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Cable TV penetration in the U.S. 2018, by age group

According to the source, approximately 78.5 percent of U.S. adults watched cable television in the past week in fall 2018. Adults aged between 25 and 34 years old were the least likely to watch cable TV, whereas more than 84 percent of adults aged 65 or above professed to have done so in the last seven days before the survey.

Share of population who watched cable TV in the last week in the United States as of fall 2018, by age group

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Release date

December 2019


United States

Survey time period

as of Fall 2018

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

in the past 7 days

Supplementary notes

Based on a sample and subject to sampling error.

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