun - Melbourne-based daily</p> </p>The Australian - national daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15675260">Full Article</a> <p>Komsomolskaya Pravda - mass circulation, left-leaning daily, controlled by energy group YeSN</p> </p>Kommersant - daily, business-orientated, controlled by steel tycoon Alisher Usmanov</p> </p>Moskovsky Komsomolets - popular privately-owned Moscow daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17840134">Full Article</a>
Films produced 16
Ranked 37th.
120
Ranked 10th. 8 times more than Australia
Cinema attendance 80 million
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than Russia
19.05 million
Ranked 21st.
Telephone system > General assessment excellent domestic and international service the telephone system is experiencing significant changes; there are more than 1,000 companies licensed to offer communication services; access to digital lines has improved, particularly in urban centers; Internet and e-mail services are improving; Russia has made progress toward building the telecommunications infrastructure necessary for a market economy; the estimated number of mobile subscribers jumped from fewer than 1 million in 1998 to more than 235 million in 2011; fixed line service has improved but a large demand remains
Cinema attendance per capita 4.02
Ranked 6th. 31 times more than Russia
0.132
Ranked 64th.
Television receivers per 1000 548.14
Ranked 13th. 33% more than Russia
410.72
Ranked 32nd.

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 43
Ranked 32nd.
140
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than Australia

Internet > IP addresses per capita 2,160.89
Ranked 14th. 7 times more than Russia
309.69
Ranked 83th.
Average cost of local call 0.11
Ranked 26th. 11 times more than Russia
0.01
Ranked 7th.
Internet > Users 11.24 million
Ranked 24th.
30 million
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Australia

Internet > Internet penetration 82.3%
Ranked 25th. 54% more than Russia
53.3%
Ranked 81st.
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 903.17
Ranked 28th. 8% more than Russia
838.28
Ranked 35th.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,072.93
Ranked 92nd.
1,824.57
Ranked 6th. 70% more than Australia

Telecoms > Telephone lines 10.47 million
Ranked 19th.
42.9 million
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Australia

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 24.34 million
Ranked 42nd.
261.89 million
Ranked 5th. 11 times more than Australia

Internet > Internet Service Providers 571
Ranked 3rd. 90% more than Russia
300
Ranked 5th.
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 5.74 million
Ranked 18th.
20.66 million
Ranked 7th. 4 times more than Australia

Cinemas > Per capita 0.092 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 9 times more than Russia
0.01 per 1,000 people
Ranked 33th.

Telephones > Main lines in use 10.57 million
Ranked 20th.
44.15 million
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Australia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 45.43
Ranked 22nd. 51% more than Russia
30.14
Ranked 52nd.

Radio receivers per 1000 1,377.11
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Russia
417.5
Ranked 69th.

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 906.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 30th. 8% more than Russia
838.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.

Internet > Hosts per 1000 520.66
Ranked 9th. 15 times more than Russia
33.97
Ranked 63th.

Number of PCs per million 681.66
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Russia
132.15
Ranked 54th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 24.34 million
Ranked 42nd.
261.89 million
Ranked 5th. 11 times more than Australia

Radio receivers 25.5 million
Ranked 16th.
61.5 million
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Australia

Cinema > Number of cinemas 494
Ranked 15th.
1,510
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Australia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 30.2 million
Ranked 34th.
256.12 million
Ranked 5th. 8 times more than Australia
Television receivers 10.15 million
Ranked 20th.
60.5 million
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Australia

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 5.62 per 1 million people
Ranked 24th.
49.73 per 1 million people
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Australia
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 0.68$
Ranked 105th.
2.03$
Ranked 40th. 3 times more than Australia

Mobile phone subscribers 18.42 million
Ranked 23th.
120 million
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Australia

Telephone system > International country code - 61; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-3 optical telecommunications submarine cable with links to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; the Southern Cross fiber optic submarine cable provides links to New Zealand and the United States; satellite earth stations - 19 (10 Intelsat - 4 Indian Ocean and 6 Pacific Ocean, 2 Inmarsat - Indian and Pacific Ocean regions, 2 Globalstar, 5 other) country code - 7; Russia is connected internationally by undersea fiber optic cables; satellite earth stations provide access to Intelsat, Intersputnik, Eutelsat, Inmarsat, and Orbita systems
Internet > ISP 571
Ranked 2nd. 90% more than Russia
300
Ranked 2nd.
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 103.1
Ranked 31st. 9 times more than Russia
11.1
Ranked 62nd.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 10.47 million
Ranked 19th.
42.9 million
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Australia

Films produced per million 0.804
Ranked 34th.
0.83
Ranked 33th. 3% more than Australia
Radios 25.5 million
Ranked 16th.
61.5 million
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Australia
Internet > Hosts 11.13 million
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Russia
4.82 million
Ranked 14th.

Cinemas > Annual attendance 88 million
Ranked 9th. 5 times more than Russia
19.1 million
Ranked 14th.

Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 4.65
Ranked 4th. 36 times more than Russia
0.131
Ranked 45th.

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 5,883.85 Mbps
Ranked 3rd. 59 times more than Russia
99.86 Mbps
Ranked 64th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 3.11 million
Ranked 19th.
13.28 million
Ranked 7th. 4 times more than Australia

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 49
Ranked 30th.
250
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than Australia

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 9.3%
Ranked 46th.
37.5%
Ranked 15th. 4 times more than Australia

Internet > Top level domain .au .ru
Television > Total number of channels 6
Ranked 35th.
13
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Australia
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.062$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 34th. 72% more than Russia
0.036$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 62nd.

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 1.93
Ranked 48th. 97% more than Russia
0.979
Ranked 58th.

Music > Share of all albums sold 1.5-1.8 2.0-2.9
Television > Total number of channels per million people 0.294
Ranked 49th. 3 times more than Russia
0.0912
Ranked 29th.
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 154.71
Ranked 27th. 68% more than Russia
92.32
Ranked 37th.

Telephone system > Domestic domestic satellite system; significant use of radiotelephone in areas of low population density; rapid growth of mobile telephones cross-country digital trunk lines run from Saint Petersburg to Khabarovsk, and from Moscow to Novorossiysk; the telephone systems in 60 regional capitals have modern digital infrastructures; cellular services, both analog and digital, are available in many areas; in rural areas, the telephone services are still outdated, inadequate, and low density
Internet country code .au .ru
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 163.82 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 8th. 7 times more than Russia
24.39 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 67th.

Telephone mainlines 11.46 million
Ranked 18th.
40.1 million
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Australia

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 213.77 min.
Ranked 21st. 14 times more than Russia
15.31 min.
Ranked 90th.

Cinemas 1,748
Ranked 5th. 23% more than Russia
1,416
Ranked 6th.

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 103.44 per 1,000 people
Ranked 32nd. 9 times more than Russia
11.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 63th.

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering No evidence of filtering Selective filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 22.82$/month
Ranked 85th. 79% more than Russia
12.72$/month
Ranked 128th.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 213.77 min. per capita
Ranked 19th. 14 times more than Russia
15.31 min. per capita
Ranked 89th.

Cinema > Number of cinemas per million people 23.87
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Russia
10.63
Ranked 1st.

Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 90.7%
Ranked 14th. 45% more than Russia
62.5%
Ranked 23th.

Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$ $2,038.48
Ranked 18th. 6 times more than Russia
$352.80
Ranked 46th.

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 2,433.94$ per capita
Ranked 12th. 11 times more than Russia
222.13$ per capita
Ranked 47th.

Mobile cellular subscriptions 22.12 million
Ranked 33th.
199.52 million
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than Australia

Internet > Broadband subscribers 2.1 million
Ranked 14th. 32% more than Russia
1.59 million
Ranked 20th.

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 28.7
Ranked 20th. 14 times more than Russia
2.07
Ranked 84th.
Cinemas > Seats per 1000 23.57
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Russia
4.19
Ranked 26th.

Cinemas per million 92.36
Ranked 4th. 10 times more than Russia
9.68
Ranked 32nd.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 48
Ranked 27th.
333
Ranked 7th. 7 times more than Australia

Internet > IP addresses 47.57 million
Ranked 11th. 11% more than Russia
42.76 million
Ranked 13th.
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 21.51
Ranked 41st.
1,140.57
Ranked 2nd. 53 times more than Australia

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 159000000 31737000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 23.98
Ranked 19th. 4 times more than Russia
6.54
Ranked 62nd.

Number of PCs 13,720
Ranked 11th.
19,010
Ranked 9th. 39% more than Australia
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 461.61
Ranked 25th. 54% more than Russia
298.9
Ranked 59th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 21.18 million
Ranked 15th.
75.34 million
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Australia
Internet > Broadband access 2.36 million
Ranked 14th. 67% more than Russia
1.41 million
Ranked 19th.
Television broadcast stations per million 5.62
Ranked 28th.
49.73
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Australia
Cinemas > Seats 446,000
Ranked 4th.
613,000
Ranked 3rd. 37% more than Australia

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily 97
Ranked 26th.
10,188
Ranked 1st. 105 times more than Australia

Internet > TLD .au .ru; note - Russia also has responsibility for a legacy domain ".su" that was allocated to the Soviet Union and is being phased out
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 103.21
Ranked 56th.
140.56
Ranked 12th. 36% more than Australia

Internet > Livejournal users 34,142
Ranked 5th.
37,870
Ranked 4th. 11% more than Australia
Internet > Secure Internet servers 11,986
Ranked 6th. 27 times more than Russia
449
Ranked 34th.

Cinema > Number of distribution companies per million people 2.15
Ranked 17th. 7 times more than Russia
0.328
Ranked 45th.
Cinema > Number of distribution companies 48
Ranked 8th. 2% more than Russia
47
Ranked 9th.
Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 4.65 per capita
Ranked 4th. 35 times more than Russia
0.131 per capita
Ranked 46th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Days to port 1 days
Ranked 6th.
0.0
Ranked 34th.
Telecommunications > Country calling code 61 7
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Price free RUR 0-100
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 2001.09.25 2013.12.01
Telephone subscribers per 1000 1,465.08
Ranked 16th. 31% more than Russia
1,118.41
Ranked 40th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 96.2%
Ranked 6th. 82% more than Russia
52.9%
Ranked 25th.
E-Government rating 58.3
Ranked 6th. 58% more than Russia
36.8
Ranked 124th.
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 2.51
Ranked 38th. 10% more than Russia
2.28
Ranked 40th.

Newspapers > Newspaper journalists 5,416
Ranked 6th.
102,300
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than Australia

Television > Percentage of public channels with national coverage 83.33%
Ranked 16th. 20% more than Russia
69.23%
Ranked 18th.
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 584.09 per 1 million people
Ranked 12th. 185 times more than Russia
3.15 per 1 million people
Ranked 118th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 9.37 million
Ranked 24th.
44.96 million
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Australia
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily > Per capita 5.06 per 1 million people
Ranked 38th.
69.64 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 14 times more than Australia

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily per million 5.06
Ranked 38th.
69.64
Ranked 7th. 14 times more than Australia

Internet > Livejournal users per million 1,696.29
Ranked 15th. 6 times more than Russia
263.26
Ranked 44th.
Internet > Linux web servers 633
Ranked 6th. 12 times more than Russia
55
Ranked 25th.
Website defacements per million 8.04
Ranked 20th. 10 times more than Russia
0.767
Ranked 91st.
Website defacements 156
Ranked 12th. 39% more than Russia
112
Ranked 18th.
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 21.61
Ranked 45th.
50.52
Ranked 18th. 2 times more than Australia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 951.6
Ranked 6th. 80% more than Russia
528.73
Ranked 24th.
Idol series > Idol around the world > Winners <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Idol_2003">Season 1, 2003</a> : Guy Sebastian <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Idol_2004">Season 2, 2004</a> : <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casey_Donovan_%28singer%29">Casey Donovan</a> <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Idol_2005">Season 3, 2005</a> : Kate DeAraugo <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Idol_2006">Season 4, 2006</a> : Damien Leith <br> Season 5, 2007 : Auditions in progress Season 1, 2003 : Aleksey Goman <br> Season 2, 2004 : Ruslan Alehno<br> Season 3, 2006 : Borkhuu Amarkhuu
Internet > IP addresses (share) 1.1
Ranked 11th. 10% more than Russia
1
Ranked 13th.
Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 579.09
Ranked 12th. 184 times more than Russia
3.15
Ranked 116th.

Cinemas > Seats > Per capita 23.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Russia
4.19 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 2.43
Ranked 70th. 40% more than Russia
1.74
Ranked 86th.

Television > Analogue to digital transition > Official launch 1/1/2001 2010
Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 18.33$/month
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than Russia
5.96$/month
Ranked 146th.

Music sales > Singles > Millions 1.4
Ranked 4th. 28 times more than Russia
0.05
Ranked 24th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 45.69
Ranked 22nd. 52% more than Russia
30.06
Ranked 54th.

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 54800000000 620000000000
Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 1,212.21
Ranked 7th. 115 times more than Russia
10.54
Ranked 93th.

Internet servers using encryption 26,517
Ranked 6th. 18 times more than Russia
1,495
Ranked 30th.

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 563.73 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Russia
280.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 43th.

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 2.52 per 1,000 people
Ranked 19th. 8% more than Russia
2.34 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd.

Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 0.53%
Ranked 100th.
10.53%
Ranked 117th. 20 times more than Australia

Number of PCs > Per $ GDP 0.224 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 14th. 66% more than Russia
0.135 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 51st.
Internet > Linux web servers per million 32.61
Ranked 6th. 87 times more than Russia
0.377
Ranked 78th.
ICT service > Exports > BoP > Current US$ $2.21 billion
Ranked 23th.
$2.63 billion
Ranked 18th. 19% more than Australia

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 2.51 per 1 million people
Ranked 37th. 10% more than Russia
2.28 per 1 million people
Ranked 39th.

Royalties and fees $17.90
Ranked 17th. 30 times more than Russia
$0.60
Ranked 40th.
Phone system > International dialling code +61 +7
ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 18.57%
Ranked 73th.
31.92%
Ranked 37th. 72% more than Australia

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 19.1%
Ranked 77th.
37.17%
Ranked 36th. 95% more than Australia

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 21.32%
Ranked 88th.
35%
Ranked 43th. 64% more than Australia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,072.93
Ranked 90th.
1,824.58
Ranked 4th. 70% more than Australia

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 530.01 per 1,000 people
Ranked 10th. 15 times more than Russia
34.27 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th.

Telephone lines 9.37 million
Ranked 21st.
44.9 million
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Australia

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 5.14 million
Ranked 16th.
9.28 million
Ranked 10th. 81% more than Australia

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 10.05%
Ranked 25th. 13% more than Russia
8.89%
Ranked 31st.

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 1.45%
Ranked 63th. 4 times more than Russia
0.38%
Ranked 87th.

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per $ GDP 1.6$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 125th.
3.45$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 92nd. 2 times more than Australia

Television standard > VHF PAL B SECAM D
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per capita 0.035$ per 1 million people
Ranked 97th. 3 times more than Russia
0.014$ per 1 million people
Ranked 96th.

Internet > ISP per million 29.06
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than Russia
2.05
Ranked 58th.
Telephone systems > Privatisation 1997 1997
Telephone subscribers > Per capita 1,469.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 18th. 31% more than Russia
1,118.69 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd.

Some Kind of Bliss > Chart performance > Year 1997 1997
Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 11.18 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 27th.
35.21 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 48th. 3 times more than Australia

Telephone lines > Per 100 people 43.72
Ranked 28th. 38% more than Russia
31.63
Ranked 50th.

Telephone subscribers 29.88 million
Ranked 19th.
160.1 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Australia

Telephone subscribers per employee 506.24
Ranked 39th. 52% more than Russia
333.97
Ranked 64th.

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 5.71% GDP
Ranked 17th. 99% more than Russia
2.87% GDP
Ranked 56th.

Television standard > UHF PAL G SECAM <a href=/encyclopedia/Kelvin>K</a>
NUMB3RS > International first broadcast dates > First aired August 15, 2005 August 18, 2006
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 435
Ranked 19th.
7,267
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than Australia

Internet > ISP > Per capita 29.07 per 1 million people
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Russia
2.05 per 1 million people
Ranked 51st.
Phone subscribers 1,095.01
Ranked 23th. 4 times more than Russia
281.14
Ranked 74th.
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 1,724.46
Ranked 12th. 44 times more than Russia
38.95
Ranked 92nd.

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 25.06
Ranked 31st. 73% more than Russia
14.48
Ranked 55th.

Newspapers > Newspaper journalists per million people 278.99
Ranked 5th.
714.63
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Australia

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 433,000
Ranked 29th.
164.07 million
Ranked 1st. 379 times more than Australia

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