Share of people who purchased news online in the Netherlands in 2018, by age group

This statistic displays the results of a survey regarding the share of people who purchased news online in the Netherlands in 2018, by age group. The survey results show that in 2018, close to a quarter of 25 to 34 year olds surveyed had purchased news online, either as part of a subscription or a one time purchase. Meanwhile, respondents aged 45 or over were least likely to purchase news online in 2018, with just below ten percent of respondents in these age brackets doing so.

Have you paid for online news within the past year?*

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Release date

June 2018



Survey time period


Number of respondents

2,010 respondents

Supplementary notes

*The question was phrased by the source as follows: "Heeft U in het afgelopen jaar betaald voor online nieuws of een betaalde online nieuwsdienst geraadpleegd? (Dit kan een digitaal abonnement zijn, een combi-adonnement voor digitale/gedrukte edities of een eenmalige betaling voor een artikel, app of digitale editie.)"
(English: "Have you paid for online news or an online news service within the past year? (This can include a digital subscription, a combi-subscription for digital/printed editions, or a one time payment for an article, app or digital edition.)"

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