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Media Stats: compare key data on Cuba & United States

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STAT Cuba United States HISTORY
Broadcast media government owns and controls all broadcast media with private ownership of electronic media prohibited; government operates 4 national TV networks and many local TV stations; government operates 6 national radio networks, an international station, and many local radio stations; Radio-TV Marti is beamed from the US 4
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 0.445
Ranked 166th.
281.99
Ranked 22nd. 634 times more than Cuba

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 25.64
Ranked 126th.
81.03
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than Cuba

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 256.73
Ranked 131st.
803.03
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than Cuba
Internet > Users per 1000 115.91
Ranked 96th.
697.1
Ranked 8th. 6 times more than Cuba

Internet users 1.61 million
Ranked 1st.
245 million
Ranked 2nd. 153 times more than Cuba
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Cuban News Agency (ACN) - state-run</p> </p>Prensa Latina - state-run</p> <p>Associated Press</p> </p>Bloomberg Business News</p> </p>UPI</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 33.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 38th.
762.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 23 times more than Cuba

Personal computers per 1000 33.39
Ranked 39th.
764.36
Ranked 3rd. 23 times more than Cuba

Radio > List of radio stations <p>Radio Rebelde - news, music, sport</p> </p>Radio Reloj - news</p> </p>Radio Habana Cuba - external, languages include Spanish, English, French, Portuguese</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-19578348">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 14.95
Ranked 196th.
98.17
Ranked 111th. 7 times more than Cuba

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 17.4 per 1,000 people
Ranked 160th.
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th. 49 times more than Cuba

Television > List of TV stations <p>Cubavision - state-run</p> </p>Portal de la TV Cubana - state TV portal</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 240.44 per 1,000 people
Ranked 66th.
803.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Cuba

Televisions per 1000 234.75
Ranked 74th.
754.89
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Cuba
Radio broadcast stations AM 169, FM 55, shortwave 1 AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 64.69
Ranked 47th.
193.19
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Cuba

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 87.35 per 1,000 people
Ranked 118th.
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 14 times more than Cuba

Internet > Users > Per capita 114.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 96th.
695.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 6 times more than Cuba

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 107.93
Ranked 116th.
442.8
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than Cuba

Televisions 2.64 million
Ranked 54th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 83 times more than Cuba
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 91.54 per 1,000 people
Ranked 85th.
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 6 times more than Cuba

Internet users > Per 100 people 12.94
Ranked 108th.
75.77
Ranked 11th. 6 times more than Cuba

Internet > Internet users 2.84 million
Ranked 79th.
254.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 90 times more than Cuba
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 53.93 per 1,000 people
Ranked 42nd.
198.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than Cuba

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 94 Mbps
Ranked 56th.
970,953.5 Mbps
Ranked 1st. 10329 times more than Cuba

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 8.34 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 65th.
3,306.44 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 19th. 396 times more than Cuba

Personal computers 377,000
Ranked 29th.
223.81 million
Ranked 1st. 594 times more than Cuba

Television broadcast stations 58
Ranked 12th.
2,218
Ranked 1st. 38 times more than Cuba

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 323.11 million min.
Ranked 43th.
82.06 billion min.
Ranked 1st. 254 times more than Cuba

Radios per 1000 346.79
Ranked 92nd.
1,982.02
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Cuba
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 39.24
Ranked 182nd.
932.29
Ranked 78th. 24 times more than Cuba

Internet > Percent using internet 25.64%
Ranked 126th.
81.03%
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than Cuba

Telephones > Mobile cellular 1.31 million
Ranked 143th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 221 times more than Cuba

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.355 per capita
Ranked 79th.
2.11 per capita
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Cuba

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 103.47
Ranked 117th.
459.63
Ranked 20th. 4 times more than Cuba

Telephone mainlines per 1000 75.27
Ranked 93th.
607.73
Ranked 8th. 8 times more than Cuba

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Granma - Communist Party newspaper, website in five languages including English</p> </p>Juventud Rebelde - Union of Young Communists newspaper, web pages in English</p> <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 9.24 million
Ranked 40th.
1.42 billion
Ranked 2nd. 154 times more than Cuba
Telephone system > General assessment greater investment beginning in 1994 and the establishment of a new Ministry of Information Technology and Communications in 2000 has resulted in improvements in the system; national fiber-optic system under development; 95% of switches digitized by end of 2006; mobile-cellular telephone service is expensive and must be paid in convertible pesos, which effectively limits subscribership a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
Cinema attendance per capita 0.822
Ranked 38th.
4.9
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Cuba
Television receivers per 1000 239.47
Ranked 64th.
803.21
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Cuba

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 10
Ranked 64th.
819
Ranked 3rd. 82 times more than Cuba

Internet > IP addresses per capita 10.26
Ranked 182nd.
4,911.96
Ranked 2nd. 479 times more than Cuba
Average cost of local call 0.09
Ranked 36th. The same as United States
0.09
Ranked 3rd.
Internet > Users 1.31 million
Ranked 68th.
208 million
Ranked 2nd. 159 times more than Cuba

Internet > Internet penetration 25.6%
Ranked 134th.
81%
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than Cuba
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 11.91
Ranked 162nd.
682.36
Ranked 50th. 57 times more than Cuba

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 149.2
Ranked 196th.
987.53
Ranked 110th. 7 times more than Cuba

Telecoms > Telephone lines 1.22 million
Ranked 67th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 114 times more than Cuba

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 1.68 million
Ranked 146th.
310 million
Ranked 3rd. 184 times more than Cuba

Internet > Internet Service Providers 5
Ranked 114th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 1400 times more than Cuba
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 5,013
Ranked 157th.
88.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 17658 times more than Cuba

Cinemas > Per capita 0.071 per 1,000 people
Ranked 11th.
0.116 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 63% more than Cuba

Telephones > Main lines in use 1.19 million
Ranked 70th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 122 times more than Cuba

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 10.79
Ranked 116th.
44.41
Ranked 23th. 4 times more than Cuba

Active military personnel 49,000
Ranked 48th.
1.43 million
Ranked 1st. 29 times more than Cuba
Radio receivers per 1000 353.77
Ranked 78th.
2,108.88
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Cuba

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 11.93 per 1,000 people
Ranked 163th.
680.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th. 57 times more than Cuba

Internet > Hosts per 1000 0.324
Ranked 138th.
1,039.15
Ranked 2nd. 3204 times more than Cuba

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 1.68 million
Ranked 146th.
303.05 million
Ranked 3rd. 180 times more than Cuba

Radio receivers 3.9 million
Ranked 64th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 147 times more than Cuba

Cinema > Number of cinemas 437
Ranked 16th.
6,356
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Cuba
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 1.3 million
Ranked 65th.
327.58 million
Ranked 3rd. 252 times more than Cuba
Television receivers 2.64 million
Ranked 54th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 83 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 6
Ranked 40th.
3,803
Ranked 2nd. 634 times more than Cuba

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 5.28 per 1 million people
Ranked 25th.
7.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 40% more than Cuba

Mobile phone subscribers 134,480
Ranked 147th.
201.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 1499 times more than Cuba

Telephone system > International country code - 53; fiber-optic cable laid to but not linked to US network; satellite earth station - 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region) 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 5
Ranked 21st.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 1400 times more than Cuba
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 1.22 million
Ranked 67th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 114 times more than Cuba

Radios 3.9 million
Ranked 65th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 147 times more than Cuba
Internet > Hosts 3,664
Ranked 126th.
316 million
Ranked 1st. 86245 times more than Cuba

Cinemas > Annual attendance 9.2 million
Ranked 38th.
1.47 billion
Ranked 1st. 159 times more than Cuba

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 53.87
Ranked 42nd.
198.27
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than Cuba

Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 0.835
Ranked 35th.
5.25
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Cuba

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 8.32 Mbps
Ranked 65th.
3,316.04 Mbps
Ranked 19th. 398 times more than Cuba

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 727,600
Ranked 39th.
57.35 million
Ranked 4th. 79 times more than Cuba

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 2
Ranked 126th.
1,486
Ranked 2nd. 743 times more than Cuba

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 66.67%
Ranked 9th. 6 times more than United States
11.6%
Ranked 44th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 600,000
Ranked 36th.
55.95 million
Ranked 3rd. 93 times more than Cuba

Internet > Top level domain .cu .us
Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 0.887
Ranked 61st.
2.63
Ranked 38th. 3 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences 43
Ranked 29th.
3,725
Ranked 2nd. 87 times more than Cuba

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 64.54
Ranked 48th.
195.85
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than Cuba

Telephone system > Domestic fixed-line density remains low at 10 per 100 inhabitants; mobile-cellular service expanding but remains only about 10 per 100 persons 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 .cu .us
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 28.66 min.
Ranked 52nd.
280.26 min.
Ranked 9th. 10 times more than Cuba

Telephone mainlines 849,927
Ranked 69th.
177.95 million
Ranked 2nd. 209 times more than Cuba

Cinemas 782
Ranked 15th.
31,640
Ranked 1st. 40 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total > Per capita 0.086 per 1,000 people
Ranked 34th.
0.253 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th. 3 times more than Cuba

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering nd No evidence of filtering
Newspapers > Newspaper journalists, female per million people 127.61
Ranked 3rd. 86% more than United States
68.76
Ranked 5th.
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 30$/month
Ranked 59th. Twice as much as United States
14.95$/month
Ranked 120th.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 28.73 min. per capita
Ranked 53th.
279.45 min. per capita
Ranked 9th. 10 times more than Cuba

Cinema > Number of cinemas per million people 38.67
Ranked 10th. 82% more than United States
21.3
Ranked 22nd.
Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 33.33%
Ranked 42nd.
88.4%
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology 15
Ranked 29th.
898
Ranked 10th. 60 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature 380
Ranked 27th.
13,221
Ranked 3rd. 35 times more than Cuba

Mobile cellular subscriptions 331,736
Ranked 154th.
270.5 million
Ranked 4th. 815 times more than Cuba

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 0.445
Ranked 142nd.
24.13
Ranked 23th. 54 times more than Cuba
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences 73
Ranked 34th.
10,762
Ranked 3rd. 147 times more than Cuba

Cinemas per million 70.93
Ranked 11th.
116.04
Ranked 5th. 64% more than Cuba

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 2
Ranked 69th.
1,476
Ranked 1st. 738 times more than Cuba

Internet > IP addresses 113,664
Ranked 133th.
1.54 billion
Ranked 1st. 13563 times more than Cuba
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 107.05
Ranked 27th.
367.37
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than Cuba

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 70000000 26836000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 0.02
Ranked 157th.
24.02
Ranked 18th. 1201 times more than Cuba

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 107.93
Ranked 122nd.
442.8
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total 952
Ranked 32nd.
68,175
Ranked 3rd. 72 times more than Cuba

Television broadcast stations per million 5.26
Ranked 29th.
7.43
Ranked 15th. 41% more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total per million 85.75
Ranked 36th.
253.07
Ranked 36th. 3 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation 34
Ranked 32nd.
4,245
Ranked 6th. 125 times more than Cuba

Internet > TLD .cu .us
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 2.96
Ranked 177th.
88.87
Ranked 80th. 30 times more than Cuba

Internet > Livejournal users 152
Ranked 97th.
1.29 million
Ranked 1st. 8505 times more than Cuba
Internet > Secure Internet servers 1
Ranked 169th.
259,881
Ranked 1st. 259881 times more than Cuba

Cinema > Number of distribution companies 1
Ranked 46th.
109
Ranked 6th. 109 times more than Cuba

Cinema > Number of distribution companies per million people 0.0885
Ranked 46th.
0.355
Ranked 43th. 4 times more than Cuba

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 0.838 per capita
Ranked 34th.
5.25 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Cuba

Telecommunications > Country calling code 53 1
Telephone subscribers per 1000 87.18
Ranked 119th.
1,230.67
Ranked 35th. 14 times more than Cuba

E-Government rating 48
Ranked 31st.
60.1
Ranked 4th. 25% more than Cuba
Population covered by mobile telephony 61%
Ranked 99th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 62% more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature > Per capita 34.29 per 1 million people
Ranked 30th.
49.08 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th. 43% more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences per million 3.87
Ranked 31st.
13.83
Ranked 34th. 4 times more than Cuba

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 0.18
Ranked 71st.
5.23
Ranked 20th. 29 times more than Cuba

Newspapers > Newspaper journalists 3,425
Ranked 11th.
54,134
Ranked 3rd. 16 times more than Cuba

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 0.089 per 1 million people
Ranked 171st.
869.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 9766 times more than Cuba

Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 1.1 million
Ranked 74th.
114 million
Ranked 2nd. 103 times more than Cuba
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities > Per capita 6.77 per 1 million people
Ranked 29th.
11.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd. 66% more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History 62
Ranked 32nd.
6,583
Ranked 3rd. 106 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million 34.23
Ranked 31st.
49.08
Ranked 35th. 43% more than Cuba

Internet > Livejournal users per million 13.48
Ranked 123th.
4,415.29
Ranked 3rd. 327 times more than Cuba
Website defacements 5
Ranked 83th.
429
Ranked 2nd. 86 times more than Cuba
Website defacements per million 0.447
Ranked 95th.
1.51
Ranked 69th. 3 times more than Cuba
Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 0.09
Ranked 177th.
1,234.13
Ranked 6th. 13713 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities 75
Ranked 27th.
3,027
Ranked 3rd. 40 times more than Cuba

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 1086000000 291122000000
Latin Grammy Awards > Awards 4
Ranked 6th. 33% more than United States
3
Ranked 6th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology 11
Ranked 34th.
2,333
Ranked 3rd. 212 times more than Cuba

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 3.73
Ranked 75th.
25.98
Ranked 42nd. 7 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences > Per capita 22.83 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd.
52.8 per 1 million people
Ranked 39th. 2 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences 253
Ranked 31st.
14,225
Ranked 3rd. 56 times more than Cuba

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 0.18 per 1 million people
Ranked 70th.
5.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 29 times more than Cuba

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 0.321 per 1,000 people
Ranked 157th.
1,040.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 3240 times more than Cuba

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 75.42 per 1,000 people
Ranked 93th.
605.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 8 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities per million 6.76
Ranked 31st.
11.24
Ranked 31st. 66% more than Cuba

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 1.49 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st.
3.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Cuba

Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 6.45%
Ranked 71st.
9.22%
Ranked 87th. 43% more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences per million 22.79
Ranked 34th.
52.8
Ranked 38th. 2 times more than Cuba

Telephone lines 1.1 million
Ranked 68th.
154.65 million
Ranked 3rd. 140 times more than Cuba

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 2,000
Ranked 150th.
73.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 36562 times more than Cuba

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 2.92%
Ranked 138th.
12.49%
Ranked 15th. 4 times more than Cuba

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 1.9%
Ranked 57th.
12.78%
Ranked 16th. 7 times more than Cuba

Internet > IP addresses (share) 0.0
Ranked 119th.
35.9
Ranked 1st.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences > Per capita 3.88 per 1 million people
Ranked 29th.
13.83 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 4 times more than Cuba

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 149.2
Ranked 194th.
965.4
Ranked 113th. 6 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology > Per capita 0.993 per 1 million people
Ranked 34th.
8.66 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 9 times more than Cuba

Television standard > VHF NTSC M NTSC M
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History > Per capita 5.59 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd.
24.44 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences > Per capita 6.59 per 1 million people
Ranked 33th.
39.95 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 6 times more than Cuba

Internet > ISP > Per capita 0.448 per 1 million people
Ranked 27th.
24.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 2nd. 54 times more than Cuba
Internet > ISP per million 0.447
Ranked 28th.
24.34
Ranked 3rd. 54 times more than Cuba
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 42
Ranked 51st.
7,607
Ranked 1st. 181 times more than Cuba

Newspapers > Male newspaper journalists 1,984
Ranked 3rd.
33,814
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Cuba
Newspapers > Newspaper journalist gender ratio 72.63
Ranked 2nd. 21% more than United States
60.09
Ranked 4th.
Newspapers > Newspaper journalists, female 1,441
Ranked 2nd.
20,320
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Cuba
Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 0.0885
Ranked 168th.
870.97
Ranked 7th. 9843 times more than Cuba

Telephone subscribers > Per capita 87.35 per 1,000 people
Ranked 118th.
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 14 times more than Cuba

Phone subscribers 51.68
Ranked 120th.
1,117.9
Ranked 22nd. 22 times more than Cuba
Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 7.6 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 35th.
13.24 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 26th. 74% more than Cuba

Newspapers > Male newspaper journalists per million people 175.7
Ranked 4th. 54% more than United States
114.42
Ranked 6th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology > Per capita 1.35 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th.
3.33 per 1 million people
Ranked 47th. 2 times more than Cuba

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 0.177
Ranked 143th.
5.08
Ranked 42nd. 29 times more than Cuba

Telephone lines > Per 100 people 9.85
Ranked 116th.
50.81
Ranked 17th. 5 times more than Cuba

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 0.0887
Ranked 197th.
1,474.08
Ranked 19th. 16614 times more than Cuba

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 0.0446
Ranked 166th.
28.03
Ranked 22nd. 629 times more than Cuba

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 22.63$/month
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than United States
5.21$/month
Ranked 153th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 10.81
Ranked 116th.
44.02
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology > Per capita 0.541 per 1 million people
Ranked 40th.
14.12 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th. 26 times more than Cuba

Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 13.13$/month
Ranked 58th.
25.02$/month
Ranked 26th. 91% more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology per million 0.991
Ranked 35th.
8.66
Ranked 33th. 9 times more than Cuba

Newspapers > Newspaper journalists per million people 303.31
Ranked 11th. 66% more than United States
183.18
Ranked 15th.

Telephone subscribers 984,407
Ranked 94th.
360.35 million
Ranked 2nd. 366 times more than Cuba

Telephone subscribers per employee 40.96
Ranked 142nd.
345.72
Ranked 61st. 8 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation per million 3.06
Ranked 32nd.
15.76
Ranked 30th. 5 times more than Cuba

Newspapers > Female newspaper journalists per million people 127.61
Ranked 3rd. 86% more than United States
68.76
Ranked 5th.
Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 2.64% GDP
Ranked 103th.
2.67% GDP
Ranked 96th. 1% more than Cuba

Television standard > UHF NTSC M NTSC M
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology per million 0.54
Ranked 41st.
14.12
Ranked 36th. 26 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences per million 6.58
Ranked 35th.
39.95
Ranked 34th. 6 times more than Cuba

Newspapers > Female newspaper journalists 1,441
Ranked 2nd.
20,320
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Cuba
Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 53
Ranked 28th. 53 times more than United States
1
Ranked 32nd.
Phone system > International dialling code +53 +1
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History per million 5.58
Ranked 34th.
24.44
Ranked 27th. 4 times more than Cuba

Internet servers using encryption 1
Ranked 172nd.
378,887
Ranked 1st. 378887 times more than Cuba

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1.21 million
Ranked 20th.
107.57 million
Ranked 2nd. 89 times more than Cuba

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology per million 1.35
Ranked 29th.
3.33
Ranked 47th. 2 times more than Cuba

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