RATINGS! Latest 2017 viewing figures for Coronation Street, EastEnders, Emmerdale

Soap viewing figures 2017


Here's a look at the latest soap viewing figures for 2017 from Corrie, EastEnders and Emmerdale.

The latest viewing figures from February include those watching on the night plus viewers who caught up in the seven days after broadcast.

Coronation Street remains the most popular by far, with an average of 7.8 million viewers last month.

The ITV series - which is set to begin airing six days a week later this year - was well clear of its nearest rival EastEnders on BBC One.

EastEnders averaged 7.1 million throughout February, to leave ITV's Emmerdale in third place.

Ratings for the Yorkshire based soap averaged 6.7 million viewers across all of its episodes last month.

But how does that all compare to last year?

Well viewing figures for all of the three big soaps were down in 2017, but Coronation Street fared the best.

Corrie declined by 3% over the past 12 months while Emmerdale was down 4%.

EastEnders has dropped the most viewers, down 5% year on year compared to 2016's average viewing figures.

2017 soap viewing figures

February, BARB data for 7 days, including HD; +1

Coronation Street: 7.8 million (2016: 8.1 million)
EastEnders: 7.1 million (2016: 7.5 million)
Emmerdale: 6.7 million (2016: 7 million)

Which has been your favourite of the soaps this year so far? Tell us in the comments below!

Coronation Street and Emmerdale continue on ITV while EastEnders continues on BBC One.

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