Level of interest in various news types in the U.S. in 2015

This statistic shows the share of United States consumers who were interested in hearing about various types of news in 2015. Survey respondents were allowed to choose up to five news categories. In the United States, 52 percent of respondents said that they were interested in hearing news about their town or city.

Which of the following types of news is most important to you?

Share of respondents
News about the country57%
Local news about my town or city52%
News about country's politics47%
International news46%
News about the economy41%
News about my region28%
Health news28%
Science and technology28%
Sports news21%
Business and financial news19%
Fun/weird news17%
Education news15%
Entertainment and celebrity news13%
Arts and culture news10%
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Sources

Release date

December 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

January and February 2015

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Respondents were allowed to choose up to five different news types.

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