Radio Broadcasting in Australia: Market Research Report

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Radio Broadcasting Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5610 | Jul 2014

Tuning out: The industry faces competition from podcasts and music streaming platforms

The Radio Broadcasting market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry comprises all radio broadcasters, including government, commercial broadcasters and community radio broadcasters, but excludes online-only operators. In 2014-15, IBISWorld expects the Radio Broadcasting industry to generate revenue of $1.59 billion, representing growth of 0.8% from the previous year. Revenue is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.2% over the five years through 2014-15. The introduction of digital radio has been one of the largest technological advancements in the industry over the past five years. Anticipated as a new avenue for the industry, this new medium has struggled in an environment where portable computing and increasing internet accessibility are influencing consumer entertainment choices... purchase to read more

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Radio stations provide a wide variety of services. While most radio stations attempt to supply some form of entertainment (mostly in musical or talkback form), several radio stations exist to provide information. These stations are usually funded by public entities.

Metropolitan commercial radio

Commercial radio in metropolitan areas is the most popular form of radio in Australia. These radio stations are heavily geared towards providing entertainment for their listeners. Programming can include popular music targeted at specific age and gender demographics, or live talkback programs that discuss current issues in the news and encourage listeners to interact with the host. Over the past five years, these services have grown in prominence... purchase to read more


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What is the Radio Broadcasting Industry?

Enterprises in this industry are broadcasters of content on an issued and licensed radio frequency. Broadcasters include both commercial and public operations. The provision of news, music and personality radio services and the production of these radio programs are included in the industry.

Industry Products
Metropolitan commercial radioRegional commercial radioCommunity radioPublic radio
Industry Activities
Radio network operation (including satellite radio)Radio station operationLive content production for radio

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