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Broadcast media the publicly-owned radio and television broadcaster, Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG/SSR), operates 7 national television networks, 3 broadcasting in German, 2 in Italian, and 2 in French; private commercial television stations broadcast regionally and locally; television broadcasts from stations in Germany, Italy, and France are widely accessed using multi-channel cable and satellite TV services; SRG/SSR operates 18 radio stations that, along with private broadcasters, provide national to local coverage public service broadcaster BBC is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world; BBC operates multiple TV networks with regional and local TV service; a mixed system of public and commercial TV broadcasters along with satellite and cable systems provide access to hundreds of TV stations throughout the world; BBC operates multiple national, regional, and local radio networks with multiple transmission sites; a large number of commercial radio stations as well as satellite radio services are available
Households with television 99.83%
Ranked 2nd. 2% more than United Kingdom
97.5%
Ranked 15th.

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 404.77
Ranked 3rd. 20% more than United Kingdom
337.99
Ranked 12th.

Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 85.2
Ranked 18th.
87.02
Ranked 13th. 2% more than Switzerland

Internet > Internet users per thousand people 844.49
Ranked 17th.
865.38
Ranked 12th. 2% more than Switzerland

Internet > Users per 1000 610.51
Ranked 21st.
659.16
Ranked 15th. 8% more than Switzerland

Internet users 5.74 million
Ranked 16th.
51.44 million
Ranked 7th. 9 times more than Switzerland
News Agencies > List of news agencies <p>swissinfo - news portal operated by public broadcaster, pages in English</p> </p>SDA - Swiss News Agency (SDA/ATS)</p> <p>The Press Association</p>
Personal computers > Per capita 864.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 44% more than United Kingdom
599.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th.

Radio > List of radio stations <p>SR-DRS - German-language public broadcaster, operates five stations</p> </p>RSR - French-language public broadcaster, operates four stations</p> </p>RSI - Italian-language public broadcaster, operates three stations</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17982246">Full Article</a> <p>BBC Radio - national services include new-music station Radio 1, adult music station Radio 2, cultural network Radio 3, flagship speech station Radio 4 and news and sport station Five Live</p> </p>BBC Radio Scotland</p> </p>BBC Radio nan Gaidheal - Gaelic-language station for Scotland</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18027956">Full Article</a>
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 135.25
Ranked 40th. 3% more than United Kingdom
130.75
Ranked 47th.

Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,071.66 per 1,000 people
Ranked 34th.
1,184.54 per 1,000 people
Ranked 20th. 11% more than Switzerland

Television > List of TV stations <p>SF-DRS - German-language public broadcaster, operates three channels</p> </p>RTSI - Italian-language public broadcaster, operates two channels</p> </p>TSR - French-language public broadcaster, operates two channels</p> <p>BBC TV - operates BBC1, BBC2 and digital services including BBC News channel</p> </p>BBC World News - commercially-funded international news channel</p> </p>ITV - major commercial network, organised around regional franchises</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18027956">Full Article</a>
Television receivers > Per capita 466.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th.
521.64 per 1,000 people
Ranked 17th. 12% more than Switzerland

Televisions per 1000 451.02
Ranked 30th.
512.03
Ranked 22nd. 14% more than Switzerland
Personal computers per 1000 864.58
Ranked 1st. 44% more than United Kingdom
599.49
Ranked 12th.

Radio broadcast stations AM 4, FM 113 (plus many low-power stations), shortwave 2 AM 219, FM 431, shortwave 3
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 420.04
Ranked 6th. 45% more than United Kingdom
289.75
Ranked 12th.

Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,609.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 8th.
1,615.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 7th. About the same as Switzerland

Internet > Users > Per capita 610.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th.
661.44 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th. 8% more than Switzerland

Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 547.95
Ranked 11th. 5% more than United Kingdom
522.08
Ranked 13th.

Televisions 3.31 million
Ranked 43th.
30.5 million
Ranked 9th. 9 times more than Switzerland
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 661.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 19% more than United Kingdom
554.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 8th.

Internet users > Per 100 people 75.93
Ranked 10th.
76.02
Ranked 9th. About the same as Switzerland

Internet > Internet users 6.75 million
Ranked 49th.
54.86 million
Ranked 9th. 8 times more than Switzerland

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 371.09 per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 16% more than United Kingdom
320.69 per 1,000 people
Ranked 7th.

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 71,464 Mbps
Ranked 13th.
781,554 Mbps
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Switzerland

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 9,670.91 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 6th.
13,061.97 Mbps per 1 million peop
Ranked 4th. 35% more than Switzerland

Personal computers 6.43 million
Ranked 7th.
35.89 million
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Switzerland

Television broadcast stations 115
Ranked 11th.
228
Ranked 7th. 98% more than Switzerland
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 4.78 billion min.
Ranked 12th.
15.6 billion min.
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Switzerland

Radios per 1000 967.43
Ranked 12th.
1,418.59
Ranked 3rd. 47% more than Switzerland
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 1,195.14
Ranked 43th.
1,300.33
Ranked 29th. 9% more than Switzerland

Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $33.71 billion
Ranked 16th.
$153.19 billion
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Switzerland

Internet > Percent using internet 85.2%
Ranked 17th.
87.02%
Ranked 13th. 2% more than Switzerland

Telephones > Mobile cellular 10.12 million
Ranked 72nd.
81.61 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Switzerland

Radio receivers > Per capita 1 per capita
Ranked 11th.
1.45 per capita
Ranked 4th. 44% more than Switzerland

Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 600.48
Ranked 7th. 16% more than United Kingdom
519.6
Ranked 15th.

Telephone mainlines per 1000 688.84
Ranked 1st. 30% more than United Kingdom
527.96
Ranked 11th.

Newspapers > List of newspapers <p>Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Zurich-based daily</p> </p>Tages-Anzeiger - Zurich-based daily</p> </p>Le Temps - Geneva-based daily</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17982246">Full Article</a> <p>The Daily Telegraph - broadsheet</p> </p>Financial Times - daily, business</p> </p>The Guardian - daily, former broadsheet</p> <br> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18027956">Full Article</a>
Films produced 44
Ranked 20th.
132
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Switzerland
Cinema attendance 15.43 million
Ranked 27th.
139.5 million
Ranked 8th. 9 times more than Switzerland
Telephone system > General assessment highly developed telecommunications infrastructure with excellent domestic and international services technologically advanced domestic and international system
Cinema attendance per capita 2.1
Ranked 18th.
2.34
Ranked 16th. 11% more than Switzerland
Television receivers per 1000 466.93
Ranked 25th.
523
Ranked 18th. 12% more than Switzerland

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 84
Ranked 17th.
299
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Switzerland

Internet > IP addresses per capita 2,726.45
Ranked 6th. 1395 times more than United Kingdom
1.95
Ranked 1st.
Average cost of local call 0.12
Ranked 5th.
0.17
Ranked 6th. 42% more than Switzerland
Internet > Users 4.61 million
Ranked 38th.
40.2 million
Ranked 6th. 9 times more than Switzerland

Internet > Internet penetration 85.2%
Ranked 19th.
87%
Ranked 14th. 2% more than Switzerland
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 920.65
Ranked 26th.
1,087.6
Ranked 9th. 18% more than Switzerland

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,307.97
Ranked 44th. 1% more than United Kingdom
1,298.63
Ranked 46th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines 4.38 million
Ranked 37th.
33.01 million
Ranked 9th. 8 times more than Switzerland

Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 10.46 million
Ranked 76th.
82.11 million
Ranked 18th. 8 times more than Switzerland

Internet > Internet Service Providers 44
Ranked 25th.
400
Ranked 4th. 9 times more than Switzerland
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 3.24 million
Ranked 26th.
21.37 million
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than Switzerland

Cinemas > Per capita 0.054 per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th. 54% more than United Kingdom
0.035 per 1,000 people
Ranked 26th.
Cable TV subscribers 358
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than United Kingdom
57
Ranked 15th.
Telephones > Main lines in use 4.61 million
Ranked 34th.
33.23 million
Ranked 9th. 7 times more than Switzerland

Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 56.48
Ranked 9th. 7% more than United Kingdom
52.88
Ranked 12th.

Active military personnel 22,059
Ranked 69th.
205,850
Ranked 16th. 9 times more than Switzerland
Radio receivers per 1000 1,001.56
Ranked 10th.
1,448.98
Ranked 4th. 45% more than Switzerland

Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 920.65 per 1,000 people
Ranked 29th.
1,087.56 per 1,000 people
Ranked 8th. 18% more than Switzerland

Internet > Hosts per 1000 449.42
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
134.69
Ranked 38th.

Number of PCs per million 826.16
Ranked 1st. 38% more than United Kingdom
599.49
Ranked 11th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 10.41 million
Ranked 76th.
84.94 million
Ranked 18th. 8 times more than Switzerland

Radio receivers 7.1 million
Ranked 43th.
84.5 million
Ranked 5th. 12 times more than Switzerland

Cinema > Number of cinemas 414
Ranked 17th.
697
Ranked 11th. 68% more than Switzerland

Television receivers 3.31 million
Ranked 43th.
30.5 million
Ranked 9th. 9 times more than Switzerland

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 1,101
Ranked 6th.
5,199
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Switzerland

Television broadcast stations > Per capita 16.33 per 1 million people
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than United Kingdom
3.91 per 1 million people
Ranked 18th.
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 0.32$
Ranked 12th.
0.77$
Ranked 89th. 2 times more than Switzerland

Mobile phone subscribers 6.85 million
Ranked 47th.
65.5 million
Ranked 9th. 10 times more than Switzerland

Telephone system > International country code - 41; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean) country code - 44; numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and US; satellite earth stations - 10 Intelsat (7 Atlantic Ocean and 3 Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region), and 1 Eutelsat; at least 8 large international switching centers
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 232
Ranked 7th. 42% more than United Kingdom
163.79
Ranked 16th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 4.38 million
Ranked 37th.
33.01 million
Ranked 9th. 8 times more than Switzerland

Films produced per million 6
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United Kingdom
2.22
Ranked 16th.
Radios 7.1 million
Ranked 44th.
84.5 million
Ranked 5th. 12 times more than Switzerland
Internet > Hosts 3.44 million
Ranked 20th.
8.27 million
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Switzerland

Cinemas > Annual attendance 15.4 million
Ranked 18th.
139.5 million
Ranked 5th. 9 times more than Switzerland

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 371.09
Ranked 5th. 14% more than United Kingdom
325.32
Ranked 6th.

Mobile phones 78.75 per 100 people
Ranked 17th.
84.49 per 100 people
Ranked 9th. 7% more than Switzerland
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 2.16
Ranked 13th.
2.38
Ranked 12th. 10% more than Switzerland

Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 9,670.86 Mbps
Ranked 6th.
13,054.65 Mbps
Ranked 4th. 35% more than Switzerland

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 3.1 million
Ranked 20th.
17.38 million
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Switzerland

Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 96
Ranked 18th.
109
Ranked 14th. 14% more than Switzerland

Cinema > Percentage of feature films co-produced 33.33%
Ranked 19th. 29% more than United Kingdom
25.75%
Ranked 28th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily 2.67 million
Ranked 18th.
19.16 million
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than Switzerland

Internet > Top level domain .ch .uk
Television > Total number of channels 8
Ranked 12th.
31
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Switzerland
Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.075$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 19th. 3% more than United Kingdom
0.073$ per $1 of GDP
Ranked 22nd.

Cinema > Number of national feature films produced per million people 10.62
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
4.76
Ranked 19th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences 1,761
Ranked 3rd.
8,902
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Switzerland

Television > Total number of channels per million people 1.07
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
0.512
Ranked 17th.
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 420.18
Ranked 7th. 45% more than United Kingdom
290.22
Ranked 13th.

Telephone system > Domestic ranked among leading countries for fixed-line teledensity and infrastructure; mobile-cellular subscribership roughly 125 per 100 persons; extensive cable and microwave radio relay networks equal mix of buried cables, microwave radio relay, and fiber-optic systems
Internet country code .ch .uk
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per $ GDP 199.28 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 13th.
366.57 Mbps per $1 trillion of
Ranked 5th. 84% more than Switzerland

Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment per 1000 $0.80 Million US dollars
Ranked 15th. 32% more than United Kingdom
$0.61 Million US dollars
Ranked 16th.
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes per capita 664.79 min.
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
263.92 min.
Ranked 17th.

Telephone mainlines 5.12 million
Ranked 26th.
31.8 million
Ranked 7th. 6 times more than Switzerland

Cinemas 384
Ranked 17th.
2,019
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Switzerland
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total > Per capita 2.56 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 35% more than United Kingdom
1.89 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th.

Internet > Broadband subscribers > Per capita 232 per 1,000 people
Ranked 7th. 42% more than United Kingdom
163.78 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th.

Internet > Censorship > Political filtering No evidence of filtering
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month 7.95$/month
Ranked 160th.
27.25$/month
Ranked 67th. 3 times more than Switzerland

International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes > Per capita 664.79 min. per capita
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
262.18 min. per capita
Ranked 17th.

Cinema > Number of cinemas per million people 55.32
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
11.5
Ranked 32nd.

Internet hosts None None
Cinema > Percentage of fully nationally produced feature films 66.67%
Ranked 34th.
74.25%
Ranked 30th. 11% more than Switzerland

Information and communication technology expenditure > Current US$ > Per capita 3,939.96$ per capita
Ranked 1st. 44% more than United Kingdom
2,729.11$ per capita
Ranked 7th.

Information and communication technology spending per capita > Current US$ $4,360.91
Ranked 1st. 76% more than United Kingdom
$2,477.32
Ranked 13th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology 306
Ranked 14th.
4,274
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Switzerland

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature 2,379
Ranked 10th.
22,104
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Switzerland

Mobile cellular subscriptions 8.9 million
Ranked 60th.
77.36 million
Ranked 12th. 9 times more than Switzerland

Internet > Broadband subscribers 1.73 million
Ranked 17th.
9.86 million
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Switzerland

Internet > Internet Service Providers per million 6
Ranked 49th.
6.72
Ranked 46th. 12% more than Switzerland
Pay TV subscribers 97%
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United Kingdom
31%
Ranked 15th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences 3,862
Ranked 2nd.
17,106
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Switzerland

Cinemas per million 53.75
Ranked 12th. 54% more than United Kingdom
34.8
Ranked 27th.
Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily 104
Ranked 17th.
108
Ranked 14th. 4% more than Switzerland

Internet > IP addresses 20.87 million
Ranked 19th.
123.5 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Switzerland
Telecommunications revenue 3.19 % of GDP
Ranked 9th.
3.89 % of GDP
Ranked 2nd. 22% more than Switzerland
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation per thousand people 182.82
Ranked 21st.
750.09
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Switzerland

Telecommunications investment > Current LCU 2155000000 8999999000
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 33.68
Ranked 7th. 20% more than United Kingdom
28.13
Ranked 14th.

Number of PCs 6,105
Ranked 21st.
35,890
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Switzerland
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines per thousand people 547.95
Ranked 14th. 5% more than United Kingdom
522.08
Ranked 16th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total 18,273
Ranked 6th.
110,965
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Switzerland

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions 3.28 million
Ranked 49th.
45.42 million
Ranked 9th. 14 times more than Switzerland
Internet > Broadband access 1.55 million
Ranked 18th.
8.86 million
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Switzerland
Television broadcast stations per million 16.33
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than United Kingdom
3.93
Ranked 19th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Total per million 2,557.81
Ranked 3rd. 35% more than United Kingdom
1,897.25
Ranked 6th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation 1,881
Ranked 3rd.
10,520
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Switzerland

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily 120
Ranked 31st.
467
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than Switzerland

Communications > Telephone access > Telephone access 181.07 Number of telecommunicati
Ranked 9th.
195.25 Number of telecommunicati
Ranked 4th. 8% more than Switzerland
Internet > TLD .ch .uk
Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 116.33
Ranked 38th.
125.98
Ranked 24th. 8% more than Switzerland

Internet > Livejournal users 846
Ranked 35th.
71,742
Ranked 3rd. 85 times more than Switzerland
Internet > Secure Internet servers 4,318
Ranked 10th.
33,892
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Switzerland

Cinema > Number of distribution companies 55
Ranked 7th.
108
Ranked 3rd. 96% more than Switzerland

Cinema > Percentage of nationally controlled distribution companies 100%
Ranked 4th. 60% more than United Kingdom
62.37%
Ranked 28th.
Cinema > Number of distribution companies per million people 6.95
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than United Kingdom
1.72
Ranked 23th.

Cinemas > Annual attendance > Per capita 2.16 per capita
Ranked 13th.
2.38 per capita
Ranked 12th. 10% more than Switzerland

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily per 1000 166.57
Ranked 14th. 57% more than United Kingdom
106.06
Ranked 16th.

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Implementation date 2000.03.?? 1999.01.??
Telecommunications > Country calling code 41 44
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Days to port 5 days
Ranked 11th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
1 days
Ranked 29th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile number portability > Price Free Free
Internet > Communication technology patents 9.2 per 1000000 people
Ranked 6th. 6% more than United Kingdom
8.7 per 1000000 people
Ranked 7th.
Telephone subscribers per 1000 1,609.5
Ranked 8th.
1,615.56
Ranked 7th. About the same as Switzerland

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile penetration 41.4%
Ranked 39th.
72%
Ranked 14th. 74% more than Switzerland
E-Government rating 55.4
Ranked 8th. 1% more than United Kingdom
54.8
Ranked 9th.
Internet > Secure servers 21.5 per 100,000 people
Ranked 5th. 26% more than United Kingdom
17.1 per 100,000 people
Ranked 6th.
Internet > Internet charges $46.00
Ranked 7th. 39% more than United Kingdom
$33.00
Ranked 17th.
Population covered by mobile telephony 100%
Ranked 4th. 1% more than United Kingdom
99%
Ranked 14th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature > Per capita 333.19 per 1 million people
Ranked 8th.
377.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 8th. 13% more than Switzerland

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences per million 246.5
Ranked 2nd. 62% more than United Kingdom
152.2
Ranked 7th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily per million 14.48
Ranked 4th. 8 times more than United Kingdom
1.83
Ranked 48th.

Television reception through satellite 10%
Ranked 12th.
21%
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than Switzerland
Television > Percentage of public channels with national coverage 87.5%
Ranked 12th. 9% more than United Kingdom
80.65%
Ranked 13th.
Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per capita 580.26 per 1 million people
Ranked 14th. 3% more than United Kingdom
561.49 per 1 million people
Ranked 15th.

Internet > Web sites 20.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 10th.
64.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Switzerland
Telecommunications > Telephone > Landlines 4.82 million
Ranked 32nd.
33.21 million
Ranked 8th. 7 times more than Switzerland
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities > Per capita 47.06 per 1 million people
Ranked 8th. 29% more than United Kingdom
36.57 per 1 million people
Ranked 10th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History 937
Ranked 10th.
12,433
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Switzerland

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Literature per million 333.01
Ranked 9th.
377.93
Ranked 7th. 13% more than Switzerland

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily > Per capita 16.81 per 1 million people
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
7.82 per 1 million people
Ranked 34th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Non-daily per million 16.8
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
7.93
Ranked 34th.

Internet > Livejournal users per million 114.48
Ranked 62nd.
1,198.34
Ranked 18th. 10 times more than Switzerland
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004 > Results > Points 4
Ranked 15th.
140
Ranked 2nd. 35 times more than Switzerland
Television reception through cable 87%
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than United Kingdom
12%
Ranked 15th.
Website defacements 80
Ranked 21st.
301
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Switzerland
Internet > Linux web servers 196
Ranked 11th.
1,339
Ranked 4th. 7 times more than Switzerland
Website defacements per million 11.07
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
5.09
Ranked 34th.
Internet servers using encryption > Per 1 million people 1,119.62
Ranked 9th. 24% more than United Kingdom
904.85
Ranked 16th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities 336
Ranked 11th.
2,143
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Switzerland

Telecommunications revenue > Current LCU 16222000000 36631000000
ICT service > Exports > % of service > Exports > BoP 34.57%
Ranked 31st.
39.11%
Ranked 23th. 13% more than Switzerland

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology 825
Ranked 3rd.
3,570
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Switzerland

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service > Exports 33.77%
Ranked 42nd.
45.41%
Ranked 23th. 34% more than Switzerland

Computer > Communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 37.4%
Ranked 40th. 19% more than United Kingdom
31.51%
Ranked 53th.

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 15.83
Ranked 53th.
16.87
Ranked 52nd. 7% more than Switzerland

Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Titles per million literate people 19.06
Ranked 37th.
20.62
Ranked 34th. 8% more than Switzerland

Commercial share of broadcasting revenue 30%
Ranked 8th. The same as United Kingdom
30%
Ranked 9th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences > Per capita 684.17 per 1 million people
Ranked 1st. 62% more than United Kingdom
421.77 per 1 million people
Ranked 8th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences 4,885
Ranked 5th.
24,714
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Switzerland

Newspapers and periodicals > Number of titles > Daily > Per capita 14.48 per 1 million people
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than United Kingdom
1.81 per 1 million people
Ranked 47th.

Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily 1.19 million
Ranked 18th.
6.25 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Switzerland

Internet > Hosts > Per capita 453.34 per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
135.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.

Telephone mainlines > Per capita 688.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 30% more than United Kingdom
527.94 per 1,000 people
Ranked 14th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Generalities per million 47.03
Ranked 11th. 28% more than United Kingdom
36.64
Ranked 12th.

Telephone employees > Total > Per capita 2.97 per 1,000 people
Ranked 10th.
3.98 per 1,000 people
Ranked 8th. 34% more than Switzerland

Telecommunications investment > % of revenue 13.54%
Ranked 51st.
27.48%
Ranked 47th. 2 times more than Switzerland

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per $ GDP 0.872$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
0.361$ per $1 trillion of GD
Ranked 107th.

Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes > Per capita 0.043$ per 1 million people
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
0.013$ per 1 million people
Ranked 101st.

Number of PCs > Per $ GDP 0.242 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 12th. 20% more than United Kingdom
0.201 per $10 million of GDP
Ranked 23th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Social sciences per million 683.79
Ranked 2nd. 62% more than United Kingdom
422.55
Ranked 8th.

Public share of broadcasting revenue 67%
Ranked 9th.
69%
Ranked 7th. 3% more than Switzerland
Telephone lines 4.83 million
Ranked 29th.
33.21 million
Ranked 10th. 7 times more than Switzerland

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 2.58 million
Ranked 21st.
17.28 million
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than Switzerland

ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 6.55%
Ranked 54th.
10.08%
Ranked 23th. 54% more than Switzerland

ICT goods > Exports > % of total goods > Exports 3.48%
Ranked 45th.
7.74%
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Switzerland

Internet > IP addresses (share) 0.5
Ranked 20th.
2.9
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Switzerland
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Pure sciences > Per capita 246.64 per 1 million people
Ranked 1st. 62% more than United Kingdom
151.92 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th.

Eurovision Song Contest 1966 > Results > Points 12
Ranked 6th. 50% more than United Kingdom
8
Ranked 9th.
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per thousand people 1,302.23
Ranked 43th.
1,343.35
Ranked 40th. 3% more than Switzerland

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology > Per capita 115.55 per 1 million people
Ranked 2nd. 90% more than United Kingdom
60.93 per 1 million people
Ranked 6th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History > Per capita 131.23 per 1 million people
Ranked 4th.
212.18 per 1 million people
Ranked 4th. 62% more than Switzerland

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences > Per capita 540.9 per 1 million people
Ranked 3rd. 85% more than United Kingdom
291.93 per 1 million people
Ranked 7th.

Television reception by terrestrial means 3%
Ranked 16th.
68%
Ranked 5th. 23 times more than Switzerland
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Non-daily > Per capita 166.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 14th. 59% more than United Kingdom
104.55 per 1,000 people
Ranked 16th.

Internet > Specific websites > Chinese Wikipedia edits 0.7%
Ranked 10th. 17% more than United Kingdom
0.6%
Ranked 11th.
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Number of titles 117
Ranked 38th.
1,010
Ranked 9th. 9 times more than Switzerland

Try Again > Charts > Date August 13, 2000 July 2000
My Name Is Earl > Broadcasters > Series Premiere October 22 2006 January 6 2006
Internet > Secure Internet servers per million 576.97
Ranked 13th. 3% more than United Kingdom
559.31
Ranked 15th.

World music market > Digital Singles Sales Share in 2005 < 0.2% 6.3%
Total broadcasters revenue per capita $83.00
Ranked 4th. The same as United Kingdom
$83.00
Ranked 5th.
Under the Bridge / Lady Marmalade > Charts > Date September 13, 1998 May 3, 1998
Telephone systems > Privatisation 1998 1984
Telephone subscribers > Per capita 1,609.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 8th.
1,615.5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 7th. About the same as Switzerland

Phone subscribers 1,476.29
Ranked 5th. 9% more than United Kingdom
1,358.44
Ranked 8th.
Telephone system > Regulation 1992 1984
Telephone faults > Per 100 mainlines 18.47 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 71st. 68% more than United Kingdom
11 per 100 mainlines
Ranked 54th.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology > Per capita 42.86 per 1 million people
Ranked 9th.
72.94 per 1 million people
Ranked 4th. 70% more than Switzerland

Eurovision Song Contest 1971 > Results > Points 78
Ranked 12th.
98
Ranked 4th. 26% more than Switzerland
Eurovision Song Contest 1969 > Results > Points 13
Ranked 5th.
18
Ranked 3rd. 38% more than Switzerland
Never Ever > Charts > Date March 1, 1998 January 4, 1998
Eurovision Song Contest 1959 > Results > Points 14
Ranked 4th.
16
Ranked 2nd. 14% more than Switzerland
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles per million people 12.99
Ranked 13th. 7 times more than United Kingdom
1.82
Ranked 84th.

Eurovision Song Contest 1957 > Results > Points 5
Ranked 8th.
6
Ranked 7th. 20% more than Switzerland
Pure Shores > Charts > Date March 12, 2000 February 13, 2000
DB Boulevard > Point of View > Date May 26, 2002 February 17, 2002
Eurovision Song Contest 1963 > Results > Points 40
Ranked 2nd. 43% more than United Kingdom
28
Ranked 4th.
Telephone lines > Per 100 people 63.22
Ranked 5th. 17% more than United Kingdom
54.08
Ranked 14th.

Internet > Secure Internet servers > Per 1 million people 2,282.19
Ranked 7th. 54% more than United Kingdom
1,478.28
Ranked 17th.

Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers > Per 100 people 41.86
Ranked 3rd. 23% more than United Kingdom
34.03
Ranked 12th.

Price basket for mobile > US$ per month 28.41$/month
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
14.02$/month
Ranked 57th.

Telecoms > Telephone lines > Per 100 people 56.66
Ranked 10th. 8% more than United Kingdom
52.57
Ranked 13th.

Public funding of broadcasters revenue per capita $56.00
Ranked 5th.
$57.00
Ranked 4th. 2% more than Switzerland
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology > Per capita 154.2 per 1 million people
Ranked 1st. 74% more than United Kingdom
88.73 per 1 million people
Ranked 4th.

Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month 29.51$/month
Ranked 11th.
31.28$/month
Ranked 9th. 6% more than Switzerland

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philosophy > Psychology per million 115.48
Ranked 2nd. 89% more than United Kingdom
61.04
Ranked 6th.

Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment $6,194.06 Million US dollars
Ranked 22nd.
$37,559.63 Million US dollars
Ranked 7th. 6 times more than Switzerland
Digital terrestrial television > Analog Switch-Off October 2009 Planned 2012
Telephone subscribers 11.97 million
Ranked 39th.
97.3 million
Ranked 6th. 8 times more than Switzerland

Woman in Love > Charts > Date November 16, 1980 October 25, 1980
Telephone subscribers per employee 525.29
Ranked 35th. 49% more than United Kingdom
353.44
Ranked 51st.

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Arts and recreation per million 263.3
Ranked 3rd. 46% more than United Kingdom
179.87
Ranked 5th.

Digital terrestrial television > Analogue to digital transition > Official launch Began 2001 15 November 1998
Digital terrestrial television > Analogue to digital transition > Start of closedown March 2002 Planned 2008
I Wanna Be the Only One > Charts > Date August 10, 1997 May 1997
Communications > Exports of information and communications equipment > Exports of ICT equipment, % of GDP 1.22e-06%
Ranked 21st.
1.72e-06%
Ranked 18th. 41% more than Switzerland
Telecommunications revenue > % GDP 3.55% GDP
Ranked 43th. 13% more than United Kingdom
3.15% GDP
Ranked 81st.

Eurovision Song Contest 1975 > Results > Points 77
Ranked 6th.
138
Ranked 2nd. 79% more than Switzerland
Television standard > UHF PAL G PAL I
Eurovision Song Contest 1973 > Results > Points 79
Ranked 12th.
123
Ranked 3rd. 56% more than Switzerland
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology per million 154.12
Ranked 2nd. 73% more than United Kingdom
88.89
Ranked 5th.

Internet > Linux web servers per million 27.11
Ranked 12th. 20% more than United Kingdom
22.65
Ranked 15th.
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Applied sciences per million 540.59
Ranked 3rd. 85% more than United Kingdom
292.47
Ranked 7th.

Phone system > International dialling code +41 +44
Telecommunications employment 0.62%
Ranked 14th.
0.83%
Ranked 6th. 34% more than Switzerland
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Geography > History per million 131.16
Ranked 5th.
212.58
Ranked 4th. 62% more than Switzerland

Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile subscriptions per thousand people 410.38
Ranked 40th.
716.45
Ranked 13th. 75% more than Switzerland
Internet servers using encryption 8,656
Ranked 10th.
55,564
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Switzerland

Eurovision Song Contest 1974 > Results > Points 3
Ranked 15th.
14
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Switzerland
Newspapers > Non-daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1.35 million
Ranked 19th.
44.91 million
Ranked 6th. 33 times more than Switzerland

Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Philology per million 42.83
Ranked 10th.
73.08
Ranked 5th. 71% more than Switzerland

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