Number and share of cord-cutters/nevers in the U.S. 2014-2019

According to the source, the share of households without a Telco, cable or satellite TV provider amounted to 36.1 percent in 2018, up from 30.6 percent the year before. In early 2018, the source forecasted that by the end of that year the number of households without a traditional TV subscription would stand at 36.76 million, up from 22.5 million four years previously.

Number and share of TV households without a traditional TV subscription in the United States from 2014 to 2019

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Release date

April 2020


United States

Survey time period

2014 to 2019

Special properties

without a traditional TV subscription with a cable, satellite, or telco TV access provider

Supplementary notes

*The figure for 2018 was a forecast as of April 2018 and was not provided in April 2019. The figures for 2017 and 2018 remain accurate as of April 2018, earlier data comes from previous reports. Data was not provided for 2019.

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