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The Bahamas

The Bahamas Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 860 2014 137th out of 147
Broadcast media 2 m 2007
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 1,022.53 per 1,000 people 2004 46th out of 176
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 184.48 million min. 2003 64th out of 109
Internet > Broadband subscribers per 1000 39.71 2004 34th out of 116
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 9,700 2012 148th out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 26.08 2012 112th out of 188
Internet > Hosts 41 2008 197th out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 0.118 2008 153th out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 385.4 2014 75th out of 233
Internet > ISP 19 2000 35th out of 161
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 90 Mbps 2004 87th out of 129
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 282.34 Mbps per 1 million peop 2004 48th out of 129
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 279.16 Mbps 2004 48th out of 127
Internet > Internet Service Providers 19 2003 53th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 71.7% 2013 47th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 226,855 2013 152nd out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 71.75 2012 45th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 711.08 2013 46th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 71.75% 2012 42nd out of 200
Internet > Users 120,000 2007 118th out of 154
Internet > Users > Per capita 392.6 per 1,000 people 2007 49th out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 350.83 2007 51st out of 149
Internet users 115,800 2009 150th out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 31.54 2008 71st out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 186,007 2004 140th out of 197
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 583.53 per 1,000 people 2004 63th out of 197
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 576.94 2004 59th out of 192
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 4 2004 102nd out of 163
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 28,300 1996 124th out of 183
Newspapers > List of newspapers

The Nassau Guardian - daily

The Tribune - daily

The Freeport News - daily

2012
Radio > List of radio stations

ZNS Bahamas - run by BCB, operates Radio Bahamas (ZNS1), Inspiration 107.9 (ZNS2), Northern Service (ZNS3), Power 104.5

Star FM - private, commercial

100 Jamz - private, commercial

2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 3, FM 5, shortwave 0 2006
Radio receivers 215,000 1997 157th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.746 per capita 1997 28th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 749.53 1997 27th out of 179
Radios 215,000 2003 157th out of 221
Radios per 1000 681.19 2003 38th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 137,000 2012 138th out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 36.29 2012 43th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 300,000 2012 171st out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 254,000 2012 172nd out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 72.31 2012 146th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 682.87 2012 150th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 137,000 2012 138th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 368.32 2012 44th out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 2.4$ 1999 107th out of 140
Telephone mainlines per 1000 434.04 2004 32nd out of 173
Telephone system > General assessment modern facilities 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 1-242; landing point for the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1) fiber-optic submarine cable that provides links to South and Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and the US; satellite earth stations - 2 2007
Telephones > Main lines in use 133,000 2011 137th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 434.8 per 1,000 people 2007 20th out of 124
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 363.9 2009 41st out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 298,800 2011 165th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 1,223.6 per 1,000 people 2007 14th out of 162
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 1,012.15 2009 67th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

ZNS TV - operated by government-owned, commercially-run Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas (BCB)

2012
Television broadcast stations 2 2006 27th out of 38
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 6.11 per 1 million people 2006 18th out of 36
Television receivers 67,000 1997 140th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 232.41 per 1,000 people 1997 70th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 233.58 1997 67th out of 176
Televisions 67,000 2003 145th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 212.28 2003 79th 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; 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; 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.; 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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