BBC total audience 2016 16_9-01

The figures – the BBC Global Audience Measure (GAM) represent the combined measured reach of international content – both news and entertainment – for the year 2015/16. They show that the BBC’s weekly global news audience has increased by 38m people, or 13 per cent, to a total of 320 million.

For the second year running, television (162m) is a bigger platform than radio (147m) for the BBC’s international news services. All platforms have grown since last year – television, radio, and digital (80m).