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Seychelles

Seychelles Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Broadcast media the government operates the only terrestrial TV station, which provides local programming and airs broadcasts from international services; multi-channel cable and satellite TV are available via subscription; the government operates 1 AM and 1 FM radio station; transmissions of 2 international broadcasters are accessible in Victoria 2007
Households with television 88.85% 2002 58th out of 142
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 116.33 2012 67th out of 188
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 47.08 2012 88th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 466.5 2013 92nd out of 205
Internet > Users per 1000 376.32 2007 48th out of 149
Internet users 32,000 2008 6th out of 9
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Seychelles Agence Presse

2012
Personal computers > Per capita 189.36 per 1,000 people 2005 13th out of 58
Personal computers per 1000 193 2005 13th out of 58
Radio > List of radio stations

SBC - operates national mediumwave (AM) service and music station Paradise FM

2012
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 158.63 2012 20th out of 200
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 943.89 per 1,000 people 2007 47th out of 162
Television > List of TV stations

SBC TV - state-run, operated by Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation (SBC)

2012
Televisions per 1000 132.85 2003 99th 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; 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. 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

  • Seychelles ranked first for internet > fixed broadband internet subscribers per 1000 amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2012.
  • Seychelles ranked #10 for telecoms > mobile cellular subscriptions > per 100 people amongst Christian countries in 2012.
  • Seychelles ranked #8 for telecoms > telephone lines per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 2012.

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