Types of online news used in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013, by age

This statistic displays the types of online news used in the United Kingdom in 2013, by age. Of respondents aged 18 to 24, 57 percent reported using websites of TV or radio stations as a source of news, while 40 percent of them used social media.

Which, if any, of the following have you used in the last week as a source of news?

All18-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465+
Websites of TV/radio stations45%57%49%49%50%39%32%
Websites of newspapers35%48%42%37%34%30%23%
Websites of ISPs/aggregators24%31%28%24%22%23%17%
Social media20%40%29%25%17%12%6%
Blogs6%14%11%5%3%4%2%
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Sources

Release date

June 2013

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

January and February 2013

Number of respondents

2.078*

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

news consumers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Base: UK (n=2078); 18-24 (n=249); 24-35 (n=352); 35-44 (n=351); 45-54 (n=385); 55-64 (n=361); 65+ (n=379).

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