About This Statistic
The statistic shows radio's average listening time per week in the United States as of December 2016, broken down by age and gender. According to the data, men who were 18 years or older listened to the radio for 910 minutes, or 15 hours and 10 minutes, during an average week in December 2016. The weekly radio reach in the United States stood at 91 percent of the population in 2016. This figure was highest amongst the 35-64 age bracket. Forecasts suggest that consumers' time spent with radio would decrease in the future. In 2010, consumers in the United States spent an average of 135 minutes listening to the radio daily and this is forecast to decrease to 96 minutes by 2018.