Information on EU matters: sources used in Europe 2018, by gender and medium

This statistic shows the results of a survey on the usage of information sources on EU matters in the EU 28 countries in 2018, broken down by medium and gender. It was found that television was the most popular medium among both groups, with 49 percent of male respondents and 48 percent of female respondents using it for news about the EU, its policies and its institutions. Another 18 percent of men and 23 percent of women stated to never look for such information in 2018.

When you are looking for information about the EU, its policies, its institutions, which of the following sources do you use?

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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

EU

Survey time period

November 8-22, 2018

Number of respondents

27,424 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "When you are looking for information about the EU, its policies, its institutions, which of the following sources do you use?". Multiple answers possible. Internet total: aggregate of the following five items: "information websites", "institutional and official websites", "online social networks", "blogs" and "video hosting websites"
Figures for years previous to 2018 were published earlier by the source.

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