Statistical release calendar 2022

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January

Official statistics Date publishedContentData
Covid-19 Affordability tracker25 January 2022Data tables tracking the affordability of communication services among UK adults during the Covid-19 pandemic. Data collected in June, August, October and December 2021. 
Telecommunications data revenues, volumes and market share update Q3 2021 27 January 2022 Telecommunications data revenues, volumes and market share.  
Television Access Services (Channel 4) 28 January 2022

Data reporting provision of access services for the full calendar year 2021.

Note: the rest of this dataset will be published as usual in May. This is only data for Channel 4.

 

February

Official statistics Date publishedContentData
Adults' Media Literacy Tracker 1 February 2022 Media literacy - adults' surveys: access, use and understanding of internet, television, mobile and other platforms among the 16+ adult population of the UK.

 
Telecoms and Pay TV Complaints Publication Q3 2021 8 February 2022 Data showing Ofcom complaint volumes per 100,000 subscribers.  
Residential Postal Tracker Q1-Q4 2021 14 February 2022 Dataset of the residential postal tracking survey conducted, providing data on residential consumers' use of post and attitudes to postal services.  
Business Postal Tracker Q1-Q4 2021 14 February 2022 Dataset of the postal tracking survey of UK SMEs conducted. The survey provides data on post usage in terms of volumes sent, received, amount spent, postal products and services used an attitudes to postal services.  
Children's and Parents' Media Literacy Tracker 17 February 2022 Media literacy surveys among children and parents: access, use and understanding of internet, television and other media among children aged 3-17 and their parents.  

March

Official statistics Date publishedContentData
PSM Tracker2 March 2022Public service media tracking survey: attitudes and satisfaction with provision of characteristics associated with PSB provision in the UK across linear broadcasters and BVoD services. This is a new time series and not comparable to the previous PSB tracker, last published in January 2020, which has ceased. 

April

Official statistics Date publishedContentData
Podcast Survey April 2022 This set of data tables provides information on UK adults’ use of podcasts.  
Ofcom Audio SurveyApril 2022This survey provides information on UK adults’ use of different audio platforms, including for example, radio, podcasts and music streaming services. 
Telecommunications data revenues, volumes and market share update Q4 2021 April 2022 Telecommunications data revenues, volumes and market share.  
Telecoms and Pay TV Complaints Publication Q4 2021 April 2022 Data showing Ofcom complaint volumes per 100,000 subscribers.  
Technology Tracker 2021: Tech Check April 2022 Ofcom Technology Tracker data tables.  

May

Official statistics Date publishedContentData
Impacting/Limiting conditions tracker May 2022 This data looks at access, use and the impact different conditions have  on communications services.  
Television and On-Demand Access Services: Data reporting provision of access services for the full calendar year 2021 May 2022 Compliance with subtitling, audio description and signing quotas.  
Choosing the best broadband, mobile and landline provider (Comparing Service Quality) May 2022 Information comparing the quality of service provided by the major residential landline, home broadband and mobile providers.  

June

Official statistics Date publishedContentData
BBC Performance Tracker 2021/22 June 2022 The BBC performance tracker provides Ofcom with an evidence base to assess audience opinions on the BBC’s performance against its delivery of four public purposes. The data tables contain the results from fieldwork period April 2020 to March 2021.  
BBC Children’s Performance TrackerJune 2022This survey is the Children’s version of the BBC Performance Tracker. It provides Ofcom with an evidence base to assess audience opinions on the BBC’s performance against its delivery of four public purposes. 

July

Official statistics Date publishedContentData
News consumption in the UK July 2022 Research into news consumption across television, radio, print and online.

Ofcom has reviewed the News Survey this year in order to ensure that it remains fit for purpose.
 
News consumption in the UK - Kids survey July 2022 Research into news consumption across television, radio, print and online amongst children aged 12-15.  
Telecoms data (within the Communications Market Report) July 2022 Data showing annual revenues, volumes and subscribers for the telecoms sector in the UK.  
Telecommunications data revenues, volumes and market share update Q1 2022 July 2022 Telecommunications data revenues, volumes and market share.  
List of channels required to provide access services in 2023 July 2022 List of television channels licensed by Ofcom required to provide access services.  
Telecoms and Pay TV Complaints Publication Q1 2022 July 2022 Data showing Ofcom complaint volumes per 100,000 subscribers.  
Number of commercial radio services broadcasting (within the Communications Market Report) July 2022 Data showing number of commercial radio services.  
Number of hours broadcast by public television broadcasters (within the Communications Market Report) July 2022 Data showing number of hours broadcast by PSB channels.  
Commercial broadcast television revenues and spend (within the Communications Market Report) July 2022 Data showing revenues for the commercial TV sector in the UK.  
Number of hours broadcast by the multi-channel sector (within the Communications Market Report) July 2022 Data showing Number of hours broadcast by the multi channel sector.  
Commercial radio revenues (within the Communications Market Report) July 2022 Data showing revenues for the commercial radio sector in the UK.  
Community radio revenues and expenses (within the Communications Market Report) July - August 2022 Data showing revenues for the community radio sector in the UK.  

August

Official statistics Date publishedContentData
Proportion of public service broadcaster network hours made outside of London August 2022 Data showing the proportion of qualifying network hours broadcast in 2019 that qualified as regional productions.  
Public Service Broadcasting Network Compliance Report August 2022 Compliance with a range of quotas including originations, independent productions, news, current affairs, made out of London productions and regional output.  
Made out of London Register: description of TV programmes produced outside London August 2022 A list of the programmes produced by the PSBs outside of the M25, and criteria against which each programme qualifies as Made Outside London.  

September

Official statistics Date publishedContentData
Home broadband performance report September 2022 Fixed broadband speeds. Data collected on actual broadband speeds received by a sample of consumers who have had speed monitoring equipment installed in their homes.  
Residential Postal Tracker Q3 2021 - Q2 2022 September 2022 Dataset of the residential postal tracking survey conducted, providing data on residential consumers' use of post and attitudes to postal services.  
Business Postal Tracker Q3 2021 to Q2 2022 September 2022 Dataset of the postal tracking survey of UK SMEs conducted. The survey provides data on post usage in terms of volumes sent, received, amount spent, postal products and services used an attitudes to postal services.  
Post volumes and revenues (within the Communications Market Report) September -November 2022 Data relating to letters and parcels volumes and revenues.  
Annual Monitoring Report - Post volumes and revenues September - November 2022 Data relating to letters and parcels volumes and revenues.  

October

Official statistics Date publishedContentData
Switching Tracker October 2022 This is data from a survey monitoring consumer supplier switching and engagement in the communications market.  
Telecommunications data revenues, volumes and market share update Q2 2022 October 2022 Telecommunications data revenues, volumes and market share.  
Television and on-demand access services: Report for the first six months of 2022 October 2022 Compliance with subtitling, audio description and signing quotas.  
Telecoms and Pay TV Complaints Publication Q2 2022 October 2022 Data showing Ofcom complaint volumes per 100,000 subscribers.  

November

Official statistics Date publishedContentData
Pricing trends for communication services in the UK November 2022 Report outlining trends in the pricing of residential communications services and the implications of these for consumers and Ofcom's policy considerations.

Note: Following publication of our usage profiles data for 2020 in the Pricing trends for communications services in the UK (PDF, 3.4 MB) report in July 2021, we have adjusted timing of the next data collection in order to fit with our next scheduled publication. This will therefore include usage profile data for 2022. There will therefore not be any 2021 data reported.

If you have any issues or concerns about this, please send them to market.research@ofcom.org.uk by 31 January 2022.

Switching Experience TrackerNov/Dec 2022Research into the motivations and reasons for switching telecoms services, any barriers or difficulties in doing so and factors that may deter consumers from switching. 

December

Official statistics Date publishedContentData
International Broadband Scorecard December 2022 Comparative international data on the coverage, take-up and use, price, speed and choice of broadband services.