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Broadcast media - broadcast media are state-controlled; state-run TV operates 4 networks; Saudi Arabia is a major market for pan-Arab satellite TV broadcasters; state-run radio operates several networks; multiple international broadcasters are available
Households with television 95.42%
Ranked 28th.
98.68%
Ranked 9th. 3% more than Bahrain

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 131.41
Ranked 61st. 89% more than Saudi Arabia
69.49
Ranked 86th.

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 88
Ranked 12th. 63% more than Saudi Arabia
54
Ranked 75th.

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 857.35
Ranked 15th. 61% more than Saudi Arabia
531.88
Ranked 79th.
Internet > Users per 1000 242.17
Ranked 69th. 1% more than Saudi Arabia
239.24
Ranked 70th.

Internet users 419,500
Ranked 120th.
9.77 million
Ranked 30th. 23 times more than Bahrain
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Bahrain News Agency (BNA) - state-run, English-language pages</p> </p>Bahrain Mirror - opposition-leaning news website</p> <p>Saudi Press Agency (SPA) - state-run, English-language pages</p> </p>Elaph - Saudi-owned pan-Arab news site, based in London</p> </p>Sabq - news site</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 169.04 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th.
376.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than Bahrain

Radio > List of radio stations <p>Bahrain Radio and Television Corporation (BRTC) - state-run; operates General Programme in Arabic, Second Programme featuring cultural and local programmes, Holy Koran Programme, Sports Service, English-language Radio Bahrain</p> </p>Voice FM - private, for Indian listeners</p> <p>Saudi Radio - state-run</p> </p>MBC FM - private</p>
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 156.23
Ranked 22nd.
184.68
Ranked 7th. 18% more than Bahrain

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,575 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 53% more than Saudi Arabia
1,028.26 per 1,000 people
Ranked 38th.

Television > List of TV stations <p>Bahrain Radio and Television Corporation (BRTC) - state-run; operates five terrestrial TV networks</p> <p>Saudi TV - state-run, operates four networks, including news network Al-Ikhbariya</p>
Television receivers > Per capita 442.24 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th. 69% more than Saudi Arabia
262.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.

Televisions per 1000 356.19
Ranked 42nd. 60% more than Saudi Arabia
223.17
Ranked 77th.
Personal computers per 1000 147.47
Ranked 49th.
355.55
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than Bahrain

Radio broadcast stations AM 2, FM 3, shortwave 0 AM 43, FM 31, shortwave 2
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,300.85 per 1,000 people
Ranked 29th. 76% more than Saudi Arabia
739.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 60th.

Internet > Users > Per capita 352.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 55th. 57% more than Saudi Arabia
224.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 76th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 220.05
Ranked 72nd. 30% more than Saudi Arabia
169.75
Ranked 95th.

Televisions 275,000
Ranked 117th.
5.1 million
Ranked 31st. 19 times more than Bahrain
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 262.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 53th. 81% more than Saudi Arabia
144.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th.

Internet users > Per 100 people 51.95
Ranked 42nd. 66% more than Saudi Arabia
31.29
Ranked 72nd.

Internet > Internet users 1.1 million
Ranked 117th.
14.33 million
Ranked 34th. 13 times more than Bahrain
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 409 Mbps
Ranked 59th.
750 Mbps
Ranked 61st. 83% more than Bahrain

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 579.43 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 31st. 17 times more than Saudi Arabia
33.29 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 86th.

Personal computers 121,000
Ranked 102nd.
8.48 million
Ranked 17th. 70 times more than Bahrain

Television broadcast stations 4
Ranked 44th.
117
Ranked 6th. 29 times more than Bahrain
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 408.16 million min.
Ranked 48th.
2.73 billion min.
Ranked 11th. 7 times more than Bahrain

Radios per 1000 437.79
Ranked 78th. 60% more than Saudi Arabia
273.5
Ranked 110th.
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 1,324.34
Ranked 27th.
1,674.26
Ranked 3rd. 26% more than Bahrain

Internet > Percent using internet 88%
Ranked 12th. 63% more than Saudi Arabia
54%
Ranked 74th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular 1.69 million
Ranked 140th.
53.71 million
Ranked 24th. 32 times more than Bahrain

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.544 per capita
Ranked 53th. 69% more than Saudi Arabia
0.321 per capita
Ranked 89th.

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 200.08
Ranked 81st. 29% more than Saudi Arabia
155.66
Ranked 100th.

Telephone mainlines per 1000 223.43
Ranked 58th. 45% more than Saudi Arabia
153.91
Ranked 72nd.

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Akhbar al-Khaleej - private,daily</p> </p>Al-Ayam - private, daily</p> </p>Al-Wasat - opposition daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14541053">Full Article</a> <p>Al-Watan - Abha-based daily</p> </p>Al-Riyadh - Riyadh-based daily</p> </p>Okaz - Jeddah-based daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14703480">Full Article</a>
Telephone system > General assessment modern system modern system including a combination of extensive microwave radio relays, coaxial cables, and fiber-optic cables
Television receivers per 1000 460.33
Ranked 28th. 72% more than Saudi Arabia
267.56
Ranked 55th.

Internet > IP addresses per capita 373.23
Ranked 79th. 80% more than Saudi Arabia
207.44
Ranked 99th.
Average cost of local call 0.06
Ranked 60th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia
0.01
Ranked 101st.
Internet > Users 250,000
Ranked 107th.
6.2 million
Ranked 32nd. 25 times more than Bahrain

Internet > Internet penetration 88%
Ranked 13th. 63% more than Saudi Arabia
54%
Ranked 79th.
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 851.25
Ranked 33th. 58% more than Saudi Arabia
538.68
Ranked 62nd.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,611.67
Ranked 16th.
1,874.03
Ranked 4th. 16% more than Bahrain

Telecoms > Telephone lines 289,990
Ranked 115th.
4.8 million
Ranked 30th. 17 times more than Bahrain

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 2.12 million
Ranked 141st.
53.01 million
Ranked 26th. 25 times more than Bahrain

Internet > Internet Service Providers 1
Ranked 218th.
22
Ranked 44th. 22 times more than Bahrain
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 173,176
Ranked 86th.
1.97 million
Ranked 42nd. 11 times more than Bahrain

Telephones > Main lines in use 276,500
Ranked 120th.
4.63 million
Ranked 32nd. 17 times more than Bahrain

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 22.72
Ranked 69th. 34% more than Saudi Arabia
16.97
Ranked 96th.

Active military personnel 8,200
Ranked 107th.
233,500
Ranked 12th. 28 times more than Bahrain
Radio receivers per 1000 565.79
Ranked 52nd. 73% more than Saudi Arabia
327.9
Ranked 87th.

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 1,030.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 11th. 79% more than Saudi Arabia
575.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 58th.

Internet > Hosts per 1000 2.35
Ranked 107th.
5.36
Ranked 93th. 2 times more than Bahrain

Number of PCs per million 147.47
Ranked 49th.
355.55
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than Bahrain
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 2.12 million
Ranked 142nd.
53.01 million
Ranked 27th. 25 times more than Bahrain

Radio receivers 338,000
Ranked 144th.
6.25 million
Ranked 49th. 18 times more than Bahrain

Television receivers 275,000
Ranked 112th.
5.1 million
Ranked 30th. 19 times more than Bahrain

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 10
Ranked 47th.
850
Ranked 9th. 85 times more than Bahrain

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 6.43 per 1 million people
Ranked 20th. 7% more than Saudi Arabia
6.02 per 1 million people
Ranked 22nd.
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 1.74$
Ranked 59th.
2.4$
Ranked 50th. 38% more than Bahrain

Mobile phone subscribers 748,703
Ranked 105th.
13.3 million
Ranked 30th. 18 times more than Bahrain

Telephone system > International country code - 973; landing point for the Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) submarine cable network that provides links to Asia, Middle East, Europe, and US; tropospheric scatter to Qatar and UAE; microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia; satellite earth station - 1 country code - 966; landing point for the international submarine cable Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) and for both the SEA-ME-WE-3 and SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cable networks providing connectivity to Asia, Middle East, Europe, and US; microwave radio relay to Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Yemen, and Sudan; coaxial cable to Kuwait and Jordan; satellite earth stations - 5 Intelsat (3 Atlantic Ocean and 2 Indian Ocean), 1 Arabsat, and 1 Inmarsat (Indian Ocean region)
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 12.61
Ranked 40th. 15 times more than Saudi Arabia
0.826
Ranked 85th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 289,990
Ranked 115th.
4.8 million
Ranked 30th. 17 times more than Bahrain

Radios 338,000
Ranked 144th.
6.25 million
Ranked 50th. 18 times more than Bahrain
Internet > Hosts 2,621
Ranked 133th.
141,232
Ranked 64th. 54 times more than Bahrain

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 529.75 Mbps
Ranked 31st. 17 times more than Saudi Arabia
31.46 Mbps
Ranked 85th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 66,600
Ranked 106th.
1.1 million
Ranked 47th. 17 times more than Bahrain
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 6
Ranked 90th.
12
Ranked 65th. Twice as much as Bahrain

Internet > Top level domain .bh .sa
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 114.89
Ranked 57th. 96% more than Saudi Arabia
58.63
Ranked 77th.
Telephone system > Domestic modern fiber-optic integrated services; digital network with rapidly growing use of mobile-cellular telephones mobile-cellular subscribership has been increasing rapidly
Internet country code .bh .sa
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 42.17 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 40th. 14 times more than Saudi Arabia
3 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 117th.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 528.67 min.
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia
125.15 min.
Ranked 36th.

Telephone mainlines 196,515
Ranked 97th.
3.8 million
Ranked 31st. 19 times more than Bahrain

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total > Per capita 0.144 per 1,000 people
Ranked 38th.
0.194 per 1,000 people
Ranked 33th. 35% more than Bahrain

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 13.79 per 1,000 people
Ranked 41st. 16 times more than Saudi Arabia
0.874 per 1,000 people
Ranked 86th.

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering Pervasive filtering sub
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 30.23$/month
Ranked 56th. 42% more than Saudi Arabia
21.33$/month
Ranked 97th.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 578.25 min. per capita
Ranked 11th. 5 times more than Saudi Arabia
126.52 min. per capita
Ranked 33th.

Internet hosts None None
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature 39
Ranked 49th.
710
Ranked 29th. 18 times more than Bahrain

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology 1
Ranked 54th.
180
Ranked 22nd. 180 times more than Bahrain

Mobile cellular subscriptions 1.44 million
Ranked 126th.
36 million
Ranked 27th. 25 times more than Bahrain

Internet > Broadband subscribers 9,737
Ranked 62nd.
19,700
Ranked 64th. 2 times more than Bahrain

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 1.3
Ranked 106th. 35% more than Saudi Arabia
0.963
Ranked 115th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences 8
Ranked 50th.
440
Ranked 29th. 55 times more than Bahrain

Internet > IP addresses 465,920
Ranked 98th.
5.5 million
Ranked 47th. 12 times more than Bahrain
Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 25000000 3750000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 14.18
Ranked 40th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
4.23
Ranked 75th.

Number of PCs 121
Ranked 109th.
8,476
Ranked 17th. 70 times more than Bahrain
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 220.05
Ranked 77th. 30% more than Saudi Arabia
169.75
Ranked 100th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total 92
Ranked 56th.
3,780
Ranked 29th. 41 times more than Bahrain

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 838,004
Ranked 76th.
11.35 million
Ranked 22nd. 14 times more than Bahrain
Television broadcast stations per million 6.7
Ranked 23th. 9% more than Saudi Arabia
6.14
Ranked 25th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation 4
Ranked 53th.
132
Ranked 30th. 33 times more than Bahrain

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total per million 148.98
Ranked 41st.
198.31
Ranked 34th. 33% more than Bahrain

Internet > TLD .bh .sa
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 185.77
Ranked 3rd. 28% more than Saudi Arabia
145.12
Ranked 9th.

Internet > Livejournal users 90
Ranked 123th.
101
Ranked 114th. 12% more than Bahrain
Internet > Secure Internet servers 41
Ranked 81st.
110
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than Bahrain

Telecommunications > Country calling code 973 966
Telephone subscribers per 1000 1,074.68
Ranked 44th. 55% more than Saudi Arabia
692.59
Ranked 60th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 67.1%
Ranked 16th. 57% more than Saudi Arabia
42.8%
Ranked 37th.
E-Government rating 52
Ranked 18th. 37% more than Saudi Arabia
38
Ranked 118th.
Population covered by mobile telephony 100%
Ranked 9th. 9% more than Saudi Arabia
92%
Ranked 55th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature > Per capita 60.93 per 1 million people
Ranked 31st. 67% more than Saudi Arabia
36.52 per 1 million people
Ranked 31st.

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 55.43 per 1 million people
Ranked 56th. 12 times more than Saudi Arabia
4.64 per 1 million people
Ranked 106th.

Information and Communication Technology Index > 2009 7.3
Ranked 3rd. 14% more than Saudi Arabia
6.43
Ranked 5th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million 63.15
Ranked 32nd. 70% more than Saudi Arabia
37.25
Ranked 32nd.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History 12
Ranked 50th.
528
Ranked 18th. 44 times more than Bahrain

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities > Per capita 4.69 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd.
15.43 per 1 million people
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Bahrain

Internet > Livejournal users per million 109.69
Ranked 66th. 26 times more than Saudi Arabia
4.24
Ranked 167th.
Website defacements per million 1.43
Ranked 72nd. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia
0.383
Ranked 99th.
Website defacements 1
Ranked 127th.
8
Ranked 72nd. 8 times more than Bahrain
Telephone subscribers 945,218
Ranked 98th.
17.1 million
Ranked 29th. 18 times more than Bahrain

Telephone subscribers per employee 437.5
Ranked 47th. 12% more than Saudi Arabia
389.97
Ranked 40th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology > Per capita 1.56 per 1 million people
Ranked 44th.
9.26 per 1 million people
Ranked 29th. 6 times more than Bahrain

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 4.92% GDP
Ranked 34th. 51% more than Saudi Arabia
3.25% GDP
Ranked 78th.

Telephone lines > Per 100 people 28.42
Ranked 60th. 72% more than Saudi Arabia
16.53
Ranked 93th.

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 6.59$/month
Ranked 137th.
9.66$/month
Ranked 103th. 47% more than Bahrain

Television standard > UHF PAL G SECAM G
Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 7.3$/month
Ranked 92nd.
11.73$/month
Ranked 64th. 61% more than Bahrain

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per capita 2.46$ per 1 million people
Ranked 16th. 22 times more than Saudi Arabia
0.111$ per 1 million people
Ranked 79th.

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per $ GDP 179.39$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 55th. 14 times more than Saudi Arabia
12.73$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 102nd.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology per million 1.62
Ranked 45th.
9.44
Ranked 29th. 6 times more than Bahrain

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences per million 12.95
Ranked 42nd.
23.08
Ranked 35th. 78% more than Bahrain

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences per million 24.29
Ranked 42nd. 49% more than Saudi Arabia
16.26
Ranked 43th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 7.31
Ranked 32nd. 15 times more than Saudi Arabia
0.503
Ranked 125th.

Press Freedom Index > 2010 144
Ranked 6th.
157
Ranked 5th. 9% more than Bahrain
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 12.74
Ranked 61st. 86% more than Saudi Arabia
6.85
Ranked 85th.

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 135.83
Ranked 62nd. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia
30.54
Ranked 98th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences > Per capita 12.5 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd.
22.63 per 1 million people
Ranked 34th. 81% more than Bahrain

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History > Per capita 18.75 per 1 million people
Ranked 29th.
27.15 per 1 million people
Ranked 24th. 45% more than Bahrain

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities per million 4.86
Ranked 41st.
15.74
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Bahrain

Telephone subscribers > Per capita 1,300.85 per 1,000 people
Ranked 29th. 76% more than Saudi Arabia
739.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 60th.

Phone system > International dialling code +973 +966
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences 15
Ranked 52nd.
310
Ranked 40th. 21 times more than Bahrain

Number of PCs > Per $ GDP 0.093 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 77th.
0.273 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 973
Ranked 11th. 1% more than Saudi Arabia
966
Ranked 17th.
Television standard > VHF PAL B SECAM-B/PAL-B
Internet > IP addresses (share) 0.0
Ranked 211th.
0.1
Ranked 52nd.
Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 43.11
Ranked 59th. 10 times more than Saudi Arabia
4.34
Ranked 108th.

Phone subscribers 671.55
Ranked 44th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
258.12
Ranked 75th.
Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 15 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 63th. 9 times more than Saudi Arabia
1.7 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 80th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 21.33
Ranked 74th. 28% more than Saudi Arabia
16.73
Ranked 99th.

Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 13.02%
Ranked 74th. 6% more than Saudi Arabia
12.3%
Ranked 57th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology > Per capita 15.62 per 1 million people
Ranked 33th.
43.72 per 1 million people
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Bahrain

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,611.67
Ranked 13th.
1,874.03
Ranked 3rd. 16% more than Bahrain

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation per million 6.48
Ranked 34th.
6.93
Ranked 33th. 7% more than Bahrain

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 203764000 30498660000
Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 94.76
Ranked 52nd. 9 times more than Saudi Arabia
10.99
Ranked 92nd.

Internet servers using encryption 75
Ranked 78th.
279
Ranked 55th. 4 times more than Bahrain

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History per million 19.43
Ranked 33th.
27.7
Ranked 25th. 43% more than Bahrain

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 270.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 46th. 65% more than Saudi Arabia
164.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology per million 16.19
Ranked 34th.
44.59
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Bahrain

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 2.69 per 1,000 people
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
0.989 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences > Per capita 23.43 per 1 million people
Ranked 40th. 47% more than Saudi Arabia
15.94 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd.

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 3.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 114th.
5.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 110th. 38% more than Bahrain

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 6.4%
Ranked 124th.
67.56%
Ranked 6th. 11 times more than Bahrain

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 3.58%
Ranked 130th.
100%
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than Bahrain

ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 22.84%
Ranked 57th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia
3.59%
Ranked 126th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities 3
Ranked 54th.
300
Ranked 19th. 100 times more than Bahrain

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 654.01
Ranked 16th. 55% more than Saudi Arabia
421.38
Ranked 37th.
Telephone lines 220,386
Ranked 111th.
4.1 million
Ranked 35th. 19 times more than Bahrain

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 109,994
Ranked 74th.
1.05 million
Ranked 38th. 10 times more than Bahrain

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 2.3%
Ranked 138th.
7.97%
Ranked 45th. 3 times more than Bahrain

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 0.12%
Ranked 122nd.
0.39%
Ranked 93th. 3 times more than Bahrain

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Development Indicators database; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbook, December 2003. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. 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