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Nicaragua

Nicaragua Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 12,000 2014 89th out of 147
Average cost of local call 0.08 1999 3rd out of 7
Broadcast media multiple privately-owned terrestrial television networks, supplemented by cable TV in most urban areas; of more than 100 radio broadcast stations, nearly all are privately owned; Radio Nicaragua is government-owned and Radio Sandino is controlled by the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) 2007
Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 1 2009 95th out of 101
Cinema attendance 1.2 million 2003 61st out of 78
Cinema attendance per capita 0.226 2003 59th out of 77
Cinemas > Annual attendance 1.2 million 1999 42nd out of 52
Cinemas > Annual attendance per capita 0.239 1999 41st out of 51
Cinemas > Per capita 0.002 per 1,000 people 1999 39th out of 41
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 260.28 per 1,000 people 2005 98th out of 140
Households with television 59.1% 2001 89th out of 153
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 332.93 million min. 2004 41st out of 73
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 1.93 2005 82nd out of 114
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 98,800 2012 100th out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 16.49 2012 122nd out of 188
Internet > Hosts 58,157 2008 71st out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 10.26 2008 77th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 64.49 2014 139th out of 233
Internet > ISP 3 2000 90th out of 161
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 6 Mbps 2003 113th out of 134
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 1.18 Mbps per 1 million peop 2003 116th out of 134
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 1.13 Mbps 2003 116th out of 133
Internet > Internet Service Providers 3 2003 129th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 13.5% 2013 158th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 773,240 2013 121st out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 13.5 2012 150th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 133.58 2013 154th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 13.5% 2012 149th out of 200
Internet > Users 155,000 2006 113th out of 155
Internet > Users > Per capita 29.53 per 1,000 people 2006 121st out of 154
Internet > Users per 1000 28.05 2006 120th out of 152
Internet users 199,800 2009 136th out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 3.26 2008 153th out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 1.12 million 2005 94th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 217.38 per 1,000 people 2005 101st out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 205.19 2005 102nd out of 167
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 6 2004 84th out of 163
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 135,000 1996 86th out of 183
Newspapers > List of newspapers

La Prensa - daily

El Nuevo Diario - daily

Confidencial - weekly

2013
Number of PCs per million 37.13 2004 98th out of 162
Personal computers 220,000 2005 36th out of 58
Personal computers > Per capita 42.72 per 1,000 people 2005 31st out of 58
Personal computers per 1000 40.33 2005 33th out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

Radio Corporacion - commercial

Radio Mundial - commercial

Radio Nicaragua - government-owned


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2013
Radio broadcast stations AM 63, FM 32, shortwave 1 1998
Radio receivers 1.24 million 1997 99th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.266 per capita 1997 108th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 255.71 1997 108th out of 179
Radios 1.24 million 2003 100th out of 221
Radios per 1000 233.18 2003 125th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 320,000 2012 109th out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 4.99 2012 142nd out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 5.16 million 2012 106th out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 5.35 million 2012 107th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 89.77 2012 126th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 892.23 2012 125th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 320,000 2012 109th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 53.41 2012 142nd out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 3.15$ 2003 32nd out of 115
Telephone mainlines per 1000 40.49 2005 104th out of 141
Telephone system > General assessment system being upgraded by foreign investment; nearly all installed telecommunications capacity now uses digital technology, owing to investments since privatization of the formerly state-owned telecommunications company 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 505; the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) fiber optic submarine cable provides connectivity to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and the US; satellite earth stations - 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region) and 1 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean) 2012
Telephones > Main lines in use 287,600 2011 115th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 47.22 per 1,000 people 2006 107th out of 147
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 44.4 2009 136th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 4.82 million 2011 102nd out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 374.07 per 1,000 people 2007 108th out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 557.86 2009 129th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

Nicavision Canal 12 - commercial

Canal 10 - commercial

Telenica Canal 8 - commercial


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2013
Television broadcast stations 3 1997 46th out of 89
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.643 per 1 million people 1997 53th out of 67
Television receivers 320,000 1997 106th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 68.63 per 1,000 people 1997 111th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 65.99 1997 110th out of 176
Televisions 320,000 2003 112th out of 214
Televisions > Households with TV 631,881 2005 2nd out of 3
Televisions > Households with TV per thousand people 115.83 2005 3rd out of 3
Televisions per 1000 60.17 2003 132nd 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; 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.; World Development Indicators database; 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. 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; 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.

Citation

  • Nicaragua ranked #16 for internet hosts amongst Hot countries in 2012.
  • Nicaragua ranked 35 places from the bottom for telecoms > mobile cellular subscriptions > per 100 people amongst Christian countries in 2012.
  • Nicaragua ranked third last for televisions amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2003.

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In response to <i>Anthony</i>: - Nicaragua is a republic. The head of state is President Enrique BOLANOS Geyer and the Vice President is Jose RIZO Castellon. Both the president and the vice-president are elected for a five year term by the people. For more government information including <a href=/graph/gov_adm_div>administrative divisions</a>, <a href=/graph/gov_pol_par_and_lea>political parties</a> and <a href=/graph/gov_con>constitution</a> see the <a href=/country/nu/Government>government</a> page of the Nicaragua profile.

Posted on 28 Mar 2005

Edria Murray, Staff editor

Edria Murray, Staff editor

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