Survey on the share of various media used as a source of news in Finland 2016-2018

This statistic shows the result of a survey on the share of media usage as a source of news in Finland from 2016 to 2018, by media. During the period under survey, nearly 70 percent of respondents stated that TV news or programs were a source of news for them.

Which of the following media do you use as a source of news?

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Release date

June 2018



Survey time period

2016 to 2018

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Internet users using the respective media as a source of news during the week prior to the survey

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The question was stated by the source as follows: "Mitä seuraavista mahdollisesti käytit viimeisen viikon aikana uutislähteenä? Valitse kaikki sopivat vastaukset."

* News portals refer to online portals such as and

** 24-hour TV channels refer to channels such as Sky News and BBC News 24.

* In 2018.

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