Radio ratings survey 1 results have just been released.
- ARN’s 96FM has taken top position in Perth, moving up 2.9 share points to 13.6%, knocking Nova out of first place.
- ARN’s newly branded KIIS 97.3 Brisbane drops 2.7 share points to 8.5%, dropping out of top spot
- Nova 106.9 gains 1.1 to 10.8% to gain top position in Brisbane
- Talk stations loosen their grip a little, with people going back to the office and commuting times returning to more normal patterns in most markets
- triple j broadcast its Hottest 100 during the survey, resulting in gains for the ABC youth network in most markets
The survey was conducted by GfK for Commercial Radio Australia between Sun Jan 16 to Sat Feb 26, 2022. The Omicron covid strain affected some cities, but borders were opened up and mask wearing was eased during the survey period, which also included international cricket and bad weather on Australia’s East Coast.
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Previous survey results here. Data charts below the raw figures.
- 2GB easily retains top station position, down 0.7 to 13.8%
- ABC Sydney second during Omicron covid variant period
- KIIS moves into third place, up 0.5 to 8.8%
- The Hottest 100 effect gives triple j the biggest rise, up 1.1 share points to 7.3%
- Most stations were stable, with 2GB suffering the biggest fall comparatively, slipping 0.7
- The top 3 breakfast shows are: 2GB, ABC Sydney and KIIS
- KIIS won 10-17s, triple j won 18-24s, KIIS won 25-39s, WSFM won 40-54s, 2GB won the over 55s
- Top station 3AW slipped 0.7 to 15.9%
- Gold gained 1.4 to win second position with 11.5%
- Fox was in third place, up 1.2 to 7.8%
- triple j had the biggest gain of the market, up 1.8 to 6.3%
- ABC Melbourne had the biggest fall, down 2.7 to 7.4%
- The top 3 breakfast shows are: 3AW, ABC Melbourne and Gold
- Nova won 10-17s, KIIS won 18-24s, Fox won 25-39s, Gold won 40-54s, 3AW won the over 55s
- Nova jumped into top position, up 1.1 to 10.8% overall
- Second placed 4KQ, which will soon to be sold, fell 1.2 share points to 9.4%
- Third placed ABC Brisbane gained 1.7 to score 9.3%
- B105 jumped into fourth position, up 0.7 to 9.0%
- Previous leader, the newly rebranded KIIS 97.3 tumbled 2.7 share points to 8.5%, dropping from first to fifth position
- ABC Brisbane gained the most, up 1.7 to 9.3%.
- The top 3 breakfast shows are: ABC Brisbane, Nova and 4KQ
- Nova won 10-17s, B105 won 18-24s, Nova won 25-39s and 40-54s, 4KQ won 55-64s and ABC Brisbane won the over 65s
- ABC Adelaide retained top position, up 0.2 to 1.4%
- Second placed Mix 102.3 gained 0.3 to 11.2%
- Cruise consolidated its third position, up 0.7 to 10.6%
- FIVEaa was fourth, up 0.6 to 10.1%
- Fifth placed Nova slipped 0.3 to 9.2%
- triple j had the biggest gain in this market, up 2.1 to 7.0%
- Triple M had the biggest fall, down 1.5 to 8.4%
- The top 3 breakfast shows are: ABC Adelaide, FIVEaa and Triple M
- SAFM won 10-17s, triple j won 18-24s, SAFM won 25-39s, Triple M won 40-54s, Cruise won 55-64s and ABC Adelaide won the over 65s
- 96fm jumped into first position, gaining a healthy 2.9 to 13.6%, the biggest rise in the market
- Nova fell into second place, up 0.6 to 13.2%
- Mix 94.5 dropped into third place, up 0.2 to 12.2%
- Talk stations 6PR and ABC Radio Perth both fell, each losing just over one share point. 6PR was 7.8%, ABC Perth was 7.1%
- Classic FM also fell, dropping 1.2 to 2.2%
- The top 3 breakfast shows are: Nova, 96fm and Mix 94.5
- Nova won all demographics between 10-39, 96fm won 40-64, ABC Perth won the over 65s
Historical Rankings Charts
Source: GfK 10+ Metro Share results from 2020 – 2022. Note: During 2020, some surveys were cancelled due to Covid.