The Global Growth of Radio Broadcasting

February 13th honors the invention of the radio. World Radio Day promotes equality and diversity in one of the world’s most popular mediums while also serving as an outlet for freedom of expression through airwaves.

To celebrate this year’s World Radio Day, we’ve compiled a list of countries with the highest rate of growth in radio broadcasting between 2011 to 2016.

Country Growth (%)
Turkey 84.0
India 72.3
China 64.9
South Korea 49.9
Saudi Arabia 41.2
USA 38.2
Brazil 33.0
United Kingdom 26.2
Spain 12.5
Australia 8.8
Japan 8.1
France 5.5

Source: ©Euromonitor from trade sources/national statistics
Note: Calculated in USD million,  fixed 2016 exchange rates.

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