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Media Stats: compare key data on South Korea & United States

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STAT South Korea United States HISTORY
Broadcast media multiple national TV networks with 2 of the 3 largest networks publicly operated; the largest privately owned network, Seoul Broadcasting Service (SBS), has ties with other commercial TV networks; cable and satellite TV subscription services available; publicly operated radio broadcast networks and many privately owned radio broadcasting networks, each with multiple affiliates, and independent local stations 4
Households with television 98.01%
Ranked 8th. About the same as United States
97.84%
Ranked 14th.

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 365.01
Ranked 6th. 29% more than United States
281.99
Ranked 22nd.

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 84.1
Ranked 20th. 4% more than United States
81.03
Ranked 26th.

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 839.37
Ranked 20th. 5% more than United States
803.03
Ranked 28th.
Internet > Users per 1000 732.33
Ranked 8th. 5% more than United States
697.1
Ranked 8th.

Internet users 39.4 million
Ranked 11th.
245 million
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than South Korea
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>Yonhap News Agency - English-language pages</p> <p>Associated Press</p> </p>Bloomberg Business News</p> </p>UPI</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 544.92 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th.
762.15 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 40% more than South Korea

Radio > List of radio stations <p>Korea Broadcasting System (KBS) - public, operates six networks</p> </p>KBS World Radio - external broadcaster, operated by KBS</p> </p>Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation - public, operates MBC Radio and music-based MBC FM</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15291415">Full Article</a> <p>NPR (National Public Radio) - non-commercial network of member stations; news, information and cultural programmes</p> </p>Clear Channel - America&#039;s largest commercial radio operator, owns more than 1,200 stations</p> </p>CBS Radio - major commercial operator with nearly 180 stations in major markets</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16757497">Full Article</a>
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 110.36
Ranked 83th. 12% more than United States
98.17
Ranked 111th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 886.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 52nd. 5% more than United States
846.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 59th.

Television > List of TV stations <p>Korea Broadcasting System (KBS) - public, operates two networks; web pages in English</p> </p>Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) - public</p> </p>Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) - private</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15291415">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 346 per 1,000 people
Ranked 43th.
803.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than South Korea

Televisions per 1000 332.23
Ranked 50th.
754.89
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than South Korea
Personal computers per 1000 545.41
Ranked 15th.
764.36
Ranked 3rd. 40% more than South Korea

Radio broadcast stations AM 61, FM 150, shortwave 2 AM 4,789, FM 8,961, shortwave 19
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,285.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st. 5% more than United States
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.

Internet > Users > Per capita 725.66 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 4% more than United States
695.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 601.94
Ranked 6th. 36% more than United States
442.8
Ranked 25th.

Televisions 15.9 million
Ranked 16th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than South Korea
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 487.41 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th.
541.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 11% more than South Korea

Internet > Internet users 41.09 million
Ranked 12th.
254.3 million
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than South Korea
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 49,766 Mbps
Ranked 5th.
970,953.5 Mbps
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than South Korea

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 1,030.48 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 15th.
3,306.44 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than South Korea

Personal computers 26.2 million
Ranked 7th.
223.81 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than South Korea

Television broadcast stations 43
Ranked 3rd.
2,218
Ranked 1st. 52 times more than South Korea

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 3.87 billion min.
Ranked 9th.
82.06 billion min.
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than South Korea

Radios per 1000 992.5
Ranked 10th.
1,982.02
Ranked 1st. Twice as much as South Korea
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 974.83
Ranked 72nd. 5% more than United States
932.29
Ranked 78th.

Internet > Percent using internet 84.1%
Ranked 19th. 4% more than United States
81.03%
Ranked 24th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular 52.51 million
Ranked 26th.
290.3 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than South Korea

Radio receivers > Per capita 1.03 per capita
Ranked 10th.
2.11 per capita
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than South Korea

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 392.2
Ranked 33th.
459.63
Ranked 20th. 17% more than South Korea

Telephone mainlines per 1000 493.27
Ranked 14th.
607.73
Ranked 8th. 23% more than South Korea

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Chosun Ilbo - English-language pages</p> </p>Dong-a Ilbo - English-language pages</p> </p>Korea Times - English-language pages</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15291415">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 82
Ranked 12th.
611
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than South Korea
Cinema attendance 54.72 million
Ranked 15th.
1.42 billion
Ranked 2nd. 26 times more than South Korea
Telephone system > General assessment excellent domestic and international services featuring rapid incorporation of new technologies a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system
Cinema attendance per capita 1.14
Ranked 30th.
4.9
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than South Korea
Television receivers per 1000 346
Ranked 43th.
803.21
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than South Korea

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 216
Ranked 8th.
819
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than South Korea

Internet > IP addresses per capita 2,297.13
Ranked 11th.
4,911.96
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than South Korea
Internet > Users 35.59 million
Ranked 7th.
208 million
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than South Korea

Internet > Internet penetration 84.1%
Ranked 21st. 4% more than United States
81%
Ranked 29th.
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 796.51
Ranked 39th. 17% more than United States
682.36
Ranked 50th.

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,072.4
Ranked 93th. 9% more than United States
987.53
Ranked 110th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines 30.1 million
Ranked 11th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than South Korea

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 53.62 million
Ranked 25th.
310 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than South Korea

Internet > Internet Service Providers 11
Ranked 84th.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 636 times more than South Korea
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 18.25 million
Ranked 8th.
88.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than South Korea

Cinemas > Per capita 0.013 per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st.
0.116 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than South Korea

Telephones > Main lines in use 29.47 million
Ranked 11th.
146 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than South Korea

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 61.42
Ranked 5th. 38% more than United States
44.41
Ranked 23th.

Active military personnel 687,000
Ranked 3rd.
1.43 million
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than South Korea
Radio receivers per 1000 1,033.64
Ranked 9th.
2,108.88
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than South Korea

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 793.93 per 1,000 people
Ranked 41st. 17% more than United States
680.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th.

Internet > Hosts per 1000 6.82
Ranked 91st.
1,039.15
Ranked 2nd. 152 times more than South Korea

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 53.62 million
Ranked 26th.
303.05 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than South Korea

Radio receivers 47.5 million
Ranked 11th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than South Korea

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 52.51 million
Ranked 26th.
327.58 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than South Korea
Television receivers 15.9 million
Ranked 16th.
219 million
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 1,605
Ranked 9th.
3,803
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than South Korea

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.89 per 1 million people
Ranked 10th.
7.42 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 8 times more than South Korea

Mobile phone subscribers 38.34 million
Ranked 15th.
201.65 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than South Korea

Telephone system > International country code - 82; numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe, and US; satellite earth stations - 66 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 11
Ranked 62nd.
7,000
Ranked 1st. 636 times more than South Korea
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 253.25
Ranked 2nd. 52% more than United States
167.13
Ranked 15th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 30.1 million
Ranked 11th.
139 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than South Korea

Films produced per million 1.71
Ranked 24th.
2.11
Ranked 18th. 23% more than South Korea
Radios 47.5 million
Ranked 11th.
575 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than South Korea
Internet > Hosts 333,823
Ranked 51st.
316 million
Ranked 1st. 947 times more than South Korea

Cinemas > Annual attendance 54.7 million
Ranked 11th.
1.47 billion
Ranked 1st. 27 times more than South Korea

Mobile phones 67.95 per 100 people
Ranked 22nd. 39% more than United States
48.81 per 100 people
Ranked 29th.
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 1.17
Ranked 25th.
5.25
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than South Korea

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 1,033.82 Mbps
Ranked 15th.
3,316.04 Mbps
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than South Korea

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 17.5 million
Ranked 7th.
57.35 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than South Korea

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 139
Ranked 13th.
1,486
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than South Korea

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 2.04%
Ranked 24th.
11.6%
Ranked 44th. 6 times more than South Korea

Internet > Top level domain .kr .us
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.069$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 27th.
0.088$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 8th. 28% more than South Korea

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 4.34
Ranked 23th. 65% more than United States
2.63
Ranked 38th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences 359
Ranked 27th.
3,725
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than South Korea

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 384.4
Ranked 11th. 96% more than United States
195.85
Ranked 19th.

Telephone system > Domestic fixed-line and mobile-cellular services widely available with a combined telephone subscribership of roughly 170 per 100 persons; rapid assimilation of a full range of telecommunications technologies leading to a boom in e-commerce 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 .kr .us
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 63.19 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 27th.
83.14 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 29th. 32% more than South Korea

Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment per 1000 $1.98 Million US dollars
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United States
$0.54 Million US dollars
Ranked 19th.
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 80.84 min.
Ranked 44th.
280.26 min.
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than South Korea

Telephone mainlines 23.75 million
Ranked 9th.
177.95 million
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than South Korea

Cinemas 588
Ranked 12th.
31,640
Ranked 1st. 54 times more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total > Per capita 0.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than United States
0.253 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 252.43 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 51% more than United States
166.63 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th.

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering No evidence of filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 32.62$/month
Ranked 52nd. 2 times more than United States
14.95$/month
Ranked 120th.

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 80.86 min. per capita
Ranked 44th.
279.45 min. per capita
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than South Korea

Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 97.96%
Ranked 14th. 11% more than United States
88.4%
Ranked 16th.

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 1,213.77$ per capita
Ranked 22nd.
3,851.5$ per capita
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology 1,384
Ranked 4th. 54% more than United States
898
Ranked 10th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature 4,164
Ranked 11th.
13,221
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than South Korea

Internet > Broadband subscribers 12.19 million
Ranked 4th.
49.39 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than South Korea

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 0.23
Ranked 163th.
24.13
Ranked 23th. 105 times more than South Korea
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences 3,513
Ranked 10th.
10,762
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than South Korea

Cinemas per million 12.61
Ranked 31st.
116.04
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than South Korea

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 116
Ranked 11th.
1,476
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than South Korea

Internet > IP addresses 112.24 million
Ranked 6th.
1.54 billion
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than South Korea
Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 6202700000000 26836000000
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 601.94
Ranked 8th. 36% more than United States
442.8
Ranked 28th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total 30,487
Ranked 9th.
68,175
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than South Korea

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 51.81 million
Ranked 8th.
234.41 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than South Korea
Internet > Broadband access 11.99 million
Ranked 4th.
40.88 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than South Korea
Television broadcast stations per million 0.893
Ranked 8th.
7.43
Ranked 15th. 8 times more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation 6,543
Ranked 3rd. 54% more than United States
4,245
Ranked 6th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total per million 669.68
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than United States
253.07
Ranked 36th.

Communications > Telephone access > Telephone access 154.98 Number of telecommunicati
Ranked 22nd.
167.48 Number of telecommunicati
Ranked 17th. 8% more than South Korea
Internet > TLD .kr .us
Internet > Livejournal users 607
Ranked 39th.
1.29 million
Ranked 1st. 2130 times more than South Korea
Internet > Secure Internet servers 1,070
Ranked 27th.
259,881
Ranked 1st. 243 times more than South Korea

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 1.17 per capita
Ranked 26th.
5.25 per capita
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than South Korea

Telecommunications > Country calling code 82 1
Telephone subscribers per 1000 1,289.78
Ranked 28th. 5% more than United States
1,230.67
Ranked 35th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 106%
Ranked 4th. 42% more than United States
74.7%
Ranked 9th.
E-Government rating 64
Ranked 2nd. 6% more than United States
60.1
Ranked 4th.
Population covered by mobile telephony 99%
Ranked 43th. The same as United States
99%
Ranked 28th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature > Per capita 91.47 per 1 million people
Ranked 29th. 86% more than United States
49.08 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences per million 7.89
Ranked 41st.
13.83
Ranked 34th. 75% more than South Korea

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 2.47
Ranked 39th.
5.23
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than South Korea

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 22.1 per 1 million people
Ranked 76th.
869.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th. 39 times more than South Korea

Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 29.47 million
Ranked 11th.
114 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than South Korea
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million 91.47
Ranked 27th. 86% more than United States
49.08
Ranked 35th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History 716
Ranked 19th.
6,583
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities > Per capita 6.66 per 1 million people
Ranked 43th.
11.24 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd. 69% more than South Korea

Internet > Livejournal users per million 12.64
Ranked 125th.
4,415.29
Ranked 3rd. 349 times more than South Korea
Website defacements per million 6.08
Ranked 26th. 4 times more than United States
1.51
Ranked 69th.
Website defacements 288
Ranked 7th.
429
Ranked 2nd. 49% more than South Korea
Internet > Linux web servers 47
Ranked 27th.
11,108
Ranked 1st. 236 times more than South Korea
1995 Shanghai International Film Festival > In competition > Director Kum Whan Jo Alfonso Arau
Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 2.17 per 1,000 people
Ranked 33th.
3.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 64% more than South Korea

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 491.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 17th.
605.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 23% more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences per million 77.17
Ranked 21st. 93% more than United States
39.95
Ranked 34th.

Music sales > Singles > Millions 0.1
Ranked 14th.
1.2
Ranked 5th. 12 times more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences per million 70.31
Ranked 35th. 33% more than United States
52.8
Ranked 38th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,072.4
Ranked 91st. 11% more than United States
965.4
Ranked 113th.

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 2.89
Ranked 60th.
5.08
Ranked 42nd. 75% more than South Korea

Internet > Government Broadband Index 4.4
Ranked 1st. 47% more than United States
3
Ranked 11th.
Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 22.12
Ranked 74th.
870.97
Ranked 7th. 39 times more than South Korea

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 2,310
Ranked 7th.
7,607
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than South Korea

Internet > IP addresses (share) 2.6
Ranked 6th.
35.9
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than South Korea
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities per million 6.66
Ranked 42nd.
11.24
Ranked 31st. 69% more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities 303
Ranked 21st.
3,027
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology 678
Ranked 12th.
2,333
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than South Korea

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 48.09
Ranked 19th. 85% more than United States
25.98
Ranked 42nd.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences 3,201
Ranked 12th.
14,225
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than South Korea

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 2.47 per 1 million people
Ranked 38th.
5.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than South Korea

Television standard > VHF NTSC M NTSC M
Internet > ISP per million 0.234
Ranked 111th.
24.34
Ranked 3rd. 104 times more than South Korea
Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 16.23%
Ranked 40th. 76% more than United States
9.22%
Ranked 87th.

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 14.18$/month
Ranked 55th. 3 times more than United States
5.21$/month
Ranked 153th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 61.95
Ranked 4th. 41% more than United States
44.02
Ranked 25th.

Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 8.31$/month
Ranked 88th.
25.02$/month
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology per million 14.89
Ranked 23th. 72% more than United States
8.66
Ranked 33th.

Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment $97,370.58 Million US dollars
Ranked 4th.
$164,622.86 Million US dollars
Ranked 1st. 69% more than South Korea
Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment, % of GDP 1.17e-05%
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than United States
1.18e-06%
Ranked 22nd.
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 2,751.56
Ranked 4th. 87% more than United States
1,474.08
Ranked 19th.

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 37.56
Ranked 7th. 34% more than United States
28.03
Ranked 22nd.

Telecommunications > Telephone > International calling code 82
Ranked 45th. 82 times more than United States
1
Ranked 32nd.
Phone system > International dialling code +82 +1
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 1,058.33
Ranked 4th. 43% more than United States
740.25
Ranked 9th.
Royalties and fees $14.70
Ranked 18th.
$134.30
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than South Korea
Digital terrestrial television > Analog Switch-Off Planned 2011 February 17, 2009
ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 21.59%
Ranked 63th.
22.13%
Ranked 60th. 3% more than South Korea

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 28.18%
Ranked 50th.
43.14%
Ranked 26th. 53% more than South Korea

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 37.49%
Ranked 39th. 25% more than United States
30.02%
Ranked 58th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences > Per capita 70.31 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th. 33% more than United States
52.8 per 1 million people
Ranked 39th.

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 38809000000000 291122000000
Internet > Hosts > Per capita 6.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 105th.
1,040.07 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd. 151 times more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History per million 15.73
Ranked 33th.
24.44
Ranked 27th. 55% more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology per million 30.4
Ranked 15th. 9 times more than United States
3.33
Ranked 47th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences > Per capita 7.89 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd.
13.83 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th. 75% more than South Korea

Telephone subscribers > Per capita 1,285.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 31st. 5% more than United States
1,227.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.

Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 1 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 74th.
13.24 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 26th. 13 times more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology > Per capita 30.4 per 1 million people
Ranked 15th. 9 times more than United States
3.33 per 1 million people
Ranked 47th.

Telephone subscribers 62.09 million
Ranked 11th.
360.35 million
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than South Korea

Telephone subscribers per employee 566.93
Ranked 28th. 64% more than United States
345.72
Ranked 61st.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation per million 143.72
Ranked 7th. 9 times more than United States
15.76
Ranked 30th.

Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 4.81% GDP
Ranked 25th. 80% more than United States
2.67% GDP
Ranked 96th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology per million 35.26
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than United States
14.12
Ranked 36th.

Television standard > UHF NTSC M NTSC M
Internet > Linux web servers per million 0.992
Ranked 67th.
38.98
Ranked 5th. 39 times more than South Korea
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology > Per capita 35.26 per 1 million people
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than United States
14.12 per 1 million people
Ranked 36th.

Internet > ISP > Per capita 0.234 per 1 million people
Ranked 106th.
24.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 2nd. 104 times more than South Korea
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences > Per capita 77.17 per 1 million people
Ranked 21st. 93% more than United States
39.95 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History > Per capita 15.73 per 1 million people
Ranked 34th.
24.44 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th. 55% more than South Korea

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology > Per capita 14.89 per 1 million people
Ranked 23th. 72% more than United States
8.66 per 1 million people
Ranked 35th.

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