Media used for news on European political matters in Europe 2019, by age

This statistic shows the results of a survey among respondents in the EU regarding the type of media used for news on European political matters in 2019, broken down by age group. During the survey period, it was found that television was used for news on European political matters by the majority of Europeans in all age groups, most significantly by people over 55 years of age, at 88 percent, and people aged 40 to 54 years old at 78 percent. The internet (websites and online social networks) was the most popular medium among Europeans aged between 15 years and 24 years at 76 percent, while only 24 percent of respondents aged over 55 years reported its usage for news on European political matters.

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

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Source

Release date

March 2020

Region

Europe, EU

Survey time period

November 14-29, 2019

Number of respondents

27,382 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Supplementary notes

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".

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