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Thailand

Thailand Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 305,860 2013 2nd out of 5
Average cost of local call 0.07 2001 54th out of 104
Book > Production > Titles by the Universal Decimal Classification > Religion > Theology 275 1996 30th out of 72
Broadcast media 6 2008
Cinema > Number of cinemas 530 2003 1st out of 1
Cinema > Number of national feature films produced 49 2010 27th out of 86
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 196.89 1998 17th out of 87
Films produced 46 2003 19th out of 50
Films produced per million 0.713 2003 35th out of 48
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 536.79 per 1,000 people 2004 78th out of 176
Households with television 91.93% 2002 45th out of 142
How I Met Your Mother > International broadcasters > Series Premiere January 25, 2006 2006
Information and communication technology spending > Current US$ $17.54 billion 2009 25th out of 69
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 795.83 million min. 2004 23th out of 73
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 0.698 2003 73th out of 108
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 4.36 million 2012 21st out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 65.25 2012 88th out of 188
Internet > Hosts 1.12 million 2008 36th out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 16.86 2008 68th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 127.41 2014 118th out of 233
Internet > ISP 15 2000 52nd out of 161
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 6,807.87 Mbps 2005 16th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 105.99 Mbps per 1 million peop 2005 38th out of 87
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 103.84 Mbps 2005 40th out of 87
Internet > Internet Service Providers 15 2003 70th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 26.5% 2013 131st out of 209
Internet > Internet users 17.78 million 2013 29th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 26.5 2012 123th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 263.6 2013 128th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 26.5% 2012 124th out of 200
Internet > Users 13.42 million 2007 20th out of 154
Internet > Users > Per capita 206.18 per 1,000 people 2007 83th out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 203.04 2007 80th out of 149
Internet users 17.48 million 2009 23th out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 23.89 2008 86th out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 27.38 million 2004 17th out of 197
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 429.85 per 1,000 people 2004 76th out of 197
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 420.64 2004 74th out of 192
Mobile phones 26.04 per 100 people 2002 35th out of 43
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 34 1998 29th out of 99
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 11.75 million 1998 6th out of 71
Newspapers > List of newspapers

Bangkok Post - English-language

The Nation - English-language

Daily News - mass-circulation Thai-language daily


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2012
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 195.06 per 1,000 people 1998 17th out of 89
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 192.98 1998 17th out of 88
Number of PCs per million 57.09 2004 83th out of 162
Personal computers 3.72 million 2004 27th out of 155
Personal computers > Per capita 58.34 per 1,000 people 2004 80th out of 155
Personal computers per 1000 57.09 2004 80th out of 153
Radio > List of radio stations

Radio Thailand - national network and external service operated by National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT), part of government Public Relations Department

MCOT Radio Network - run by government agency MCOT; operates stations in Bangkok and provincial networks

Army Radio - network owned by Royal Thai Army

2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 238, FM 351, shortwave 6 2007
Radio receivers 13.96 million 1997 25th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.234 per capita 1997 116th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 231.85 1997 114th out of 179
Radios 13.96 million 2003 28th out of 221
Radios per 1000 216.47 2003 127th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 6.39 million 2012 25th out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 9.51 2012 124th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile phones 69 million 2014 20th out of 66
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 85.01 million 2012 17th out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 84.08 million 2012 17th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 120.29 2012 60th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 1,258.89 2012 52nd out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 6.39 million 2012 25th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 95.7 2012 124th out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 0.67$ 2004 96th out of 111
Telephone mainlines per 1000 107.3 2005 85th out of 141
Telephone system > General assessment high quality system, especially in urban areas like Bangkok 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 66; connected to major submarine cable systems providing links throughout Asia, Australia, Middle East, Europe, and US; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean, 1 Pacific Ocean) 2012
Telephones > Main lines in use 6.66 million 2011 28th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 107.95 per 1,000 people 2007 79th out of 124
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 105.98 2009 115th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 77.61 million 2011 17th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 789.59 per 1,000 people 2007 67th out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 1,253.17 2009 35th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

Thai TV3 - operated by the Mass Communications Organization of Thailand (MCOT), a government agency

TV5 - owned by Royal Thai Army

BBTV Channel 7 - owned by Royal Thai Army


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2012
Television broadcast stations 111 2006 6th out of 38
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 1.72 per 1 million people 2006 23th out of 36
Television receivers 15.19 million 1997 17th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 254.7 per 1,000 people 1997 62nd out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 252.3 1997 61st out of 176
Televisions 15.19 million 2003 17th out of 214
Televisions > Households with TV 19.33 million 2010 2nd out of 6
Televisions > Households with TV per thousand people 291.05 2010 2nd out of 6
Televisions per 1000 235.55 2003 72nd out of 191

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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; Wikipedia: How I Met Your Mother; World Information Technology and Services Alliance, Digital Planet: The Global Information Economy, and Global Insight, Inc.; 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. 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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; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; 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.; 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.; 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.

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