Device ownership for household media consumption in Germany 2015-2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey on device ownership regarding household media consumption in Germany from 2015 to 2018. In 2018, 91 percent of respondents stated they owned a smartphone, up from 88 percent the year before. That same year, 80 percent of respondents owned a laptop and 60 percent owned a tablet, with figures in all of the mentioned categories increasing during the specified time period.

Which of these devices do you own in your household?

2015 (n=1,246)2016 (n=1,226)2017 (n=1,231)2018 (n=1,238)
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Release date

October 2018



Survey time period

2015 to 2018, spring of each year

Age group

14-69 years

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide exact information on the survey question. The wording chosen here may therefore differ slightly from the original.
* Recorded since 2015. The source does not provide exact information on figures for 2015 and 2017.
** Recorded since 2017.
*** Recorded since 2018.

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