Information channels for political topics among the German population 2017

Which channels do you use to be informed about political topics and events?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 11, 2019
Information channels for political topics among the German population 2017 This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in Germany in February 2017 regarding the leading information channels for political news. That year, 24 percent of repondents watched TV to stay informed about politics, while 23 percent surfed on websites of traditional media. 8 percent of respondents relied on personal conversations.
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Which channels do you use to be informed about political topics and events?

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Share of respondents
Television24%
Websites of traditional media23%
Print media22%
Radio9%
Social Media9%
Personal conversations8%
Information, election advertising of parties3%
Don't know, not specified2%
Share of respondents
Television24%
Websites of traditional media23%
Print media22%
Radio9%
Social Media9%
Personal conversations8%
Information, election advertising of parties3%
Don't know, not specified2%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 11, 2019
This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in Germany in February 2017 regarding the leading information channels for political news. That year, 24 percent of repondents watched TV to stay informed about politics, while 23 percent surfed on websites of traditional media. 8 percent of respondents relied on personal conversations.
Show more
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