Quick Answer: How much time do South Africans spend watching TV?

Hours people spend on activities per day
Time Spent Percentage of People
Watching TV
Under 30 mins 16.23%
0.5-1 hour 14.27%

How much TV does the average South African watch?

South Africans are spending an average of four hours and 12 minutes a day in front of their screens, compared to before, when people were watching TV for only an hour or two on a daily basis.

What percentage of South Africans watch TV?

Households with television (%) in South Africa was reported at 74.68 % in 2010, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources.

How much time do South Africans spend on the internet?

The average daily time spent on the Internet in South Africa is 9 hours and 22 minutes!

What is the average time spent watching TV?

TV consumption – additional information

According to a 2015 report on average daily TV viewing in countries around the world, users in the United States lead the world in daily TV watching time, with some 274 minutes, the equivalent of more than four and a half hours.

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How many people have tvs in South Africa?

There were 5.8 million pay TV subscribers in South Africa in 2016 and the source projected the number would increase to seven million by 2021.

How many TV channels are there in South Africa?


List of TV stations SABC – state broadcaster, operates three national TV networks, two pay-TV channels e.tv – free-to-air, commercial; also operates news network eNCA M-Net – pay-TV, pan-African audience
Per capita 127.06 per 1,000 people 91st out of 178
Televisions per 1000 130.11 100th out of 191

How much is Amazon Prime in South Africa?

The Prime Video membership costs $2.99 per month for the first six months (about R40/month), after which membership renews at a price of $5,99/month (about R82/month).

What is the best alternative to DStv?

A great US-based option is FuboTV, though it is priced similarly to DStv Premium. For those who want to stick to local services, MultiChoice offers Showmax Pro as a more affordable option for accessing certain sports via video streaming.

What streaming services is available in South Africa?

BritBox will join South Africa’s video streaming wars where MultiChoice’s Showmax, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV+ are competing with VIU, Vodacom Video Play and TelkomONE. Other international streaming services like HBO Max, Disney+, Paramount+, Peacock and Discovery+ are still to launch locally.

How many South Africans are on the Internet?

As of January 2021, there were 38.13 million active internet users in South Africa. Among them, an overwhelming majority (over 36 million) also used mobile internet.

Digital population in South Africa as of January 2021 (in millions)

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Characteristic Number of users in millions
Active internet users 38.13
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