Share of individuals paying for online news in the Nordics 2019

Within the Nordic countries, Norway ranked first in 2019, by respondents who paid for online news in the past year in selected Nordic countries in 2018. 34 percent of the Norwegians were paying for online news, while Denmark had 15 percent of the individuals who did it.

Share of individuals who paid for online news in the last year in the Nordic countries in 2019

Share of respondents
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Release date

June 2019


Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden

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Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Have you paid for ONLINE news content, or accessed a paid for ONLINE news service in the last year? (This could be a digital subscription, combined digital/print subscription or one off payment for an article or app or e-edition)"

*Total number of respondents to the survey from 37 countries. The number of respondents was as follows:
Denmark n= 2,025,
Norway n=2,027,
Sweden n=1,016,
Finland n=1,012

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