Swiss radio stations according to programme category
In 2011 music was responsible for by far the largest proportion of airtime among all radio programme services.
Music accounted for 74% of total airtime among private radio stations, 66% for the SRG SSR and 72% for complementary radio stations.
As a proportion of airtime, current affairs accounts for a higher percentage of SRG SSR output (15%) than for commercial (9%) or complementary private radio stations (7%).
Among commercial private broadcasters as well as complementary radio stations more airtime is devoted to entertainment (13%) than for the SRG SSR (7%). In comparison to 2010 the entertainment proportion of the complementary radio stations has clearly decreased (13% vs 17%).
Swiss radio airtime according to programme category for 2011
|Media type||Current affairs||Presentation||Music||Other|
|SRG SSR radio||15|| 7|| 66|| 12|
|Complementary radio|| 7|| 13|| 72|| 8|
|Commercial radio|| 9|| 13|| 74|| 4|
Source: Activity Report for Radio and Television Broadcasters 2011
© Swiss Federal Office of Communications, Biel-Bienne 2012