Australian Romance Readers Survey 2014: results

Interesting results from the 2014 Australian Romance Readers Association Survey.

Australian Romance Readers Association

The Australian Romance Readers Survey for 2014 was launched on
15 August and closed on 30 September. A total of 310 people responded to the survey (up very slightly from 306 last year).

You can download the full results HERE, but here’s a look at a few of the interesting results:

  • The majority of respondents were from NSW (98), with high rates for Vic (80) and Qld (65). Next was WA (27), SA (17) and ACT (11). Tas had 5 respondents and the NT just 1. The percentages of all these are fairly similar  o those from the 2013 survey, with a slight dip in responses from NSW and WA and a slightly higher response rate from Qld and Vic.
  • This year we had 7 male respondents (up from 5 last year).
  • 66.6% of respondents said that at least half of the books they read are romances (down from 87.2%…

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