Media used for news on European political matters in Europe 2011-2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey among respondents in the EU regarding media used for news on European political matters from 2011 to 2018. It was found that television was the most popular medium among the majority of Europeans. Moreover, Internet usage for news on European politics increased to 45 percent and became the second most popular source of news on European political matters among Europeans in 2018.

Where do you get most of your news on European political matters?

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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

EU

Survey time period

2011 to 2018**

Number of respondents

27,424*

Age group

15 years and older

Supplementary notes

* n (2012) = 26,622, n (2013) = 27,829, n (2014) = 27,901, n (2015) = 27,681, n (2016) = 27,705, n (2017) = 28,055, n (2018) = 27,424
** Dates of survey were, November 2011, November 3-18, 2012, November 2-17, 2013, November 8-17, 2014, November 7-17, 2015 and November 3-16, 2016, November 5-19, 2017, November 8-22, 2018
This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Where do you get most of your news on European political matters?" Multiple answers possible. Internet total: aggregate of "websites" and "online social networks".
Figures for years prior to 2019 were published earlier by the source.

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