Frequency of online news consumption in the Netherlands 2017

The statistic displays the results of a survey of the frequency of following the news online in the Netherlands in 2017. The survey results indicate that a large share of respondents often or always follow the news online. Approximately 45 percent of survey participants indicated that they often followed the news via online sources such as websites, social media or news apps. The share of respondents who never followed the news online was much lower, at just over five percent.

How often do you follow the news online (websites, social media, apps)?

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Release date

December 2017



Survey time period

December 7, 2017 to December 10, 2017

Number of respondents

2,434 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Panel survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Hoe vaak volgt U nieuws via internet/online (websites, social media, apps)?" (English: "How often do you follow the news online (websites, social media, apps)?")

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