Perception of importance of news for societal engagement Australia 2018

The statistic presents results of a survey about the perception of the importance of news in allowing participation and engagement in Australian society as of September 2018. During the survey period, around 39 percent of respondents stated that the most important reason to purchase news was that it allowed them to have a physical copy they chose to.

Perception of the importance of news in allowing participation and engagement in Australian society as of September 2018

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Sources

Release date

December 2018

Region

Australia

Survey time period

September 2018

Number of respondents

2,031 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents who have paid for news in the past year

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The survey question was phrased as follows: "How important are news services in allowing people to participate and engage in Australian society?"
Multiple answers were possible.

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