Share of local population who use BBC news, national and local radio services each week in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2015/16 to 2018/19*
BBC news, national and local radio reach weekly in the UK 2015/16-2018/19, by service
This statistic displays the weekly reach of BBC news and national and local radio services in the United Kingdom (UK) from fiscal year 2015/16 to 2018/19, based on the services' local population. In the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, BBC Radio nan Galdheal had the greatest weekly reach, with 56 percent of the population using the service at least once.
Share of local population who use BBC news, national and local radio services each week in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2015/16 to 2018/19*
2015/162016/172017/182018/19
BBC Radio nan Gaidheal‡69%68.4%61.1%56%
BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Radio Foyle***36.2%34.3%38%34%
BBC Scotland***21%20.3%19.2%17.5%
BBC Radio Cymru***4.3%16.7%21.1%17.5%
BBC LocalRadio***15%14.6%14.3%13.1%
BBC RadioWales***14.8%13.9%14.3%12.6%
BBC News Channel10.3%9.9%9.5%8.2%
BBC Parliament0.6%0.6%0.5%0.7%
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Sources

Release date

July 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019**

Age group

4+ (TV) and 15+ (radio)

Supplementary notes

* The source defines reach as: "15 minutes for all channels and services on audiences aged 4+ (TV) and 15+ (radio)"
** BBC's fiscal year ends annually on March 31.
*** Data based on these services' Total Survey Area (TSA).
‡ Source: Lèirsinn for the BBC. Base: Gaelic-speaking 16+ population.
Data for years prior to 2019 were published earlier by the source.

BBC news, national and local radio reach weekly in the UK 2015/16-2018/19, by service
This statistic displays the weekly reach of BBC news and national and local radio services in the United Kingdom (UK) from fiscal year 2015/16 to 2018/19, based on the services' local population. In the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, BBC Radio nan Galdheal had the greatest weekly reach, with 56 percent of the population using the service at least once.
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