Original article by Roy Morgan Research
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 3-Oct-17
A special snap Roy Morgan SMS survey shows that 8.4 million Australians (44.5%) aged 18+ watched the 2017 AFL Grand Final and a further 1.8 million (9.5%) watched "Just the Highlights", while 8.7 million Australians (46%) did not watch the AFL’s biggest game. Of the 8.4 million Australians that watched the AFL Grand Final, over 5.7 million (30.5%) primarily watched the game on TV, 1 million (5.5%) watched at a friend’s house, 360,000 (2%) watched at a Pub/Hotel, 100,000 (0.5%) watched via an App/Website, 100,000 (0.5%) were at the MCG while a further 230,000 (1%) watched in a different way and 820,000 (4.5%) did not say. Analysis by State shows that 3.3 million Victorians watched the AFL Grand Final, nearly twice as many as in New South Wales (1.7 million), while analysis by gender shows that more men (4.6 million) than women (3.8 million) watched the AFL Grand Final and a further 1.0 million men and 850,000 women watched "Just the Highlights".
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