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Libya

Libya Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 76,000 2014 32nd out of 147
Broadcast media state-funded and private TV stations; some provinces operate local TV stations; pan-Arab satellite TV stations are available; state-funded radio 2012
Cinema attendance 2.88 million 2003 50th out of 78
Cinema attendance per capita 0.53 2003 45th out of 77
Cinemas > Annual attendance 2.9 million 1999 32nd out of 52
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 0.569 1999 35th out of 51
Cinemas > Per capita 0.005 per 1,000 people 1999 36th out of 41
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 14.12 1998 64th out of 87
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 155.81 per 1,000 people 2003 117th out of 183
Households with television 95.06% 2000 30th out of 159
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 67.5 million min. 1997 114th out of 163
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 67,300 2012 106th out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 10.93 2012 130th out of 188
Internet > Hosts 31 2008 203th out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 0.00527 2008 185th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 44.41 2014 152nd out of 233
Internet > ISP 1 2002 27th out of 27
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 6 Mbps 2002 130th out of 166
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 1.09 Mbps per 1 million peop 2002 125th out of 163
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 1.12 Mbps 2002 127th out of 164
Internet > Internet Service Providers 1 2003 217th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 19.9% 2013 142nd out of 209
Internet > Internet users 1.12 million 2013 116th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 19.86 2012 135th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 185.76 2013 140th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 14% 2011 146th out of 204
Internet > Users 260,000 2006 102nd out of 155
Internet > Users > Per capita 43.59 per 1,000 people 2006 114th out of 154
Internet > Users per 1000 45.72 2006 112th out of 152
Internet users 353,900 2009 122nd out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 5.13 2008 143th out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 234,800 2004 133th out of 197
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 40.91 per 1,000 people 2004 160th out of 197
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 42.64 2004 153th out of 192
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Libyan News Agency (WAL) - state-run

Al-Tadamun - private news agency, Benghazi

Tawasul - private news agency, via social media


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2012
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 4 2004 105th out of 163
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 71,100 1998 51st out of 71
Newspapers > List of newspapers

February - state-owned daily

Al-Bilad - private daily

New Quryna - Benghazi-based private daily


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2012
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 13.92 per 1,000 people 1998 65th out of 89
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 14.17 1998 67th out of 88
Number of PCs per million 23.61 2004 110th out of 162
Personal computers 130,000 2002 96th out of 163
Personal computers > Per capita 23.55 per 1,000 people 2002 100th out of 161
Personal computers per 1000 24.34 2002 100th out of 161
Radio > List of radio stations

Libyan Radio and Television (LRT) - state-run, operates Radio Libya, Al-Shababiyah, Al-Itha'ah al-Wataniya (National Radio)

Voice of Free Libya - pro-NTC, in Benghazi, Al-Bayda, Misrata

Libya FM - pro-NTC, Egypt-based

2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 16, FM 3, shortwave 3 2002
Radio receivers 1.35 million 1997 97th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.27 per capita 1997 103th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 274.15 1997 101st out of 179
Radios 1.35 million 2003 97th out of 221
Radios per 1000 248.96 2003 116th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 814,000 2012 83th out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 13.23 2012 110th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 9.59 million 2012 80th out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 9.59 million 2012 80th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 148.19 2012 28th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,557.69 2012 22nd out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 814,000 2012 84th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 132.26 2012 110th out of 203
Telephone mainlines per 1000 138.31 2003 88th out of 182
Telephone system > General assessment telecommunications system is state-owned and service is poor, but investment is being made to upgrade; state retains monopoly in fixed-line services; mobile-cellular telephone system became operational in 1996 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 218; satellite earth stations - 4 Intelsat, NA Arabsat, and NA Intersputnik; submarine cable to France and Italy; microwave radio relay to Tunisia and Egypt; tropospheric scatter to Greece; participant in Medarabtel 2012
Telephones > Main lines in use 1,000,000 2011 78th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 80.97 per 1,000 people 2006 100th out of 147
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 184.6 2009 86th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 10 million 2011 74th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 745.41 per 1,000 people 2007 74th out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 838.99 2009 97th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

Libya TV - aka Libya al-Ahrar; pro-NTC, Qatar-based satellite station, launched in April 2011

Libya Radio and Television (LRT) - state-run

Libya Al-Wataniyah TV (Libyan National TV) - state-run


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2012
Television broadcast stations 12 1999 8th out of 13
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 2.31 per 1 million people 1999 5th out of 13
Television receivers 730,000 1997 89th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 145.96 per 1,000 people 1997 86th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 148.24 1997 83th out of 176
Televisions 730,000 2003 92nd out of 214
Televisions per 1000 134.62 2003 98th 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, 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; 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.; World Development Indicators 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; 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.; 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; 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; 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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