RTÉ: The Year in Numbers


RTÉ Player saw a 36% growth in viewing in 2020, with 67.5m streams.


of Irish people chose RTÉ as their primary source of information on the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020.

RTÉ Supporting the Arts partnered with more than 100 local, national and community arts events in 2020.

The RTÉ Guide bumper Christmas issue continued to be an Irish publishing phenomenon, with almost 271,000 copies sold.

1.4 million people tuned in to RTÉ Does Comic Relief, with over €5.8 million raised.

RTÉ grew its total weekly radio listeners to over 2 million in 2020, representing 51% of the adult 15+ population.

Almost 4 million individuals or 90% of the Irish TV population tuned in to RTÉ’s television services in the early stages of the pandemic (2 March–17 May 2020).