Radio listening figures for Q2 2020, covering 30th March to 21st June, were due to be released today. But due to the coronavirus lockdown, which began on the 23rd March, no new numbers are available. The recruitment of the RAJAR listening panel changes every 3 months and is carried out by doorstep researchers. As a… Read More


With the UK officially leaving the European Union, and Harry and Meghan stepping back as senior members of Britain’s royal family, Q1 2020 was already shaping up to be a fascinating start to the new year…  and then the Covid-19 lockdown began. Only the last week of the 13 weeks of this survey covered this… Read More


There’s been a huge number of captivating stories over the last few months. The General Election, Brexit, Megxit and the attempt to impeach Donald Trump, but here’s another captivating story that’s hot off the press… the latest RAJAR results for Q4 2019! The big news is that the UK remains in love with radio reaching… Read More


Darkness falls across the land… the midnight hour is close at hand… creatures crawl in search of blood to terrorise your neighbourhood. Or it might just be a Radio Expert – staying up late to analyse the latest RAJAR results for Q3! It might not be Halloween just yet, but radio is casting its spell… Read More


So far, the British summer is true to form: horribly hot, reliably rainy and constantly changeable. But whether we’ve been reaching for sunglasses or umbrellas, one thing we’ve been doing all year is listening to radio. The inescapable conclusion this new RAJAR quarter is that the British public LOVES radio. Audiences love the diversity of… Read More


Who’s up, who’s down, who’s turning it around? The wait is over… the RAJAR results for Q1 2019 are in and here’s our analysis. Let’s start with the biggest story and say “Good ‘Evans” as Virgin Radio absolutely smashes it in Q1. Before Chris Evans arrived at Virgin it had a weekly reach of 447,000… Read More


Valentine’s Day is just a week away, but how’s the relationship going between UK radio and its listeners? Is love in the air, or are some stations being “ghosted”. The RAJAR results for Q4 2018 are in and our experts have been working hard to bring you the highlights. It’s clear that the UK’s feelings… Read More


It’s not quite Halloween yet, but our experts have been up since the witching hour, dissecting the RAJAR results for Q3 2018 to summon up our analysis. Will it be a thriller for the radio groups, or will they be scared of the grizzly ghouls that await? Here are just some of the highlights… Overall,… Read More


National Stations and Networks There have been some significant rises across the national stations and networks this quarter, with most increasing weekly reach. Much of these gains have come from listeners choosing music over news chat, with the big winners being Magic, Heart, Absolute, Radio X, Capital Xtra and Gold Network. These winners seem to… Read More


The excitement’s been building… Everyone’s been looking forward to this week’s big event with its pomp and ceremony… and now the waiting is finally over… today is RAJAR day! Here are the highlights from RAJAR for Q1 2018, expertly summarised by the Radio Experts team. The big headline is that the union between radio and… Read More