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Belarus

Belarusian Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 72,940 2014 35th out of 147
Average cost of local call 0.01 2000 30th out of 31
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 139 1998 30th out of 56
Broadcast media 4 2007
Cinema > Number of cinemas 139 2006 30th out of 61
Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 1 2011 82nd out of 82
Cinema attendance 12.47 million 2003 34th out of 78
Cinema attendance per capita 1.27 2003 27th out of 77
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 81.26 2004 37th out of 77
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 755.17 per 1,000 people 2005 59th out of 140
Households with television 97.1% 2005 7th out of 14
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 628.55 million min. 2004 30th out of 73
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 0.162 2005 97th out of 114
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 2.53 million 2012 31st out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 267.43 2012 26th out of 188
Internet > Hosts 68,118 2008 70th out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 7.15 2008 89th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 186.17 2014 107th out of 233
Internet > ISP 23 2002 4th out of 27
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 465 Mbps 2005 38th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 47.57 Mbps per 1 million peop 2005 49th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 48.12 Mbps 2005 48th out of 87
Internet > Internet Service Providers 23 2003 43th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 46.9% 2013 93th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 4.52 million 2013 63th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 46.91 2012 89th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 469.92 2013 90th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 46.91% 2012 88th out of 200
Internet > Users 6 million 2007 33th out of 154
Internet > Users > Per capita 616.98 per 1,000 people 2007 23th out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 627.62 2007 20th out of 149
Internet penetration 46.2 2010 33th out of 45
Internet users 4.44 million 2010 22nd out of 45
Internet users > Per 100 people 32.09 2008 69th out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 4.1 million 2005 63th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 419.21 per 1,000 people 2005 74th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 424.09 2005 74th out of 167
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Belta - state-owned, English-language pages

Belapan - private, English-language pages

Charter 97 - opposition-leaning site, English-language pages

2012
Newspaper circulation 1.56 million 2003 16th out of 51
Newspaper circulation per 1000 159.13 2003 14th out of 50
Newspapers 20 2003 30th out of 67
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 13 2004 58th out of 163
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 800,250 2004 36th out of 83
Newspapers > List of newspapers

Sovetskaya Belorussiya - Russian-language, main government daily

Respublika - Council of Ministers daily

Narodnaya Hazeta - National Assembly daily


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2012
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 154.83 per 1,000 people 1998 26th out of 89
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 154.83 1998 26th out of 88
Newspapers per million 2.04 2003 43th out of 66
Radio > List of radio stations

Belarussian Radio - state-run, operates three national networks

Radio BA - commercial FM network

Radio Mir - commercial FM network


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2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 28, FM 37, shortwave 11 1998
Radio receivers 3.02 million 1997 74th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.299 per capita 1997 94th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 298.51 1997 94th out of 179
Radios 3.02 million 2003 76th out of 221
Radios per 1000 308.26 2003 105th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 4.41 million 2012 36th out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 46.86 2012 21st out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 10.68 million 2012 74th out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 10.68 million 2012 74th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 112.06 2012 79th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,128.11 2012 81st out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 4.41 million 2012 36th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 465.66 2012 21st out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 1.9$ 2004 46th out of 111
Telephone mainlines per 1000 339.88 2005 33th out of 141
Telephone system > General assessment Belarus lags behind its neighbors in upgrading telecommunications infrastructure; modernization of the network progressing with roughly two-thirds of switching equipment now digital 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 375; Belarus is a member of the Trans-European Line (TEL), Trans-Asia-Europe (TAE) fiber-optic line, and has access to the Trans-Siberia Line (TSL); 3 fiber-optic segments provide connectivity to Latvia, Poland, Russia, and Ukraine; worldwide service is available to Belarus through this infrastructure; additional analog lines to Russia; Intelsat, Eutelsat, and Intersputnik earth stations 2008
Telephones > Main lines in use 4.21 million 2011 41st out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 377.59 per 1,000 people 2007 30th out of 124
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 417.48 2009 28th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 10.7 million 2011 68th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 613.42 per 1,000 people 2006 74th out of 148
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 1,018.83 2009 64th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

Belarussian TV - state-run, operates the First National Channel, entertainment network Lad (Harmony), satellite station Belarus-TV

Nationwide TV (ONT) - a joint venture with Russia's Channel One; state holds a majority stake

STV (Stolichnoye Televideniye) - state-run, Minsk local broadcaster


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2012
Television broadcast stations 47 1995 15th out of 30
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 4.61 per 1 million people 1995 15th out of 28
Television receivers 2.52 million 1997 58th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 249.09 per 1,000 people 1997 64th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 249.09 1997 62nd out of 176
Televisions 2.52 million 2003 58th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 257.22 2003 65th out of 191

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of countries by number of military and paramilitary personnel (The list); Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics, March 11, 2003; UNESCO Institute for Statistics, March 11, 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 Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators 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.; 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.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; 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. 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.; http://www.iana.org/numbers; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; Wikipedia: List of countries by number of Internet users ("Percentage of Individuals using the Internet 2000-2012" , International Telecommunications Union (Geneva), June 2013, retrieved 22 June 2013); 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); 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.; International Telecommunications Union. Source tables; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. 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 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; 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.

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