Frequent question: Do people still read newspapers in Singapore?

What is the main newspaper in Singapore?

In circulation

Newspaper Language Average daily circulation (2016)
The New Paper English 113,300
The Straits Times English 393,300 (print + digital)
Thumbs Up (大拇指) Chinese 21,200
Today English

Where do people get their news Singapore?

According to a survey conducted in Singapore from the end of January to February in 2021, 83 percent of respondents indicated that they get their news online, including through social media.

Which country has the most number of newspaper readers?

Media > Newspapers and periodicals > Circulation > Daily > Per capita: Countries Compared

# COUNTRY AMOUNT
1 Japan 566.69 per 1,000 people
2 Norway 566.69 per 1,000 people
3 Finland 445.11 per 1,000 people
4 Sweden 408.95 per 1,000 people

Do Singaporeans like reading?

*93% of Singapore residents read at least once in the past 12 months. This includes reading books (physical, e-books, or audio books), magazines (physical or digital), newspapers or online news, as well as articles posted on social media or websites. 80% read more than once a week, regardless of age group.

Do people read newspaper now?

Many readers are now shifting to digital platforms to read the papers. Only 29% now say they read a newspaper yesterday – with just 23% reading a print newspaper. Over the past decade, the percentage reading a print newspaper the previous day has fallen by 18 points (from 41% to 23%).

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What newspapers are available in Singapore?

Singapore Newspapers Online

  • Straits Times (ST) It is one of the most widely circulated newspapers in Singapore.
  • TODAY. Daily English-language newspaper in Singapore.
  • Business Times. …
  • New Paper. …
  • Lianhe Zaobao (南洋·星洲联合早报) …
  • Berita Harian. …
  • Lianhe Wanbao (联合晚报) …
  • Shin Min Daily News (新明日报)