Frequency of online news consumption in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013, by source

This statistic shows online news consumption frequency in the United Kingdom in 2013, by source. Facebook users used Facebook for news most frequently. Over half (57 percent) of Facebook users reported using the site for news more than once a day. This compares to 33 percent of BBC website or app users.

How often do you typically read the news on the following sources?

More than once a dayOnce a dayMost days2-3 times a weekOnce a week
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Release date

September 2013


United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 2013

Number of respondents

n (all sources) = 872*

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

users of the sources mentioned*

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* N (BBC website or app) = 445; n ( Facebook) = 194; n (Google news) = 109; n (Sky News website or app) = 124.

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