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The War of WordsThe History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III$

Asa Briggs

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780192129567

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.001.0001

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(p.666) Appendix B Numbers of Wireless Licences, and Sales of the Radio Times and The Listener

(p.666) Appendix B Numbers of Wireless Licences, and Sales of the Radio Times and The Listener

Source:
The War of Words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

The Listener*

Radio Times

Licences at 31 Dec.

percentage of readers of the Radio Times to Licences

1938

50,478

2,880,747

8,856,494

32.53

1939

49,692

2,588,433

8,893,582

29.10

1940

60,270

2,302,399

8,852,363

26.01

1941

85,606

2,282,422

8,577,354

26.61

1942

91,527

2,718,654

9,019,419

29.90

1943

107,091

3,181,095

9,387,827

33.89

1944

122,907

3,679,859

9,602,137

38.32

1945

131,425

4,058,650

9,940,210

40.83

1946

138,167

5,202,937

10,769,957

48.31

Note: *From 1940, figures for The Listener relate to the financial year, e.g., 1940/41, 1941/42, etc.