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STAT Egypt Tunisia HISTORY
Broadcast media mix of state-run and private broadcast media; state-run TV operates 2 national and 6 regional terrestrial networks as well as a few satellite channels; about 20 private satellite channels and a large number of Arabic satellite channels are available via subscription; state-run radio operates about 70 stations belonging to 8 networks; 2 privately owned radio stations operational broadcast media is mainly government-controlled; the state-run Tunisian Radio and Television Establishment (ERTT) operates 2 national television networks, several national radio networks, and a number of regional radio stations; 1 TV and 3 radio stations are privately-owned and report domestic news stories directly from the official Tunisian news agency; the state retains control of broadcast facilities and transmitters through L'Office National de la Telediffusion; Tunisians also have access to Egyptian, pan-Arab, and European satellite TV channels
Households with television 88.6%
Ranked 61st.
91.68%
Ranked 47th. 3% more than Egypt

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 28.33
Ranked 111th.
47.53
Ranked 97th. 68% more than Egypt

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 44.07
Ranked 95th. 6% more than Tunisia
41.44
Ranked 100th.

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 432.4
Ranked 100th. 5% more than Tunisia
410.48
Ranked 106th.
Internet > Users per 1000 116.13
Ranked 95th.
168.41
Ranked 86th. 45% more than Egypt

Internet users 20.14 million
Ranked 21st. 6 times more than Tunisia
3.5 million
Ranked 59th.
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Middle East News Agency (MENA) - state-run</p> </p>Masrawy - news portal</p> <p>Agence Tunis Afrique Presse - state-run, English-language pages</p> </p>Tunisia Live - news website, in English</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 37.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.
56.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th. 50% more than Egypt

Radio > List of radio stations <p>Egypt Radio Television Union (ERTU) - state-run, operates national, regional and external services including flagship General Programme Network</p> </p>Nile FM - private, Western pop</p> </p>Nogoum FM - private, Arabic pop</p> <p>Tunisian Radio - state-run</p> </p>Radio Mosaique FM - private</p> </p>Jawhara FM - private</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14107557">Full Article</a>
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 115.29
Ranked 72nd.
119.96
Ranked 61st. 4% more than Egypt

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 374.25 per 1,000 people
Ranked 107th.
763.13 per 1,000 people
Ranked 72nd. 2 times more than Egypt

Television > List of TV stations <p>Egypt Radio Television Union (ERTU) - state-run, operates domestic and satellite networks, including Nile News, Nile TV International and Nile TV thematic channels</p> </p>Dream TV - private satellite network, operates Dream 1 targeting young viewers and Dream 2, an entertainment channel</p> </p>Al-Mihwar - private, via satellite</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13313373">Full Article</a> <p>National Tunisian TV - state-run</p> </p>Hannibal TV - private, via satellite and terrestrially</p>
Television receivers > Per capita 121.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 93th. 21% more than Tunisia
99.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 102nd.

Televisions per 1000 110.9
Ranked 106th. 19% more than Tunisia
93.5
Ranked 117th.
Personal computers per 1000 39.01
Ranked 34th.
56.65
Ranked 28th. 45% more than Egypt

Radio broadcast stations AM 42 (plus 15 repeaters), FM 14, shortwave 3 AM 7, FM 38, shortwave 2
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 324.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st.
691.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 62nd. 2 times more than Egypt

Internet > Users > Per capita 107.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 102nd.
167.57 per 1,000 people
Ranked 87th. 56% more than Egypt

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 106.01
Ranked 117th. 3% more than Tunisia
102.58
Ranked 119th.

Televisions 7.7 million
Ranked 25th. 8 times more than Tunisia
920,000
Ranked 82nd.
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 139.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 71st. 13% more than Tunisia
123.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th.

Internet > Internet users 36.88 million
Ranked 15th. 8 times more than Tunisia
4.45 million
Ranked 66th.
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 31.51 per 1,000 people
Ranked 46th. 67% more than Tunisia
18.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 52nd.
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 3,657 Mbps
Ranked 21st. 5 times more than Tunisia
750 Mbps
Ranked 32nd.

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 49.4 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 47th.
74.78 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 42nd. 51% more than Egypt

Personal computers 2.8 million
Ranked 12th. 5 times more than Tunisia
568,106
Ranked 24th.

Television broadcast stations 98
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than Tunisia
26
Ranked 24th.
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 1.69 billion min.
Ranked 12th. Twice as much as Tunisia
840 million min.
Ranked 2nd.

Radios per 1000 295.25
Ranked 106th. 41% more than Tunisia
209.35
Ranked 133th.
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 720.96
Ranked 108th.
934.33
Ranked 77th. 30% more than Egypt

Internet > Percent using internet 44.07%
Ranked 94th. 6% more than Tunisia
41.44%
Ranked 99th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular 83.42 million
Ranked 16th. 7 times more than Tunisia
12.39 million
Ranked 60th.

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.323 per capita
Ranked 88th. 44% more than Tunisia
0.224 per capita
Ranked 117th.

Newspaper circulation per 1000 29.96
Ranked 33th. 34% more than Tunisia
22.3
Ranked 39th.
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 134.33
Ranked 107th. 10% more than Tunisia
122.51
Ranked 108th.

Telephone mainlines per 1000 144.84
Ranked 74th. 16% more than Tunisia
125.38
Ranked 80th.

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Al-Ahram - state-owned daily, the oldest newspaper in the Arab world</p> </p>Al-Ahram Weekly - English-language</p> </p>Al-Jumhuriyah - state-owned daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13313373">Full Article</a> <p>La Presse - state-owned daily</p> </p>Esshafa - state-owned daily</p> </p>Assabah - privately-owned daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14107557">Full Article</a>
Telephone system > General assessment underwent extensive upgrading during 1990s; principal centers at Alexandria, Cairo, Al Mansurah, Ismailia, Suez, and Tanta are connected by coaxial cable and microwave radio relay above the African average and continuing to be upgraded; key centers are Sfax, Sousse, Bizerte, and Tunis; telephone network is completely digitized; Internet access available throughout the country
Television receivers per 1000 122.04
Ranked 90th. 22% more than Tunisia
99.84
Ranked 100th.

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 28
Ranked 40th. 3 times more than Tunisia
11
Ranked 61st.

Newspapers 16
Ranked 33th. Twice as much as Tunisia
8
Ranked 42nd.
Internet > IP addresses per capita 101.02
Ranked 126th.
254.29
Ranked 89th. 3 times more than Egypt
Internet > Users 8.62 million
Ranked 28th. 5 times more than Tunisia
1.72 million
Ranked 59th.

Internet > Internet penetration 44.1%
Ranked 99th. 7% more than Tunisia
41.4%
Ranked 104th.
Newspaper circulation 2.08 million
Ranked 15th. 9 times more than Tunisia
219,475
Ranked 29th.
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 189.89
Ranked 104th.
566.43
Ranked 61st. 3 times more than Egypt

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,199.16
Ranked 64th. 1% more than Tunisia
1,191.49
Ranked 65th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines 8.56 million
Ranked 22nd. 8 times more than Tunisia
1.11 million
Ranked 70th.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 96.8 million
Ranked 16th. 8 times more than Tunisia
12.84 million
Ranked 67th.

Internet > Internet Service Providers 50
Ranked 21st. 50 times more than Tunisia
1
Ranked 173th.
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 2.29 million
Ranked 34th. 4 times more than Tunisia
512,254
Ranked 66th.

Telephones > Main lines in use 8.71 million
Ranked 23th. 7 times more than Tunisia
1.22 million
Ranked 69th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 10.6
Ranked 117th. 4% more than Tunisia
10.17
Ranked 119th.

Active military personnel 468,500
Ranked 4th. 13 times more than Tunisia
35,800
Ranked 55th.
Radio receivers per 1000 324.91
Ranked 88th. 45% more than Tunisia
223.55
Ranked 117th.

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 184.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 105th.
566.43 per 1,000 people
Ranked 62nd. 3 times more than Egypt

Internet > Hosts per 1000 2.32
Ranked 109th. 64 times more than Tunisia
0.0364
Ranked 170th.

Number of PCs per million 32.58
Ranked 102nd.
47.52
Ranked 91st. 46% more than Egypt
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 96.8 million
Ranked 15th. 8 times more than Tunisia
12.84 million
Ranked 66th.

Radio receivers 20.5 million
Ranked 20th. 10 times more than Tunisia
2.06 million
Ranked 88th.

Cinema > Number of cinemas 232
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Tunisia
36
Ranked 3rd.
Television receivers 7.7 million
Ranked 23th. 8 times more than Tunisia
920,000
Ranked 79th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 200
Ranked 26th. 5 times more than Tunisia
41
Ranked 28th.

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 1.6 per 1 million people
Ranked 25th.
2.9 per 1 million people
Ranked 22nd. 81% more than Egypt
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 1.45$
Ranked 58th.
2.28$
Ranked 54th. 57% more than Egypt

Mobile phone subscribers 13.63 million
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than Tunisia
5.68 million
Ranked 50th.

Telephone system > International country code - 20; landing point for Aletar, the SEA-ME-WE-3 and SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cable networks, Link Around the Globe (FLAG) Falcon and FLAG FEA; satellite earth stations - 4 (2 Intelsat - Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean, 1 Arabsat, and 1 Inmarsat); tropospheric scatter to Sudan; microwave radio relay to Israel; a participant in Medarabtel country code - 216; a landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cable system that provides links to Europe, Middle East, and Asia; satellite earth stations - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) and 1 Arabsat; coaxial cable and microwave radio relay to Algeria and Libya; participant in Medarabtel; 2 international gateway digital switches
Internet > ISP 50
Ranked 11th. 50 times more than Tunisia
1
Ranked 124th.
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 1.58
Ranked 85th.
1.64
Ranked 83th. 4% more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 8.56 million
Ranked 22nd. 8 times more than Tunisia
1.11 million
Ranked 69th.

Radios 20.5 million
Ranked 20th. 10 times more than Tunisia
2.06 million
Ranked 88th.
Internet > Hosts 175,342
Ranked 60th. 466 times more than Tunisia
376
Ranked 164th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 31.95
Ranked 46th. 70% more than Tunisia
18.82
Ranked 52nd.
Newspapers per million 0.23
Ranked 61st.
0.813
Ranked 52nd. 4 times more than Egypt
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 50.95 Mbps
Ranked 47th.
74.78 Mbps
Ranked 42nd. 47% more than Egypt

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 2.08 million
Ranked 19th. 9 times more than Tunisia
219,475
Ranked 45th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 16
Ranked 43th. 60% more than Tunisia
10
Ranked 68th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 2.08 million
Ranked 23th. 12 times more than Tunisia
180,000
Ranked 47th.
Internet > Top level domain .eg .tn
Television > Total number of channels 33
Ranked 15th. 11 times more than Tunisia
3
Ranked 51st.
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.015$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 73th.
0.058$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 41st. 4 times more than Egypt

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 0.353
Ranked 76th.
1.03
Ranked 55th. 3 times more than Egypt

Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 18.08$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 11th. 5 times more than Tunisia
3.7$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 63th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences 219
Ranked 29th. 84% more than Tunisia
119
Ranked 21st.

Television > Total number of channels per million people 0.46
Ranked 42nd. 54% more than Tunisia
0.299
Ranked 48th.
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 31.95
Ranked 40th. 41% more than Tunisia
22.69
Ranked 55th.

Telephone system > Domestic largest fixed-line system in the region; as of 2011 there were multiple mobile-cellular networks with a total of roughly 83 million subscribers in an effort to jumpstart expansion of the fixed-line network, the government has awarded a concession to build and operate a VSAT network with international connectivity; rural areas are served by wireless local loops; competition between the two mobile-cellular service providers has resulted in lower activation and usage charges and a strong surge in subscribership; a third mobile, fixed, and ISP operator was licensed in 2009 and began offering services in 2010; expansion of mobile-cellular services to include multimedia messaging and e-mail and Internet to mobile phone services also leading to a surge in subscribership; overall fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity has reached about 125 telephones per 100 persons
Internet country code .eg .tn
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 40.92 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 30th. 56% more than Tunisia
26.15 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 38th.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 23.88 min.
Ranked 55th.
83.76 min.
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Egypt

Telephone mainlines 10.4 million
Ranked 19th. 8 times more than Tunisia
1.26 million
Ranked 55th.

Telecoms > Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ $831.60 million
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than Tunisia
$221.90 million
Ranked 36th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total > Per capita 0.022 per 1,000 people
Ranked 54th.
0.133 per 1,000 people
Ranked 30th. 6 times more than Egypt

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 1.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 86th.
1.64 per 1,000 people
Ranked 84th. 7% more than Egypt

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering No evidence of filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 4.97$/month
Ranked 171st.
12.38$/month
Ranked 132nd. 2 times more than Egypt

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 23.21 min. per capita
Ranked 55th.
83.76 min. per capita
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Egypt

Cinema > Number of cinemas per million people 3.13
Ranked 2nd.
3.62
Ranked 3rd. 16% more than Egypt
Internet hosts None None
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 19.37$ per capita
Ranked 71st.
179.96$ per capita
Ranked 51st. 9 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology 215
Ranked 21st. 36 times more than Tunisia
6
Ranked 63th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature 256
Ranked 38th.
656
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Egypt

Internet > Broadband subscribers 113,526
Ranked 53th. 7 times more than Tunisia
16,491
Ranked 70th.

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 0.72
Ranked 120th. 7 times more than Tunisia
0.102
Ranked 176th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences 150
Ranked 39th. 46% more than Tunisia
103
Ranked 32nd.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 16
Ranked 47th. 2 times more than Tunisia
7
Ranked 53th.
Internet > IP addresses 8.45 million
Ranked 37th. 3 times more than Tunisia
2.73 million
Ranked 56th.
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 21.06
Ranked 20th.
99.64
Ranked 24th. 5 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 3435000000 349000000
Number of PCs 2,300
Ranked 40th. 5 times more than Tunisia
472
Ranked 66th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 106.01
Ranked 123th. 3% more than Tunisia
102.58
Ranked 125th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total 1,410
Ranked 39th. 12% more than Tunisia
1,260
Ranked 28th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 22.47 million
Ranked 14th. 40 times more than Tunisia
558,647
Ranked 89th.
Television broadcast stations per million 1.6
Ranked 25th.
2.9
Ranked 23th. 81% more than Egypt
Radio > Total number of channels 38
Ranked 23th. 5 times more than Tunisia
8
Ranked 45th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total per million 22
Ranked 56th.
133.25
Ranked 32nd. 6 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation 44
Ranked 39th. 13% more than Tunisia
39
Ranked 31st.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily 45
Ranked 39th. 55% more than Tunisia
29
Ranked 39th.
Internet > Arabic Wikipedia > Share of pageviews 20.7%
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Tunisia
3.6%
Ranked 7th.
Internet > TLD .eg .tn
Internet > Livejournal users 392
Ranked 51st. 13 times more than Tunisia
30
Ranked 184th.
Internet > Secure Internet servers 53
Ranked 74th. 2 times more than Tunisia
23
Ranked 95th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily per 1000 21.06
Ranked 31st.
98.29
Ranked 17th. 5 times more than Egypt
Telecommunications > Country calling code 20 216
Telephone subscribers per 1000 334.72
Ranked 90th.
691.81
Ranked 61st. 2 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 26.9%
Ranked 60th. 5 times more than Tunisia
5.2%
Ranked 107th.
E-Government rating 41
Ranked 89th.
44
Ranked 63th. 7% more than Egypt
Population covered by mobile telephony 98%
Ranked 27th. The same as Tunisia
98%
Ranked 25th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature > Per capita 3.95 per 1 million people
Ranked 51st.
69.38 per 1 million people
Ranked 23th. 18 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences per million 3.42
Ranked 43th.
12.58
Ranked 26th. 4 times more than Egypt

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 0.246
Ranked 70th.
0.732
Ranked 64th. 3 times more than Egypt
Television > Percentage of public channels with national coverage 39.39%
Ranked 26th.
66.67%
Ranked 20th. 69% more than Egypt
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 0.703 per 1 million people
Ranked 134th.
2.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 122nd. 3 times more than Egypt

Radio > Total number of channels per million people 0.529
Ranked 57th.
0.798
Ranked 47th. 51% more than Egypt
Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 9.6 million
Ranked 23th. 8 times more than Tunisia
1.23 million
Ranked 70th.
Information and Communication Technology Index > 2009 3.92
Ranked 13th.
4.88
Ranked 10th. 24% more than Egypt
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities > Per capita 1.48 per 1 million people
Ranked 47th. 8% more than Tunisia
1.38 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History 86
Ranked 37th. 13% more than Tunisia
76
Ranked 28th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million 3.99
Ranked 53th.
69.37
Ranked 24th. 17 times more than Egypt

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Periodicals per 1000 42.6
Ranked 20th.
54.9
Ranked 17th. 29% more than Egypt
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily > Per capita 0.682 per 1 million people
Ranked 58th.
3.03 per 1 million people
Ranked 44th. 4 times more than Egypt
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily per million 0.691
Ranked 58th.
3.03
Ranked 44th. 4 times more than Egypt
Internet > Livejournal users per million 5.55
Ranked 160th. 84% more than Tunisia
3.02
Ranked 173th.
Website defacements 46
Ranked 35th. 23 times more than Tunisia
2
Ranked 97th.
Website defacements per million 0.684
Ranked 93th. 3 times more than Tunisia
0.207
Ranked 107th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities 96
Ranked 32nd. 7 times more than Tunisia
13
Ranked 40th.

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 19044790000 1624000000
ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 7.28%
Ranked 112th.
9.56%
Ranked 102nd. 31% more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology 18
Ranked 40th. 38% more than Tunisia
13
Ranked 33th.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 18.39%
Ranked 78th. 36% more than Tunisia
13.51%
Ranked 95th.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 33.33%
Ranked 48th. 66% more than Tunisia
20.11%
Ranked 93th.

Radio > Percentage of public channels with national coverage 23.68%
Ranked 23th.
25%
Ranked 22nd. 6% more than Egypt
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 0.691
Ranked 50th.
4.03
Ranked 54th. 6 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences > Per capita 1.95 per 1 million people
Ranked 54th.
21.15 per 1 million people
Ranked 33th. 11 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences 126
Ranked 44th.
200
Ranked 33th. 59% more than Egypt

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 0.242 per 1 million people
Ranked 69th.
0.732 per 1 million people
Ranked 63th. 3 times more than Egypt
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily 1.37 million
Ranked 17th. 46% more than Tunisia
940,000
Ranked 17th.
Internet > Hosts > Per capita 2.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 130th. 60 times more than Tunisia
0.036 per 1,000 people
Ranked 190th.

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 140.43 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th. 12% more than Tunisia
125.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 81st.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities per million 1.5
Ranked 49th. 9% more than Tunisia
1.37
Ranked 37th.

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 0.754 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st.
0.935 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 24% more than Egypt

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Periodicals 2.77 million
Ranked 9th. 5 times more than Tunisia
525,000
Ranked 14th.
Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 21.27%
Ranked 29th.
21.49%
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than Egypt

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per $ GDP 18.39$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 71st.
108.33$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 74th. 6 times more than Egypt

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per capita 0.02$ per 1 million people
Ranked 89th.
0.233$ per 1 million people
Ranked 58th. 12 times more than Egypt

Number of PCs > Per $ GDP 0.073 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 94th. 9% more than Tunisia
0.067 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 101st.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences per million 1.97
Ranked 56th.
21.15
Ranked 35th. 11 times more than Egypt

Internet > IP addresses (share) 0.2
Ranked 34th. Twice as much as Tunisia
0.1
Ranked 43th.
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Periodicals > Per capita 42.01 per 1,000 people
Ranked 20th.
54.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 17th. 31% more than Egypt
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences > Per capita 3.38 per 1 million people
Ranked 41st.
12.59 per 1 million people
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,199.16
Ranked 60th. 1% more than Tunisia
1,191.49
Ranked 62nd.

Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ > Per capita 21.83$ per capita
Ranked 29th. 2 times more than Tunisia
10.57$ per capita
Ranked 44th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology > Per capita 0.278 per 1 million people
Ranked 50th.
1.38 per 1 million people
Ranked 33th. 5 times more than Egypt

Television standard > VHF SECAM B/PAL B SECAM B
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History > Per capita 1.33 per 1 million people
Ranked 50th.
8.04 per 1 million people
Ranked 30th. 6 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences > Per capita 2.32 per 1 million people
Ranked 49th.
10.89 per 1 million people
Ranked 30th. 5 times more than Egypt

Internet > ISP > Per capita 0.743 per 1 million people
Ranked 78th. 7 times more than Tunisia
0.105 per 1 million people
Ranked 114th.
Internet > ISP per million 0.756
Ranked 83th. 7 times more than Tunisia
0.105
Ranked 119th.
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily > Per capita 20.77 per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st.
98.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 17th. 5 times more than Egypt
Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ 1.62 billion$
Ranked 9th. 15 times more than Tunisia
106 million$
Ranked 45th.

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 45
Ranked 31st. 15% more than Tunisia
39
Ranked 43th.

Press Freedom Index > 2010 127
Ranked 10th.
164
Ranked 4th. 29% more than Egypt
Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ per capita 22.51$
Ranked 29th. 2 times more than Tunisia
10.57$
Ranked 43th.

Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 0.726
Ranked 131st.
2.27
Ranked 120th. 3 times more than Egypt

Telephone subscribers > Per capita 324.53 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st.
691.81 per 1,000 people
Ranked 62nd. 2 times more than Egypt

Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 0.1 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 57th.
30 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 30th. 300 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology > Per capita 3.32 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd. 5 times more than Tunisia
0.66 per 1 million people
Ranked 63th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 0.246
Ranked 68th.
1.01
Ranked 105th. 4 times more than Egypt

Internet users > 2008 12.9 27
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 3.7
Ranked 144th.
13.08
Ranked 120th. 4 times more than Egypt

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 2.72
Ranked 112th.
4.79
Ranked 97th. 76% more than Egypt

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 5.8$/month
Ranked 147th. 8% more than Tunisia
5.37$/month
Ranked 151st.

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 10.19
Ranked 120th.
10.33
Ranked 119th. 1% more than Egypt

Telecoms > Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$, % of GDP 0.323%
Ranked 45th.
0.486%
Ranked 29th. 50% more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology > Per capita 3.09 per 1 million people
Ranked 46th.
4.34 per 1 million people
Ranked 30th. 40% more than Egypt

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Periodicals > Per capita 3.56 per 1 million people
Ranked 34th.
19.03 per 1 million people
Ranked 23th. 5 times more than Egypt
Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 4.03$/month
Ranked 107th. 10% more than Tunisia
3.68$/month
Ranked 108th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology per million 0.281
Ranked 51st.
1.37
Ranked 34th. 5 times more than Egypt

Telephone subscribers 24.03 million
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Tunisia
6.94 million
Ranked 49th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Periodicals 235
Ranked 20th. 29% more than Tunisia
182
Ranked 20th.
Telephone subscribers per employee 312.41
Ranked 66th.
740.23
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation per million 0.687
Ranked 53th.
4.12
Ranked 31st. 6 times more than Egypt

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Periodicals per million 3.61
Ranked 34th.
19.03
Ranked 23th. 5 times more than Egypt
Royalties and fees $0.90
Ranked 36th. The same as Tunisia
$0.90
Ranked 38th.
Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 3.55% GDP
Ranked 42nd.
4.37% GDP
Ranked 33th. 23% more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology per million 3.12
Ranked 47th.
4.34
Ranked 32nd. 39% more than Egypt

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences per million 2.34
Ranked 50th.
10.89
Ranked 32nd. 5 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 20
Ranked 52nd.
216
Ranked 48th. 11 times more than Egypt
Telecoms > Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ per capita $10.30
Ranked 45th.
$20.59
Ranked 16th. Twice as much as Egypt

Phone system > International dialling code +20 +216
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History per million 1.34
Ranked 52nd.
8.04
Ranked 32nd. 6 times more than Egypt

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 263.45
Ranked 60th. 5 times more than Tunisia
51.56
Ranked 107th.
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1.37 million
Ranked 11th. 42% more than Tunisia
963,861
Ranked 19th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology per million 3.35
Ranked 43th. 5 times more than Tunisia
0.66
Ranked 63th.

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