Original article by Roy Morgan Research
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 3-Oct-17
A special snap Roy Morgan SMS survey shows that 6.5 million Australians (34.5%) aged 18+ watched the 2017 NRL Grand Final and a further 1.6 million (8.5%) watched "Just the Highlights", while 10.8 million Australians (57%) did not watch the NRL decider. Of the 6.5 million Australians who watched the NRL Grand Final, 4.9 million (25.5%) primarily watched the game on TV, 330,000 (2%) watched at a friend’s house, 170,000 (1%) watched at a Pub/Hotel, 90,000 (0.5%) watched via an App/Website, 80,000 (0.5%) were at ANZ Stadium while a further 90,000 (0.5%) watched in a different way and 860,000 (4.5%) did not say. Analysis by State shows that 2.4 million people in New South Wales watched the NRL Grand Final, as well as 2 million Queenslanders and 1.4 million Victorians, while analysis by gender shows that more men (3.6 million) than women (2.9 million) watched the NRL Grand Final and a further 820,000 men and 830,000 women watched "Just the Highlights".
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