The Gender Gap in Podcasts Is Closing, but More Representation Is Needed

Forty-eight percent of U.S. monthly podcast listeners are women, per Edison Research and SXM Media

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Edison Research and SXM Media, home to audio apps Pandora and Stitcher, released The Women’s 2022 Podcast Report, outlining how the gender gap in podcast listening is closing and how women are more receptive to ads on female-hosted podcasts.

According to the report, more than 1 in 3 U.S. women (35%) over the age of 18 have listened to a podcast in the last month, which has risen to 67% over the last five years, representing nearly 47 million women.



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