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Podcast consumption in the United Kingdom (UK) 2020, by device

The device most commonly used to listen to podcasts in spring 2020 in the United Kingdom (UK) was the smartphone. Almost 79 percent of podcast listening time was via smartphones. Laptops and desktops were the second most used device, with 15 percent of podcast listening time.

What do people do while listening to podcasts?

Podcasts have become extremely popular in the UK in recent years. But what are people doing while they listen? Most people listen to podcasts while driving/travelling, and many also just listen while relaxing or doing nothing in particular.  

Podcasts still not the most listened to audio

Although podcasts have gained popularity, they’re still not the most listened to audio. Live radio and TV viewing are the most common types of audio that people listen to weekly. The most positively rated radio and podcasts in the UK include Desert Island Discs and Ken Bruce on BBC Radio 2.

Device distribution of podcast listening time in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2020

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Release date

April 2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

February 2020

Number of respondents

2,351*

Age group

15 years or older

Supplementary notes

* Re-contacted participants from the main RAJAR survey. Participants are asked to keep a diary recording their radio listening for a week.

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