External sources

Find additional information on the media. The database below provides you with links to media related industry organisations, research institutes, public authorities and databases at Nordic, European and international levels.


Television Audience Measurement Glossary (Nielsen)

The Nielsen company has here compiled a comprehensive resource of terms used in connection with TAM, television audience measurements.


Radio and tv-distributor, responsible for the nationwide terrestrial distribution network. Informative website with information on transmission and coverage charts (in Swedish only).

The Broadband Commission for Digital Development

The Broadband Commission for Digital Development was established by ITU and UNESCO in 2010, in response to the UN’s call to step up efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). To date, the Commission has published a number of high-level policy reports, best practices and case studies, e.g. a State of Broadband report offering country-by-country data on ICT access and use, broadband affordability and national broadband policies for over 160 economies.

The Federation of European Publishers (FEP)

The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) is an independent, non-commercial umbrella association of book publishers associations in the European Union, representing 28 national associations of book publishers. Has published the report "The Book Sector in Europe: Facts and Figures – 2017".

The Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe (EIB Europe)

A pan-European industry organisation for Europe's online advertising, media, research and analytics industries. Undertakes research projects on the pan-European and national digital markets.

The Nordic Statistics database (Nordic Council of Ministers)

Nordic Statistics is a collection of comparative Nordic statistics which has existed and been funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers since the mid-1960s. The data are gathered from various national, Nordic, and international statistical sources. Topics covered are for example: culture (including film and cinema, books and libraries, and newspapers), environment and energy, foreign trade, geography and climate, integration and migration, labour market, gender equality, sustainability, population, prices and consumption, public finance, science and technology, social integration and income, business, economy, and agriculture.

Tilastokeskus, Finska Statistikcentralen

Statistics Finland

National statistical office. Offers culture & media statistics and ICT-statistics and analyses in English and Finnish. Visit the Mass media statistics table service for media statistics and articles (market data, media consumption, newspapers, magazines & periodicals, radio, television and ICT). Visit the Cultural statistics table service for data on books, libraries, film, etc.

TNS Gallup Oy

TNS Gallup Finland

Conducts periodic surveys and presents statistics on media consumption and media habits in Finland.

TNS Gallup Oy

TNS Gallup Finland

Advertising data for Finland. (In Finnish only)

TRAFICOM Liikenne- ja viestintävirasto, Transport- och kommunikationsverket

TRAFICOM Finnish Transport and Communications Agency

A general administrative authority for issues in the fields of electronic communications and information society services (radio and TV; broadband and telephone; communications networks; cyber security, Fi domains). Publishes annual market statistics about the Finnish communication market, including telephony, broadband, radio & TV (structure, market leaders, etc.), in Finnish, Swedish and English.

TU – Tidningsutgivarna

Swedish Newspaper Publishers' Association

Branch organisation. Publishes a specialized website with a compilation of data offering full coverage of Swedish newspapers (see www.dagspress.se).

UNESCO Institute for Statistics, UIS

Global and internationally comparable statistics on culture, communication, education, science, and technology. Information about and results from UIS's new survey on print, broadcast and digital media are available under Media Statistics

Uutismedian liitto, Nyhetsmediernas förbund

News Media Finland (prev. Finnish Newspapers Association)

Trade association for Finnish newspapers and free newspaper publishers. Up to November 2020, News Media Finland was called the Finnish Newspapers Association (Sanomalehtien Liitto, Tidningarnas förbund). The website provides a wide variety of newspaper statistics. The data include members' publications (all dailies and most non-daily titles). News Media Finland is a member of Finnmedia, the umbrella organization for the media and graphic industries.

Virke Produsentforeningen

The Enterprise Federation of Norway

Association of Norwegian film and TV producers and game developers (content producers). Presents market data for the  Norwegian game industry.

WAN-IFRA – International Association for Newspaper and Media Technology

WAN-IFRA, World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, is a service organisation for the publishing industry worldwide, with currently more than 2000 publishing companies and suppliers to the publishing industry as members.

World DMB Forum

Formerly the World DAB Forum. An international non-governmental organisation, with the objective to co-ordinate the implementation of DMB digital radio services. News, country status, worldwide frequencies, etc.

Worlds of Journalism Study

An academically driven project founded to regularly assess the state of journalism throughout the world. The study aims to help journalism researchers, practitioners, media managers and policy makers better understand the changes that are taking place in the professional orientations of journalists, the conditions and limitations under which journalists operate, and the social functions of journalism. Read the country reports from the 2012-2016 study.