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Japan

Japan Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 230,300 2014 13th out of 147
Average cost of local call 0.07 2001 48th out of 104
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 1,078 1996 11th out of 72
Broadcast media a mixture of public and commercial broadcast TV and radio stations; 6 national terrestrial TV networks including 1 public broadcaster; the large number of radio and TV stations available provide a wide range of choices; satellite and cable services provide access to international channels 2012
Cable TV subscribers 147 2005 12th out of 18
Cinema > Number of cinemas 3,062 2006 3rd out of 61
Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 441 2011 5th out of 82
Cinema attendance 145 million 2003 6th out of 78
Cinema attendance per capita 1.14 2003 31st out of 77
Cinemas > Annual attendance 145 million 1999 4th out of 52
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 1.14 1999 27th out of 51
Cinemas > Per capita 0.018 per 1,000 people 1999 28th out of 41
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 551.23 2004 2nd out of 77
Films produced 310 2003 3rd out of 50
Films produced per million 2.43 2003 13th out of 48
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,201.54 per 1,000 people 2005 36th out of 140
Households with television 99% 2004 5th out of 37
Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $349.16 billion 2009 2nd out of 69
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 5.55 billion min. 2004 6th out of 73
Internet > Average Download Speed 41.98 Mbit/s 2013 5th out of 10
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 175.04 2005 14th out of 114
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 35.3 million 2012 3rd out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 276.69 2012 24th out of 188
Internet > Hosts 39.91 million 2008 2nd out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 312.51 2008 17th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 1,587.39 2014 21st out of 233
Internet > ISP 73 2000 5th out of 161
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 132,608 Mbps 2004 9th out of 129
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 1,037.92 Mbps per 1 million peop 2004 30th out of 129
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 1,037.94 Mbps 2004 30th out of 127
Internet > Internet Service Providers 73 2003 14th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 79.1% 2013 33th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 100.68 million 2013 4th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 79.05 2012 31st out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 791.21 2013 31st out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 79.05% 2012 29th out of 200
Internet > Users 88.11 million 2007 2nd out of 154
Internet > Users > Per capita 691.42 per 1,000 people 2007 12th out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 689.59 2007 12th out of 149
Internet users 99.18 million 2009 3rd out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 75.16 2008 14th out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 94.75 million 2005 4th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 741.5 per 1,000 people 2005 47th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 741.51 2005 46th out of 167
Mobile phones 62.11 per 100 people 2002 26th out of 43
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Kyodo - English-language pages

Japan Today - online news, in English

2012
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 108 2004 15th out of 163
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 70.45 million 2004 3rd out of 83
Newspapers > List of newspapers

Asahi Shimbun - daily, English-language pages

Yomiuri Shimbun - daily, English-language pages

Mainichi Daily News - English-language pages


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2012
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 566.69 per 1,000 people 2000 1st out of 57
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 566.69 2000 2nd out of 57
Number of PCs per million 541.64 2004 15th out of 162
Personal computers 69.2 million 2004 2nd out of 155
Personal computers > Per capita 541.63 per 1,000 people 2004 17th out of 155
Personal computers per 1000 541.64 2004 17th out of 153
Radio > List of radio stations

NHK - public, operates news/speech-based Radio 1, cultural/educational network Radio 2, classical music-based network FM Radio, external service Radio Japan

Inter FM - Tokyo commercial music station

J-Wave - Tokyo commercial music station


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2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 215 (plus 370 repeaters), FM 89 (plus 485 repeaters), shortwave 21 2001
Radio receivers 120.5 million 1997 3rd out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.956 per capita 1997 15th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 955.66 1997 14th out of 179
Radios 120.5 million 2003 3rd out of 221
Radios per 1000 943.48 2003 14th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 64.27 million 2012 3rd out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 50.47 2012 16th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 121.25 million 2014 8th out of 66
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 141.13 million 2012 7th out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 138.36 million 2012 7th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 109.43 2012 86th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,084.68 2012 89th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 64.27 million 2012 3rd out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 503.86 2012 16th out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 1.63$ 2005 5th out of 12
Telephone mainlines per 1000 460.03 2005 19th out of 141
Telephone system > General assessment excellent domestic and international service 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 81; numerous submarine cables provide links throughout Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe, and US; satellite earth stations - 7 Intelsat (Pacific and Indian Oceans), 1 Intersputnik (Indian Ocean region), 2 Inmarsat (Pacific and Indian Ocean regions), and 8 SkyPerfect JSAT 2012
Telephones > Main lines in use 64.67 million 2011 3rd out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 402.03 per 1,000 people 2007 27th out of 124
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 347.79 2009 45th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 132.76 million 2011 7th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 842.31 per 1,000 people 2007 60th out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 900.9 2009 83th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

NHK - public, operates the General TV, Educational TV channels. NHK also runs HD satellite channels BS1 and BS Premium. NHK World is the organisation's international English-language channel.

TV Asahi - national commercial network

Fuji TV - national commercial network


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2012
Television receivers 86.5 million 1997 3rd out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 686.01 per 1,000 people 1997 6th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 686.01 1997 6th out of 176
Televisions 86.5 million 2003 3rd out of 214
Televisions per 1000 677.27 2003 6th 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; OECD Communications Outlook 2005; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; 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.; 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.; Wikipedia: Speedtest.net (Top 10 Countries: Download Speed) ("Net Index by Ookla - Household Download Index - All Countries" . Netindex.com. August 19, 2013 . Retrieved August 20, 2013 .); 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. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; 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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