Share of time spent listening to radio the U.S. 2019, by content type

According to a study conducted in 2019, U.S. consumers aged 13 years old and above spent just 40 percent of their time with AM/FM radio listening to music. More than 60 percent spent their time listening to spoken word audio via traditional radio.

Share of time spent listening to AM/FM radio in the United States in 2019, by content type

Share of time spent
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Release date

November 2019


United States

Survey time period


Number of respondents


Age group

13 years and older

Supplementary notes

*The source refers to the sample size as being 4,000+ respondents. The source did not provide an exact date of survey. Surveys were conducted online and offline in English and Spanish.

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