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Information sources normally used in Germany 2020

Information sources most used by the population in Germany in 2020

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Release date

July 2020



Survey time period


Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

German-speaking population

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Information on the population: Based on the German-speaking population aged 14 and older in private households in the place of the main residence in the Federal Republic of Germany. Information on the entire sample: 2020: 23,191 respondents, extrapolated to 70.63 million people. For more methodological information, see here . The question asked during the survey was formulated in the following manner: "There are topics which one would like to become better and more extensively informed about. It always depends on the topic of course, but what do you usually do to get information? Which of the options on this list would you say?" Multiple answers were possible for this question, so the sum of the percentages can exceed 100%.

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