Main news source in Australia 2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey about adults main source of news in Australia in 2018, by type. During the period examined, 65.6 percent of respondents said their main source of news was through television.

Breakdown of adults main source of news in Australia in 2018, by type

Share of respondents
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Release date

October 2018



Survey time period

Financial year 2018

Number of respondents

14,920 respondents

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

Australian financial years run from July 1 to June 30 the following year

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

*including free to air and pay TV.

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