RAJAR figures for Q1 2016

nowadays (Thursday 19 might also) RAJAR (Radio Joint audience research), the respectable body in price of measuring radio audiences in the uk launched their figures for Q1 2016 (28 December 2015 to a few April 2016).

the primary area of 2016 marks a yr on account that Alan Davey succeeded Roger Wright as Controller of BBC Radio 3 and the station noticed its maximum audience attain in three years with 2.12 million.

BBC Radio 1Xtra had a attain of 1.04 million weekly listeners throughout the duration an increase from 982k closing sector and 839k final year, and BBC Radio 6 track endured to widen its target audience with a document 2.24 million listeners tuning in.

Director of BBC Radio, Helen Boaden said of the RAJAR figures: “BBC Radio three is in rude health, and the station has had a exceptional yr beneath its new controller with landmark seasons and punctiliously notion through modifications to the time table… It’s additionally high-quality that BBC Radio 6 music maintains to reach record audiences, region after sector, as audiences are discovering the station’s professional music and professional DJs”