Radio, books and newspapers still remain the types of media which attract the broadest user group with at least occasional usage in Germany. During a survey conducted in 2021, 90 percent of German media users listened to the radio and 84 percent read books. Meanwhile, that same year, newspapers, including both printed and e-papers, were read by 75 percent of respondents.
The number of internet users in Germany has shown consistent growth and subsequent stable development. Meanwhile, with the rise of mobile device use, growth was also visible in the share of mobile internet users.
Developments in the digital media landscape in particular have influenced the existence of German print media. As of 2021, 37.47n people still read newspapers several times a week during their free time. However, figures on the circulation of daily newspapers in Germany show a continuing trend of decrease.
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