Online Radio Audience Growth In USA

Online radio listeners in the US have grown from a mere 2% of the internet audience in 2001 to over 17% of the internet audience in 2010. That is approximately 43 million users per week. The study was conducted as part of “The Infinite Dial 2010: Digital Platforms and the Future of Radio” by Arbitron and Edison.

Here are the % of internet audience who have listened to online radio on a weekly basis over the years

2000 : 2%
2001 : 5%
2002 : 6%
2003 : 8%
2004 : 8%
2005 : 8%
2006 : 12%
2007 : 11%
2008 : 13%
2009 : 17%
2010 : 17%