RAJAR Q3 results are now in!
Here are the top stats from Q3 for the period starting June and ending September.
Data has revealed that the weekly population of all radio listeners has remained the same as Q1 and Q2 in Q3 with 88% and has remained at 49.5 million people.
Here are some interesting stats to begin –
- The average number of weekly hours listened to radio for this Quarter is 1.016 billion hours
- The average radio listener tunes into 20.5 hours of Live Radio per week.
- 43 million adults (15+) are tuning into radio digitally each week.
- In an average week, digital listening accounts for 714 million hours, with a listening share of 76%, up by 2% since Q2.
- Listening via DAB has a 42% share of listening, Online has 24% and DTV is 4%.
- AM/FM listening hours share is less than a third with 30%.
- 32% of adults (15+) claim to listen to Podcasts at least once per month.
National RAJAR listening figures
They’ve done it again! Heart and Capital remain the largest 2 commercial radio brands, resulting in Global leading the radio market with 26.4 million weekly listeners, up by 6% since Q2.
In this quarter, The UK’s largest radio station Heart, achieved its highest-ever audience of 11.3 million weekly listeners across the UK.
Capital has reached a milestone of 8 million weekly listeners, increasing by an incredible 200,000 listeners since Q2.
Following a successful Q1 and Q2, Bauer’s Greatest Hits Radio has grown again in Q3, achieving 6.2 million weekly listeners.
Welsh RAJAR listening figures
Heart South Wales now has 432,000 weekly listeners, up 29,000 from Q2, making it the station with the most listeners in all of Wales.
Nation Radio Wales reached 150,000 weekly listeners an increase of 20,000 since Q2.
Greatest Hits South Wales’ weekly listeners increased by 20,000 from Q2 to Q3, reaching a total of 102,000
Even though Capital is still the biggest commercial radio station in the UK, Capital Northwest, and Wales’ reach decreased by 14,000 listeners from Q2 to Q3, yet it is still quite high at 107,000 listeners per week. Capital South Wales’ reach also decreased slightly by 6,000 listeners per week.
Although radio listeners have switched stations, they still regularly tune in to the medium highlighting that there is still a market for radio advertising! Millions of people can still hear your message; to be heard at the right time, get in touch with our team today!