Devices used for news in Sweden 2016-2019

The share preferred devices to access news in Sweden fluctuated slightly from 2016 to 2019. The most used device throughout the whole period was the smartphone and it was used by 70 percent of the respondents in 2019. Under 55 percent of the respondents used a laptop that year, compared to 64 percent who used it in 2016.

Devices used for news in Sweden in selected years from 2016 to 2019

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Release date

June 2019



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Number of respondents


Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

*Total number of respondents from Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. The number of respondents was as follows:
Denmark n= 2,011,
Norway n=2,013,
Sweden n=2.007,
Finland n=2.009

The data for 2018 was previously published by the source.

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