News platforms used weekly in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018-2019

This statistic shows the share of respondents who gained access to news on various platforms within the past week in 2018 and 2019. In the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019, 71 percent of respondents reported that they watched news on television in the last week.

Which of the following news sources have you used in the last week?**

20182019
Print36%36%
Social Media39%40%
Television66%71%
Online*74%75%
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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

January and February 2019

Number of respondents

2,023***

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Incl. social media.
** The original survey question was: "Which, if any, of the following have you used in the last week as a source of news?"
*** Base varied: n (2018) = 2,117; n (2019) = 2,023.

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