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Broadcast media multiple privately-owned television stations and 1 publicly-owned television station; cable network services are widely available; more than 100 privately-owned radio stations and a public radio network 4
Households with television 92.8%
Ranked 12th.
97.84%
Ranked 14th. 5% more than Costa Rica

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 100.17
Ranked 75th.
281.99
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 47.5
Ranked 87th.
81.03
Ranked 26th. 71% more than Costa Rica

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 468.98
Ranked 91st.
803.03
Ranked 28th. 71% more than Costa Rica
Internet > Users per 1000 336.08
Ranked 52nd.
697.1
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Internet users 1.49 million
Ranked 80th.
245 million
Ranked 2nd. 165 times more than Costa Rica
Personal computers > Per capita 218.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 34th.
762.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Personal computers per 1000 219.01
Ranked 35th.
764.36
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Radio > List of radio stations <p>Reloj - popular national radio</p> </p>Radio Columbia - news and talk</p> </p>Radio Monumental - news and talk</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-19414705">Full Article</a> <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 128.32
Ranked 49th. 31% more than United States
98.17
Ranked 111th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 363.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 109th.
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Television > List of TV stations <p>Teletica (channel 7) - private</p> </p>Repretel (channels 4, 6, 11) - private</p> </p>Canal 13 - public</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 143.64 per 1,000 people
Ranked 87th.
803.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Costa Rica

Televisions per 1000 125.86
Ranked 103th.
754.89
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Costa Rica
Radio broadcast stations AM 65, FM 51, shortwave 19 AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 64.71
Ranked 46th.
193.19
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 575.32 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th.
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Users > Per capita 362.86 per 1,000 people
Ranked 53th.
695.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 92% more than Costa Rica

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 211.76
Ranked 77th.
442.8
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Televisions 525,000
Ranked 99th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 417 times more than Costa Rica
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 347.62 per 1,000 people
Ranked 33th.
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 56% more than Costa Rica

Internet users > Per 100 people 32.31
Ranked 68th.
75.77
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Internet users 2.2 million
Ranked 88th.
254.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 115 times more than Costa Rica
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 70 per 1,000 people
Ranked 39th.
198.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 1,044 Mbps
Ranked 27th.
970,953.5 Mbps
Ranked 1st. 930 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 241.26 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 32nd.
3,306.44 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 19th. 14 times more than Costa Rica

Personal computers 930,000
Ranked 53th.
223.81 million
Ranked 1st. 241 times more than Costa Rica

Television broadcast stations 20
Ranked 2nd.
2,218
Ranked 1st. 111 times more than Costa Rica

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 348 million min.
Ranked 40th.
82.06 billion min.
Ranked 1st. 236 times more than Costa Rica

Radios per 1000 234.95
Ranked 124th.
1,982.02
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Costa Rica
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 423.78
Ranked 144th.
932.29
Ranked 78th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $1.93 billion
Ranked 58th.
$991.69 billion
Ranked 1st. 514 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Percent using internet 47.5%
Ranked 86th.
81.03%
Ranked 24th. 71% more than Costa Rica

Telephones > Mobile cellular 4.36 million
Ranked 110th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 67 times more than Costa Rica

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.268 per capita
Ranked 106th.
2.11 per capita
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Costa Rica

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 324.46
Ranked 46th.
459.63
Ranked 20th. 42% more than Costa Rica

Telephone mainlines per 1000 321.4
Ranked 36th.
607.73
Ranked 8th. 89% more than Costa Rica

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Al Dia - daily</p> </p>Diario Extra - daily</p> </p>La Nacion - daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-19414705">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>
Cinema attendance 1.7 million
Ranked 55th.
1.42 billion
Ranked 2nd. 836 times more than Costa Rica
Telephone system > General assessment good domestic telephone service in terms of breadth of coverage; under the terms of CAFTA-DR, the state-run telecommunications monopoly is scheduled to be opened to competition from domestic and international firms, but has been slow to open to competition a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
Cinema attendance per capita 0.408
Ranked 52nd.
4.9
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than Costa Rica
Television receivers per 1000 143.52
Ranked 85th.
803.21
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Costa Rica

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 3
Ranked 77th.
819
Ranked 3rd. 273 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > IP addresses per capita 419.47
Ranked 71st.
4,911.96
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than Costa Rica
Average cost of local call 0.03
Ranked 80th.
0.09
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Costa Rica
Internet > Users 1.5 million
Ranked 64th.
208 million
Ranked 2nd. 139 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Internet penetration 47.5%
Ranked 91st.
81%
Ranked 29th. 71% more than Costa Rica
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 254.86
Ranked 95th.
682.36
Ranked 50th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,280.11
Ranked 49th. 30% more than United States
987.53
Ranked 110th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines 1.02 million
Ranked 74th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 137 times more than Costa Rica

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 6.15 million
Ranked 99th.
310 million
Ranked 3rd. 50 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Internet Service Providers 3
Ranked 137th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 2333 times more than Costa Rica
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 481,325
Ranked 69th.
88.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 184 times more than Costa Rica

Cinemas > Per capita 0.011 per 1,000 people
Ranked 43th.
0.116 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 11 times more than Costa Rica

Telephones > Main lines in use 1.23 million
Ranked 68th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 118 times more than Costa Rica

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 20.71
Ranked 76th.
44.41
Ranked 23th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Active military personnel 0.0
Ranked 144th.
1.43 million
Ranked 1st.
Radio receivers per 1000 267.9
Ranked 106th.
2,108.88
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Costa Rica

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 254.44 per 1,000 people
Ranked 95th.
680.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Hosts per 1000 3.63
Ranked 98th.
1,039.15
Ranked 2nd. 287 times more than Costa Rica

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 5.38 million
Ranked 104th.
303.05 million
Ranked 3rd. 56 times more than Costa Rica

Radio receivers 980,000
Ranked 109th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 587 times more than Costa Rica

Cinema > Number of cinemas 20
Ranked 48th.
6,356
Ranked 1st. 318 times more than Costa Rica
Television receivers 525,000
Ranked 94th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 417 times more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 49
Ranked 37th.
3,803
Ranked 2nd. 78 times more than Costa Rica

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 4.88 per 1 million people
Ranked 8th.
7.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 52% more than Costa Rica

Mobile phone subscribers 1.1 million
Ranked 95th.
201.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 183 times more than Costa Rica

Telephone system > International country code - 506; landing points for the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1), MAYA-1, and the Pan American Crossing submarine cables that provide links to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and the US; connected to Central American Microwave System; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) 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 97th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 2333 times more than Costa Rica
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 6.58
Ranked 62nd.
167.13
Ranked 15th. 25 times more than Costa Rica

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 1.02 million
Ranked 73th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 137 times more than Costa Rica

Radios 980,000
Ranked 111th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 587 times more than Costa Rica
Internet > Hosts 16,440
Ranked 96th.
316 million
Ranked 1st. 19221 times more than Costa Rica

Cinemas > Annual attendance 1.7 million
Ranked 46th.
1.47 billion
Ranked 1st. 862 times more than Costa Rica

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 69.98
Ranked 39th.
198.27
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 0.489
Ranked 44th.
5.25
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 241.66 Mbps
Ranked 32nd.
3,316.04 Mbps
Ranked 19th. 14 times more than Costa Rica

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 275,200
Ranked 46th.
57.35 million
Ranked 4th. 208 times more than Costa Rica

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 7
Ranked 82nd.
1,486
Ranked 2nd. 212 times more than Costa Rica

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 33.33%
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than United States
11.6%
Ranked 44th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 275,000
Ranked 42nd.
55.95 million
Ranked 3rd. 203 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Top level domain .cr .us
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.077$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 18th.
0.088$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 8th. 14% more than Costa Rica

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 0.633
Ranked 67th.
2.63
Ranked 38th. 4 times more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences 66
Ranked 39th.
3,725
Ranked 2nd. 56 times more than Costa Rica

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 64.81
Ranked 47th.
195.85
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Telephone system > Domestic point-to-point and point-to-multi-point microwave, fiber-optic, and coaxial cable link rural areas; Internet service is available 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 .cr .us
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 52.15 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 29th.
83.14 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 29th. 59% more than Costa Rica

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 81.95 min.
Ranked 29th.
280.26 min.
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Telephone mainlines 1.39 million
Ranked 53th.
177.95 million
Ranked 2nd. 128 times more than Costa Rica

Cinemas 39
Ranked 43th.
31,640
Ranked 1st. 811 times more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total > Per capita 0.391 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th. 55% more than United States
0.253 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 6.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 63th.
166.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 25 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 28.08$/month
Ranked 64th. 88% more than United States
14.95$/month
Ranked 120th.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 81.82 min. per capita
Ranked 28th.
279.45 min. per capita
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Cinema > Number of cinemas per million people 4.55
Ranked 44th.
21.3
Ranked 22nd. 5 times more than Costa Rica
Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 66.67%
Ranked 39th.
88.4%
Ranked 16th. 33% more than Costa Rica

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 368.61$ per capita
Ranked 41st.
3,851.5$ per capita
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than Costa Rica

Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$ $421.67
Ranked 38th.
$3,230.18
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology 20
Ranked 41st.
898
Ranked 10th. 45 times more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature 221
Ranked 39th.
13,221
Ranked 3rd. 60 times more than Costa Rica

Mobile cellular subscriptions 1.89 million
Ranked 116th.
270.5 million
Ranked 4th. 143 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Broadband subscribers 27,931
Ranked 60th.
49.39 million
Ranked 1st. 1768 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 0.719
Ranked 121st.
24.13
Ranked 23th. 34 times more than Costa Rica
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences 253
Ranked 33th.
10,762
Ranked 3rd. 43 times more than Costa Rica

Cinemas per million 11.21
Ranked 43th.
116.04
Ranked 5th. 10 times more than Costa Rica

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 6
Ranked 55th.
1,476
Ranked 1st. 246 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > IP addresses 1.94 million
Ranked 65th.
1.54 billion
Ranked 1st. 793 times more than Costa Rica
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 41.04
Ranked 32nd.
367.37
Ranked 13th. 9 times more than Costa Rica

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 74054000000 26836000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 2.38
Ranked 86th.
24.02
Ranked 18th. 10 times more than Costa Rica

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 211.76
Ranked 82nd.
442.8
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total 1,464
Ranked 38th.
68,175
Ranked 3rd. 47 times more than Costa Rica

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 673,615
Ranked 84th.
234.41 million
Ranked 1st. 348 times more than Costa Rica
Television broadcast stations per million 4.89
Ranked 7th.
7.43
Ranked 15th. 52% more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total per million 390.34
Ranked 29th. 54% more than United States
253.07
Ranked 36th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation 40
Ranked 40th.
4,245
Ranked 6th. 106 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > TLD .cr .us
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 41.75
Ranked 133th.
88.87
Ranked 80th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Livejournal users 131
Ranked 104th.
1.29 million
Ranked 1st. 9869 times more than Costa Rica
Internet > Secure Internet servers 294
Ranked 41st.
259,881
Ranked 1st. 884 times more than Costa Rica

Cinema > Number of distribution companies 3
Ranked 42nd.
109
Ranked 6th. 36 times more than Costa Rica

Cinema > Number of distribution companies per million people 0.633
Ranked 32nd. 78% more than United States
0.355
Ranked 43th.

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 0.489 per capita
Ranked 43th.
5.25 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Costa Rica

Telecommunications > Country calling code 506 1
Telephone subscribers per 1000 576.26
Ranked 71st.
1,230.67
Ranked 35th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 14.5%
Ranked 82nd.
74.7%
Ranked 9th. 5 times more than Costa Rica
E-Government rating 40.7
Ranked 93th.
60.1
Ranked 4th. 48% more than Costa Rica
Population covered by mobile telephony 80%
Ranked 40th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 24% more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences per million 17.6
Ranked 32nd. 27% more than United States
13.83
Ranked 34th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature > Per capita 58.97 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd. 20% more than United States
49.08 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 1.53
Ranked 53th.
5.23
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Newspapers > Newspaper journalists 203
Ranked 14th.
54,134
Ranked 3rd. 267 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 67 per 1 million people
Ranked 48th.
869.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 13 times more than Costa Rica

Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 1.44 million
Ranked 66th.
114 million
Ranked 2nd. 79 times more than Costa Rica
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million 58.92
Ranked 33th. 20% more than United States
49.08
Ranked 35th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities > Per capita 16.01 per 1 million people
Ranked 29th. 42% more than United States
11.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History 76
Ranked 39th.
6,583
Ranked 3rd. 87 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Livejournal users per million 30.85
Ranked 103th.
4,415.29
Ranked 3rd. 143 times more than Costa Rica
Website defacements 18
Ranked 53th.
429
Ranked 2nd. 24 times more than Costa Rica
Internet > Linux web servers 18
Ranked 46th.
11,108
Ranked 1st. 617 times more than Costa Rica
Website defacements per million 4.48
Ranked 39th. 3 times more than United States
1.51
Ranked 69th.
Telephone lines 1.44 million
Ranked 62nd.
154.65 million
Ranked 3rd. 108 times more than Costa Rica

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 107,410
Ranked 75th.
73.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 681 times more than Costa Rica

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 18.96%
Ranked 7th. 52% more than United States
12.49%
Ranked 15th.

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 23.8%
Ranked 7th. 86% more than United States
12.78%
Ranked 16th.

Television standard > VHF NTSC M NTSC M
Phone subscribers 305.44
Ranked 70th.
1,117.9
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Costa Rica
Telephone system > Regulation 1996 1934
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 1.65
Ranked 92nd.
5.08
Ranked 42nd. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Telephone lines > Per 100 people 31.81
Ranked 49th.
50.81
Ranked 17th. 60% more than Costa Rica

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 1.85$/month
Ranked 181st.
5.21$/month
Ranked 153th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,119.2
Ranked 80th. 16% more than United States
965.4
Ranked 113th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 21.23
Ranked 75th.
44.02
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 6.04$/month
Ranked 119th.
25.02$/month
Ranked 26th. 4 times more than Costa Rica

Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 36.2%
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than United States
9.22%
Ranked 87th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology per million 6.13
Ranked 34th.
8.66
Ranked 33th. 41% more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences per million 174.91
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than United States
52.8
Ranked 38th.

Internet > IP addresses (share) 0.0
Ranked 199th.
35.9
Ranked 1st.
Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 204588000000 291122000000
Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 98.28
Ranked 51st.
1,234.13
Ranked 6th. 13 times more than Costa Rica

Internet servers using encryption 450
Ranked 45th.
378,887
Ranked 1st. 842 times more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History per million 20.26
Ranked 31st.
24.44
Ranked 27th. 21% more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences per million 67.46
Ranked 27th. 69% more than United States
39.95
Ranked 34th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology per million 5.33
Ranked 35th. 60% more than United States
3.33
Ranked 47th.

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 320.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.
605.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 89% more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology per million 13.06
Ranked 36th.
14.12
Ranked 36th. 8% more than Costa Rica

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 1.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.
3.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Linux web servers per million 4.48
Ranked 44th.
38.98
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than Costa Rica
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities 60
Ranked 37th.
3,027
Ranked 3rd. 50 times more than Costa Rica

ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 32.15%
Ranked 36th. 45% more than United States
22.13%
Ranked 60th.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 24.11%
Ranked 59th.
43.14%
Ranked 26th. 79% more than Costa Rica

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 20.27%
Ranked 92nd.
30.02%
Ranked 58th. 48% more than Costa Rica

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 42
Ranked 52nd.
7,607
Ranked 1st. 181 times more than Costa Rica

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 9.89
Ranked 63th.
25.98
Ranked 42nd. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences > Per capita 175.03 per 1 million people
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than United States
52.8 per 1 million people
Ranked 39th.

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 3.92 per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th.
1,040.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 265 times more than Costa Rica

ICT service > Exports > BoP > Current US$ $732.73 million
Ranked 37th.
$22.44 billion
Ranked 3rd. 31 times more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences > Per capita 17.61 per 1 million people
Ranked 30th. 27% more than United States
13.83 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Internet > ISP per million 0.763
Ranked 82nd.
24.34
Ranked 3rd. 32 times more than Costa Rica
Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 4 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 46th.
13.24 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Telephone subscribers 2.49 million
Ranked 74th.
360.35 million
Ranked 2nd. 145 times more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology > Per capita 5.34 per 1 million people
Ranked 33th. 60% more than United States
3.33 per 1 million people
Ranked 47th.

Telephone subscribers per employee 388.06
Ranked 55th. 12% more than United States
345.72
Ranked 61st.

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 2.52% GDP
Ranked 106th.
2.67% GDP
Ranked 96th. 6% more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology > Per capita 13.07 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.
14.12 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th. 8% more than Costa Rica

Television standard > UHF NTSC M NTSC M
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation per million 10.67
Ranked 31st.
15.76
Ranked 30th. 48% more than Costa Rica

Royalties and fees $0.30
Ranked 48th.
$134.30
Ranked 5th. 448 times more than Costa Rica
Newspapers > Newspaper journalists per million people 48.67
Ranked 14th.
183.18
Ranked 15th. 4 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 10.04
Ranked 75th.
28.03
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 94.9
Ranked 72nd.
1,474.08
Ranked 19th. 16 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 66.93
Ranked 47th.
870.97
Ranked 7th. 13 times more than Costa Rica

Internet > ISP > Per capita 0.764 per 1 million people
Ranked 76th.
24.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 2nd. 32 times more than Costa Rica
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences > Per capita 67.5 per 1 million people
Ranked 26th. 69% more than United States
39.95 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History > Per capita 20.28 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th.
24.44 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th. 21% more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology > Per capita 6.14 per 1 million people
Ranked 33th.
8.66 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 41% more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities per million 16
Ranked 32nd. 42% more than United States
11.24
Ranked 31st.

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 168,000
Ranked 32nd.
107.57 million
Ranked 2nd. 640 times more than Costa Rica

Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 506
Ranked 13th. 506 times more than United States
1
Ranked 32nd.
Phone system > International dialling code +506 +1
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 143.45
Ranked 82nd.
740.25
Ranked 9th. 5 times more than Costa Rica
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology 23
Ranked 38th.
2,333
Ranked 3rd. 101 times more than Costa Rica

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences 656
Ranked 33th.
14,225
Ranked 3rd. 22 times more than Costa Rica

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 1.53 per 1 million people
Ranked 51st.
5.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than Costa Rica

Telephone subscribers > Per capita 575.32 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th.
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 2 times more than Costa Rica

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