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Yemen

Yemen Media Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Active military personnel 66,700 2014 40th out of 147
Broadcast media - 2007
Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > Per 1,000 people 91.99 per 1,000 people 2004 135th out of 176
Households with television 42.61% 2002 90th out of 142
International voice traffic > Out and in > Minutes 230.77 million min. 2002 63th out of 120
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers 167,300 2012 88th out of 188
Internet > Fixed broadband Internet subscribers per 1000 7.01 2012 136th out of 188
Internet > Hosts 167 2008 177th out of 226
Internet > Hosts per 1000 0.00769 2008 182nd out of 198
Internet > IP addresses per capita 2.07 2014 208th out of 233
Internet > ISP 1 2000 144th out of 161
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps 6 Mbps 2001 99th out of 152
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps > Per capita 0.324 Mbps per 1 million peop 2001 117th out of 150
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps per million 0.333 Mbps 2001 118th out of 150
Internet > Internet Service Providers 1 2003 199th out of 229
Internet > Internet penetration 17.4% 2013 146th out of 209
Internet > Internet users 4.32 million 2013 68th out of 209
Internet > Internet users > Per 100 people 17.45 2012 139th out of 201
Internet > Internet users per thousand people 170.09 2013 143th out of 205
Internet > Percent using internet 17.45% 2012 138th out of 200
Internet > Users 320,000 2007 102nd out of 154
Internet > Users > Per capita 14.39 per 1,000 people 2007 136th out of 152
Internet > Users per 1000 15.11 2007 133th out of 149
Internet users 2.35 million 2009 70th out of 206
Mobile phone subscribers 2 million 2005 78th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers > Per capita 95.35 per 1,000 people 2005 127th out of 168
Mobile phone subscribers per 1000 99.31 2005 126th out of 167
News Agencies > List of news agencies

Yemen News Agency (Saba) - state-run, English-language pages

Marebpress - popular privately-run news site

Al-Tagheer - (Change), privately-run news site


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2012
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Number of titles 6 2004 87th out of 163
Newspapers > Daily newspapers > Total average circulation 83,300 2004 56th out of 83
Newspapers > List of newspapers

Al-Thawrah - (The Revolution), ruling party daily

Yemen Times - twice-weekly, English-language

Yemen Observer - twice-weekly, English-language


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2012
Number of PCs per million 15.3 2004 121st out of 162
Personal computers 300,000 2004 77th out of 155
Personal computers > Per capita 14.76 per 1,000 people 2004 119th out of 155
Personal computers per 1000 15.3 2004 118th out of 153
Radio > List of radio stations

Republic of Yemen Radio - state-run, operates the General Programme from Sanaa, and the Second Programme from Aden

2012
Radio broadcast stations AM 6, FM 1, shortwave 2 1998
Radio receivers 1.05 million 1997 106th out of 187
Radio receivers > Per capita 0.064 per capita 1997 169th out of 181
Radio receivers per 1000 65.27 1997 167th out of 179
Radios 1.05 million 2003 108th out of 221
Radios per 1000 55.03 2003 185th out of 196
Telecommunications > Telephone > Fixed telephone lines 1.1 million 2012 70th out of 211
Telecommunications > Telephone > Main fixed phone lines per 100 people 4.63 2012 145th out of 202
Telecommunications > Telephone > Mobile phone > Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions 13.9 million 2012 59th out of 199
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions 13.9 million 2012 59th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions > Per 100 people 54.36 2012 168th out of 200
Telecoms > Mobile cellular subscriptions per 1000 582.75 2012 165th out of 200
Telecoms > Telephone lines 1.1 million 2012 71st out of 203
Telecoms > Telephone lines per 1000 46.28 2012 145th out of 203
Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes 2.39$ 2004 31st out of 111
Telephone mainlines per 1000 40.69 2004 124th out of 173
Telephone system > General assessment since unification in 1990, efforts have been made to create a national telecommunications network 2013
Telephone system > International country code - 967; landing point for the international submarine cable Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG); satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (2 Indian Ocean and 1 Atlantic Ocean), 1 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region), and 2 Arabsat; microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia and Djibouti 2012
Telephones > Main lines in use 1.07 million 2011 74th out of 189
Telephones > Main lines in use > Per capita 44.33 per 1,000 people 2009 9th out of 11
Telephones > Main lines in use per 1000 44.85 2009 135th out of 193
Telephones > Mobile cellular 11.67 million 2011 65th out of 192
Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita 369.6 per 1,000 people 2009 7th out of 8
Telephones > Mobile cellular per 1000 373.96 2009 146th out of 187
Television > List of TV stations

Republic of Yemen Television - state-run, operates Channel One from Sanaa, Channel Two from Aden, youth network Saba TV and Islamic channel Al-Iman

Yemen Today - private, supportive of former president

Suhayl TV - pro-opposition, religion-based, operates via satellite from the UK


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2012
Television broadcast stations 3 2007 13th out of 16
Television broadcast stations > Per capita 0.135 per 1 million people 2007 16th out of 16
Television receivers 470,000 1997 98th out of 184
Television receivers > Per capita 28.77 per 1,000 people 1997 131st out of 178
Television receivers per 1000 29.21 1997 131st out of 176
Televisions 470,000 2003 104th out of 214
Televisions per 1000 24.63 2003 151st 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; 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. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; 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.; 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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