Frequency of social media news consumption among Millennials in the Netherlands 2018

The statistic displays the results of a survey question on how often Millennials (respondents aged 16 to 34 years old) used social media to follow news in the Netherlands in 2018. The survey results suggest that as of 2018, over half of the respondents in the Netherlands were using social media to follow the news. Approximately 55 percent of people surveyed indicated that they used social media to follow the news on a daily basis, while close to one quarter of respondents never did so.

How often do you follow the news via social media?*

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Release date

November 2018



Survey time period

November 6, 2018 to November 14, 2018

Number of respondents

1,651 respondents

Age group

16-34 years

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

*This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Hoe vaak volg jij het nieuws via de volgende media: sociale media?" (English: "How frequently do you follow the news via the following media: social media?")

The results have been weighted to represent the entire population.

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