Full coverage of radio listening figures released by Rajar, (Radio Joint Audience Research), the official body in charge of measuring radio audiences in the UK. Rajar is jointly owned by the BBC and trade body RadioCentre on behalf of the commercial sector, and reports on approximately 320 individual stations every quarter. More information on Rajar can be found on its website.
RAJAR Q4 2011
National radio listening figures for the final quarter of 2011 in full.
TalkSport recorded its highest ever quarter four weekly audience during the final three months of 2011, while Bauer Media's Kiss increased its weekly audience to 4.18 million.
DAB's long haul to widespread penetration has passed a mini-milestone, with four in 10 adults now claiming to own one at home, although its share of radio listening is only at 19.4%, according to the latest Rajar results.
RAJAR Q3 2011
National listening figures for the third quarter of 2011
Digital's share of radio listening has hit its highest level to date at 28.2%, according to the third quarter Rajar figures.
Global Radio's Capital has once again taken the top spot in London replacing an underperforming Magic 105.4, which lost 12.8% of its audience, according to the latest Rajar figures.
GMG Radio's Smooth Radio and Real Radio and Absolute Radio's Absolute 80s have reported the highest gains in audience of the major national commercial radio brands.
RAJAR Q2 2011
Radio audience figures continued to climb in Q2, 2011, with 91.7% of the UK population (15+) tuning in, and listeners via mobile and the internet increasing 15%, according to the latest Rajar figures. View the full table of results here.
Digital's share of radio listening has risen slightly to 26.9% while online service Radioplayer's arrival coincided with a small year-on-year rise in internet listening, according to the second quarter Rajar figures.
Commercial radio has enjoyed a strong Q2 with record figures reported by Bauer Media's Kiss and Magic and GMG's Smooth Radio in the latest figures from audience measurement surveyor Rajar.
Bauer Radio will be celebrating today after Magic 105.4 regained its position lost the previous quarter to Capital FM as the most popular commercial radio station in London in the second quarter of 2011.
RAJAR Q1 2011
Radio listening reached its highest level ever recorded in Q1, 2011, as 47.3 million adults or 91.6% of the population (15+) tuned in to their favourite radio stations each week, according to the latest Rajar figures, see the full table here.
Global Radio's 95.8 Capital FM has ended Magic 105.4's run as the most listened to commercial radio station in London, beating it on reach and share during the first three months of 2011.
The first set of Rajar listening figures after Christmas, which normally provides a boost to DAB radio sales, show digital radio's share rose from 25% in the last quarter of 2010 to 26.5%.
Kiss, Bauer Media's dance station, performed strongly in its first quarter as a national station, recording its highest ever national reach in what proved to be a strong quarter for most national commercial stations.
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