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Where do radio listening figures come from?

How many people listen to the radio? What do they listen to?

These are major questions for radio broadcasters and advertisers. Different programmes and stations are battling for listeners.

Journalists often write about radio listening statistics with total certainty. For example, a Music Week article claimed:



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Anthony B. Masters

This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.