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Most popular video on demand services in the Netherlands 2015-2019, by platform

According to a survey into the most popular video streaming services in 2019, 45 percent of Dutch respondents used YouTube to watch a video. The YouTube penetration rate was highest among 15- to 19-year-olds in the same year. Consumers also said they used Netflix and the on demand options from their TV provider. Disney+, which launched in November 2019 in the Netherlands as the first country in the world, is already included in this overview: nine percent of respondents in December 2019 used the new streaming service.

Netflix had the most subscriptions

In 2019, paid subscriptions for Netflix exceeded that of all other video streaming services in the Netherlands. Over three million households had a subscription to Netflix, compared to approximately 750,000 subscriptions for Dutch VoD service Videoland. On average, consumers spent 85 minutes per day watching Netflix in 2017.

Streaming services for movies and series but also for gaming

According to data from a 2017 survey, ten percent of Dutch respondents used a game streaming service. Of these people who watched game streaming, 91 percent indicated they used YouTube for this. This was a higher response than for Twitch, which reached a penetration rate of 36 percent among game stream watchers.

Share of respondents who sometimes use video sites and apps to watch videos in the Netherlands from 2015 to 2019, by platforms

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Release date

January 2020



Survey time period

December 2015 to December 2019

Number of respondents

n 2017 = 1,024; n 2018 = 1,188; n 2019 = 1,280

Age group

13 years and older

Special properties

online population

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

The results have been weighted to represent the entire internet population (14.020.762).

The source does not provide information regarding multiple answering options.

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