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The most popular radio stations in Scotland

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The radio stations in Scotland with the most listeners

Many radio station survey areas and broadcast coverage differs: so a list of "most listeners" may simply show a stations with a larger broadcast area.

StationListeners
1BBC Radio ScotlandBBC Radio Scotland
Scotland
948,000
2Clyde 1Clyde 1
Glasgow and West Central Scotland
576,000
3Capital ScotlandCapital Scotland
Central Scotland
564,000
4Heart ScotlandHeart Scotland
Central Scotland
465,000
5Smooth Radio: ScotlandSmooth Radio: Scotland
Glasgow
374,000
6Forth 1Forth 1
Edinburgh, The Lothians and Fife
347,000
7West SoundWest Sound
Dumfries and Galloway
186,000
8Tay FMTay FM
Dundee and Perth
148,000
9Clyde 2Clyde 2
Glasgow and West Central Scotland
147,000
10Northsound 1Northsound 1
Aberdeen and Surrounding Areas
144,000

Source: RAJAR/Ipsos MORI/RSMB 29 October, 2015

The radio stations in Scotland with the highest market share

Market share is the total amount of radio listening to each station in their own survey area. Stations may cover different areas with different amounts of competition.

StationMarket Share
1Radio BordersRadio Borders
Scottish Borders and North Northumberland
31.3%
2West SoundWest Sound
Dumfries and Galloway
22.9%
3Tay FMTay FM
Dundee and Perth
20.8%
4MFRMFR
Highlands, Moray and Aberdeenshire
20.4%
5Northsound 1Northsound 1
Aberdeen and Surrounding Areas
16.2%
6Clyde 1Clyde 1
Glasgow and West Central Scotland
14.9%
7Forth 1Forth 1
Edinburgh, The Lothians and Fife
14.9%
8Original 106Original 106
Aberdeen
11.0%
9Kingdom FMKingdom FM
Fife
10.5%
10Smooth Radio: ScotlandSmooth Radio: Scotland
Glasgow
9.5%

Source: RAJAR/Ipsos MORI/RSMB 29 October, 2015