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Algeria

Algerian Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 147,000 2014 20th out of 147
Average cost of local call 0.02 2001 86th out of 104
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 2 1999 42nd out of 44
Broadcast media state-run Radio-Television Algerienne operates the broadcast media and carries programming in Arabic, Berber dialects, and French; use of satellite dishes is widespread, providing easy access to European and Arab satellite stations; state-run radio operates several national networks and roughly 40 regional radio stations 2007
Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 1 1999 42nd out of 48
Cinema attendance 645,000 2003 67th out of 78
Cinema attendance per capita 0.0195 2003 75th out of 77
Cinemas > Annual attendance 600,000 1997 54th out of 62
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 0.0198 1997 61st out of 61
Cinemas > Per capita 0.005 per 1,000 people 1997 52nd out of 59
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 27.18 1998 51st out of 87
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 494.11 per 1,000 people 2005 80th out of 140
Households with television 88.06% 2002 62nd out of 142
Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $3.87 billion 2009 53th out of 69
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 1.67 billion min. 2004 13th out of 73
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 5.74 2005 70th out of 114
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 1.11 million 2012 53th out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 28.87 2012 110th out of 188
Internet > Hosts 477 2008 159th out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 0.0134 2008 177th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 73.91 2014 134th out of 233
Internet > ISP 2 2000 101st out of 161
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 156.3 Mbps 2002 69th out of 166
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 4.98 Mbps per 1 million peop 2002 104th out of 163
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 4.8 Mbps 2002 107th out of 164
Internet > Internet Service Providers 2 2003 145th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 15.2% 2013 153th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 5.69 million 2013 53th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 15.23 2012 146th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 149.4 2013 150th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 15.23% 2012 145th out of 200
Internet > Users 3.5 million 2007 46th out of 154
Internet > Users > Per capita 105 per 1,000 people 2007 105th out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 99.72 2007 104th out of 149
Internet users 4.7 million 2009 49th out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 11.93 2008 111th out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 13.66 million 2005 27th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 415.82 per 1,000 people 2005 77th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 402.27 2005 78th out of 167
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Algerian Press Service (APS) - state-run

2013
Newspaper circulation 796,440 2003 22nd out of 51
Newspaper circulation per 1000 24.13 2003 38th out of 50
Newspapers 24 2003 27th out of 67
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 17 2004 51st out of 163
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1.08 million 1996 49th out of 183
Newspapers > List of newspapers

El Khabar - private, Arabic daily; website has pages in Arabic, French and English

Ech Chourouk - private, Arabic daily; website has English-language pages

Le Quotidien d'Oran - private, French-language daily


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2013
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 26.88 per 1,000 people 1998 54th out of 89
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 25.83 1998 55th out of 88
Newspapers per million 0.727 2003 55th out of 66
Number of PCs per million 8.67 2004 135th out of 162
Personal computers 350,000 2005 30th out of 58
Personal computers > Per capita 10.65 per 1,000 people 2005 49th out of 58
Personal computers per 1000 10.31 2005 49th out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

Algerian Radio - operated by state-run Radio-Television Algerienne, runs national Arabic, Berber and French networks and several local stations

2013
Radio broadcast stations AM 25, FM 1, shortwave 8 1999
Radio receivers 7.1 million 1997 44th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.243 per capita 1997 113th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 233.97 1997 113th out of 179
Radios 7.1 million 2003 45th out of 221
Radios per 1000 215.13 2003 128th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 3.2 million 2012 49th out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 8.32 2012 130th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 33 million 2014 31st out of 66
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 37.69 million 2012 32nd out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 37.69 million 2012 32nd out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 103.31 2012 101st out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 979.48 2012 116th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 3.2 million 2012 49th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 83.21 2012 129th out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 2.08$ 2004 38th out of 111
Telephone mainlines per 1000 75.73 2005 92nd out of 141
Telephone system > General assessment privatization of Algeria's telecommunications sector began in 2000; three mobile cellular licenses have been issued and, in 2005, a consortium led by Egypt's Orascom Telecom won a 15-year license to build and operate a fixed-line network in Algeria; the license will allow Orascom to develop high-speed data and other specialized services and contribute to meeting the large unfulfilled demand for basic residential telephony; Internet broadband services began in 2003 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 213; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-4 fiber-optic submarine cable system that provides links to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia; microwave radio relay to Italy, France, Spain, Morocco, and Tunisia; coaxial cable to Morocco and Tunisia; participant in Medarabtel; satellite earth stations - 51 (Intelsat, Intersputnik, and Arabsat) 2011
Telephones > Main lines in use 3.06 million 2011 50th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 92.04 per 1,000 people 2007 84th out of 124
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 70.8 2009 129th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 35.62 million 2011 30th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 826.89 per 1,000 people 2007 62nd out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 899.59 2009 84th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

Enterprise Nationale de Television (ENTV) - state-run

Echourouk TV - private, via satellite

Ennahar TV - private, via satellite


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2013
Television broadcast stations 46 1995 16th out of 30
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 1.63 per 1 million people 1995 24th out of 28
Television receivers 3.1 million 1997 49th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 106.17 per 1,000 people 1997 100th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 102.16 1997 99th out of 176
Televisions 3.1 million 2003 49th out of 214
Televisions > Households with TV 5.41 million 2008 1st out of 3
Televisions > Households with TV per thousand people 151.38 2008 2nd out of 3
Televisions per 1000 93.93 2003 115th out of 191

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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.; CIA World Factbook, December 2003. 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.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; International Telecommunications Union; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of mobile phones in use; International Telecommunications Union. Source tables; International Telecommunication Union, World Telecommunication/ICT Development Report and database, and World Bank estimates. 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. 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.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. 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.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. 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.

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