After a week and a half, the audiences of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) 2022 were revealed. Lissandro’s and France’s victory was watched by 33 million viewers.
The data refer to 13 measured markets. On average, there was an increase of 500,000 viewers, for the third highest audience since 2011. Most participating broadcasters reported an increase in audiences compared to 2021.
Ten of the 13 markets reported larger audiences than they usually record in the time slot in which JESC 2022 aired. Poland led the data for the fourth consecutive year, with 1.9 million viewers. France, Italy and Spain also surpassed a million of viewers.
Children between 4 and 14 years old represent 18.5 percent of the audience, but the group between 15 and 24 years old also had a significant impact with 14.2 percent.
On online platforms, JESC’s official website had around two million hits on the day of the show, while the live stream on YouTube was streamed nearly half a million times. There were also significant increases in interactions and views on TikTok, Instagram and Twitter.