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Share of adults receiving pay TV in the U.S. 2015-2021, by age

The share of U.S. Americans between 18 and 29 receiving cable or satellite TV nearly halved from 2015 to 2021. Only 34 percent of them used cable or satellite TV services as of February 2021. Meanwhile, people aged 65 years and older were the most likely age group to currently subscribe, with 81 percent saying that they had a subscription.

Share of adults receiving cable or satellite TV in the United States in 2015 and 2021, by age

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Source

Release date

March 2021

Region

United States

Survey time period

2015; January 25 to February 8, 2021

Number of respondents

1,502 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The number of respondents refers to the survey period of 2021.

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