Triton Digital has released its Australian Podcast Ranker charts for January 2021.
A number of new entities appear in the Top 100 Podcast Ranker this reporting period, including Betoota Daily News Bulletin (Diamantina), It’s A Lot with Abbie Chatfield (Nova), and The Minds of Madness – True Crime Stories (Wondery). Additionally, Stuff You Should Know (ARN/iHeartMedia) reclaimed the #1 spot as the most downloaded podcast in the country the reporting period.
As for the All-Australian Top 100 Ranker, new entities this reporting period include The Betoota Advocate Podcast (Diamantina), The Marty Sheargold Show – Triple M Melbourne (SCA), Triple M’s new solo drive show Molloy and On Guard – Stories From Inside Australia’s Toughest Prisons (News Corp Australia). Casefile True Crime (Audioboom) remained in the #1 spot as the most downloaded Australian podcast in the country.
Total downloads of all shows by all participating publishers in the month of January is 40.2m, compared to 15.4m in January 2020 when there were fewer publishers.
Participating publishers in the Australian Ranker include ARN/iHeartMedia, Audioboom, Babyology, Diamantina, Fear and Greed, Kinderling Kids Radio, NBC News, News Corp Australia, Nine, Nova, Podshape, Schwartz Media, Southern Cross Austereo, Sports Entertainment Network, Stitcher Media, TOFOP Productions, Wavelength Creative, West Australian Newspapers, and Wondery.
ARN/iHeartMedia had the most downloads for the month with 11.40m, while Sticker/Whooskaa has the most podcasts titles with 384, just ahead of SCA/PodcastOne and ARN/iHeartMedia.
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