Radio ratings survey 2 results: new leaders in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide

The second radio ratings survey results have been released.

  • 2GB regains top spot from KIIS in Sydney
  • 3AW top with the country’s highest breakfast share, Gold second in Melbourne
  • B105 back on top in Brisbane
  • Triple M grabs top spot in Adelaide
  • Nova consolidates its lead in Perth
  • SCA on the comeback trail

The survey was conducted by GfK for Commercial Radio Australia between Sun Feb 5 to Sat Feb 25 & Sun Feb 26 to Sat Apr 1, 2023.

Previous survey results here.

Our interactive data graphs are below the raw figures.

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  • 2GB regained the market leadership, up 0.8 to an 11.8% overall share
  • KIIS slipped back into second spot, down 0.4 to 11.5%
  • Third placed smooth lost 0.6 to 9.7%, followed by WSFM, up 0.5 to 9.4%
  • KIIS had the biggest cumulative audience, with 1.345 million weekly listeners
  • ARN stablemates KIIS 90s and CADA had the best results of the DAB+ stations this survey
  • The top breakfast show was Kyle and Jackie on KIIS, followed by Ben Fordham on 2GB
  • KIIS dominated the under 40 demographics, smooth won 40-54s, WSFM won 55-64s and 2GB won the over 65s


  • Top station 3AW slipped 0.3 to 16.3%
  • Second placed Gold lost 0.8 to 11.6%
  • smooth was third, up 0.4 to 9.7, followed by Fox, down 0.5 to 9.3%
  • Fox had the biggest cume, with 1.28 million listeners
  • Gold 80s scored the biggest audience on DAB+
  • Ross and  Russel on 3AW breakfast have the biggest share of any breakfast show in the country, with 21.1% of the market
  • FOX won the under 40 demographics, Gold won 40-54s and 3AW won the over 545 demographics


  • B105 took top position away from Nova, gaining 1 share point overall to score 12.7%
  • Nova was second with 12%, down 0.2
  • Third placed KIIS slipped 0.2 to 10.6%
  • Nova had the biggest cume, with 707,000 listeners
  • Nova 90s scored the biggest audience on DAB+
  • Stav, Abby and Matt on B105 won breakfast ahead of Nova
  • B105 won 10-17s and 25-39s, Triple M won 18-24s, Nova won 40-54s, 4BH won the over 55s


  • Triple M had a strong gain, up 1.3 share points to 12%, snatching top position from the previous leader, Mix
  • Mix was second with 11.9%, down 0.4
  • Third placed Nova lost 0.8 to 11.3%
  • Mix had the biggest cume, with 362,000 listeners
  • smooth fm Adelaide scored the biggest audience on DAB+
  • Roo, Ditz and Loz on Triple M won breakfast ahead of FIVEaa
  • Nova won the under 40s, Mix won 40-64s and FIVEaa won the over 65s


  • Nova consolidated its top position, up 0.2 share points to 12.9%
  • Mix jumped into second place, up 1.9 to 13.1%
  • Third placed 96fm gained 0.8 to 12.9%
  • Nova had the biggest cume, with 702,000 listeners
  • smooth fm Perth scored the biggest audience on DAB+
  • Nathan, Nat and Shaun on Nova won breakfast ahead of Mix
  • Nova won all the under 54s, 96fm won 55-64s and 6PR won the over 65s



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