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STATUS SUMMARY OF RADIO AMATEURS & AMATEUR STATIONS OF THE WORLD
2000

Region 1         Club   Individual  Total      Total    Licensed  Society    Data
Country        Stations  Stations  Stations  Operators  Members   Members    Year  Notes

ZA  Albania           1        16        17        16        16        16     00
7X  Algeria           7        60        67        60        60       160     00
C3  Andorra           2        94        96        94        94       143     00
D2  Angola                      5         5         5         -         -     97    N O
EK  Armenia                    60        60         ?         -         -     93    N O
OE  Austria         328      6214      6542      6214      3685      3709     00
4J  Azerbaijan                100       100         ?         -         -     93    N O
A9  Bahrain           1        53        54        53        53        53     94      O
EU  Belarus          42      1361      1403      1359       301       321     00
ON  Belgium         149      5295      5444      5295      2709      3179     00
TY  Benin                       5         5         5         -         -     97    N O
T9  Bosnia           53      1705      1758      1758      1375      1758     00
A2  Botswana          1        18        19        18        8        8       00
LZ  Bulgaria        244      3750      3994      4950       537       543     98
XT  Burkina Faso      2         6         8         6         5        40     95
9U  Burundi                             Information being sought                    N  
TJ  Cameroon                   20        20        20         -         -     97    N O
D4  Cape Verde                  4         4         4         -         -     97    N O
TL  Central Africa             20        20        20         -         -     97    N O
TT  Chad                       10        10        10         -         -     97    N O
D6  Comoros                    10        10        10         -         -     97    N O
9Q  DPR Congo                   5         5         5         -         -     97    N O
TN  RO Congo                    5         5         5         -         -     97    N O
TU  Cote d'Ivoire     3       500       503       500       150       160     00
9A  Croatia          85      1752      1837      1410      1752      1806     00
5B  Cyprus            3       578       581       578        93        95     00
OK  Czech Rep.      427      6720      7147      7086      3946      4803     00
OZ  Denmark           ?     10060      10060    10060      3500      4570     00
J2  Djibouti          1         6         7         6         6         6     98
SU  Egypt             1        20        21        43        12        12     00
3C  Eq. Guinea                  5         5         5         -         -     97    N O
E3  Eritrea                             Information being sought                    N  
ES  Estonia          14       620       634      1000       362       362     00
ET  Ethiopia          1         6         7        23        17        47     98
OY  Faroe Is.         3        90        93        90        40        42     99
OH  Finland         200      5900      6100      5900      4543      5135     00
Z3  FYR Macedonia    32       168       200       620       200       335     99
F   France          610     18500     19110     18500      8500     10600     97
TR  Gabon             2        35        37        35        25        27     00
C5  Gambia            1        19        20        19        12        12     95      O
4L  Georgia                   250       250         ?         -         -     93    N O
DL  Germany        2485     79666     82151     79666     50794     53464     00
9G  Ghana             2        30        32        30        30        30     99
ZB  Gibraltar         1        12        13        12        12        13     00
SV  Greece            7      2952      2959      2952       987      1251     97
3X  Guinea                      5         5         5         -         -     97    N O
J5  Guinea-Bissau               5         5         5         -         -     97    N O
HA  Hungary         200      8420      8620      9000      2055      2246     00
TF  Iceland           4       140       146       140       108       133     97
YI  Iraq              1        80        81        80        80        80     98
EI  Ireland          50      1658      1708      1658       823       932     98
4X  Israel           52      1225      1277      1225       650       750     98
I   Italy                   30000     30000     30000     16000     22200     93








Region 1         Club   Individual  Total      Total    Licensed  Society    Data
Country        Stations  Stations  Stations  Operators  Members   Members    Year  Notes

JY  Jordan            8       133       141       133       133       133     95      O
UN  Kazakhstan                550       550         ?         -         -     93    N O
5Z  Kenya             2        42        44        37        33        79     00
EX  Kyrgyzstan                 80        80         ?         -         -     93    N O
9K  Kuwait            1       126       127       126       122       128     98
YL  Latvia           21       194       215       190        95        98     99
OD  Lebanon           1       205       206       205        36        38     00
7P  Lesotho           1        10        11        13        13        14     99
EL  Liberia           1         7         8        17        17        44     98
5A  Libya             1         0         1         ?         -         -     99    N O
HB0 Liechtenstein     1        14        15        16        14        15     00
LY  Lithuania        61       810       871       810       380       385     98
LX  Luxembourg       57       525       582       525       361       386     00
5R  Madagascar                 20        20        20         -         -     97    N O
7Q  Malawi                     20        20        20         -         -     97    N O
TZ  Mali                       23        23        23        23        23     95
9H  Malta             3       470       473       470        92       102     98
5T  Mauritania                 20        20        20         -         -     97    N O
3B  Mauritius         -        41        41        41        28        37     00
ER  Moldova          25       192       217       192        71        76     98
3A  Monaco            2        63        65        63        26        26     95
JT  Mongolia          3        19        22        19        77       189     98
CN  Morocco           1       175       176       391       391       263     98
C9  Mozambique        -        50        50        50        25        25     95
V5  Namibia           1        88        89        88        39        39     97
PA  Netherlands     191     14529     14720     14529      8181     10271     00
5U  Niger                               Information being sought                    N  
5N  Nigeria          70        88       158       158       158       428     00
LA  Norway          210      5302      5512      5302      2600      2748     00
A4  Oman              2        94        96        94        94       126     00
SP  Poland            ?        ?      16000     16000      2800      2800     00
CT  Portugal         12      4200      4212      4200      1600      2100     99       
A7  Qatar             -        21        21        21        21        40     93
YO  Romania         350      3500      3850      3500       700      1600     99       
R   Russia            ?         ?     38000     38000      4000      4000     93
9X  Rwanda                     20        20        20         -         -     97    N O
T7  San Marino        1        30        31        50        25        25     00
S9  Sao Tome                    5         5         5         -         -     97    N O
HZ  Saudi Arabia      4        10        14         ?         -         -     97    N O
6W  Senegal           1        41        42        41        41        41     00       
S7  Seychelles                 10        10        10         -         -     97    N O
9L  Sierra Leone      1        36        37        36        20         ?     95      O
OM  Slovakia        100       930      1030       930       930      1920     00
S5  Slovenia        265      6500      6765      6500      3945      4245     00
T5  Somalia                             Information being sought                    N  
ZS  South Africa     51      6000      6051      6000      2433      3028     94
EA  Spain           300     58700     59000     58700     13964     15429     99
ST  Sudan                       5         5         5         -         -     97    N O
3DA Swaziland         1        20        21        56        48        51     95
SM  Sweden          699     10817     11516     10817      5677      5897     97
HB  Switzerland       -      5500      5500      5500      3732      4382     98
YK  Syria             1         6         7         9        12        18     00
EY  Tajikistan        5        48        53        48        20        20     00    
5H  Tanzania          4        59        63       173        28        63     99
5V  Togo                       10        10        10         -         -     97    N O
3V  Tunisia           2         0         1        20        20        60     00      O








Region 1         Club   Individual  Total      Total    Licensed  Society    Data
Country        Stations  Stations  Stations  Operators  Members   Members    Year  Notes

TA  Turkey           35      1190      1225      1200       420      1055     97
EZ  Turkmenistan      1        18        19        19        19        19     00  
5X  Uganda                     20        20        20         7         8     95 
UR  Ukraine        1223     17265     18488     17265       730       730     00
A6  UAE                        10        10        10         -         -     97    N O
G   UK             1202     57224     58426     58426     23670     27172     00
UJ  Uzbekistan                350       350         ?         -         -     93    N O
HV  Vatican           4         0         4         ?         -         -     97    N O
4W  Yemen                               Information being sought                    N  
YU  Yugoslavia       71       354       425       354       336       354     00
9J  Zambia            -        40        40        45         9         9     99
Z2  Zimbabwe          1        96        97        96        66        76     99

Total in Region 1                    449176    442193    181822    209856     00
                                     451000    441000    187000    215000     99
                                     436000    441000    191000    224000     98
                                     416000    420000    191000    233000     97
                                     410000    414000    193000    241000     96
                                     390000    406000    198000    245000     95








Region 2         Club   Individual  Total      Total    Licensed  Society    Data
Country        Stations  Stations  Stations  Operators  Members   Members    Year  Notes

VP2 Anguilla          1         8         9         8         8        15     99
V2  Antigua                    20        20        20        10        15     90      O
LU  Argentina       204     16889     17093     16889      2685      2783     99
P4  Aruba             1        78        79        78        40        41     00
C6  Bahamas                    10        10        10        10        15     90      O
8P  Barbados                  150       150       150        50        60     96      O 
V3  Belize                     50        50        50         -         -     96    N O
VP9 Bermuda           -        90        90        90        80        89     95
CP  Bolivia          14      1385      1399      1385      1144      2543     92
PY  Brazil          425     32053     32478     32053      9437      9808     97
VP2 Br. Virgin        -         7         7         6         7         7     00
VE  Canada         1420     47464     48884     44024      6355      6500     00
ZF  Cayman Is.        6        68        74        68        65        68     97
CE  Chile            30      7054      7084      7054       800       800     93
HK  Colombia         22      6500      6522      6500      1100      1100     99
TI  Costa Rica       14       937       951       937       205       250     92
CO  Cuba            153      1870      2023      1870      1870      3197     97
J7  Dominica          2        70        72        70        35        90     90      O
HI  Dominicana       12      2354      2366      2354       714       714     92
HC  Ecuador          23      2006      2029      2006       331       341     99
YS  El Salvador       2       703       705       703       235       237     98
J3  Grenada           1        40        41       168        55        72     93
TG  Guatemala         1       386       387       386       152       152     98
8R  Guyana            3        50        53        50        25        25     95
HH  Haiti             1       100       101       100        25        25     95
HR  Honduras          3       298       301       298       158       158     00
6Y  Jamaica           1        84        85        84        84        94     98
XE  Mexico            ?         ?      7059      7059       130       130     00
VP2 Montserrat        1        92        93        92        62        62     97
PJ  Neth. Antilles    1        60        61        60        55        78     90      O
YN  Nicaragua         1       564       565       564        92        92     94
HP  Panama           19      1929      1948      2024       749       751     00
ZP  Paraguay         15      5048      5063      5085       763       794     99
OA  Peru             27      3080      3107      3080       537       607     95
PZ  Suriname          1        99       100        93        45        45     00        
V4  St. Kitts                  40        40        40         -         -     96    N O
J6  St. Lucia                  40        40        40         -         -     96    N O
J8  St. Vincent                30        30        30         -         -     96    N O
9Y  Trinidad          7       445       452       445       220       250     00
VP5 Turks                      15        15        25        25        85     93
W   USA            7055    679864    686919    679864    148529    152082     00
CX  Uruguay          11      3980      3991      3980       418       426     95
YV  Venezuela        32     10600     10632     10600      1000      1490     00

Total in Region 2                    843178    830492    178305    186091     00
                                     842724    833278    180000    187000     99
                                     847000    838000    183000    191000     98
                                     842000    840000    196000    204000     97
                                     837000    835000    212000    219000     96
                                     807000    807000    205000    217000     95               








Region 3         Club   Individual  Total      Total    Licensed  Society    Data
Country        Stations  Stations  Stations  Operators  Members   Members    Year  Notes

YA  Afghanistan                         Information being sought                    N  
VK  Australia       388     15328     15716     15328      4449      4557     00
S2  Bangladesh        1        28        29        28        23        54     99
A5  Bhutan            1         0         1         ?         -         -     97    N O
V8  Brunei            2        15        17        15        15        15     99      
XU  Cambodia                            Information being sought                    N  
B   China           150       900      1050       800       900      8400     00
BV  Chinese Taipei   49     24324     24373     68692      1058      1264     99
VR2 Hong Kong        12      1461      1473      1508       175       180     99
3D2 Fiji              2        15        17        15        15        15     99
FO  Fr. Polynesia     2       172       174       172        50        72     93
VU  India            81     10598     10679     10679       486      1217     00
YB  Indonesia       358     27815     28173     27815     27815     27815     97
EP  Iran                       10        10        10         -         -     97    N O
JA  Japan             ?         ?   1296059     1296059  133841    134493     99
T3  Kiribati                   20        20        20         -         -     97    N O
P5  DPR Korea                           Information being sought                    N  
HL  RO Korea       2885     54837     57722    141000     13621     17833     00
XW  Laos              2         0         2         ?         -         -     96    N O
9M  Malaysia          9       381       390       381       330       421     99
8Q  Maldives                    5         5         5         -         -     97    N O
V7  Marshall Is.      1        10        10        10         -         -     97    N O
V6  Micronesia                 10        10        10         -         -     97    N O
XZ  Myanmar                             Information being sought                    N  
C2  Nauru             1         5         5         5         -         -     97    N O
9N  Nepal             1        10        10        10         -         -     97    N O
FK  New Caledonia     3       130       133       130        25        32     99
ZL  New Zealand     122      5464      5586      5464      2770      3012     00
AP  Pakistan          9       214       223       214        58       258     99
P2  PNG               3        95        98        95        17        17     00
DU  Philippines      25      4000      4025      4000       700       700     00      
9V  Singapore         -        95        95        95        58        71     00
H4  Solomon Is.       1         6         7         6         7         7     00
4S  Sri Lanka         3       200       203       200        75       150     94      O
HS  Thailand         74     50914     50988    141241       469       469     99
A3  Tonga                       8         8        15        15        15     98
T2  Tuvalu                      2         2         2         -         -     97    N O 
YJ  Vanuatu           1        25        26        25        20        24     90      O
3W  Vietnam           4         8        12        23        23       107     00    N 
5W  Western Samoa              15        15        15        11        15     98

Total in Region 3                   1497366   1714087    187026    201213     00
                                    1491000   1703000    185000    198000     99
                                    1349000   1464000    192000    204000     98
                                    1463000   1517000    205000    221000     97
                                    1459000   1514000    206000    222000     96
                                    1434000   1434000    279000    303000     95

                                      
            





                                    Total      Total    Licensed  Society    Data
                                   Stations  Operators  Members   Members    Year       
                                                                   
Total Worldwide                     2789720   2986772    547153    597160     00
                                    2784000   2977000    552000    600000     99
                                    2632000   2743000    566000    619000     98
                                    2721000   2777000    592000    658000     97
                                    2707000   2763000    612000    682000     96
                                    2630000   2646000    681000    764000     95         
                                    1974000   1967000    590000    724000     90
                                    1744000   1799000    559264    805664     88
                                    1511000   1489000    450000    738000     85
                                    1378000   1381557    450000    781017     84
                                    1800000?  1380000    449000    769000     83
                                    1152000   1134000    435000    720000     80
                                     737000    737000+   267000    524000     75
                                     525000    525000+   199000    408000     70
                                     399000    399000+   154000    291000     65

                                                                         
                                                                         






Keys	N: Country with no active IARU member society
O: Information from sources other than the country's IARU member society


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