Frequency of perception of fake news in Germany and Europe 2018

How often do you come across information that you believe to be false or "fake news"?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 18, 2019
Frequency of perception of fake news in Germany and Europe 2018 This statistic shows the results of a survey on the frequency of perception of so-called "fake news" in Germany and Europe in 2018. On average, thirty seven percent of European respondents said that they encountered fake news or information which misrepresented reality every day or almost every day. In Germany, however, only twenty four percent of respondents said that they came across fake news every or almost every day.
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How often do you come across information that you believe to be false or "fake news"?

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EU28Germany
Every day or almost every day37%24%
At least once a week31%33%
Multiple times a month12%14%
Rarely or never17%25%
Don"t know3%4%
EU28Germany
Every day or almost every day37%24%
At least once a week31%33%
Multiple times a month12%14%
Rarely or never17%25%
Don"t know3%4%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 18, 2019
This statistic shows the results of a survey on the frequency of perception of so-called "fake news" in Germany and Europe in 2018. On average, thirty seven percent of European respondents said that they encountered fake news or information which misrepresented reality every day or almost every day. In Germany, however, only twenty four percent of respondents said that they came across fake news every or almost every day.
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