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Media > Internet Stats: compare key data on Catholic countries & Non-religious countries

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  • Fixed broadband Internet subscribers: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology.
  • Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers. Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Hosts: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity.
  • Hosts per 1000: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • International Internet bandwidth > Mbps: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic.
  • International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million: International Internet bandwidth is the contracted capacity of international connections between countries for transmitting Internet traffic. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Internet Service Providers: The number of Internet Service Providers within a country. An ISP is defined as a company that provides access to the Internet.
  • Internet Service Providers per million: The number of Internet Service Providers within a country. An ISP is defined as a company that provides access to the Internet. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Internet users > Per 100 people: Internet users (per 100 people). Internet users are people with access to the worldwide network.
  • Price basket for Internet > US$ per month: Price basket for Internet is calculated based on the cheapest available tariff for accessing the Internet 20 hours a month (10 hours peak and 10 hours off-peak). The basket does not include the telephone line rental but does include telephone usage charges if applicable. Data are compiled in the national currency and converted to U.S. dollars using the annual average exchange rate.
  • Users: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months.
  • Users > Per capita: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Users per 1000: This entry gives the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Livejournal users: Number of users with LiveJournal accounts (Dec 2004)
  • Secure Internet servers: Secure servers are servers using encryption technology in Internet transactions.
  • Secure Internet servers > Per capita: Secure servers are servers using encryption technology in Internet transactions. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Livejournal users per million: Number of users with LiveJournal accounts (Dec 2004). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people: Secure Internet servers (per 1 million people). Secure servers are servers using encryption technology in Internet transactions.
  • Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people: Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people). Fixed broadband Internet subscribers are the number of broadband subscribers with a digital subscriber line, cable modem, or other high-speed technology.
  • Hosts > Per capita: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Secure Internet servers per million: Secure servers are servers using encryption technology in Internet transactions. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT Catholic countries Non-religious countries HISTORY
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 112.26 million
281.43 million
3 times more than Catholic countries

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 142.43
238.27
67% more than Catholic countries

Hosts 64.99 million
93.85 million
44% more than Catholic countries

Hosts per 1000 95.61
231.74
2 times more than Catholic countries

International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 529,607.32 Mbps
1.25 million Mbps
2 times more than Catholic countries

International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 43.04 Mbps per $1 trillion of
164.31 Mbps per $1 trillion of
4 times more than Catholic countries

International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 1,247.54 Mbps per 1 million peop
5,780.7 Mbps per 1 million peop
5 times more than Catholic countries

International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 1,206.19 Mbps
5,779.11 Mbps
5 times more than Catholic countries

Internet Service Providers 722
1,961
3 times more than Catholic countries
Internet Service Providers per million 45.43
6 times more than Non-religious countries
7.56
Internet users > Per 100 people 1,876.54
2 times more than Non-religious countries
928.09

Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 29.87$/month
2 times more than Non-religious countries
13.05$/month

Users 202.56 million
342.89 million
69% more than Catholic countries

Users > Per capita 253.68 per 1,000 people
521.75 per 1,000 people
2 times more than Catholic countries

Users per 1000 249.29
520.47
2 times more than Catholic countries

Livejournal users 24,595
144,496
6 times more than Catholic countries
Secure Internet servers 27,081
98,402
4 times more than Catholic countries

Secure Internet servers > Per capita 163.61 per 1 million people
234.02 per 1 million people
43% more than Catholic countries

Livejournal users per million 295.23
432.06
46% more than Catholic countries
Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 11,503.07
6% more than Non-religious countries
10,855.48

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 523.32
68% more than Non-religious countries
310.91

Hosts > Per capita 96.31 per 1,000 people
233.29 per 1,000 people
2 times more than Catholic countries

Secure Internet servers per million 159.69
233.55
46% more than Catholic countries

SOURCES: International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and 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.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; 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.; World Development Indicators 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.; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; 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.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; LiveJournal; LiveJournal. 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.; Netcraft (http://www.netcraft.com/) and World Bank population estimates.

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