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Ecuador

Ecuador Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 57,983 2014 44th out of 147
Average cost of local call 0.6 2001 1st out of 104
Broadcast media private broadcast media dominate; all stations are privately-owned except for 1 government-controlled station; multiple television networks, a number of national TV channels, and a large number of local channels; more than 400 radio stations; broadcast media required by law to give the government free air time to broadcast programs produced by the state 2007
Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 1 1996 58th out of 60
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 99.14 2000 38th out of 74
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 600.81 per 1,000 people 2005 69th out of 140
Households with television 88.8% 2002 59th out of 142
Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $3.07 billion 2009 54th out of 69
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 639.09 million min. 2001 42nd out of 129
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 1.94 2005 81st out of 114
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 806,268 2012 60th out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 52.04 2012 93th out of 188
Internet > Hosts 45,404 2008 76th out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 3.13 2008 105th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 122 2014 119th out of 233
Internet > ISP 31 2001 10th out of 31
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 635 Mbps 2005 33th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 48 Mbps per 1 million peop 2005 48th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 46.09 Mbps 2005 49th out of 87
Internet > Internet Service Providers 31 2003 37th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 35.1% 2013 118th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 5.35 million 2013 56th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 35.13 2012 111th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 346.44 2013 117th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 35.13% 2012 112th out of 200
Internet > Users 1.55 million 2006 58th out of 155
Internet > Users > Per capita 115.49 per 1,000 people 2006 86th out of 154
Internet > Users per 1000 110.46 2006 87th out of 152
Internet users 3.35 million 2009 63th out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 28.8 2008 73th out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 6.25 million 2005 48th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 472.19 per 1,000 people 2005 67th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 453.38 2005 71st out of 167
Newspaper circulation 1.22 million 2003 19th out of 51
Newspaper circulation per 1000 91.87 2003 21st out of 50
Newspapers 36 2003 19th out of 67
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 36 2000 35th out of 121
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 1.22 million 2000 34th out of 79
Newspapers > List of newspapers

El Comercio - daily

Hoy - daily

El Tiempo - daily


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2012
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 99.14 per 1,000 people 2000 35th out of 57
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 97.34 2000 35th out of 57
Newspapers per million 2.71 2003 34th out of 66
Number of PCs per million 53.51 2004 87th out of 162
Personal computers 514,020 2005 25th out of 58
Personal computers > Per capita 38.86 per 1,000 people 2005 34th out of 58
Personal computers per 1000 37.31 2005 37th out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

Radio Vision - private, Quito and Guayaquil

Radio Quito - private, mediumwave (AM)

Cadena Radial Ecuatoriana (CRE) - private, Guayaquil-based network


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2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 392, FM 35, shortwave 29 2001
Radio receivers 4.15 million 1997 62nd out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.352 per capita 1997 80th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 351.72 1997 79th out of 179
Radios 5 million 2003 58th out of 221
Radios per 1000 376.51 2003 87th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 2.31 million 2012 53th out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 14.9 2012 107th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 15.9 million 2014 46th out of 66
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 16.46 million 2012 54th out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 16.46 million 2012 54th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 110.71 2012 82nd out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,062.26 2012 97th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 2.31 million 2012 53th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 149.02 2012 107th out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 1.75$ 2001 86th out of 125
Telephone mainlines per 1000 123.5 2005 81st out of 141
Telephone system > General assessment elementary fixed-line service, but increasingly sophisticated mobile-cellular network 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 593; landing points for the PAN-AM and South America-1 submarine cables that provide links to the west coast of South America, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, and extending onward to Aruba and the US Virgin Islands in the Caribbean; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) 2012
Telephones > Main lines in use 2.21 million 2011 56th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 131.22 per 1,000 people 2007 72nd out of 124
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 135.81 2009 106th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 15.33 million 2011 51st out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 733.22 per 1,000 people 2007 76th out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 924 2009 80th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

TC Television - private

Ecuavisa - private

Telesistema - private


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2012
Television broadcast stations 7 2001 12th out of 42
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.561 per 1 million people 2001 21st out of 40
Television receivers 1.55 million 1997 68th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 131.62 per 1,000 people 1997 89th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 131.36 1997 87th out of 176
Televisions 2.5 million 2003 59th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 188.26 2003 87th out of 191

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of countries by number of military and paramilitary personnel (The list); 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 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; 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; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; 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; 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.

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