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South Africa

South Africa Radio Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
List of radio stations

SABC - state broadcaster with 20 regional and national services in 11 languages, including: national English-language network SAfm; contemporary music station 5 FM; national Afrikaans station Radio Sonder Grense; national Zulu station Ukhozi FM; Sesotho station Lesedi FM

Channel Africa - SABC's pan-African external radio

YFM - popular Johannesburg commercial R&B, soul and hip-hop station


Full Article
2012
Percentage of government (public) radio institutions 16.67% 2005 20th out of 70
Percentage of private radio institutions 83.33% 2005 49th out of 69
Percentage of public channels with national coverage 26.32% 2005 20th out of 66
Ratio of private to government (public) radio institutions 5 2005 46th out of 66
Total number of channels 19 2005 30th out of 72
Total number of channels per million people 0.403 2005 61st out of 68

SOURCES: British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

Citation

"South Africa Radio Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/South-Africa/Media/Radio

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