Detailed breakdown on the BBC's income and expenditure in 2012/13
The licence fee supports the greatest volume and range of original television and radio programming and public service online content to be found in the UK.
Our income explained 2012/13
The BBC is established by Royal Charter and our UK public service broadcasting activities are funded by UK households.
|Total licence fee income||£3,656m||£3,606m|
Our commerical operations include BBC Worldwide, BBC Studios and Post Production and BBC Global News Ltd.
|Combined profit before interest and tax||£155m||£222m|
BBC World Service is currently funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. BBC Monitoring is funded by the Cabinet Office.
|Grant in aid and grant income||£265m||£277m|
Cost per household
A six-year licence fee settlement was agreed in 2010 which, in effect, has frozen the licence fee at £145.50 until 2016.
|Cost per household per day||40p||40p|
Cost per service 2012/13
|spend per year||% of licence fee|
Percentage of the population who use BBC services each week.
Total time spent
Length of time the average listener and viewer spends with the BBC each week.
|Total time spent||19.5 hours||19 hours|
Overall impression of the BBC
The overall impression of the BBC given as a figure out of ten.
|Overall impression of the BBC||7/10||7/10|
What it delivers 2012/13
Network TV programming spend 2012/13
The BBC has committed that by 2016, 50% of network TV programming spend will be from outside of London and 17% from the Nations.
The licence fee in Europe
Source: Broadcasting Fee Association.
All licences run for a calendar year, except the UK, which runs from 1 April to 31 March.
Euro exchange rate used as of 1 January 2013 (£1=EUR 1.23). Cost is total per licence to domestic customer for TV and radio.