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Estonia

Estonian Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media the publicly-owned broadcaster, Eesti Rahvusringhaaling (ERR), operates 2 television channels; national private TV channels expanding service; a range of channels are aimed at Russian-speaking viewers; high penetration rate for cable TV services with more than half of Estonian households connected; publicly-owned broadcaster, ERR, operates 4 radio networks and there are a growing number of private commercial radio stations broadcasting nationally, regionally, and locally 2008
Households with television 93.2% 2003 22nd out of 52
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 256.79 2012 29th out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 79 2012 32nd out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 795.2 2013 30th out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 581.36 2007 24th out of 149
Internet users 969,700 2010 36th out of 45
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Baltic News Service (BNS) - private

Delfi - news portal, in Estonian and Russian

2013
Personal computers > Per capita 482.88 per 1,000 people 2005 6th out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

Eesti Raadio - public; four networks including flagship Vikerraadio

Raadio Elmar - private, music

Raadio Kuku - first private radio

2013
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 154.55 2012 23th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,506.18 per 1,000 people 2007 5th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

Eesti Televisioon - public, English-language pages

TV3 - private

Kanal 2 - private

2013
Television receivers > Per capita 432.14 per 1,000 people 1997 29th out of 178
Televisions per 1000 446.97 2003 31st out of 191

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Development Indicators 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.; 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.; 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.; Internet World Stats, June 30, 2010; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics; 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.

Citation

"Estonia Media Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Estonia/Media

  • Estonia ranked first for internet > fixed broadband internet subscribers per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2012.
  • Estonia ranked second for telecoms > mobile cellular subscriptions > per 100 people amongst NATO countries in 2012.