Distribution of daily news consumption in the Netherlands 2018

The statistic displays the results of a survey concerning the distribution of daily news consumption in the Netherlands in 2018. The survey results indicate that the majority of the respondents dedicate a maximum of one hour of their day to following the news. 85 percent of respondents indicated that they spend between one minute and one hour following the news on a daily basis, whereas just eight percent spend over an hour reading or watching news and current events reports.

How much time do you spend on following the news?

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Release date

September 2018



Survey time period

August 2018

Number of respondents

1,266 respondents

Special properties

Dutch individuals

Supplementary notes

The source does not specify the exact date of the survey.

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Hoeveel tijd besteed je in een gemiddelde week aan het volgen van het nieuws, zoals het lezen van een krant, het checken van berichten op nieuwssites, of het kijken naar het journaal en actualiteitenprogramma's?" (English: How much time do you spend, on average, per week following the news, such as reading a newspaper, checking reports on news sites, or watching the news and current events programs?)

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