51 %

Australians were very interested in new medical discoveries (51.4 per cent), followed by health issues (51.1 per cent), new scientific discoveries (49.6 per cent) and new inventions and technologies (46.8 per cent).

We profess a strong interest in science, with a vast majority of Australians saying they seek out information about developments in science and technology. While levels of interest have stayed consistent over time, interest in science varies quite substantially across the population.