Online news: ways of accessing news online in the United Kingdom (UK) 2019

This statistic shows ways United Kingdom respondents accessed the news online in 2019. Reading news stories online was most popular, at 66 percent. A slightly higher percentage of people used a search engine to find out about a particular news source in 2019 than they did in 2018.

In which types of ways do you access and use news through internet sources nowadays?*

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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

November 2018 and March 2019

Number of respondents

1,773 respondents

Special properties

All using other internet for news

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview, online survey

Supplementary notes

*Respondents were asked: "In which types of ways do you access and use news through internet sources nowadays?"

This question was not asked to those that said they used social media and no other types of internet site for news

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