Types of TV content which offended TV viewers in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018

This statistic illustrates the results of a survey on the types of TV content felt to be offensive by television viewers during the past 12 months in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018. Of respondents, 32 percent had been offended by sexual content on TV, compared with 14 percent finding invasion of privacy offensive.

Types of TV content viewed as offensive by TV viewers during the past 12 months in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018

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Release date

May 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period


Number of respondents

435 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

all who said they'd seen something offensive in the last 12 months

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Original survey question: "What kind of thing offended you?"

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