Basic willingness to pay for journalistic online content in Germany 2016

This statistic shows the results of a survey on consumer willingness to pay for online newspaper and magazine content in Germany in 2016. During the 2016 survey period it was found that roughly 37 percent of respondents stated that they would not be willing to pay for online journalistic content and 24 percent claimed that they do not use online news content.

Would you be willing to pay for newspaper and magazine articles online?

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Release date

June 2016



Survey time period


Number of respondents

n = 1,023 internet users

Age group

14 years and older

Supplementary notes

The source does not specify the date of the survey.
Some figures were taken from previous publications.

Original German survey question: "Wären Sie grundsätzlich bereit, für journalistische Angebote im Internet zu bezahlen?"

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