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Broadcast media all broadcast media are owned by, or affiliated with, the Communist Party of China or a government agency; no privately owned TV or radio stations; state-run Chinese Central TV, provincial, and municipal stations offer more than 2,000 channels; the Central Propaganda Department lists subjects that are off limits to domestic broadcast media with the government maintaining authority to approve all programming; foreign-made TV programs must be approved prior to broadcast 4
Households with television 89.17%
Ranked 56th.
97.84%
Ranked 14th. 10% more than China

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 130.03
Ranked 62nd.
281.99
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than China

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 42.3
Ranked 98th.
81.03
Ranked 26th. 92% more than China

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 421.01
Ranked 101st.
803.03
Ranked 28th. 91% more than China
Internet > Users per 1000 122.92
Ranked 93th.
697.1
Ranked 8th. 6 times more than China

Internet users 389 million
Ranked 1st. 59% more than United States
245 million
Ranked 2nd.
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Xinhua (New China News Agency) - state-run, web pages in English</p> <p>Associated Press</p> </p>Bloomberg Business News</p> </p>UPI</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 40.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 95th.
762.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 19 times more than China

Radio > List of radio stations <p>China National Radio - state-run</p> </p>China Radio International - state-run external broadcaster, programmes in more than 40 languages, notably to Taiwan and Korea</p> <p>NPR (National Public Radio) - non-commercial network of member stations; news, information and cultural programmes</p> </p>Clear Channel - America&#039;s largest commercial radio operator, owns more than 1,200 stations</p> </p>CBS Radio - major commercial operator with nearly 180 stations in major markets</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16757497">Full Article</a>
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 81.26
Ranked 138th.
98.17
Ranked 111th. 21% more than China

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 414.03 per 1,000 people
Ranked 95th.
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th. 2 times more than China

Television > List of TV stations <p>Chinese Central TV (CCTV) - state-run national broadcaster, networks include English-language CCTV News</p> <p>ABC - major commercial network</p> </p>CBS - major commercial network</p> </p>NBC - major commercial network</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16757497">Full Article</a>
Television receivers > Per capita 325.18 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th.
803.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than China

Televisions per 1000 310.46
Ranked 58th.
754.89
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than China
Personal computers per 1000 40.88
Ranked 94th.
764.36
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than China

Radio broadcast stations AM 369, FM 259, shortwave 45 AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 74.1
Ranked 41st.
193.19
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than China

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 570.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 71st.
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 2 times more than China

Internet > Users > Per capita 122.56 per 1,000 people
Ranked 94th.
695.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 6 times more than China

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 206.46
Ranked 78th.
442.8
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than China

Televisions 400 million
Ranked 1st. 83% more than United States
219 million
Ranked 2nd.
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 276.43 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th.
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 96% more than China

Internet users > Per 100 people 22.5
Ranked 94th.
75.77
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than China

Internet > Internet users 568.19 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
254.3 million
Ranked 2nd.
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 59.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 40th.
198.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than China

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 136,106 Mbps
Ranked 2nd.
970,953.5 Mbps
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than China

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 104.34 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 40th.
3,306.44 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 19th. 32 times more than China

Personal computers 52.99 million
Ranked 3rd.
223.81 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than China

Television broadcast stations 3,240
Ranked 1st. 46% more than United States
2,218
Ranked 1st.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 5.98 billion min.
Ranked 5th.
82.06 billion min.
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than China

Radios per 1000 323.66
Ranked 99th.
1,982.02
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than China
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 561.12
Ranked 127th.
932.29
Ranked 78th. 66% more than China

Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $287.82 billion
Ranked 3rd.
$991.69 billion
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than China

Internet > Percent using internet 42.3%
Ranked 97th.
81.03%
Ranked 24th. 92% more than China

Telephones > Mobile cellular 986.25 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd.

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.339 per capita
Ranked 83th.
2.11 per capita
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than China

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 235.63
Ranked 67th.
459.63
Ranked 20th. 95% more than China

Telephone mainlines per 1000 268.79
Ranked 47th.
607.73
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than China

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Renmin Ribao (People&#039;s Daily) - Communist Party daily, web pages in English</p> </p>Zhongguo Qingnian Bao (China Youth Daily) - state-run, linked to Communist Youth League</p> </p>China Daily - state-run, English-language</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13017881">Full Article</a> <p>USA Today - national daily</p> </p>Wall Street Journal - business daily</p> </p>Christian Science Monitor - church-owned daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16757497">Full Article</a>
Films produced 212
Ranked 4th.
611
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than China
Cinema attendance 140 million
Ranked 7th.
1.42 billion
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than China
Telephone system > General assessment domestic and international services are increasingly available for private use; unevenly distributed domestic system serves principal cities, industrial centers, and many towns; China continues to develop its telecommunications infrastructure; China in the summer of 2008 began a major restructuring of its telecommunications industry, resulting in the consolidation of its six telecom service operators to three, China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom, each providing both fixed-line and mobile services a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
Cinema attendance per capita 0.109
Ranked 65th.
4.9
Ranked 2nd. 45 times more than China
Television receivers per 1000 325.18
Ranked 48th.
803.21
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than China

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 584
Ranked 4th.
819
Ranked 3rd. 40% more than China

Internet > IP addresses per capita 245.91
Ranked 93th.
4,911.96
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than China
Internet > Users 162 million
Ranked 1st.
208 million
Ranked 2nd. 28% more than China

Internet > Internet penetration 42.3%
Ranked 102nd.
81%
Ranked 29th. 91% more than China
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 301.77
Ranked 92nd.
682.36
Ranked 50th. 2 times more than China

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 814.4
Ranked 140th.
987.53
Ranked 110th. 21% more than China

Telecoms > Telephone lines 278.86 million
Ranked 1st. Twice as much as United States
139 million
Ranked 2nd.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 1.1 billion
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
310 million
Ranked 3rd.

Internet > Internet Service Providers 3
Ranked 131st.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 2333 times more than China
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 175.62 million
Ranked 1st. 98% more than United States
88.52 million
Ranked 2nd.

Telephones > Main lines in use 285.12 million
Ranked 1st. 95% more than United States
146 million
Ranked 2nd.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 20.2
Ranked 80th.
44.41
Ranked 23th. 2 times more than China

Active military personnel 2.29 million
Ranked 1st. 60% more than United States
1.43 million
Ranked 1st.
Radio receivers per 1000 339
Ranked 82nd.
2,108.88
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than China

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 301.59 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st.
680.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than China

Internet > Hosts per 1000 10.8
Ranked 75th.
1,039.15
Ranked 2nd. 96 times more than China

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 1.11 billion
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
303.05 million
Ranked 3rd.

Radio receivers 417 million
Ranked 2nd.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 38% more than China

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 1.23 billion
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
327.58 million
Ranked 3rd.
Television receivers 400 million
Ranked 1st. 83% more than United States
219 million
Ranked 2nd.

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 2.63 per 1 million people
Ranked 38th.
7.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than China

Mobile phone subscribers 393.43 million
Ranked 1st. 95% more than United States
201.65 million
Ranked 2nd.

Telephone system > International country code - 86; a number of submarine cables provide connectivity to Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the US; satellite earth stations - 7 (5 Intelsat - 4 Pacific Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean; 1 Intersputnik - Indian Ocean region; and 1 Inmarsat - Pacific and Indian Ocean regions) country code - 1; multiple ocean cable systems provide international connectivity; satellite earth stations - 61 Intelsat (45 Atlantic Ocean and 16 Pacific Ocean), 5 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region), and 4 Inmarsat (Pacific and Atlantic Ocean regions)
Internet > ISP 3
Ranked 92nd.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 2333 times more than China
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 28.77
Ranked 47th.
167.13
Ranked 15th. 6 times more than China

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 278.86 million
Ranked 1st. Twice as much as United States
139 million
Ranked 2nd.

Radios 417 million
Ranked 2nd.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 38% more than China
Films produced per million 0.165
Ranked 45th.
2.11
Ranked 18th. 13 times more than China
Internet > Hosts 14.31 million
Ranked 5th.
316 million
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than China

Cinemas > Annual attendance 140 million
Ranked 4th.
1.47 billion
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than China

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 59.88
Ranked 41st.
198.27
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than China

Mobile phones 16.09 per 100 people
Ranked 38th.
48.81 per 100 people
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than China
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 0.115
Ranked 57th.
5.25
Ranked 2nd. 46 times more than China

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 104.4 Mbps
Ranked 39th.
3,316.04 Mbps
Ranked 19th. 32 times more than China

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 963
Ranked 3rd.
1,486
Ranked 2nd. 54% more than China

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 96.7 million
Ranked 1st. 69% more than United States
57.35 million
Ranked 4th.

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 14.23%
Ranked 36th. 23% more than United States
11.6%
Ranked 44th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 75.6 million
Ranked 1st. 35% more than United States
55.95 million
Ranked 3rd.

Internet > Top level domain .cn .us
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.053$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 47th.
0.088$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 8th. 66% more than China

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 0.434
Ranked 72nd.
2.63
Ranked 38th. 6 times more than China

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 74.61
Ranked 43th.
195.85
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than China

Telephone system > Domestic interprovincial fiber-optic trunk lines and cellular telephone systems have been installed; mobile-cellular subscribership is increasing rapidly; the number of Internet users exceeded 564 million by the end of 2012; a domestic satellite system with several earth stations is in place a large system of fiber-optic cable, microwave radio relay, coaxial cable, and domestic satellites carries every form of telephone traffic; a rapidly growing cellular system carries mobile telephone traffic throughout the country
Internet country code .cn .us
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 60.92 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 28th.
83.14 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 29th. 36% more than China

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 4.62 min.
Ranked 70th.
280.26 min.
Ranked 9th. 61 times more than China

Telephone mainlines 350.43 million
Ranked 1st. 97% more than United States
177.95 million
Ranked 2nd.

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 28.75 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th.
166.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 6 times more than China

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering Pervasive filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 9.75$/month
Ranked 154th.
14.95$/month
Ranked 120th. 53% more than China

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 4.62 min. per capita
Ranked 70th.
279.45 min. per capita
Ranked 9th. 61 times more than China

Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 85.77%
Ranked 17th.
88.4%
Ranked 16th. 3% more than China

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 108.49$ per capita
Ranked 57th.
3,851.5$ per capita
Ranked 2nd. 36 times more than China

Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$ $216.17
Ranked 51st.
$3,230.18
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than China

Mobile cellular subscriptions 641.23 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
270.5 million
Ranked 4th.

Internet > Broadband subscribers 37.5 million
Ranked 2nd.
49.39 million
Ranked 1st. 32% more than China

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 0.00233
Ranked 197th.
24.13
Ranked 23th. 10363 times more than China
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 909
Ranked 2nd.
1,476
Ranked 1st. 62% more than China

Internet > IP addresses 330.32 million
Ranked 2nd.
1.54 billion
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than China
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 76.12
Ranked 29th.
367.37
Ranked 13th. 5 times more than China

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 203340000000 26836000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 6.29
Ranked 63th.
24.02
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than China

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 206.46
Ranked 83th.
442.8
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than China

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 231.61 million
Ranked 2nd.
234.41 million
Ranked 1st. 1% more than China
Internet > Broadband access 35.01 million
Ranked 2nd.
40.88 million
Ranked 1st. 17% more than China
Television broadcast stations per million 2.63
Ranked 42nd.
7.43
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than China

Internet > TLD .cn .us
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 48.41
Ranked 128th.
88.87
Ranked 80th. 84% more than China

Internet > Livejournal users 791
Ranked 36th.
1.29 million
Ranked 1st. 1634 times more than China
Internet > Secure Internet servers 588
Ranked 32nd.
259,881
Ranked 1st. 442 times more than China

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 0.115 per capita
Ranked 57th.
5.25 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 46 times more than China

Telecommunications > Country calling code 86 1
Telephone subscribers per 1000 570.57
Ranked 72nd.
1,230.67
Ranked 35th. 2 times more than China

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 17.2%
Ranked 75th.
74.7%
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than China
E-Government rating 56.3
Ranked 7th.
60.1
Ranked 4th. 7% more than China
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 0.72
Ranked 65th.
5.23
Ranked 20th. 7 times more than China

Newspapers > Newspaper journalists 82,849
Ranked 2nd. 53% more than United States
54,134
Ranked 3rd.

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 0.448 per 1 million people
Ranked 144th.
869.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 1940 times more than China

Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 269.91 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
114 million
Ranked 2nd.
Internet > Livejournal users per million 0.61
Ranked 196th.
4,415.29
Ranked 3rd. 7235 times more than China
Website defacements per million 0.31
Ranked 101st.
1.51
Ranked 69th. 5 times more than China
Website defacements 394
Ranked 3rd.
429
Ranked 2nd. 9% more than China
Internet > Linux web servers 20
Ranked 43th.
11,108
Ranked 1st. 555 times more than China
1995 Shanghai International Film Festival > In competition > Director Ye Daying Alfonso Arau
ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 34.92%
Ranked 29th. 58% more than United States
22.13%
Ranked 60th.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 38.55%
Ranked 32nd.
43.14%
Ranked 26th. 12% more than China

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 30.79%
Ranked 55th. 3% more than United States
30.02%
Ranked 58th.

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 0.744
Ranked 100th.
25.98
Ranked 42nd. 35 times more than China

Internet servers using encryption 1,579
Ranked 29th.
378,887
Ranked 1st. 240 times more than China

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 0.72 per 1 million people
Ranked 64th.
5.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 7 times more than China

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 10.76 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st.
1,040.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 97 times more than China

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 268.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.
605.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than China

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 83.37 million
Ranked 1st. 14% more than United States
73.12 million
Ranked 2nd.

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 23.19%
Ranked 4th. 86% more than United States
12.49%
Ranked 15th.

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 27.46%
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than United States
12.78%
Ranked 16th.

Telephone lines 340.81 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
154.65 million
Ranked 3rd.

ICT service > Exports > BoP > Current US$ $7.82 billion
Ranked 11th.
$22.44 billion
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than China

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 0.538 per 1,000 people
Ranked 68th.
3.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than China

Internet > IP addresses (share) 7.7
Ranked 2nd.
35.9
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than China
Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 35.06%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
9.22%
Ranked 87th.

Television standard > VHF PAL D NTSC M
Royalties and fees $0.10
Ranked 60th.
$134.30
Ranked 5th. 1343 times more than China
Internet > ISP per million 0.00238
Ranked 133th.
24.34
Ranked 3rd. 10243 times more than China
Internet > ISP > Per capita 0.002 per 1 million people
Ranked 126th.
24.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 2nd. 12137 times more than China
Internet > Specific websites > Chinese Wikipedia edits 20.9%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
5.4%
Ranked 3rd.
Internet > Specific websites > Chinese Wikipedia readers 33%
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than United States
4.6%
Ranked 3rd.
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 964
Ranked 11th.
7,607
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than China

Telephone subscribers > Per capita 570.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 71st.
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 2 times more than China

Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 0.449
Ranked 142nd.
870.97
Ranked 7th. 1942 times more than China

Phone subscribers 247.72
Ranked 79th.
1,117.9
Ranked 22nd. 5 times more than China
Telephone lines > Per 100 people 25.73
Ranked 64th.
50.81
Ranked 17th. 97% more than China

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 2.9$/month
Ranked 173th.
5.21$/month
Ranked 153th. 80% more than China

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 20.6
Ranked 80th.
44.02
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than China

Telephone subscribers 743.86 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
360.35 million
Ranked 2nd.

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 3.14
Ranked 149th.
1,474.08
Ranked 19th. 470 times more than China

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 12.97
Ranked 60th.
28.03
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than China

Telephone subscribers per employee 927.66
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than United States
345.72
Ranked 61st.

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 3.17% GDP
Ranked 47th. 19% more than United States
2.67% GDP
Ranked 96th.

Internet > Linux web servers per million 0.0157
Ranked 98th.
38.98
Ranked 5th. 2479 times more than China
Newspapers > Newspaper journalists per million people 63.55
Ranked 24th.
183.18
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than China

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 98.66 million
Ranked 3rd.
107.57 million
Ranked 2nd. 9% more than China

Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 86
Ranked 43th. 86 times more than United States
1
Ranked 32nd.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 823.39
Ranked 134th.
965.4
Ranked 113th. 17% more than China

Phone system > International dialling code +86 +1
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 0.743
Ranked 115th.
5.08
Ranked 42nd. 7 times more than China

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 171.62
Ranked 75th.
740.25
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than China
Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 579897000000 291122000000
Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 1.19
Ranked 135th.
1,234.13
Ranked 6th. 1037 times more than China

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. 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