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Analysis: Radio ratings survey 8 2020

Tuesday 08 December, 2020
Our analysis of the networks and capital cities.

Check out our Cumes, DAB+ results, Raw Results and Spin.



Survey 8 ratings results: 2CH straight to #1 on digital, Nova regains Perth leadership

Tuesday 08 December, 2020
  • 2CH goes straight to number one on DAB+ (scroll down) with 101,000 listeners, carrying over nearly half of its previous AM audience to the digital only band
  • Talk continues to dominate Sydney and Melbourne
  • Nova back on top in Perth

The last survey of the very disrupted year of 2020 has just been released.

The survey was still affected by the covid lockdowns in Victoria and South Australia, although movement restrictions substantially eased around the country towards the end of the survey field work period.

Spin Cycle: Radio survey 7

Thursday 05 November, 2020

The latest from the station Marketing and PR Departments.

Revisit this page during the day for the latest releases to be added.

Analysis: Radio ratings survey 7 2020

Thursday 05 November, 2020

Our analysis by networks and cities.

Check back with us through the day as we update this story.

80's stations lead nationally: DAB+ Survey

Thursday 05 November, 2020

The mix of 80’s stations continue to hold the greatest national numbers for the DAB+ ratings in Survey 3, with Coles Radio and Double J just behind.
WSFM 80’s, Gold 80’s, 97.3 The 80’s, Mix 80’s and 96FM 80’s combined for a total of 277,000 listeners nationally, in front of Coles Radio 248,000 and Double J’s 258,000.

The Hit Network rebadged the remaining OLDSKOOL, EASY, URBAN, DANCE AND BUDDHA stations for uniformity.

Radio Survey 7 results: 3AW scores huge numbers

Thursday 05 November, 2020
  • 3AW hits the stratosphere during Melbourne's covid lockdown
  • ABC Sydney drops significantly, Big gain for smooth 95.3
  • 4BC strongly up with new local presenters, 4KQ drops
  • FIVEaa drops, Cruise up in Adelaide
  • 96fm moves to top spot, Triple j dips in Perth

Survey 7 is the second set of results since mid-year surveys were cancelled due to the pandemic. See the previous results here

The survey continues to be affected by the covid pandemic, with Victoria in lockdown for most of the period and movements restricted in some other states.

This survey was conducted for CRA between Sun Aug 23 to Sat Sept 19 & Sun Sept 20 to Sat Oct 24, 2020, during the rescheduled football finals season.

See also: Digital results, Spin, Analysis, Reach.

In Sydney AM1170 2CH changed format to sport part way through the surveu, and changed its name to SEN on October 22.

Click the charts to expand them.


AM/FM/DAB+ Stations

Analysis & Podcasts: Radio Ratings Survey 6 2020

Tuesday 29 September, 2020
Our analysis by networks and cities.

Check back with us through the day as we updates this story.

Radio ratings survey 6: First results after Covid hiatus

Tuesday 29 September, 2020
  • FORDHAM nails it with a 17.3 in Breakfast - 2GB scores 14.3 overall.
  • HOWCROFT's big increase on 3AW, up to 26.1 in breakfast, 16.9 overall.
  • ABC Sydney and Melbourne up.
  • Big drops at 2Day and Fox.
  • Not unexpectedly, a volatile survey in most markets

Spin Cycle: 2020 radio ratings survey 2

Thursday 16 April, 2020

Media releases from station PR and Marketing departments.

More are added as they come in. Send your releases to [email protected].

See also: raw results, analysis, DAB+ results.

Analysis: Survey 2 2020

Thursday 16 April, 2020

Our analysis of networks and cities.

The headline news is that all radio listening has increased this survey, during the Corona virus pandemic.

The Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth markets were the most volatile.

Last survey's Brisbane leaders (Nova and Triple M) fell, and two new stations (Hit and 97.3) took top position. In Adelaide, talk stations FIVEaa and ABC Adelaide both gained significantly and moved significantly up the rankings. In Perth Mix shot to the top position and unseated the former leaders.


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