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Media Stats: compare key data on Germany & United States

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STAT Germany United States HISTORY
Broadcast media a mixture of publicly operated and privately owned TV and radio stations; national and regional public broadcasters compete with nearly 400 privately owned national and regional TV stations; more than 90% of households have cable or satellite TV; hundreds of radio stations including multiple national radio networks, regional radio networks, and a large number of local radio stations 4
Households with television 95%
Ranked 19th.
97.84%
Ranked 14th. 3% more than Germany

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 340.79
Ranked 11th. 21% more than United States
281.99
Ranked 22nd.

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 84
Ranked 21st. 4% more than United States
81.03
Ranked 26th.

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 841.64
Ranked 19th. 5% more than United States
803.03
Ranked 28th.
Internet > Users per 1000 516.61
Ranked 33th.
697.1
Ranked 8th. 35% more than Germany

Internet users 65.12 million
Ranked 1st.
245 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Germany
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa) Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)</p> <p>Associated Press</p> </p>Bloomberg Business News</p> </p>UPI</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 545.35 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th.
762.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 40% more than Germany

Radio > List of radio stations <p>ARD - umbrella organisation of public radio services, including those of individual regions</p> </p>Deutschlandradio - operates national public stations Deutschlandfunk and Deutschlandradio Kultur, both offering current affairs and cultural programmes</p> </p>Deutsche Welle - international radio,, services in many languages</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 131.3
Ranked 46th. 34% more than United States
98.17
Ranked 111th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,283.59 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 52% more than United States
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.

Television > List of TV stations <p>ARD - organisation of regional public broadcasters; operates Das Erste, the main national public TV channel</p> </p>ZDF - operates second national public TV channel</p> </p>n-tv - commercial, rolling-news</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17301193">Full Article</a> <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 566.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 11th.
803.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 42% more than Germany

Televisions per 1000 622.77
Ranked 10th.
754.89
Ranked 3rd. 21% more than Germany
Personal computers per 1000 545.35
Ranked 16th.
764.36
Ranked 3rd. 40% more than Germany

Radio broadcast stations AM 51, FM 787, shortwave 4 AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 267.47
Ranked 13th. 38% more than United States
193.19
Ranked 18th.

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,627.83 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th. 33% more than United States
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.

Internet > Users > Per capita 515.77 per 1,000 people
Ranked 35th.
695.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 35% more than Germany

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 619.12
Ranked 4th. 40% more than United States
442.8
Ranked 25th.

Televisions 51.4 million
Ranked 6th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Germany
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 595.34 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 10% more than United States
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.

Internet users > Per 100 people 75.48
Ranked 12th.
75.77
Ranked 11th. About the same as Germany

Internet > Internet users 68.3 million
Ranked 7th.
254.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Germany
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 291.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 47% more than United States
198.23 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th.

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 566,056 Mbps
Ranked 3rd.
970,953.5 Mbps
Ranked 1st. 72% more than Germany

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 6,859.93 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than United States
3,306.44 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 19th.

Personal computers 45 million
Ranked 4th.
223.81 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Germany

Television broadcast stations 373
Ranked 4th.
2,218
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Germany

Television viewing 23 hours per person per wee
Ranked 6th.
28 hours per person per wee
Ranked 1st. 22% more than Germany
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 15.68 billion min.
Ranked 2nd.
82.06 billion min.
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Germany

Radios per 1000 942.64
Ranked 16th.
1,982.02
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Germany
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 1,282.02
Ranked 32nd. 38% more than United States
932.29
Ranked 78th.

Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $181.18 billion
Ranked 4th.
$991.69 billion
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Germany

Internet > Percent using internet 84%
Ranked 20th. 4% more than United States
81.03%
Ranked 24th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular 108.7 million
Ranked 10th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.948 per capita
Ranked 17th.
2.11 per capita
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Germany

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 594.61
Ranked 8th. 29% more than United States
459.63
Ranked 20th.

Telephone mainlines per 1000 667.47
Ranked 2nd. 10% more than United States
607.73
Ranked 8th.

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung - prestigious daily</p> </p>Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Munich-based daily</p> </p>Die Welt - Berlin-based daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17301193">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 121
Ranked 9th.
611
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Germany
Cinema attendance 149 million
Ranked 5th.
1.42 billion
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than Germany
Telephone system > General assessment Germany has one of the world's most technologically advanced telecommunications systems; as a result of intensive capital expenditures since reunification, the formerly backward system of the eastern part of the country, dating back to World War II, has been modernized and integrated with that of the western part a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
Cinema attendance per capita 1.81
Ranked 22nd.
4.9
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany
Television receivers per 1000 566.83
Ranked 12th.
803.21
Ranked 1st. 42% more than Germany

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 212
Ranked 9th.
819
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Germany

Internet > IP addresses per capita 1,452.93
Ranked 24th.
4,911.96
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany
Average cost of local call 0.09
Ranked 33th. The same as United States
0.09
Ranked 3rd.
Internet > Users 42.5 million
Ranked 5th.
208 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Germany

Internet > Internet penetration 84%
Ranked 22nd. 4% more than United States
81%
Ranked 29th.
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 960.36
Ranked 22nd. 41% more than United States
682.36
Ranked 50th.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,314.67
Ranked 43th. 33% more than United States
987.53
Ranked 110th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines 50.7 million
Ranked 4th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 107.66 million
Ranked 11th.
310 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany

Internet > Internet Service Providers 200
Ranked 8th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 35 times more than Germany
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 27.91 million
Ranked 4th.
88.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany

Cinemas > Per capita 0.057 per 1,000 people
Ranked 11th.
0.116 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Germany

Cable TV subscribers 247
Ranked 7th.
252
Ranked 6th. 2% more than Germany
Telephones > Main lines in use 51.8 million
Ranked 4th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 60.51
Ranked 7th. 36% more than United States
44.41
Ranked 23th.

Active military personnel 182,927
Ranked 1st.
1.43 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Germany
Radio receivers per 1000 948.38
Ranked 15th.
2,108.88
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Germany

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 960.36 per 1,000 people
Ranked 23th. 41% more than United States
680.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th.

Internet > Hosts per 1000 275.31
Ranked 21st.
1,039.15
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Germany

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 92.4 million
Ranked 16th.
303.05 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany

Radio receivers 77.8 million
Ranked 6th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Germany

Cinema > Number of cinemas 1,823
Ranked 7th.
6,356
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Germany
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 107 million
Ranked 11th.
327.58 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
Television receivers 46.5 million
Ranked 6th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Germany

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 3,718
Ranked 3rd.
3,803
Ranked 2nd. 2% more than Germany

Television viewing per million 0.279 hours per person per wee
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than United States
0.0973 hours per person per wee
Ranked 13th.
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 4.57 per 1 million people
Ranked 16th.
7.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 62% more than Germany

Mobile phone subscribers 79.2 million
Ranked 7th.
201.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany

Telephone system > International country code - 49; Germany's international service is excellent worldwide, consisting of extensive land and undersea cable facilities as well as earth stations in the Inmarsat, Intelsat, Eutelsat, and Intersputnik satellite systems 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 200
Ranked 2nd.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 35 times more than Germany
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 129.75
Ranked 23th.
167.13
Ranked 15th. 29% more than Germany

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 50.7 million
Ranked 4th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany

Radios 77.8 million
Ranked 6th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Germany
Films produced per million 1.47
Ranked 27th.
2.11
Ranked 18th. 44% more than Germany
Internet > Hosts 22.61 million
Ranked 3rd.
316 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Germany

Cinemas > Annual attendance 149 million
Ranked 3rd.
1.47 billion
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Germany

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 291.27
Ranked 9th. 47% more than United States
198.27
Ranked 16th.

Mobile phones 71.67 per 100 people
Ranked 21st. 47% more than United States
48.81 per 100 people
Ranked 29th.
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 1.81
Ranked 18th.
5.25
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 6,859.93 Mbps
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than United States
3,316.04 Mbps
Ranked 19th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 347
Ranked 6th.
1,486
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Germany

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 22.1 million
Ranked 5th.
57.35 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Germany

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 37.74%
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than United States
11.6%
Ranked 44th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 23.95 million
Ranked 4th.
55.95 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Germany

Internet > Top level domain .de .us
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.061$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 35th.
0.088$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 8th. 44% more than Germany

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 2.59
Ranked 39th.
2.63
Ranked 38th. 1% more than Germany

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences 2,756
Ranked 5th.
3,725
Ranked 2nd. 35% more than Germany

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 267.83
Ranked 14th. 37% more than United States
195.85
Ranked 19th.

Telephone system > Domestic Germany is served by an extensive system of automatic telephone exchanges connected by modern networks of fiber-optic cable, coaxial cable, microwave radio relay, and a domestic satellite system; cellular telephone service is widely available, expanding rapidly, and includes roaming service to many foreign countries 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 .de .us
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 205.76 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than United States
83.14 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 29th.

Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment per 1000 $1.28 Million US dollars
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than United States
$0.54 Million US dollars
Ranked 19th.
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 190.76 min.
Ranked 25th.
280.26 min.
Ranked 9th. 47% more than Germany

Telephone mainlines 55.05 million
Ranked 3rd.
177.95 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany

Cinemas 4,712
Ranked 1st.
31,640
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Germany

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total > Per capita 0.951 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than United States
0.253 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 129.75 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th.
166.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 28% more than Germany

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering No evidence of filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 7.4$/month
Ranked 164th.
14.95$/month
Ranked 120th. 2 times more than Germany

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 190.77 min. per capita
Ranked 24th.
279.45 min. per capita
Ranked 9th. 46% more than Germany

Cinema > Number of cinemas per million people 22.13
Ranked 20th. 4% more than United States
21.3
Ranked 22nd.
Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 62.26%
Ranked 42nd.
88.4%
Ranked 16th. 42% more than Germany

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 2,173.49$ per capita
Ranked 18th.
3,851.5$ per capita
Ranked 2nd. 77% more than Germany

Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$ $2,212.74
Ranked 16th.
$3,230.18
Ranked 2nd. 46% more than Germany

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature 12,798
Ranked 4th.
13,221
Ranked 3rd. 3% more than Germany

Mobile cellular subscriptions 105.52 million
Ranked 9th.
270.5 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Germany

Internet > Broadband subscribers 10.7 million
Ranked 5th.
49.39 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Germany

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 2.42
Ranked 76th.
24.13
Ranked 23th. 10 times more than Germany
Pay TV subscribers 55%
Ranked 11th.
77%
Ranked 5th. 40% more than Germany
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences 10,550
Ranked 4th.
10,762
Ranked 3rd. 2% more than Germany

Cinemas per million 57.39
Ranked 11th.
116.04
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Germany

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 382
Ranked 6th.
1,476
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Germany

Internet > IP addresses 118.13 million
Ranked 5th.
1.54 billion
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Germany
Telecommunications revenue 3.1 % of GDP
Ranked 10th.
3.51 % of GDP
Ranked 4th. 13% more than Germany
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 73.92
Ranked 30th.
367.37
Ranked 13th. 5 times more than Germany

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 5700000000 26836000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 27.52
Ranked 16th. 15% more than United States
24.02
Ranked 18th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 619.12
Ranked 6th. 40% more than United States
442.8
Ranked 28th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total 78,042
Ranked 2nd. 14% more than United States
68,175
Ranked 3rd.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 33.34 million
Ranked 11th.
234.41 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Germany
Internet > Broadband access 8.41 million
Ranked 7th.
40.88 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Germany
Television broadcast stations per million 4.57
Ranked 18th.
7.43
Ranked 15th. 63% more than Germany

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total per million 951.18
Ranked 17th. 4 times more than United States
253.07
Ranked 36th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation 5,921
Ranked 4th. 39% more than United States
4,245
Ranked 6th.

Communications > Telephone access > Telephone access 187.04 Number of telecommunicati
Ranked 7th. 12% more than United States
167.48 Number of telecommunicati
Ranked 17th.
Internet > TLD .de .us
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 128.51
Ranked 23th. 45% more than United States
88.87
Ranked 80th.

Internet > Livejournal users 9,346
Ranked 6th.
1.29 million
Ranked 1st. 138 times more than Germany
Internet > Secure Internet servers 28,730
Ranked 4th.
259,881
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Germany

Cinema > Number of distribution companies 103
Ranked 4th.
109
Ranked 6th. 6% more than Germany

Cinema > Number of distribution companies per million people 1.26
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than United States
0.355
Ranked 43th.

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 1.81 per capita
Ranked 18th.
5.25 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Price EUR 25 free
Telecommunications > Country calling code 49 1
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 2002.11.01 2003.11.24
Brothers and Sisters > International broadcasts > Series Premiere 2007 September 24 2006
Internet > Communication technology patents 5.2 per 1000000 people
Ranked 10th.
13.1 per 1000000 people
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Germany
Telephone subscribers per 1000 1,627.83
Ranked 5th. 32% more than United States
1,230.67
Ranked 35th.

Advertising revenue > Share of television 23%
Ranked 9th.
37%
Ranked 3rd. 61% more than Germany
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 41%
Ranked 40th.
74.7%
Ranked 9th. 82% more than Germany
Internet > Secure servers 9.7 per 100,000 people
Ranked 13th.
37.5 per 100,000 people
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Germany
E-Government rating 52.6
Ranked 11th.
60.1
Ranked 4th. 14% more than Germany
Internet > Internet charges $39.00
Ranked 13th. 8% more than United States
$36.00
Ranked 15th.
Population covered by mobile telephony 99%
Ranked 20th. The same as United States
99%
Ranked 28th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature > Per capita 156.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than United States
49.08 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences per million 33.64
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than United States
13.83
Ranked 34th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 4.65
Ranked 21st.
5.23
Ranked 20th. 13% more than Germany

Newspapers > Newspaper journalists 26,000
Ranked 4th.
54,134
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Germany

Television reception through satellite 31%
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United States
12%
Ranked 10th.
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 348.62 per 1 million people
Ranked 27th.
869.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than Germany

Internet > Web sites 84.7 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 33% more than United States
63.7 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 48.7 million
Ranked 3rd.
114 million
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Germany
Two and a Half Men > International Broadcasters > Series Premiere March 12 2005 September 22 2003
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities > Per capita 76.75 per 1 million people
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than United States
11.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History 9,695
Ranked 2nd. 47% more than United States
6,583
Ranked 3rd.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million 156.24
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than United States
49.08
Ranked 35th.

Internet > Livejournal users per million 113.26
Ranked 63th.
4,415.29
Ranked 3rd. 39 times more than Germany
Television reception through cable 53%
Ranked 7th.
67%
Ranked 5th. 26% more than Germany
Website defacements per million 1.97
Ranked 63th. 31% more than United States
1.51
Ranked 69th.
Website defacements 162
Ranked 10th.
429
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany
Internet > Linux web servers 1,919
Ranked 3rd.
11,108
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Germany
ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 33.72%
Ranked 34th. 52% more than United States
22.13%
Ranked 60th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology 3,580
Ranked 1st. 53% more than United States
2,333
Ranked 3rd.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 49.15%
Ranked 16th. 14% more than United States
43.14%
Ranked 26th.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 37.74%
Ranked 37th. 26% more than United States
30.02%
Ranked 58th.

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 0.412
Ranked 103th.
25.98
Ranked 42nd. 63 times more than Germany

Internet servers using encryption 52,494
Ranked 4th.
378,887
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Germany

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences > Per capita 197.9 per 1 million people
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than United States
52.8 per 1 million people
Ranked 39th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences 16,210
Ranked 2nd. 14% more than United States
14,225
Ranked 3rd.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 4.65 per 1 million people
Ranked 20th.
5.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 13% more than Germany

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 274.45 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd.
1,040.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Germany

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History per million 118.35
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than United States
24.44
Ranked 27th.

Telecommunications employment 0.66%
Ranked 11th.
0.86%
Ranked 4th. 30% more than Germany
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences per million 128.79
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than United States
39.95
Ranked 34th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities per million 76.75
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than United States
11.24
Ranked 31st.

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 667.47 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 10% more than United States
605.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 22.6 million
Ranked 4th.
73.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 8.81%
Ranked 33th.
12.49%
Ranked 15th. 42% more than Germany

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 6.9%
Ranked 23th.
12.78%
Ranked 16th. 85% more than Germany

Telephone lines 51.4 million
Ranked 4th.
154.65 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany

ICT service > Exports > BoP > Current US$ $19.41 billion
Ranked 5th.
$22.44 billion
Ranked 3rd. 16% more than Germany

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 2.73 per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th.
3.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 30% more than Germany

Internet > IP addresses (share) 2.8
Ranked 5th.
35.9
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Germany
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences > Per capita 33.65 per 1 million people
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than United States
13.83 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Digital terrestrial television > Analog Switch-Off Planned 2008 February 17, 2009
Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 8.53%
Ranked 69th.
9.22%
Ranked 87th. 8% more than Germany

Television standard > VHF PAL B NTSC M
Royalties and fees $34.40
Ranked 14th.
$134.30
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Germany
Idol series > Idol around the world > Winners <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutschland_sucht_den_Superstar_%28Season_1%29">Season 1, 2002-03</a> : Alexander Klaws <br> Season 2, 2003-04 : Elli Erl <br> Season 3, 2005-06 : Tobias Regner<br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutschland_sucht_den_Superstar_%28Season_4%29">Season 4, 2007</a> : In progress <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_1%29">Season 1, 2002</a> : Kelly Clarkson <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_2%29">Season 2, 2003</a> : Ruben Studdard <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_3%29">Season 3, 2004</a> : Fantasia Barrino <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_4%29">Season 4, 2005</a> : Carrie Underwood <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_5%29">Season 5, 2006</a> : Taylor Hicks <br> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Idol_%28Season_6%29">Season 6, 2007</a> : In progress
Television reception by terrestrial means 16%
Ranked 14th.
21%
Ranked 13th. 31% more than Germany
Internet > ISP per million 2.43
Ranked 13th.
24.34
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than Germany
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology > Per capita 43.7 per 1 million people
Ranked 9th. 5 times more than United States
8.66 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History > Per capita 118.36 per 1 million people
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than United States
24.44 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences > Per capita 128.8 per 1 million people
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than United States
39.95 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Internet > ISP > Per capita 2.43 per 1 million people
Ranked 13th.
24.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than Germany
Internet > Specific websites > Chinese Wikipedia edits 0.5%
Ranked 13th.
5.4%
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than Germany
Internet > Specific websites > Chinese Wikipedia readers 0.5%
Ranked 10th.
4.6%
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Germany
Internet usage % > 2007 <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_number_of_internet_users">67.1</a> Uzbekistan
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 34
Ranked 55th.
7,607
Ranked 1st. 224 times more than Germany

Try Again > Charts > Date July 2000 June 17, 2000
World music market > Digital Singles Sales Share in 2005 5% 85%
My Name Is Earl > Broadcasters > Series Premiere planned fall 2007 September 20 2005
Telephone system > Regulation 1998 1934
Telephone subscribers > Per capita 1,627.83 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th. 33% more than United States
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.

Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 8.7 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 115th.
13.24 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 26th. 52% more than Germany

Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 348.76
Ranked 26th.
870.97
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than Germany

Television revenue from subscriptions 26%
Ranked 9th.
44%
Ranked 2nd. 69% more than Germany
Phone subscribers 1,316.52
Ranked 10th. 18% more than United States
1,117.9
Ranked 22nd.
Never Ever > Charts > Date March 1998 1998
Everybody Hates Chris > International Broadcasts > Series Premiere September 16 2006 September 22 2005
Telephone lines > Per 100 people 62.6
Ranked 6th. 23% more than United States
50.81
Ranked 17th.

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 17.34$/month
Ranked 32nd. 3 times more than United States
5.21$/month
Ranked 153th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 61.84
Ranked 6th. 40% more than United States
44.02
Ranked 25th.

Broadcasters of Medium > Broadcasters > Premi&egrave;re October 4, 2005 January 3, 2005
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology > Per capita 45.39 per 1 million people
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than United States
14.12 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th.

Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 26.47$/month
Ranked 21st. 6% more than United States
25.02$/month
Ranked 26th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology per million 43.7
Ranked 9th. 5 times more than United States
8.66
Ranked 33th.

Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment $104,715.72 Million US dollars
Ranked 3rd.
$164,622.86 Million US dollars
Ranked 1st. 57% more than Germany
Telephone subscribers 134.25 million
Ranked 5th.
360.35 million
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany

Woman in Love > Charts > Date December 1980 October 1980
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation per million 72.28
Ranked 16th. 5 times more than United States
15.76
Ranked 30th.

Internet > Government Broadband Index 2.6
Ranked 14th.
3
Ranked 11th. 15% more than Germany
Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment, % of GDP 3.17e-06%
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than United States
1.18e-06%
Ranked 22nd.
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 1,090.92
Ranked 24th.
1,474.08
Ranked 19th. 35% more than Germany

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 34.04
Ranked 11th. 21% more than United States
28.03
Ranked 22nd.

Telephone subscribers per employee 559.19
Ranked 32nd. 62% more than United States
345.72
Ranked 61st.

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 3.04% GDP
Ranked 51st. 14% more than United States
2.67% GDP
Ranked 96th.

Television standard > UHF PAL G NTSC M
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology per million 45.39
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than United States
14.12
Ranked 36th.

Internet > Linux web servers per million 23.3
Ranked 14th.
38.98
Ranked 5th. 67% more than Germany
Newspapers > Newspaper journalists per million people 315.09
Ranked 12th. 72% more than United States
183.18
Ranked 15th.

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 6.1 million
Ranked 10th.
107.57 million
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than Germany

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,128.35
Ranked 77th. 17% more than United States
965.4
Ranked 113th.

Phone system > International dialling code +49 +1
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 4.21
Ranked 48th.
5.08
Ranked 42nd. 21% more than Germany

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 410.81
Ranked 39th.
740.25
Ranked 9th. 80% more than Germany
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences per million 197.89
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than United States
52.8
Ranked 38th.

Music sales > Singles > Millions 7.5
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than United States
1.2
Ranked 5th.

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 68300000000 291122000000
Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 641.11
Ranked 20th.
1,234.13
Ranked 6th. 92% more than Germany

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities 6,287
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
3,027
Ranked 3rd.

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