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Most important news platform to consumers in the UK in 2020, by age group

This statistic shows the importance of news platforms to news users in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2020, broken down by age group. In 2020, 49 percent of 16 to 24 year olds declared Television, while 79 percent declared the Internet as their most important source of news.

Most important news platforms to news consumers in the United Kingdom (UK) from in 2020, by age group*

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Release date

August 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

Febuary - April 2020

Number of respondents


Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

all who use any news source nowadays

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Original survey question: "Which of the following do you use for news nowadays"
** n (16-24) = 726; n (65+) = 911.

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