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Colombia

Colombia Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 444,518 2014 6th out of 147
Average cost of local call 0.03 2001 79th out of 104
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 236 1997 24th out of 51
Broadcast media combination of state-owned and privately-owned broadcast media provide service; more than 500 radio stations and large number of national, regional, and local TV stations 2007
Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 18 2011 47th out of 82
Cinemas > Annual attendance 18.4 million 1998 20th out of 60
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 0.477 1998 44th out of 59
Cinemas > Per capita 0.007 per 1,000 people 1999 35th out of 41
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 22.65 2004 60th out of 77
Films produced 7 2003 49th out of 50
Films produced per million 0.167 2003 44th out of 48
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 647.56 per 1,000 people 2005 65th out of 140
Households with television 92.02% 2002 43th out of 142
Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $10.46 billion 2009 39th out of 69
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 2.34 billion min. 2004 8th out of 73
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 7.38 2005 65th out of 114
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 3.98 million 2012 22nd out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 83.33 2012 81st out of 188
Internet > Hosts 1.55 million 2008 32nd out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 34.42 2008 62nd out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 195.29 2014 103th out of 233
Internet > ISP 18 2000 37th out of 161
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 22,273 Mbps 2005 7th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 495.55 Mbps per 1 million peop 2005 23th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 515.77 Mbps 2005 22nd out of 87
Internet > Internet Service Providers 18 2003 55th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 49% 2013 87th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 22.16 million 2013 23th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 48.98 2012 83th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 484.42 2013 87th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 48.98% 2012 82nd out of 200
Internet > Users 12.1 million 2007 22nd out of 154
Internet > Users > Per capita 272.65 per 1,000 people 2007 62nd out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 271.92 2007 62nd out of 149
Internet users 22.54 million 2009 18th out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 38.5 2008 56th out of 186
MTV Video Music Awards Latin America > Awards 3 2006 4th out of 7
Mobile phone subscribers 21.85 million 2005 20th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 486.14 per 1,000 people 2005 66th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 505.97 2005 66th out of 167
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 23 2004 44th out of 163
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1 million 2004 34th out of 83
Newspapers > List of newspapers

El Tiempo - Liberal Party daily, national circulation

El Espacio - evening daily

El Nuevo Siglo - Conservative Party daily


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2012
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 26.66 per 1,000 people 1999 48th out of 58
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 27.86 1999 47th out of 58
Number of PCs per million 58.93 2004 82nd out of 162
Personal computers 1.89 million 2005 16th out of 58
Personal computers > Per capita 42.09 per 1,000 people 2005 32nd out of 58
Personal computers per 1000 43.8 2005 31st out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

Hundreds of stations are registered with the Ministry of Communications. Among the main networks are:

Radio Nacional de Colombia - state-run

Cadena Super - including Radio Super and Super Stereo FM


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2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 454, FM 34, shortwave 27 1999
Radio receivers 21 million 1997 19th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.53 per capita 1997 58th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 554.07 1997 53th out of 179
Radios 21 million 2003 19th out of 221
Radios per 1000 501.53 2003 70th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 6.29 million 2012 26th out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 13.01 2012 111th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 49.07 million 2014 27th out of 66
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 49.07 million 2012 29th out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 49.07 million 2012 29th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 103.19 2012 102nd out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,028.55 2012 103th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 6.29 million 2012 26th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 131.87 2012 111th out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 2$ 1999 118th out of 140
Telephone mainlines per 1000 177.82 2005 66th out of 141
Telephone system > General assessment modern system in many respects with a nationwide microwave radio relay system, a domestic satellite system with 41 earth stations, and a fiber-optic network linking 50 cities; telecommunications sector liberalized during the 1990s; multiple providers of both fixed-line and mobile-cellular services 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 57; multiple submarine cable systems provide links to the US, parts of the Caribbean, and Central and South America; satellite earth stations - 10 (6 Intelsat, 1 Inmarsat, 3 fully digitalized international switching centers) 2011
Telephones > Main lines in use 7.13 million 2011 26th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 178.82 per 1,000 people 2007 64th out of 124
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 163.75 2009 95th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 46.2 million 2011 28th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 764.79 per 1,000 people 2007 71st out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 920.47 2009 81st out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

Senal Colombia - state-run

Telecaribe - private

RCN TV - operated by Radio Cadena Nacional


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2012
Television broadcast stations 60 1997 11th out of 89
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 1.51 per 1 million people 1997 45th out of 67
Television receivers 4.59 million 1997 34th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 115.81 per 1,000 people 1997 95th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 121.1 1997 92nd out of 176
Televisions 4.59 million 2003 35th out of 214
Televisions > Households with TV 7.84 million 2005 1st out of 3
Televisions > Households with TV per thousand people 181.5 2005 2nd out of 3
Televisions per 1000 109.62 2003 108th 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; 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.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.; Internet Movie Database 2003; Internet Movie Database 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.; World Development Indicators database; World Information Technology and Services Alliance, Digital Planet: The Global Information Economy, and Global Insight, Inc.; 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; Wikipedia: MTV Video Music Awards Latin America; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; 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; 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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