Online news consumption in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2016, by device

This statistic shows the results of a survey on the share of news consumers accessing online news by device in the United Kingdom from 2012 to 2016. In 2015, 31 percent of respondents stated to access digital news via their tablet.

Which, if any, of the following devices have you used to access news in the last week?

ComputerTabletSmartphoneSmart TV and connected TVE-reader
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Release date

June 2016


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2012 to 2016**

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

news consumers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* n (2014) = 2,082; n (2015) = 2,149; n (2016) = 2,024
** Most recent survey was carried out in January and February 2016.
Data for years previous to 2015 published earlier by the source.

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