How frequently do you use the internet to consume or access online press or news content?*

Internet usage frequency for accessing digital news content in the EU 2016 This statistic shows the results of a survey on how frequently internet users went online in order to access press or news content in the European Union in 2016. The survey found that 27 percent of European internet users stated to use the internet to access digital news content several times per week.
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Share of respondents
Every day or so45%
Several times per week27%
Several times per month12%
Once a month or less8%
Never6%
Don't know2%
Share of respondents
Every day or so45%
Several times per week27%
Several times per month12%
Once a month or less8%
Never6%
Don't know2%
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This statistic shows the results of a survey on how frequently internet users went online in order to access press or news content in the European Union in 2016. The survey found that 27 percent of European internet users stated to use the internet to access digital news content several times per week.
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Release date
September 2016
Region
EU
Survey time period
March 10-21, 2016
Number of respondents
13,483**
Age group
15-45 years
Special properties
internet users
Method of interview
CATI, online interview
Supplementary notes
* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "How frequently do you use the Internet to consume or access the following types of online content in digital/electronic format (i.e. NOT in a physical form such as CD or DVD)?"
** Weighted average for EU 28 countries

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