By The Numbers: Alberta 2017 Spring Radio Diary Rating Results

Numeris logo replacing BBM logoNumeris issues a special statement to Canadian radio stations explaining why the important A25-54 demos are being negatively impacted by the new digital Online Radio Diaries (ORD) used in the 2017 Spring Diary Radio Ratings and 2016 Fall Diary Radio Ratings.  Click here to see the Numeris statement.

Click here to find out why the new Online Radio Diary (0RD) may cost Canadian radio stations millions of dollars in lost revenue. 


Bell Media & Numeris Breakdown of Spring 2017 Adults 12+ and Adults 25-54 Diary ratings for 2 Alberta Radio markets

Numeris logo replacing BBM logoThe 13 week Alberta 2017 Spring Radio Diary Ratings were conducted February 27 – April 23, 2017 by Numeris. Anyone 12 years of age or older living in a randomly selected Red Deer and Lethbridge residence by Numeris was eligible to fill out a ballot for one week. Participants listed the radio station’s call letters they listened to in 15 minute time blocks.

At the end of the week, they mailed their ballots back to Numeris to be tabulated. In all, there were 13 weekly groups of ballot holders who participated in the 2017 Spring ratings in Red Deer and Lethbridge. Many Alberta radio stations do not subscribe to both the Spring and Fall Radio Diary Numeris ratings. Some prefer to subscribe to only one of the two rating periods.

PrintResults provided to kowchmedia by Bell Media and Numeris are listed below. In markets where Bell Media has no radio stations, the results are limited to Adults 12+. In communities where Bell Media has radio stations we have ratings for Adults 12+ and Adults 25-54.

NEW In markets where there are CBC stations, Numeris A12+ ratings for the CBC are included. Bell compiles ratings only for commercial radio stations in the different markets to better reflect actual listenership numbers on radio stations that air commercials. 

In Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver, Numeris used Portable People Meters (PPM) for the 2017 Spring ratings between February 27 and May 28, 2017. Results of the Spring 2017 PPM ratings will be released on June 7, 2017.

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