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Television and radio

Despite the wide reach of digital media in Estonia, traditional TV and radio programmes are still popular. Everyone can find something they like from the selection of television broadcasters and radio stations. TV and radio also promote other areas of culture, offering quality films, music and plays as well as live broadcasts of the most important events.

Television and radio statistics cover all radio and TV stations in Estonia. The statistics include information, such as:

  • how many TV and radio broadcasters there are in Estonia;
  • what is the duration of broadcasting;
  • how is the duration divided between Estonian and Russian language broadcasts;
  • how many people work in broadcasting.

All transmitting TV stations with valid broadcasting licences submit data to Statistics Estonia. Statistics on television and radio are used to monitor and plan the consumption of traditional media.

Public TV broadcasters 3
0.0%
2020
Private TV broadcasters 18
12.5%
2020
Mean daily duration of broadcasting per TV broadcaster 1,147 minutes
-2.8%
2020
Employees of broadcasters 1,409
-16.8%
2020
Public radio broadcasters 5
0.0%
2020
Private radio broadcasters 29
-6.5%
2020
Mean daily duration of broadcasting by type of broadcast
Mean daily duration of broadcasting per broadcaster by type of broadcast, minutes