Newspapers in Liechtenstein
In Liechtenstein two newspapers are published, Liechtensteiner Volksblatt
(founded in 1878, edition: 9,600 copies, 1998) and Liechtensteiner Vaterland
(founded in 1913, 8,200 copies), both with six-day publishing since 1980.
Vaterland is closely linked to Vaterländische Union and Volksblatt to Advanced
Liechtenstein has no TV business. The private radio station Radio
Liechtenstein was started in 1995 in collaboration with Volksblatt. There
are 658 radio and 469 TV receivers per 1,000 residents (2000).
Traditional and modern culture is essentially
the same as in neighboring countries.
Freedom of the press and expression is in
accordance with the Constitution and is well respected
by law. There are two daily newspapers, Liechtensteiner
Vaterland and Liechtensteiner Volksblatt.
The newspapers are closely linked to the two major
parties (see Political system). Liewo is a regional
weekly newspaper that also covers the Swiss area of Werdenberg.
Latest population statistics of Liechtenstein, including religious profiles and major languages spoken as well as population growth rates in next three decades.
There is a privately owned TV channel and a private
radio channel, which broadcasts local news and other
programs. The residents also follow TV and radio from
Some restrictions on freedom of the press are in the
form of a ban on slander and disruption of the general
FACTS - MASS MEDIA
Percentage of the population using the
98 percent (2017)
Number of mobile subscriptions per 100
Tax agreement with the EU
Liechtenstein signs an agreement with the EU on automatic exchange of
information on financial accounts, effective from 2017. (28/10)
Double taxation agreement with Switzerland
Liechtenstein and Switzerland sign a so-called double taxation agreement and
thus extend their financial cooperation, based on the OECD tax convention.
Liechtenstein has entered into double taxation agreements with a number of other
Liechtenstein on the EU tax haven list
Liechtenstein is included in the EU's first published list of international
tax havens. (17/6)