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Burma

Burma Radio Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
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
Percentage of government (public) radio institutions 100% 2005 1st out of 70
Percentage of private radio institutions 0.0 2005 65th out of 69
Percentage of public channels with national coverage 50% 2005 13th out of 66
Radio only broadcast journalist gender ratio 6.83 2005 1st out of 40
Ratio of private to government (public) radio institutions 0.0 2005 62nd out of 66
Total number of channels 4 2005 61st out of 72
Total number of channels per million people 0.0797 2005 65th out of 68

SOURCES: British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. 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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