Ongoing home media consumption and the coronavirus worldwide 2020, by country

A global survey conducted in July 2020 found that consumers from the Philippines were far more likely to watch more videos due to the coronavirus outbreak, with 73 percent reporting an increase in consumption of videos for example on YouTube, compared to 68 percent of Indian consumers and 61 percent of respondents from Brazil. Internationally there was a significant increase in the news coverage watched; the country with the largest increase was China with 66 percent indicating an increase in consumption of news, compared to only 36 percent of Americans, with the U.S. showing the smallest increase in watching the news.

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In-home media consumption due to the coronavirus outbreak among internet users worldwide as of July 2020, by country

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Source

Release date

July 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

June 29 to July 2, 2020

Age group

16-64 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Sample sizes for each country were as follows: 1,001 (Australia), 521 (Belgium), 1,008 (Brazil), 1,006 (China), 1,036 (France), 1,039 (Germany), 1,029 (India), 1,029 (Italy), 900 (Japan), 518 (New Zealand), 754 (Philippines), 531 (Poland), 502 (Romania), 506 (Singapore), 509 (South Africa), 1,013 (Spain), 1,012 (UK) and 1,357 (U.S.)
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