Global Netflix analysis shows Aussies are slower to catch on

Brodie Fogg 24 September 2015

Global netflix stats...or maybe just more critical of what they devote their time to.

Netflix has analysed its global streaming data for its most popular shows premiere seasons in order to pinpoint the moment viewers became hooked. The analysis found that 70% of viewers who watched as far as the “hooked episode” went on to watch the entire series.

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This data was used to promote the streaming platform over traditional, scheduled viewing but it actually tells us something interesting about Aussie viewing habits. As you can see from the data below, we Australians aren’t as quick to jump on the bandwagon as other nations are.

TV seriesWorldwide hooked episodeAustralian hooked episode
Grace and Frankie44
House of Cards35
How I Met Your Mother811
Orange is the New Black34
Pretty Little Liars47
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt45

So what do we think Australia? Are we just a little bit slower than the rest of the world like The Simpsons once implied or are we simply more critical of the shows we commit ourselves to? Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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