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Burma

Burma Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 406,000 2014 8th out of 147
Average cost of local call 0.01 2001 100th out of 104
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 1 1999 44th out of 44
Broadcast media government controls all domestic broadcast media; 2 state-controlled TV stations with 1 of the stations controlled by the armed forces; 2 pay-TV stations are joint state-private ventures; access to satellite TV is limited; 1 state-controlled domestic radio station and 9 FM stations that are joint state-private ventures; transmissions of several international broadcasters are available in parts of Burma; the Voice of America (VOA), Radio Free Asia (RFA), BBC Burmese service, the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), and Radio Australia use shortwave to broadcast in Burma; VOA, RFA, and DVB produce daily TV news programs that are transmitted by satellite to audiences in Burma 2013
Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 27 2009 37th out of 101
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 8.66 1998 70th out of 87
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 13.06 per 1,000 people 2005 140th out of 140
Households with television 3.02% 2003 52nd out of 52
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 130.64 million min. 2004 56th out of 73
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 0.00237 2005 114th out of 114
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 5,400 2012 153th out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 0.102 2012 175th out of 188
Internet > Hosts 108 2008 184th out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 0.00211 2008 188th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 0.47 2014 218th out of 233
Internet > ISP 1 2000 125th out of 161
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 94 Mbps 2005 55th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 1.86 Mbps per 1 million peop 2005 80th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 1.87 Mbps 2005 80th out of 87
Internet > Internet Service Providers 1 2003 174th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 1.1% 2013 207th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 583,564 2013 128th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 1.07 2012 199th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 10.58 2013 203th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 1.07% 2012 197th out of 200
Internet > Users 40,000 2007 139th out of 154
Internet > Users > Per capita 0.844 per 1,000 people 2007 152nd out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 0.787 2007 149th out of 149
Internet users 110,000 2009 152nd out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 0.22 2008 186th out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 183,434 2005 143th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 3.63 per 1,000 people 2005 168th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 3.66 2005 167th out of 167
Mobile phones 0.03 per 100 people 2002 43th out of 43
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Myanmar News Agency (MNA) - state-run

The Irrawaddy - Thailand-based website, in English and Burmese

Mizzima News - India-based website, in English and Burmese

2013
Newspaper circulation 400,000 2003 24th out of 51
Newspaper circulation per 1000 8.07 2003 41st out of 50
Newspapers 4 2003 53th out of 67
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 4 1998 73th out of 99
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 449,000 1996 62nd out of 183
Newspapers > List of newspapers

Kyehmon - (The Mirror), state-run daily

Myanmar Alin - organ of State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)

New Light of Myanmar - English-language organ of SPDC


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2013
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 8.6 per 1,000 people 1998 72nd out of 89
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 8.45 1998 72nd out of 88
Newspapers per million 0.0807 2003 65th out of 66
Number of PCs per million 6.52 2004 139th out of 162
Personal computers 400,000 2005 28th out of 58
Personal computers > Per capita 7.92 per 1,000 people 2005 52nd out of 58
Personal computers per 1000 7.97 2005 51st out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

Radio Myanmar - state-run, operated by Myanmar TV and Radio Department

City FM - entertainment station operated by Rangoon City Development Committee

Democratic Voice of Burma - opposition station based in Norway, broadcasts via shortwave; web pages in English and Burmese

2013
Radio broadcast stations AM 1, FM 2, shortwave 3 2007
Radio receivers 4.2 million 1997 60th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.092 per capita 1997 160th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 90 1997 158th out of 179
Radios 4.2 million 2003 62nd out of 221
Radios per 1000 84.72 2003 173th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 556,000 2012 93th out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 1.05 2012 174th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 5.44 million 2012 102nd out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 5.44 million 2012 105th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 11.16 2012 197th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 103.04 2012 197th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 556,000 2012 94th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 10.53 2012 174th out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 0.17$ 2004 111th out of 111
Telephone mainlines per 1000 9.49 2005 124th out of 141
Telephone system > General assessment meets minimum requirements for local and intercity service for business and government 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 95; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-3 optical telecommunications submarine cable that provides links to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 2, Intelsat (Indian Ocean) and ShinSat 2011
Telephones > Main lines in use 521,100 2011 96th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 9.97 per 1,000 people 2005 147th out of 171
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 15.75 2009 159th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 1.24 million 2011 145th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 4.2 per 1,000 people 2006 148th out of 148
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 9.74 2009 186th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

Myanmar Radio and TV (MRTV) - broadcasts in Bamar, Arakanese (Rakhine), Shan, Karen, Kachin, Kayah, Chin, Mon and English

Myanmar International TV - state-run, in English

Myawaddy TV - army-run network


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2013
Television broadcast stations 2 2004 23th out of 34
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.04 per 1 million people 2004 32nd out of 33
Television receivers 260,000 1997 114th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 5.67 per 1,000 people 1997 163th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 5.57 1997 161st out of 176
Televisions 320,000 2003 111th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 6.45 2003 178th 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; 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; International Telecommunication Union; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; 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.; 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.; ITU. 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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