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Media Stats: compare key data on Iran & Turkey

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STAT Iran Turkey HISTORY
Broadcast media state-run broadcast media with no private, independent broadcasters; Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), the state-run TV broadcaster, operates 5 nationwide channels, a news channel, about 30 provincial channels, and several international channels; about 20 foreign Persian-language TV stations broadcasting on satellite TV are capable of being seen in Iran; satellite dishes are illegal and, while their use had been tolerated, authorities began confiscating satellite dishes following the unrest stemming from the 2009 presidential election; IRIB operates 8 nationwide radio networks, a number of provincial stations, and an external service; most major international broadcasters transmit to Iran Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) operates multiple TV and radio networks and stations; multiple privately owned national television stations and up to 300 private regional and local television stations; multi-channel cable TV subscriptions available; more than 1,000 private radio broadcast stations
Households with television 76.58%
Ranked 75th.
92.19%
Ranked 24th. 20% more than Iran

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 40.25
Ranked 101st.
106.2
Ranked 71st. 3 times more than Iran

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 26
Ranked 124th.
45.13
Ranked 93th. 74% more than Iran

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 256.77
Ranked 130th.
446.01
Ranked 95th. 74% more than Iran

Internet > Users per 1000 320.29
Ranked 56th. 67% more than Turkey
191.62
Ranked 67th.

Internet users 8.21 million
Ranked 35th.
35 million
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Iran

Personal computers > Per capita 109.14 per 1,000 people
Ranked 61st. 2 times more than Turkey
52.05 per 1,000 people
Ranked 84th.

Personal computers per 1000 105.95
Ranked 60th. 91% more than Turkey
55.4
Ranked 82nd.

Radio > List of radio stations <p>IRIB - state-run, operates eight national networks, provincial services and an external service</p> <p>Turkish Radio and Television (TRT) - state broadcaster, services include cultural/educational network TRT 1, popular music network TRT 3 and Turkish folk/classical music station TRT 4</p> </p>Kral FM - popular private network</p> </p>Super FM - popular private network</p>
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 76.92
Ranked 140th.
90.84
Ranked 124th. 18% more than Iran

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 455.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 93th.
870.96 per 1,000 people
Ranked 55th. 91% more than Iran

Television > List of TV stations <p>IRIB - state-run, operates provincial, national and international services</p> </p>Press TV - IRIB&#039;s English-language satellite channel</p> </p>Al-Alam - IRIB network in Arabic</p> <p>Turkish Radio and Television (TRT) - state broadcaster, operates four national networks</p> </p>Star TV - private, the first station to break state TV&#039;s monopoly</p> </p>Show TV - private, widely-watched network</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17992011">Full Article</a>
Television receivers > Per capita 75.73 per 1,000 people
Ranked 109th.
326.49 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th. 4 times more than Iran

Televisions per 1000 67.26
Ranked 127th.
316.96
Ranked 56th. 5 times more than Iran
Radio broadcast stations AM 72, FM 5, shortwave 5 AM 16, FM 107, shortwave 6
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 384 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.
868.48 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than Iran

Internet > Users > Per capita 351.69 per 1,000 people
Ranked 56th. 95% more than Turkey
180.3 per 1,000 people
Ranked 71st.

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 376.3
Ranked 41st. Twice as much as Turkey
187.3
Ranked 89th.

Televisions 4.61 million
Ranked 33th.
20.9 million
Ranked 13th. 5 times more than Iran
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 364.46 per 1,000 people
Ranked 32nd. 41% more than Turkey
258.76 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th.

Internet > Internet users 20.5 million
Ranked 24th.
35.99 million
Ranked 17th. 76% more than Iran

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 1,000 Mbps
Ranked 46th.
29,200 Mbps
Ranked 6th. 29 times more than Iran

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 15.06 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 86th.
405.19 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 26th. 27 times more than Iran

Personal computers 7.35 million
Ranked 19th. 98% more than Turkey
3.7 million
Ranked 28th.

Television broadcast stations 28
Ranked 17th.
635
Ranked 2nd. 23 times more than Iran
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 510.9 million min.
Ranked 41st.
2.21 billion min.
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Iran

Radios per 1000 248.02
Ranked 117th. 45% more than Turkey
171.37
Ranked 144th.
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 714.62
Ranked 112th.
881.23
Ranked 88th. 23% more than Iran

Internet > Percent using internet 26%
Ranked 125th.
45.13%
Ranked 92nd. 74% more than Iran

Telephones > Mobile cellular 56.04 million
Ranked 21st.
65.32 million
Ranked 18th. 17% more than Iran

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.279 per capita
Ranked 100th. 58% more than Turkey
0.177 per capita
Ranked 127th.

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 350.87
Ranked 43th. 51% more than Turkey
232.09
Ranked 71st.

Telephone mainlines per 1000 270.63
Ranked 46th.
280.15
Ranked 44th. 4% more than Iran

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Tehran Times - state-run English-language daily</p> </p>Iran Daily - English-language, published by state news agency IRNA</p> </p>Sharq (The East) - reformist daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14542234">Full Article</a> <p>Hurriyet - mass-circulation daily</p> </p>Hurriyet Daily News - English-language version of Hurriyet</p> </p>Milliyet - mass-circulation daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17992011">Full Article</a>
Cinema attendance 26 million
Ranked 19th.
31.5 million
Ranked 17th. 21% more than Iran
Telephone system > General assessment currently being modernized and expanded with the goal of not only improving the efficiency and increasing the volume of the urban service but also bringing telephone service to several thousand villages, not presently connected comprehensive telecommunications network undergoing rapid modernization and expansion, especially in mobile-cellular services
Cinema attendance per capita 0.379
Ranked 54th.
0.478
Ranked 49th. 26% more than Iran
Television receivers per 1000 73.71
Ranked 107th.
346.18
Ranked 42nd. 5 times more than Iran

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 76
Ranked 19th. 9% more than Turkey
70
Ranked 23th.

Internet > IP addresses per capita 66.7
Ranked 137th.
193.03
Ranked 105th. 3 times more than Iran
Internet > Users 23 million
Ranked 11th. 75% more than Turkey
13.15 million
Ranked 18th.

Internet > Internet penetration 26%
Ranked 132nd.
45.1%
Ranked 97th. 73% more than Iran
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 102.95
Ranked 125th.
643.74
Ranked 54th. 6 times more than Iran

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 760.98
Ranked 142nd.
914.64
Ranked 121st. 20% more than Iran

Telecoms > Telephone lines 28.76 million
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Turkey
13.86 million
Ranked 17th.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 58.16 million
Ranked 24th.
67.68 million
Ranked 20th. 16% more than Iran

Internet > Internet Service Providers 100
Ranked 11th. Twice as much as Turkey
50
Ranked 24th.
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 3.08 million
Ranked 27th.
7.86 million
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Iran

Cinemas > Per capita 0.005 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th. The same as Turkey
0.005 per 1,000 people
Ranked 50th.

Telephones > Main lines in use 27.77 million
Ranked 12th. 83% more than Turkey
15.21 million
Ranked 18th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 37.63
Ranked 39th. Twice as much as Turkey
18.73
Ranked 89th.

Active military personnel 523,000
Ranked 1st.
664,049
Ranked 1st. 27% more than Iran
Radio receivers per 1000 271.82
Ranked 103th. 45% more than Turkey
187.17
Ranked 123th.

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 105.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 125th.
605.13 per 1,000 people
Ranked 56th. 6 times more than Iran

Internet > Hosts per 1000 0.0394
Ranked 169th.
37.9
Ranked 60th. 963 times more than Iran

Number of PCs per million 105.95
Ranked 63th. 91% more than Turkey
55.4
Ranked 85th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 58.16 million
Ranked 24th.
67.68 million
Ranked 20th. 16% more than Iran

Radio receivers 17 million
Ranked 23th. 50% more than Turkey
11.3 million
Ranked 31st.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 96.17 million
Ranked 13th. 41% more than Turkey
68 million
Ranked 21st.
Television receivers 4.61 million
Ranked 32nd.
20.9 million
Ranked 13th. 5 times more than Iran

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 4,504
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than Turkey
255
Ranked 16th.

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.46 per 1 million people
Ranked 59th.
10.29 per 1 million people
Ranked 5th. 22 times more than Iran
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 0.55$
Ranked 103th.
2.4$
Ranked 46th. 4 times more than Iran

Mobile phone subscribers 7.22 million
Ranked 46th.
43.61 million
Ranked 13th. 6 times more than Iran

Telephone system > International country code - 98; submarine fiber-optic cable to UAE with access to Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG); Trans-Asia-Europe (TAE) fiber-optic line runs from Azerbaijan through the northern portion of Iran to Turkmenistan with expansion to Georgia and Azerbaijan; HF radio and microwave radio relay to Turkey, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Syria, Kuwait, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan; satellite earth stations - 13 (9 Intelsat and 4 Inmarsat) country code - 90; international service is provided by the SEA-ME-WE-3 submarine cable and by submarine fiber-optic cables in the Mediterranean and Black Seas that link Turkey with Italy, Greece, Israel, Bulgaria, Romania, and Russia; satellite earth stations - 12 Intelsat; mobile satellite terminals - 328 in the Inmarsat and Eutelsat systems
Internet > ISP 100
Ranked 3rd. Twice as much as Turkey
50
Ranked 6th.
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 0.258
Ranked 84th.
23.47
Ranked 50th. 91 times more than Iran

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 28.76 million
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than Turkey
13.86 million
Ranked 17th.

Radios 17 million
Ranked 23th. 50% more than Turkey
11.3 million
Ranked 33th.
Internet > Hosts 2,860
Ranked 131st.
2.67 million
Ranked 25th. 933 times more than Iran

Cinemas > Annual attendance 26 million
Ranked 17th.
31.5 million
Ranked 15th. 21% more than Iran

Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 0.43
Ranked 45th.
0.514
Ranked 41st. 19% more than Iran

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 14.59 Mbps
Ranked 86th.
431.04 Mbps
Ranked 26th. 30 times more than Iran

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 172
Ranked 10th.
588
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Iran

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1.65 million
Ranked 38th.
6.84 million
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than Iran
Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 15.38%
Ranked 35th. 35% more than Turkey
11.43%
Ranked 36th.

Internet > Top level domain .ir .tr
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.025$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 69th.
0.079$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Iran

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 1.01
Ranked 57th. 5% more than Turkey
0.958
Ranked 59th.

Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 1.84$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 72nd.
19.84$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 10th. 11 times more than Iran

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences 1,844
Ranked 2nd. 27 times more than Turkey
68
Ranked 27th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 26.87
Ranked 102nd.
115.15
Ranked 56th. 4 times more than Iran
Telephone system > Domestic the addition of new fiber cables and modern switching and exchange systems installed by Iran's state-owned telecom company have improved and expanded the fixed-line network greatly; fixed-line availability has more than doubled to more than 27 million lines since 2000; additionally, mobile-cellular service has increased dramatically serving roughly 56 million subscribers in 2011; combined fixed and mobile-cellular subscribership now exceeds 100 per 100 persons additional digital exchanges are permitting a rapid increase in subscribers; the construction of a network of technologically advanced intercity trunk lines, using both fiber-optic cable and digital microwave radio relay, is facilitating communication between urban centers; remote areas are reached by a domestic satellite system; combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity is roughly 100 telephones per 100 persons
Internet country code .ir .tr
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 7.38 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 101st.
80.55 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 21st. 11 times more than Iran

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 7.45 min.
Ranked 92nd.
33.05 min.
Ranked 50th. 4 times more than Iran

Telephone mainlines 18.99 million
Ranked 11th. The same as Turkey
18.98 million
Ranked 12th.

Telecoms > Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ $242.40 million
Ranked 33th.
$2.33 billion
Ranked 5th. 10 times more than Iran

Cinemas 287
Ranked 26th.
344
Ranked 28th. 20% more than Iran

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total > Per capita 0.236 per 1,000 people
Ranked 25th. 5 times more than Turkey
0.044 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 0.267 per 1,000 people
Ranked 84th.
22.06 per 1,000 people
Ranked 52nd. 83 times more than Iran

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering Pervasive filtering Selective filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 2.26$/month
Ranked 174th.
11.61$/month
Ranked 140th. 5 times more than Iran

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 7.7 min. per capita
Ranked 93th.
31.05 min. per capita
Ranked 51st. 4 times more than Iran

Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 84.62%
Ranked 18th.
88.57%
Ranked 14th. 5% more than Iran

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 76.81$ per capita
Ranked 61st.
452.01$ per capita
Ranked 35th. 6 times more than Iran

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature 247
Ranked 28th.
1,096
Ranked 16th. 4 times more than Iran

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology 1,486
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than Turkey
82
Ranked 21st.

Internet > Broadband subscribers 17,700
Ranked 54th.
1.59 million
Ranked 19th. 90 times more than Iran

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 1.46
Ranked 101st. 92% more than Turkey
0.758
Ranked 119th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences 2,426
Ranked 9th. 9 times more than Turkey
285
Ranked 25th.

Cinemas per million 4.75
Ranked 47th.
5.7
Ranked 49th. 20% more than Iran

Cinemas > Seats per 1000 2.86
Ranked 33th. 46% more than Turkey
1.95
Ranked 37th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 112
Ranked 12th.
542
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Iran

Internet > IP addresses 5.26 million
Ranked 50th.
15.39 million
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than Iran
Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 10354800000000 1.44727e+015
Number of PCs 7,347
Ranked 19th. 98% more than Turkey
3,703
Ranked 28th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 376.3
Ranked 46th. Twice as much as Turkey
187.3
Ranked 94th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total 14,783
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than Turkey
2,920
Ranked 23th.

Television broadcast stations per million 0.448
Ranked 63th.
10.85
Ranked 5th. 24 times more than Iran
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation 733
Ranked 10th. 8 times more than Turkey
91
Ranked 25th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total per million 227.93
Ranked 27th. 5 times more than Turkey
46.91
Ranked 39th.

Cinemas > Seats 173,000
Ranked 9th. 47% more than Turkey
118,000
Ranked 14th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily 906
Ranked 6th. 32% more than Turkey
688
Ranked 9th.

Internet > TLD .ir .tr
Internet > Livejournal users 88
Ranked 125th.
386
Ranked 52nd. 4 times more than Iran
Internet > Secure Internet servers 28
Ranked 92nd.
1,794
Ranked 19th. 64 times more than Iran

Cinema > Number of distribution companies 94
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Turkey
19
Ranked 18th.

Cinema > Percentage of nationally controlled distribution companies 100%
Ranked 8th. 27% more than Turkey
78.95%
Ranked 29th.

Cinema > Number of distribution companies per million people 1.25
Ranked 29th. 5 times more than Turkey
0.26
Ranked 40th.

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 0.441 per capita
Ranked 44th.
0.483 per capita
Ranked 43th. 10% more than Iran

Telecommunications > Country calling code 98 90
Telephone subscribers per 1000 373.59
Ranked 89th.
923.89
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than Iran

E-Government rating 44
Ranked 66th.
46
Ranked 52nd. 5% more than Iran
Population covered by mobile telephony 90%
Ranked 74th.
96.3%
Ranked 33th. 7% more than Iran

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences per million 28.43
Ranked 18th. 26 times more than Turkey
1.09
Ranked 36th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature > Per capita 3.94 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th.
16.53 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd. 4 times more than Iran

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 1.7
Ranked 49th.
8.58
Ranked 12th. 5 times more than Iran

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 0.405 per 1 million people
Ranked 147th.
24.6 per 1 million people
Ranked 73th. 61 times more than Iran

Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 27.77 million
Ranked 12th. 59% more than Turkey
17.5 million
Ranked 17th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities > Per capita 9.76 per 1 million people
Ranked 27th. 14 times more than Turkey
0.679 per 1 million people
Ranked 38th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History 906
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than Turkey
210
Ranked 20th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million 3.81
Ranked 38th.
17.61
Ranked 34th. 5 times more than Iran

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily per million 13.75
Ranked 28th. 26% more than Turkey
10.89
Ranked 31st.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily > Per capita 14.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th. 39% more than Turkey
10.21 per 1 million people
Ranked 31st.

Internet > Livejournal users per million 1.27
Ranked 189th.
5.77
Ranked 159th. 5 times more than Iran
Website defacements per million 0.419
Ranked 97th.
0.764
Ranked 92nd. 83% more than Iran
Website defacements 28
Ranked 48th.
49
Ranked 32nd. 75% more than Iran
Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ per capita 4.99$
Ranked 62nd.
106.17$
Ranked 6th. 21 times more than Iran

Telephone subscribers 26.21 million
Ranked 21st.
62.59 million
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Iran

Cinemas > Seats > Per capita 2.93 per 1,000 people
Ranked 33th. 59% more than Turkey
1.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 38th.

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per $ GDP 3.37$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 93th.
9.98$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 98th. 3 times more than Iran

Telephone subscribers per employee 407.04
Ranked 54th.
882.78
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Iran

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 1.27% GDP
Ranked 129th.
3.61% GDP
Ranked 66th. 3 times more than Iran

Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 2.43$/month
Ranked 140th.
14.73$/month
Ranked 62nd. 6 times more than Iran

Television standard > UHF SECAM G PAL G
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation per million 11.3
Ranked 24th. 8 times more than Turkey
1.46
Ranked 37th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology per million 22.91
Ranked 13th. 17 times more than Turkey
1.32
Ranked 30th.

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per capita 0.008$ per 1 million people
Ranked 105th.
0.034$ per 1 million people
Ranked 92nd. 4 times more than Iran

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History per million 13.97
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than Turkey
3.37
Ranked 37th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences per million 20.34
Ranked 36th. 95% more than Turkey
10.43
Ranked 38th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 760.98
Ranked 141st.
914.64
Ranked 119th. 20% more than Iran

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 2.48
Ranked 67th.
8.8
Ranked 24th. 4 times more than Iran

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 4.07
Ranked 101st.
10.55
Ranked 73th. 3 times more than Iran

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 1.35
Ranked 167th.
116.76
Ranked 67th. 87 times more than Iran

Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 0.394
Ranked 145th.
26.14
Ranked 70th. 66 times more than Iran

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 906
Ranked 10th.
1,771
Ranked 8th. 95% more than Iran

Internet > ISP > Per capita 1.53 per 1 million people
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Turkey
0.73 per 1 million people
Ranked 21st.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences > Per capita 38.67 per 1 million people
Ranked 25th. 9 times more than Turkey
4.3 per 1 million people
Ranked 34th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History > Per capita 14.44 per 1 million people
Ranked 25th. 5 times more than Turkey
3.17 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology > Per capita 11.25 per 1 million people
Ranked 21st. 5 times more than Turkey
2.1 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd.

Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ > Per capita 5.13$ per capita
Ranked 60th.
99.8$ per capita
Ranked 7th. 19 times more than Iran

Internet > IP addresses (share) 0.1
Ranked 46th.
0.4
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than Iran
Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 98
Ranked 36th. 9% more than Turkey
90
Ranked 42nd.
Telephone subscribers > Per capita 384 per 1,000 people
Ranked 88th.
868.48 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than Iran

Phone system > International dialling code +98 +90
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology 706
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Turkey
139
Ranked 16th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences > Per capita 21.02 per 1 million people
Ranked 34th. 2 times more than Turkey
9.79 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th.

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 0.043 per 1,000 people
Ranked 188th.
37.1 per 1,000 people
Ranked 73th. 863 times more than Iran

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 0.695 per 1,000 people
Ranked 77th.
0.857 per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th. 23% more than Iran

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 278.17 per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 6% more than Turkey
263.35 per 1,000 people
Ranked 48th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences per million 37.4
Ranked 26th. 8 times more than Turkey
4.58
Ranked 37th.

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 14053700000000 1.55461e+016
Telecommunications > Telephone > Telephone greetings, owner answers phone Alo. Baleh? Alo? (Efendim?)
Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ 350 million$
Ranked 32nd.
7.19 billion$
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Iran

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities per million 9.44
Ranked 29th. 13 times more than Turkey
0.723
Ranked 40th.

Radio > International broadcast station Radio Italia La Voce della Turchia
Telecoms > Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$ per capita $3.17
Ranked 76th.
$31.46
Ranked 9th. 10 times more than Iran

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities 612
Ranked 5th. 14 times more than Turkey
45
Ranked 31st.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 2.95%
Ranked 146th.
10.59%
Ranked 107th. 4 times more than Iran

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 1.08%
Ranked 149th.
11.44%
Ranked 119th. 11 times more than Iran

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 13.75
Ranked 47th.
26.49
Ranked 40th. 93% more than Iran

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences 1,319
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than Turkey
649
Ranked 24th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 1.76 per 1 million people
Ranked 48th.
8.04 per 1 million people
Ranked 12th. 5 times more than Iran

Number of PCs > Per $ GDP 0.142 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 50th. 95% more than Turkey
0.073 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 96th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences > Per capita 29.39 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 29 times more than Turkey
1.03 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Television standard > VHF SECAM B PAL B
Internet > ISP per million 1.48
Ranked 12th. 89% more than Turkey
0.78
Ranked 22nd.
Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 2.56 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 117th.
30.39 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 29th. 12 times more than Iran

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology > Per capita 23.69 per 1 million people
Ranked 12th. 19 times more than Turkey
1.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 29th.

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 2.64$/month
Ranked 174th.
12.57$/month
Ranked 70th. 5 times more than Iran

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 38.03
Ranked 38th. 2 times more than Turkey
18.6
Ranked 89th.

Telecoms > Investment in telecoms with private participation > Current US$, % of GDP 0.1%
Ranked 91st.
0.295%
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than Iran

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology > Per capita 71.79 per 1 million people
Ranked 4th. 19 times more than Turkey
3.85 per 1 million people
Ranked 31st.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology per million 10.89
Ranked 21st. 5 times more than Turkey
2.23
Ranked 33th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology per million 69.44
Ranked 6th. 17 times more than Turkey
4.1
Ranked 33th.

Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 73.68%
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than Turkey
9.31%
Ranked 67th.

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