Genre breakdown of TV viewing in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018

This statistic displays the genre breakdown of television viewing in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018. In 2018, entertainment content accounted for 15.8 percent of viewing, while documentaries accounted for 14.4 percent of viewing.

Share of television viewing in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by genre

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United Kingdom

Survey time period


Age group

4 years and older

Supplementary notes

The ‘all other genres’ category = music: contemporary, news: other, visual & performing arts, religion, music: other, weather, music: classical, education, party political broadcasts, current affairs: other, docs: sci & nat his, current affairs: pol/econ/social, UK films and BARB ‘other’ /unspecified.

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