Gateways to online news in the United Kingdom (UK) 2019, by demographic group

According to a 2019 survey in the United Kingdom, 58 percent of respondents who used the internet (but not social media) for news said they go directly to the website or app of a news provider. The 16 to 24-year-old age group were much more likely than over 65s to go to a news aggregator website or app.

Most used gateways to online news in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019, by demographic group

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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2019

Number of respondents

1,773**

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

All using other internet for news*

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Question phrased by the source: "How often, if at all, you do each of the following when you want to get news?"

*This question was not asked to those that said they used social media and no other types of internet site for news.

** n (2019) =1,773 includes: n (Male) = 882; n (Female) = 889; n (16-24) = 307; n (65+) = 271, n (ABC1) = 1,241; n(C2DE) = 527; n (Minority ethnic) = 310,; n (White) = 1,455

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