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Broadcast media broadcast media are state-controlled; state-run TV operates 4 networks; Saudi Arabia is a major market for pan-Arab satellite TV broadcasters; state-run radio operates several networks; multiple international broadcasters are available 4
Households with television 98.68%
Ranked 9th. 1% more than United States
97.84%
Ranked 14th.

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 69.49
Ranked 86th.
281.99
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 54
Ranked 75th.
81.03
Ranked 26th. 50% more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 531.88
Ranked 79th.
803.03
Ranked 28th. 51% more than Saudi Arabia
Internet > Users per 1000 239.24
Ranked 70th.
697.1
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet users 9.77 million
Ranked 30th.
245 million
Ranked 2nd. 25 times more than Saudi Arabia
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Saudi Press Agency (SPA) - state-run, English-language pages</p> </p>Elaph - Saudi-owned pan-Arab news site, based in London</p> </p>Sabq - news site</p> <p>Associated Press</p> </p>Bloomberg Business News</p> </p>UPI</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 376.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th.
762.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia

Radio > List of radio stations <p>Saudi Radio - state-run</p> </p>MBC FM - private</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 184.68
Ranked 7th. 88% more than United States
98.17
Ranked 111th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,028.26 per 1,000 people
Ranked 38th. 21% more than United States
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.

Television > List of TV stations <p>Saudi TV - state-run, operates four networks, including news network Al-Ikhbariya</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 262.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.
803.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Televisions per 1000 223.17
Ranked 77th.
754.89
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
Personal computers per 1000 355.55
Ranked 24th.
764.36
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia

Radio broadcast stations AM 43, FM 31, shortwave 2 AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 739.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 60th.
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 66% more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Users > Per capita 224.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 76th.
695.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 169.75
Ranked 95th.
442.8
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Televisions 5.1 million
Ranked 31st.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 43 times more than Saudi Arabia
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 144.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th.
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet users > Per 100 people 31.29
Ranked 72nd.
75.77
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Internet users 14.33 million
Ranked 34th.
254.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than Saudi Arabia
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 750 Mbps
Ranked 61st.
970,953.5 Mbps
Ranked 1st. 1295 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 33.29 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 86th.
3,306.44 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 19th. 99 times more than Saudi Arabia

Personal computers 8.48 million
Ranked 17th.
223.81 million
Ranked 1st. 26 times more than Saudi Arabia

Television broadcast stations 117
Ranked 6th.
2,218
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than Saudi Arabia

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 2.73 billion min.
Ranked 11th.
82.06 billion min.
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than Saudi Arabia

Radios per 1000 273.5
Ranked 110th.
1,982.02
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Saudi Arabia
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 1,674.26
Ranked 3rd. 80% more than United States
932.29
Ranked 78th.

Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $25.15 billion
Ranked 21st.
$991.69 billion
Ranked 1st. 39 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Percent using internet 54%
Ranked 74th.
81.03%
Ranked 24th. 50% more than Saudi Arabia

Telephones > Mobile cellular 53.71 million
Ranked 24th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Saudi Arabia

Radio receivers > Per capita 0.321 per capita
Ranked 89th.
2.11 per capita
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 155.66
Ranked 100th.
459.63
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telephone mainlines per 1000 153.91
Ranked 72nd.
607.73
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Al-Watan - Abha-based daily</p> </p>Al-Riyadh - Riyadh-based daily</p> </p>Okaz - Jeddah-based daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14703480">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>
Telephone system > General assessment modern system including a combination of extensive microwave radio relays, coaxial cables, and fiber-optic cables a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
Television receivers per 1000 267.56
Ranked 55th.
803.21
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > IP addresses per capita 207.44
Ranked 99th.
4,911.96
Ranked 2nd. 24 times more than Saudi Arabia
Average cost of local call 0.01
Ranked 101st.
0.09
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Saudi Arabia
Internet > Users 6.2 million
Ranked 32nd.
208 million
Ranked 2nd. 34 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Internet penetration 54%
Ranked 79th.
81%
Ranked 29th. 50% more than Saudi Arabia
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 538.68
Ranked 62nd.
682.36
Ranked 50th. 27% more than Saudi Arabia

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,874.03
Ranked 4th. 90% more than United States
987.53
Ranked 110th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines 4.8 million
Ranked 30th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 53.01 million
Ranked 26th.
310 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Internet Service Providers 22
Ranked 44th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 318 times more than Saudi Arabia
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 1.97 million
Ranked 42nd.
88.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 45 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telephones > Main lines in use 4.63 million
Ranked 32nd.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 32 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 16.97
Ranked 96th.
44.41
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Active military personnel 233,500
Ranked 12th.
1.43 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia
Radio receivers per 1000 327.9
Ranked 87th.
2,108.88
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 575.28 per 1,000 people
Ranked 58th.
680.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th. 18% more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Hosts per 1000 5.36
Ranked 93th.
1,039.15
Ranked 2nd. 194 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 53.01 million
Ranked 27th.
303.05 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Radio receivers 6.25 million
Ranked 49th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 92 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 46 million
Ranked 29th.
327.58 million
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Saudi Arabia
Television receivers 5.1 million
Ranked 30th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 43 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 850
Ranked 9th.
3,803
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 6.02 per 1 million people
Ranked 22nd.
7.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 23% more than Saudi Arabia

Mobile phone subscribers 13.3 million
Ranked 30th.
201.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telephone system > International country code - 966; landing point for the international submarine cable Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) and for both the SEA-ME-WE-3 and SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cable networks providing connectivity to Asia, Middle East, Europe, and US; microwave radio relay to Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Yemen, and Sudan; coaxial cable to Kuwait and Jordan; satellite earth stations - 5 Intelsat (3 Atlantic Ocean and 2 Indian Ocean), 1 Arabsat, and 1 Inmarsat (Indian 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 > Broadband subscribers per 1000 0.826
Ranked 85th.
167.13
Ranked 15th. 202 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 4.8 million
Ranked 30th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than Saudi Arabia

Radios 6.25 million
Ranked 50th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 92 times more than Saudi Arabia
Internet > Hosts 141,232
Ranked 64th.
316 million
Ranked 1st. 2237 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 31.46 Mbps
Ranked 85th.
3,316.04 Mbps
Ranked 19th. 105 times more than Saudi Arabia

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 12
Ranked 65th.
1,486
Ranked 2nd. 124 times more than Saudi Arabia

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1.1 million
Ranked 47th.
57.35 million
Ranked 4th. 52 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Top level domain .sa .us
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.023$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 72nd.
0.088$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences 270
Ranked 22nd.
3,725
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than Saudi Arabia

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 58.63
Ranked 77th.
195.85
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telephone system > Domestic mobile-cellular subscribership has been increasing rapidly 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 .sa .us
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 3 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 117th.
83.14 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 29th. 28 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telephone mainlines 3.8 million
Ranked 31st.
177.95 million
Ranked 2nd. 47 times more than Saudi Arabia

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 125.15 min.
Ranked 36th.
280.26 min.
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total > Per capita 0.194 per 1,000 people
Ranked 33th.
0.253 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th. 30% more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 0.874 per 1,000 people
Ranked 86th.
166.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 191 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering sub No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 21.33$/month
Ranked 97th. 43% more than United States
14.95$/month
Ranked 120th.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 126.52 min. per capita
Ranked 33th.
279.45 min. per capita
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet hosts None None
Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$ $990.67
Ranked 31st.
$3,230.18
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 307.85$ per capita
Ranked 43th.
3,851.5$ per capita
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature 710
Ranked 29th.
13,221
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology 180
Ranked 22nd.
898
Ranked 10th. 5 times more than Saudi Arabia

Mobile cellular subscriptions 36 million
Ranked 27th.
270.5 million
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Broadband subscribers 19,700
Ranked 64th.
49.39 million
Ranked 1st. 2507 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 0.963
Ranked 115th.
24.13
Ranked 23th. 25 times more than Saudi Arabia
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences 440
Ranked 29th.
10,762
Ranked 3rd. 24 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > IP addresses 5.5 million
Ranked 47th.
1.54 billion
Ranked 1st. 280 times more than Saudi Arabia
Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 3750000000 26836000000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 4.23
Ranked 75th.
24.02
Ranked 18th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 169.75
Ranked 100th.
442.8
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total 3,780
Ranked 29th.
68,175
Ranked 3rd. 18 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 11.35 million
Ranked 22nd.
234.41 million
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Saudi Arabia
Television broadcast stations per million 6.14
Ranked 25th.
7.43
Ranked 15th. 21% more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total per million 198.31
Ranked 34th.
253.07
Ranked 36th. 28% more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation 132
Ranked 30th.
4,245
Ranked 6th. 32 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Arabic Wikipedia > Share of pageviews 20.8%
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than United States
2.4%
Ranked 9th.
Internet > TLD .sa .us
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 145.12
Ranked 9th. 63% more than United States
88.87
Ranked 80th.

Internet > Livejournal users 101
Ranked 114th.
1.29 million
Ranked 1st. 12800 times more than Saudi Arabia
Internet > Secure Internet servers 110
Ranked 59th.
259,881
Ranked 1st. 2363 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 2006.07.08 2003.11.24
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Price Free free
Telecommunications > Country calling code 966 1
Telephone subscribers per 1000 692.59
Ranked 60th.
1,230.67
Ranked 35th. 78% more than Saudi Arabia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 42.8%
Ranked 37th.
74.7%
Ranked 9th. 75% more than Saudi Arabia
E-Government rating 38
Ranked 118th.
60.1
Ranked 4th. 58% more than Saudi Arabia
Population covered by mobile telephony 92%
Ranked 55th.
99%
Ranked 28th. 8% more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences per million 14.17
Ranked 31st. 2% more than United States
13.83
Ranked 34th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature > Per capita 36.52 per 1 million people
Ranked 31st.
49.08 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th. 34% more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 4.64 per 1 million people
Ranked 106th.
869.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 187 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 4.1 million
Ranked 39th.
114 million
Ranked 2nd. 28 times more than Saudi Arabia
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million 37.25
Ranked 32nd.
49.08
Ranked 35th. 32% more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History 528
Ranked 18th.
6,583
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities > Per capita 15.43 per 1 million people
Ranked 23th. 37% more than United States
11.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd.

Internet > Livejournal users per million 4.24
Ranked 167th.
4,415.29
Ranked 3rd. 1042 times more than Saudi Arabia
Website defacements per million 0.383
Ranked 99th.
1.51
Ranked 69th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia
Website defacements 8
Ranked 72nd.
429
Ranked 2nd. 54 times more than Saudi Arabia
Television standard > UHF SECAM G NTSC M
Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 3.25% GDP
Ranked 78th. 22% more than United States
2.67% GDP
Ranked 96th.

Telephone subscribers per employee 389.97
Ranked 40th. 13% more than United States
345.72
Ranked 61st.

Telephone subscribers 17.1 million
Ranked 29th.
360.35 million
Ranked 2nd. 21 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telephone subscribers > Per capita 739.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 60th.
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th. 66% more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology per million 9.44
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than United States
3.33
Ranked 47th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History per million 27.7
Ranked 25th. 13% more than United States
24.44
Ranked 27th.

Internet servers using encryption 279
Ranked 55th.
378,887
Ranked 1st. 1358 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 10.99
Ranked 92nd.
1,234.13
Ranked 6th. 112 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences per million 16.26
Ranked 43th.
52.8
Ranked 38th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,874.03
Ranked 3rd. 94% more than United States
965.4
Ranked 113th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 0.503
Ranked 125th.
5.08
Ranked 42nd. 10 times more than Saudi Arabia

Royalties and fees 0.0
Ranked 67th.
$134.30
Ranked 5th.
Phone subscribers 258.12
Ranked 75th.
1,117.9
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 185
Ranked 18th.
7,607
Ranked 1st. 41 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences > Per capita 22.63 per 1 million people
Ranked 34th.
39.95 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 77% more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History > Per capita 27.15 per 1 million people
Ranked 24th. 11% more than United States
24.44 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology > Per capita 3.09 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.
8.66 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities per million 15.74
Ranked 25th. 40% more than United States
11.24
Ranked 31st.

Phone system > International dialling code +966 +1
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 421.38
Ranked 37th.
740.25
Ranked 9th. 76% more than Saudi Arabia
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities 300
Ranked 19th.
3,027
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than Saudi Arabia

ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 3.59%
Ranked 126th.
22.13%
Ranked 60th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 100%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
43.14%
Ranked 26th.

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 67.56%
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than United States
30.02%
Ranked 58th.

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 9.82
Ranked 54th.
25.98
Ranked 42nd. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences 310
Ranked 40th.
14,225
Ranked 3rd. 46 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telephone lines 4.1 million
Ranked 35th.
154.65 million
Ranked 3rd. 38 times more than Saudi Arabia

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 1.05 million
Ranked 38th.
73.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 70 times more than Saudi Arabia

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 7.97%
Ranked 45th.
12.49%
Ranked 15th. 57% more than Saudi Arabia

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 0.39%
Ranked 93th.
12.78%
Ranked 16th. 33 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 16.73
Ranked 99th.
44.02
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 11.73$/month
Ranked 64th.
25.02$/month
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology per million 44.59
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than United States
14.12
Ranked 36th.

Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 4.34
Ranked 108th.
870.97
Ranked 7th. 201 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 30.54
Ranked 98th.
1,474.08
Ranked 19th. 48 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 1.7 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 80th.
13.24 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 26th. 8 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 6.85
Ranked 85th.
28.03
Ranked 22nd. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology > Per capita 9.26 per 1 million people
Ranked 29th. 3 times more than United States
3.33 per 1 million people
Ranked 47th.

Telephone lines > Per 100 people 16.53
Ranked 93th.
50.81
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 9.66$/month
Ranked 103th. 85% more than United States
5.21$/month
Ranked 153th.

Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 12.3%
Ranked 57th. 33% more than United States
9.22%
Ranked 87th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology > Per capita 43.72 per 1 million people
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than United States
14.12 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology per million 3.15
Ranked 38th.
8.66
Ranked 33th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation per million 6.93
Ranked 33th.
15.76
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 30498660000 291122000000
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences per million 23.08
Ranked 35th.
39.95
Ranked 34th. 73% more than Saudi Arabia

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 164.37 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th.
605.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 0.989 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th.
3.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 5.02 per 1,000 people
Ranked 110th.
1,040.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 207 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences > Per capita 15.94 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd.
52.8 per 1 million people
Ranked 39th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology 60
Ranked 34th.
2,333
Ranked 3rd. 39 times more than Saudi Arabia

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences > Per capita 13.89 per 1 million people
Ranked 30th. About the same as United States
13.83 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Television standard > VHF SECAM-B/PAL-B NTSC M
Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 966
Ranked 17th. 966 times more than United States
1
Ranked 32nd.
Internet > IP addresses (share) 0.1
Ranked 52nd.
35.9
Ranked 1st. 359 times more than Saudi Arabia

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Development Indicators database; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates.; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users (Calculated using penetration rate and population data from "Countries and Areas Ranked by Population: 2012" , Population data, International Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, retrieved 26 June 2013). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. 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