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People spend less time listening to Radio

Posted by admin On December - 19 - 2011

 Article by: Radiobiz

The latest Radio Audience Measurement Survey (RAMS) by SAARF show that the time spent listening to radio per week has dropped by an hour year on year and by 12 minutes period on period. The TSL per day also dropped by just 8min y/y and 1min period and period. Western Cape and Northern Cape are the only regions showing some growth in time spent listening.

Even though the TSL has generally dropped, a few stations are experiencing nice listenership growth period on period. Yfm grew by 1,3% to 1,4m listeners a week period on period , Metro FM is showing a 8,3% growth y/y. Radio 2000 has also grown its listeners by 26, 5% y/y to 914 000, Ukhozi FM’s listeners grew by 8, 6% y/y to 6,6m and total community radio grew their base by 11, 35% y/y to 8,4m listeners.

Good Hope FM has 20,5% more listeners than December last year, Capricorn FM has grown their base by 4,6% y/y and Talk Radio 702 has increased their listeners by 4,7% y/y. However other stations are still struggling to increase or retain their listeners, M-Power FM has the lowest number of listeners in the commercial radio space at 55000 down from 108000 same time last year. Ligwalagwala FM has dropped their listenership by 15, 8% y/y.

Ikwekwezi FM also have 10, 3% less listeners than last year. Classic FM is showing a 22, 2% decline in their listenership y/y, Phalaphala FM have 8, 7% less listeners than they had this time last year. Listeners continue to listen to an average 2.1 stations per week, for more on this visit

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