WHY RADIO FACT SHEET
Hours Per Week Spent Listening

Even with the explosion of new media, Radio remains relevant. Radio has retained 74 percent of its TSL (time spent listening) levels over the past five years.

Hours Per Week Spent Listening to Radio

Survey Period/Year  Hours:Minutes 
June 2007  19:45 
June 2008  19:10 
June 2009  17:34 
June 2010  15:56 
June 2011  15:09 
June 2012  14:40 
Source: RADAR ® 93, 97, 101, 105, 109, 113 (June 2007-June 2012 © Copyright Nielsen Audio (Monday-Sunday 24-Hour Weekly TSL Estimates, Persons 12+)