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Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Media Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 22,000 2014 70th out of 147
Broadcast media broadcast media is government controlled and censored; 7 state-owned TV and 4 state-owned radio networks; satellite dishes and programming provide an alternative to the state-run media; officials sometimes limit access to satellite TV by removing satellite dishes 2007
Daily newspapers > Per 1,000 people 9.44 2004 64th out of 77
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 82.01 per 1,000 people 2003 133th out of 183
Households with television 93.2% 2000 41st out of 159
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 27 million min. 2000 127th out of 143
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 1,400 2012 170th out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 0.271 2012 171st out of 188
Internet > Hosts 640 2008 157th out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 0.13 2008 151st out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 1.72 2014 211th out of 233
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 0.26 Mbps 2000 138th out of 146
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 0.058 Mbps per 1 million peop 2000 131st out of 145
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 0.0578 Mbps 2000 132nd out of 146
Internet > Internet Service Providers 1 2003 229th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 7.2% 2013 176th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 363,735 2013 137th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 7.2 2012 168th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 71.14 2013 173th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 7.2% 2012 166th out of 200
Internet > Users 70,000 2007 131st out of 154
Internet > Users > Per capita 13.73 per 1,000 people 2007 137th out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 14.41 2007 134th out of 149
Internet users 80,400 2009 160th out of 206
Internet users > Per 100 people 1.49 2008 171st out of 186
Mobile phone subscribers 50,100 2004 173th out of 197
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 10.51 per 1,000 people 2004 189th out of 197
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 10.67 2004 184th out of 192
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary (TDH) - state news agency

News Central Asia - Turkmenistan-based agency, registered in US

2012
Newspaper circulation 31,512 2003 41st out of 51
Newspaper circulation per 1000 6.78 2003 42nd out of 50
Newspapers 2 2003 59th out of 67
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 2 2004 138th out of 163
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 45,000 2004 64th out of 83
Newspapers > List of newspapers

Neytralnyy Turkmenistan - Russian-language, published six times a week

Turkmenistan - Turkmen-language, published six times a week

Watan (Homeland) - Turkmen-language, published three times a week


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2012
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita 7.11 per 1,000 people 2000 54th out of 57
Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily per 1000 7.11 2000 54th out of 57
Newspapers per million 0.43 2003 60th out of 66
Radio > List of radio stations

Turkmen radio - state-owned, operates four networks

2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 16, FM 8, shortwave 2 1998
Radio receivers 1.23 million 1997 101st out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.283 per capita 1997 99th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 282.52 1997 99th out of 179
Radios 1.23 million 2003 102nd out of 221
Radios per 1000 263.55 2003 111th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 575,000 2012 92nd out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 11.12 2012 115th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 3.95 million 2012 119th out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 3.95 million 2012 122nd out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 76.47 2012 141st out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 764.17 2012 141st out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 575,000 2012 93th out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 111.16 2012 115th out of 203
Telephone mainlines per 1000 80.92 2003 107th out of 182
Telephone system > General assessment telecommunications network remains underdeveloped and progress toward improvement is slow; strict government control and censorship inhibits liberalization and modernization 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 993; linked by fiber-optic cable and microwave radio relay to other CIS republics and to other countries by leased connections to the Moscow international gateway switch; an exchange in Ashgabat switches international traffic through Turkey via Intelsat; satellite earth stations - 1 Orbita and 1 Intelsat 2012
Telephones > Main lines in use 547,000 2011 94th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 101.08 per 1,000 people 2006 92nd out of 147
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 96 2009 121st out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 3.51 million 2011 116th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 44.29 per 1,000 people 2006 142nd out of 148
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 301.27 2009 157th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

Turkmen TV - state-owned, networks include main channel Altyn Asyr (Golden Age)

2012
Television broadcast stations 4 2004 13th out of 34
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.839 per 1 million people 2004 27th out of 33
Television receivers 820,000 1997 84th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 189.19 per 1,000 people 1997 76th out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 189.11 1997 74th out of 176
Televisions 820,000 2003 87th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 176.42 2003 88th 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; 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, 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.; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; 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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