Online news content types used by young people in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015

Which of the following ways of consuming online news did you use in the past week?*

Online news content types used by young people in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015 This statistic displays the types of online news used by respondents aged 18 to 24 in the United Kingdom in 2015. Among young people, 40 percent reported looking at news headlines, while 59 percent read news stories or articles. During the survey, 59 percent of respondents of all ages reported reading news stories.
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Which of the following ways of consuming online news did you use in the past week?*

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Share of respondents
Read news stories or articles59%
Looked at a list of news headlines (for example on the front page of a news website)40%
Looked at a list (e.g. a top 10)24%
Watched an online news video (live, clip or programme)23%
Look at a sequence or gallery of pictures about news22%
Followed a live news page within a website19%
Read a news blog16%
Viewed a news graphic (infographic)15%
Listened to news audio online (live, clip or podcast/ programme)8%
Share of respondents
Read news stories or articles59%
Looked at a list of news headlines (for example on the front page of a news website)40%
Looked at a list (e.g. a top 10)24%
Watched an online news video (live, clip or programme)23%
Look at a sequence or gallery of pictures about news22%
Followed a live news page within a website19%
Read a news blog16%
Viewed a news graphic (infographic)15%
Listened to news audio online (live, clip or podcast/ programme)8%
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This statistic displays the types of online news used by respondents aged 18 to 24 in the United Kingdom in 2015. Among young people, 40 percent reported looking at news headlines, while 59 percent read news stories or articles. During the survey, 59 percent of respondents of all ages reported reading news stories.
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