TV industry revenue in the United Kingdom (UK) 2004-2018, by source

This timeline presents the revenue generated by the TV industry in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2004 to 2018, broken down by source. In 2018, the TV industry's subscription revenue within the United Kingdom amounted to nearly 6.4 billion British pounds.

Television industry revenue in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2004 to 2018, by source

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Release date

July 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2004 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Figures are expressed in nominal terms and replace previous Ofcom revenue data for TV industry owing to restatements and improvements in methodologies.
* ‘Subscription revenue’ includes Ofcom’s estimates of Sky UK, Virgin Media, BT TV, andTalkTalkTV,as well as, in 2013, Top Up TV in the UK (Republic of Ireland revenue is excluded). It also excludes revenue generated by broadband and telephony.
** ‘Other’ includes TV shopping, sponsorship, interactive (including premium-rate telephony services), and programme sales.
The BBC re-stated its licence fee revenue in 2008.
*** Prior to 2012 public funding was referred to as BBC income allocated to TV.
Totals may not equal the sum of the components due to rounding.
Data previous to 2012 published earlier by the source.

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